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Ramachandra Guha @Ram_Guha Bengaluru/Bangalore

Historian of modern India, biographer of Gandhi. Retweets not necessarily endorsements.

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Much look forward to getting and reading this new book by Yogendra Yadav, one of the most insightful scholars of In… https://t.co/n7tZfoLrm0
8/8
2020
"That our forefathers, three thousand years ago, had finished extracting all that was of value from the universe, i… https://t.co/AfdOCzRqLwAfter August 5, It’s Hard for India’s Muslims to Not Feel Orphaned in their Motherland https://t.co/XuzYvXzQJNNandini Sundar's 2004 article looks at schooling as part of the RSS' agenda to create certain notions of citizenshi… https://t.co/reotNvUApi
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8/7
2020
A year with no school: Mental health fears rise for Kashmir’s children https://t.co/XrDreUrhwBUnderstanding India’s Economic Slowdown https://t.co/3HwjdPIyGZDemolition Men Do Not Build Nations, They Destroy Them My piece on what August 5 means for India https://t.co/eoEymDwNhk via @thewire_in
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8/6
2020
@tmkrishna @pbmehta Beautiful.https://t.co/12vaftiyttVoices from Kashmir: Inside India’s year-long crackdown https://t.co/1af0aG8vTZIt was a moment that defined to humanity yet again the fatal error of confusing elections, even popular elections,… https://t.co/Eus9XGQP30
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaIn Jammu and Kashmir, a year of loss and suffering https://t.co/IGEGxJobHSHarsh Mander: With the Ayodhya ceremony, has the inclusive India of my dreams been lost forever? https://t.co/B6YcdO7fMl
8/5
2020
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Retweeted by Ramachandra Guha"This political transformation would not have been so easy without the willingness of the judiciary to look the oth… https://t.co/0RGkCDeo0wConcertina In Our Souls: a must-read piece on the Government of India's savage suppression of Kashmir and Kashmiris… https://t.co/vWyzBBnXNM
8/4
2020
The Government’s actions in Kashmir over the past year must shame all Indians — regardless of religious faith or po… https://t.co/4pOqxmIVuk#Opinion | Government's actions in #Kashmir mark a new low - by Ramachandra Guha (@Ram_Guha) https://t.co/z5OXBWptly https://t.co/KC7QHoZDqm
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaCentral Vista project worsens the urban conditions that make Delhi brutally unsafe for women https://t.co/lLZRQfrEJjSafoora Zargar Got Bail; But Questions On Legality Of Her Custody Remain #JusticeAnjanaPrakash in a beautifully arg… https://t.co/XCeOaKWG09
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaStarcrossed Stargazers: Pinjra Tod’s Devangana Kalita And Natasha Narwal https://t.co/zsH4VV6fTy
8/3
2020
व्यक्ति पूजा उस व्यक्ति के लिए भी सही नहीं है जिसके लिए की जाती है https://t.co/Runqmb8kqyModi personality cult runs contrary to BJP’s own objections to worship of individuals: @Ram_Guha https://t.co/0cHlCIoVtd
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8/2
2020
A brief history of personality cults from Stalin to Modi (via Mao and Indira): my column in @ttindia : https://t.co/yOqwNqVb6HCS Seshadri (1932-2020): World-class algebraic geometer, institution-builder and music lover https://t.co/mQnFhU0aDf via @scroll_in
8/1
2020
On the 140th birth anniversary of the great Premchand, here's a delightful essay by @KShubhneet on his writings on… https://t.co/SP6gX5IyLN
7/31
2020
Hope the SC will see this video, and haul up the government counsel for the lie in court. https://t.co/X8dn6K70dj
