Romila Thapar

Redefining the secular mode for India

India needs to own its historical secularism, rather than reject it as an alien concept, to move the country towards more just governance.

Jan 15, 2013

The vamshavali from Chamba

Reflections of a historical tradition.

Mar 01, 2010

The pursuit of the Southasian past

Moving beyond the colonial-era understanding of the history of the Subcontinent gives us a whole new way of looking at the Subcontinent´s past. This now includes not just the usual explorations of politics and economy, …

Jul 30, 2008

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Still standing

Old Delhi’s Hazrat Shah Waliullah Public Library.

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.