Left Historians


Majority South Asians are descendants of Harappans

Majority of South Asians today are descendants of Harappans, says veteran archaeologist Prof Vasant Shinde. “The genetic evidence coupled with archaeological evidence indicates continuity till today,” said Prof Shinde, former…


वर्तमान भारत में ‘बुद्धिजीवी’ और ‘धर्मनिरपेक्ष’ बनने की प्रक्रिया

आमतौर पर विश्व में स्थापित धर्मो के नाम कुछ इस प्रकार है : हिन्दू, मुस्लिम, सिख, ईसाई, जैन, बौद्ध। लेकिन विश्व के सबसे बड़े लोकतांत्रिक व्यवस्था वाले देश भारत में…


The Truth About Ashoka

Recently, an RSS-backed magazine attacked the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, leading to angry reactions from many quarters. This viewpoint has had support among sections of the Hindu Right wing for a while now….


Distortionists in the Garb of Historians

Narendra Modi may well need some lessons in history, but on balance, the Prime Minister, his Cabinet colleagues and spokespersons of the Congress require history lessons on a more urgent…


The Guilt of the “Eminent Historians”

A few marginal media reported that archaeologist KK Muhammad had a startling revelation on the responsibility for the Ayodhya controversy and all its concomitant bloodshed. Young people may not know…