Retweeted by Ramachandra Guha @jhasushant Thanks Sushant. Hope all is well @sepoy I will, Manan. When is your book on the idea of Hindustan out?Thanks for the thumbs-up. A clarification-- the New India Foundation promotes and encourages high-quality scholarly… https://t.co/Jv2Z7EDVgj @kiranshaw @kreauniversity Thanks, Kiran. @halleyji Thanks. I do hope to return to environmental research and writing.Will be speaking on the history of cricket in India (from a personal lens) at 4 pm today. The session will be live… https://t.co/ZVNmyDIjuRThe literary historian Harish Trivedi wrote a brilliant introduction to an OUP India reprint of Edward Thompson’s b… https://t.co/ZNwhlcKocrVery pleased to be joining Krea University. Much look forward to working with its brilliant faculty and students. https://t.co/cZiwc5XlY9Those working on original non-fiction book projects on any aspect of Indian history since 1947, do apply for a New… https://t.co/6353Ofk7Vs
7/30
2020
A century of education at the Bombay School of Economics https://t.co/80jidluv05"A Dominant Character" is out in the US today--and on cue, this astounding @nytimes rave for the book!… https://t.co/qMbbpckj3j
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaEditors in Modi’s India have two choices — speak up or give in to intellectual slavery https://t.co/L5jWVqUkhAThanks to the support of @thewire_in readers, we are now just Rs 4.67 lakhs short of our monthly target of Rs 30L,… https://t.co/inBaoIB1FL
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaA fine tribute by @irfhabib to the patriot and pluralist Allah Baksh Sumroo (1900-43), whose life and legacy speaks… https://t.co/QVKX4JFWYvWest Indies have come to a country with one of the highest COVID-19 death rates in the world, and helped save Engli… https://t.co/jn466BrQYo
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7/29
2020
Dadabhai Naoroji strove to be inclusive. Today’s majoritarian nationalism represents a betrayal of principles he be… https://t.co/tue8TiMLIi
7/27
2020
@urvish2020 @Aakar__Patel @saliltripathi @DilliDurAst @parthpunter @tjoseph0010 @ranjona @sushant_says @ReallySwarahttps://t.co/ZKyagcK6a4~On 100th daily video~ Thanks for RTs ❤ @Ram_Guha, @Aakar__Patel @saliltripathi (knew personally) @DilliDurAsthttps://t.co/YffPu98E9N
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaThe brilliant @KanakManiDixit combines satire and sociology as few others can. Do read: https://t.co/lLG8hb5l8FThe biggest accomplishment of the current regime is that that it has turned everything, both material & conceptual,… https://t.co/jYCRZYEIhi
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7/25
2020
Very nice https://t.co/Tg03T4miHPWhy the lockdown and physical distancing have all but ended Delhi’s iconic used books market https://t.co/RpprjiJkTQMinistry of Environment and Climate Change Govt of India: Spare Rajaji forests from Kumbh Mela 2021.... - Sign the… https://t.co/YeQtWJB6Li
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7/24
2020
Report Flags Human Rights Violations During J&K Lockdown, Seeks End to Curbs https://t.co/e4JefviNTn“Economic, social and political impact of post Aug. 5 actions and their long duration of 11 months disastrous” - Th… https://t.co/bLy8xNAkNJStatues as deeply contested heritage https://t.co/Pey7pjomryRevoking Article 370 lends new edge to China-Pakistan nexus against India, says rights forum https://t.co/4ToMKn0hCw
7/23
2020
सच कहना अगर बगावत है तो समझो हम भी बागी हैं! आज देश में सच का नाम है प्रशांत भूषण। #StandWithPrashantBhushan https://t.co/0bRrCBL7w0
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaPrashant Bhushan speaks the truth. #StandWithPrashantBhushan https://t.co/uQC8fgjXJO
Retweeted by Ramachandra Guha#WATCH | "Narendra Modi is Indira Gandhi on steroids." @Ram_Guha and @khanumarfa dissect this claim, talking about… https://t.co/pWRhdC6RWR
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaThe bloody and divisive legacy of L. K. Advani: https://t.co/ZSjYN1PhFyOne fine Mumbai historian pays tribute to another; Murali Ranganathan on the life and work of JV Naik:… https://t.co/RILWKHEruNEnglish in their dhoti creases https://t.co/S54m7GAPsH
7/22
2020
Secularism is hard. Pluralism is hard. Communalism is easy and uncomplicated. But wrong.
