Day: January 3, 2018

Book Review: Patriots and Partisans | Ramachandra Guha

By John Cheeran Historian Ramachandra Guha’s new book Patriots and Partisans suffers on one count. There is hardly any new material in this collection, except for his essay on Hindutva hate (e)mails. And that one was published in a weekly news magazine as extracts, prior to the launch of the book. If you have been

Is Maradona a Malayali?

Recently (in November 2012), Diego Maradona came to Kerala. More precisely, he visited Kannur, part of the football-crazy Malabar region. Maradona went back a day later, after inaugurating a jewellery showroom, and celebrating his 51st birthday a week earlier. But memories of the Argentine legend would linger in Malabar and may outlive the ghost of