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Ramachandra Guha

Book Review: The Commonwealth Of Cricket By Ramachandra Guha

Feb 15, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Following the narrative of his life intertwined and in love with the sport, Ramachandra Guha captures the magic of bat and ball that has ensnared billions.

Cricket Boss Sourav Ganguly 'Greedy', 'Unethical', Running After 'Extra Money', Says Ram Guha In New Book

Nov 22, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Ramachandra Guha has lashed out at BCCI officials for conflict of interest. He has singled out Ganguly for endorsing fantasy cricket

'Economy In Safe Hands, Worry Not, Mr. Guha': Nirmala Sitharaman's Jibe At Ramachandra Guha

In the war of words, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also responded to Ramachandra Guha's tweet saying that Indians would not fall for 'tricks' of dividing them.

Section 144 Imposed By Bengaluru Police On Dec 18 Was Illegal: Karnataka HC

Feb 14, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Many prominent persons, including historian Ramachandra Guha, had participated in the protest defying section 144 of the CrPC.

5th-Generation Dynast Rahul Gandhi Stands No Chance Against Self-Made Narendra Modi: Ramachandra Guha

The historian said Kerala did a disastrous thing by electing Gandhi to Parliament.

19 December, 2019

Three Killed As Protests Against Citizenship Law Erupt Across India; Hundreds Detained

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The day witnessed massive protest rallies, violence in parts of Uttar Pradesh and detention of hundreds of protesters.

04 October, 2019

Rahul Gandhi Attacks Govt, Says Anyone Who Says Anything Against PM Modi Is Put In Jail

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An FIR was filed at Muzaffarpur in Bihar on Thursday against nearly 50 celebrities, including Ramchandra Guha, Mani Ratnam, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Aparna Sen, who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Modi, raising their concern over growing incidents of mob lynching.

26 July, 2019

On Open Letter To PM On Lynchings, Kangana Ranaut, Prasoon Joshi, 59 Others Question 'Selective Outrage'

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The signatories to the new letter include Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairman Prasoon Joshi, actor Kangana Ranaut, classical dancer and Member of Parliament Sonal Mansingh, and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar among others.

25 July, 2019

Mamata Banerjee Backs 49 Personalities' Letter To PM Modi On 'Identity-Based Hate Crimes'

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Whenever the country is in a problem, whenever there is a need for social enlightenment, these prominent personalities come to the fore and inspire people, Mamata Banerjee said.

09 December, 2018

Ramachandra Guha Removes Beef Tweet After Threat Calls

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Ramachandra Guha said, "I have received threatening calls from a man calling himself Sanjay from Delhi. He threatened my wife as well as me."

15 September, 2018

Amit Shah Similar To Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Says Ramachandra Guha

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Guha admitted that his narrative of Jinnah in his new book, "Gandhi: The Years That Changed The World, 1914-1948", is "not sympathetic".

29 August, 2018

‘This Is Absolutely Chilling’: Ram Guha, Arundhati Roy And Others React To Activists’ Arrests

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A number of prominent youth leaders, activists and authors issued a joint statement, alleging it was an attempt by the BJP to engage in "scaremongering" and "polarise" the 2019 elections in its favour.

20 March, 2018

Burka Is Symbolically Akin To Trishul, Says Ramachandra Guha In A Call To Liberals To Treat Communalism Of All Shades Alike

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Guha wrote every democrat Indian, and not just Muslims, has the right to criticise public figures whose speeches and actions are manifestly against the values of the Constitution.

27 November, 2017

'Absolutely Shocking', Historian Ramachandra Guha Says Subjected To 'Unprovoked Rudeness' By IndiGo Staff

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The airline declined to comment on Guha's allegations.

10 October, 2017

Were The Likes Of Savarkar A Norm, And Gandhi An Aberration In India, Asks Historian Ramachandra Guha

Siddhartha Mishra

“Over the last 15 to 20 years, especially in the last 10 to 12 years, we are in danger of being reduced to an ‘election-only democracy,” he said.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses media as he arrives at Parliament to attend the Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at Parliament to attend the Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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A passenger arrives on an early morning flight at Sydney Airport. Authorities in Australia said Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, that two travelers who arrived in Sydney from Africa became the first in the country to test...

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Union Minister Piyush Goyal arrives at Parliament to attend the Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi removes his mask before addressing media at Parliament House ahead of the Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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