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaIt is A K Roy's first death anniversary today 21 July 2020 https://t.co/FnTR9HTrp0
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaKeep your donations flowing to @thewire_in, dear readers. These are tough times financially and it doesn't help tha… https://t.co/eXAhbjicLG
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaWatch this space for the release of @DinyarPatel’s book ‘Naoroji’ — a @Harvard_Press Publication & represented by… https://t.co/iLH7KUTLpc
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7/21
2020
A lovely, uplifting, story on children making art in a bid to save the famous Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary in Tamil… https://t.co/Sk51iQLulr"The helplessness and despair that I saw that night… I cannot put it into words." Dr. Anwar's Al Hind Hospital beca… https://t.co/WDFnQMaqnt
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaAnnounces its #NewBook #CitizenshipinaCastePolity by #JasonKeithFernandez. It studies the contestations around the… https://t.co/c3CwLEkwhT
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaBombay/Mumbai history lovers alert! Bombay Local History Society presents an online lecture by historian Prashant K… https://t.co/mkDOO4JYL1
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaThe India Forum is an independent, non-profit venture. We depend on you - the readers. Help us publish through your… https://t.co/W0LIqg7UNQ
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7/20
2020
वह फर्क क्या है जो न होता तो नरेंद्र मोदी और इंदिरा गांधी एक जैसे होते https://t.co/GoUTAKER6wA superb @ttindia editorial on the meaning and enduring relevance of Shaheen Bagh: "The women’s presence under the… https://t.co/ev3dRbWwD9Delhi Police claim that the riots were a result of a conspiracy. But where is the evidence? Police have so far rel… https://t.co/wOA4y8f8wu
Retweeted by Ramachandra Guha“नरेंद्र मोदी का कोई सलाहकार समूह नहीं है, सिर्फ़ चापलूसी समूह है” भारतीय लोकतंत्र की सेहत,पीएम मोदी के काम करने… https://t.co/M5kC7iRk2m
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7/19
2020
A moving clip of the late, great, John Lewis speaking on non-violence as a way of life (via @adityakrishnabg): https://t.co/z6KjCcvOYmJust heard a beautiful interview with Ambassador Andrew Young, on the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis. Yo… https://t.co/Exm1fa629sWhy This Report Says The Delhi Riots Were A Pogrom https://t.co/DLCG18dXsuMy column in @ttindia on the remarkable Scotsman who befriended both Vivekananda and Tagore: https://t.co/5q5DZ1c9iB @kishalay Thanks, Kishalay, do read this essay too: https://t.co/fjc0jRJdMZJohn Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80 https://t.co/Vfr2UxBibE
7/18
2020
https://t.co/462Va02JiZPlanetary peace: India needs its own Pugwash moment with a difference https://t.co/HYSYDqF53c
7/17
2020
An important report on ecology and livelihoods in Rajasthan: https://t.co/IVkIv63MRTThe Truth About Online Rape Threats https://t.co/igKhDrMupMPlease contribute towards saving Trepan Chauhan....activist, scholar, writer, and ex-Chipko movement leader...… https://t.co/Y8jsNdPtah
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaEia 2020: modi govt blocks website campaigning against controversial draft green law https://t.co/SvqCs5e1gpNo Holding Around to Speak about Dehumanisation of Muslims | NewsClick https://t.co/JT2fr9EjVHI think there’s a magic formula to predict who would defect from the Congress to the BJP. Just wait for whoever Guh… https://t.co/MVullycMNK
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7/16
2020
A must watch : @Ram_Guha @sardesairajdeep https://t.co/Xx2bpE9dJg
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaDavangare junior doctors protest outside the DC office after not being paid a stipend for 16 months.. will Karnatak… https://t.co/ta50ZpzoZC
Retweeted by Ramachandra Guha3 @UN Special Rapporteurs today released a letter, written to Centre on 12 May 2020, on “criminalization” of activi… https://t.co/IJ3tIJMmcw
Retweeted by Ramachandra Guhavia @scroll_in Wednesdays will now be "Judgement Day" as @vmingoa starts a new column, turning his critical eye to… https://t.co/lJGI8UH89D
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Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaMani Shankar Aiyar writes that to "stumble and collapse" is "the fate of those who walk out of the Congress". As a… https://t.co/VDSg2oTj7Q
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaThe gutting of Indian democracy: my column in ⁦@ndtv⁩ : https://t.co/o3nlZXycTEPlease, please give generously to this fundraiser for Trepan Singh Chauhan, one of the most exceptional people I ha… https://t.co/nTO9f2SWZS
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7/15
2020
If this is not about power but about principles, Sachin Pilot should form his own party
Retweeted by Ramachandra Guha#Opinion | Why I believe Modi is Indira Gandhi on steroids - by @Ram_Guha https://t.co/lZA2hDedt0 https://t.co/2QEO8J8yI2
Retweeted by Ramachandra GuhaIf Pilot falls for this BJP trap/lure he can write off his political future, just as Scindia would have to write of… https://t.co/ytiCkORP5H
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7/14
2020

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