Ramachandra Guha

  • Ideas 2014: Is India facing a cultural emergency? 17-02-2014 10:56 PM

    In a special series Ideas 2014, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose speaks to Historian Ramachandra Guha and biographer and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Rajmohan Gandhi on withdrawal of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' by Penguin India sparked outrage. ...
  • Kolkata Literary Meet 2014: A resounding success 06-02-2014 05:02 PM

    The first year of the Kolkata Literary Meet being held independently from the Book Fair was a resounding success. An initiative by Kalam, with Gameplan as the chief organizers, the meet was sponsored by reputed corporate names such as Tata Steel, Exide and Google Srei. The panel not only boasted...
  • Mumbai University students protest over professor's suspension 08-01-2014 09:42 PM

    Students of Mumbai University protested on Wednesday in the wake of the suspension of professor Neeraj Hatekarwas. There have been reports that he faced the axe for speaking out against alleged irregularities by the management. Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended by Mumbai University's Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar on Saturday after...
  • Gandhi Before India: Ramachandra Guha on his book on the 'Mahatma' 02-10-2013 02:17 PM

    Eminent historian and author Ramchandra Guha explores lesser known facets of Mahatma Gandhi, especially his days in South Africa in his new book 'Gandhi before India'. As he says, he discovered many new things about Gandhi during his research in South Africa.'Gandhi before India', takes into account the life of...
  • Mahatma Gandhi was a mediocre student, says Ramachandra Guha 02-10-2013 08:52 AM

    Modern historian and writer Ramachandra Guha's latest book 'Gandhi before India' explores Gandhi's life in the early years of his struggle against racism in South Africa, the experience which made him the Mahatma. While talking to IBN18 Network's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Guha said, "His skills as a propagandist, an editor...
  • Second edition of Bangalore Literature Festival begins on Friday 26-09-2013 11:30 PM

    "Looking forward to the Bangalore Lit Fest this weekend. What a super line-up! BLF off to a good start. This one is a Lit Fest. Not a Lit Circus" - it was this tweet from Shobhaa De kicked off the maiden edition of the Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF) in December...
  • Bangalore decks up for literary fest Friday 26-09-2013 07:24 PM

    Bangalore: Celebrity authors, speakers, actors and theatre personalities have descended here for the three-day Bangalore Literature Festival beginning Friday. "The second edition of the city's flagship literary event will witness renowned authors engaging audiences with diverse themes, scores of interviews and literary sessions over the next three days," the event's...
  • There are better candidates for PM than Rahul, Modi: Guha 07-04-2013 09:30 PM

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How impressive was Rahul Gandhi's speech to the Confederation of Indian Industry? That's the key question I should raise today with one of India's most highly regarded, modern historian Ramachandra Guha. Ramachandra Guha, in January you described Rahul Gandhi as a well...
  • Ramachandra Guha on his new book 'Patriots and Partisans' 20-11-2012 11:01 PM

    Eminent historian Ramachandra Guha speaks about his new book 'Patriots and Partisans', which was launched on Tuesday. ...
  • Ramachandra Guha's book rules the charts 25-11-2010 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Historian Ramachandra Guha's "Makers of Modern India" is No.1 for the fourth time on the non-fiction section of bestsellers while "Room" by Emma Donoghue has topped the fiction list this week. The top 10 in each category are: Non-Fiction 1. "Makers of Modern India" Author: Ramachandra Guha Publisher:...
  • Ramachandra Guha unveils his new book 25-10-2010 10:32 PM

    Historian Ramachandra Guha shares his thoughts about his book 'Makers of Modern India' with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Ram Katha: Vajpayee's three unique distinctions 15-04-2009 03:26 PM

    Lok Sabha history is dotted with some truly remarkable moments. ...
  • Ram Katha: The tale of two assassinations 13-04-2009 03:21 PM

    Elections 1984 and 1991 were impacted by two tragic assassinations. ...
  • Ram Katha: Guha gives historic election facts 02-04-2009 01:37 PM

    Guha tells us who were the first Indians to vote in a General Election. ...
  • 1st General Election, a risk that paid off: Guha 30-03-2009 08:19 AM

    In 1952, every Indian citizen above the age of 21 was granted the right to vote. ...
  • March through history: 10 moments that defined India 17-08-2008 03:13 AM

    Historian Ramachandra Guha chooses the moments that have made a nation. ...
  • Gujarati icon, but is Modi the face of new India? 25-12-2007 07:24 AM

    Colombo: Australia's batsmen have been busy tuning their skills in tackling spin and inswinging yorkers ahead of Saturday's World Cup match against Sri Lanka. Batsman David Hussey said on Thursday his teammates have practiced sweep shots, using the feet to tackle spin, and have also played yorkers to brace themselves...
  • Ten moments in the making of modern India 12-08-2007 12:51 AM

    The big events in the 60 years of Indian independence. ...
  • Ramachandra Guha launches new book 04-05-2007 04:19 PM

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