Romila Thapar

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, …

Aug 30, 2016

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

Latest Articles

Reading Kashmir

One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.

Myanmar’s menacing frontier

The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.