Delhi University and the purging of Ramanujan

oct 29 1011by Mukul KesavanWhen I studied history as an undergraduate in Delhi University in the mid-1970s, A.K. Ramanujan’s essay, “Three Hundred Ramayanas”, hadn’t been written and therefore couldn’t be read. The current vice-chancellor of…

On Religious Leaders in Indian Politics

The Times of India,ARATI R JERATH 29 oct 2011 The year was 1952 and independent India's first general elections were in full swing. Only one person dared to challenge the country's first prime minister, Jawaharlal…