Editor | Non-fiction The question of which of us is Aryan is one of the most contentious in India today. In this eye-opening book (Aleph, Pages 224, Price Rs 499) scholars and experts critically examine the Aryan issue by analysing history, genetics, early Vedic scriptures, archaeology and linguistics to test and challenge various hypotheses, myths,
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Editor | Non-fiction During the course of a long and distinguished career, historian and public intellectual, Romila Thapar has produced a unique body of work. Her original and path-breaking commentaries and essays on ancient Indian history, along with her incisive writings on culture, society, archaeology, philosophy, classical literature and education have inspired a growing number
Editor | Non-fiction God is the reason why I am who I am. Nature is the reason why I am who I am. I don’t want to die because of who I am.’ As a fifteen-year-old, Sharif D. Rangnekar could not fathom why he felt aroused watching men dance in a Jermaine Jackson music video.