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Book Review and Interview in the Hindu

The Hindu has both reviewed Rajmohan Gandhi's new book, 'Modern South India', and carried an interview with him.

The Hindu carries extract from Rajmohan Gandhi's new book

The Hindu has run an extract from Rajmohan Gandhi's new book, 'Modern South India: A History from the 17th Century to our Times'

Age of Prejudice

"‘Age of terror’ may be an inadequate term for our times," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express. "Ours is an age where suspicion and loathing infiltrate police stations, courtrooms, newspapers, TV, and dance wildly on social media."

Past Forward: Iron Man, his flesh and blood

On the 31st of this month, when his mammoth statue is unveiled, India will see the Sardar raised to the sky", writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express. "Here’s a slice of history."

Transient triumphs

History reveals that popularity of authoritarian leaders and majoritarian agendas is a transitory phenomenon, writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express.

Rajmohan Gandhi in Oxford Union Debate

Rajmohan Gandhi was a speaker last month in a debate at the Oxford Union on ‘This house regrets the Partition of India’. His talk is available on video, with extracts and a report also.

Giving up on a statesman

"The Dalai Lama has won many hearts, including in China," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express. "India’s decision to shun him reflects poorly on Delhi."

At Oxford, a stereotype on Partition is busted

Amit Roy writes in The Telegraph about the Oxford Union debate in which Rajmohan Gandhi participated.

Debating Partition, the Oxford way

"Lambasting the British is easy," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express. "India needs to examine its own inability to nurture debate."

"Why Gandhi's pen halted"

"On Gandhi Jayanti, let us aim to express grief for these days’ victims of hatred by remembering their names, unlike the victims of 1947, 1984, 2002 riots and other violent incidents who remain anonymous," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Tribune of India.