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Saradindu Mukherji

Saradindu Mukherji

Dr Saradindu Mukherji is an academic and historian, He was a Charles Wallace Visiting Fellow, department of Politics, Centre for Indian Studies, University of Hull. He was a former Member of ICSSR, He retired as Head of Department of History, Hansraj College, University of Delhi. He is currently a Member, Indian Council for Historical Research.

Progressive Distortions in NCERT Class 12 Textbook
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Progressive Distortions in NCERT Class 12 Textbook

Saradindu Mukherji- July 22, 2015

It is this kind of suggestio falsi and suppressio veri which confirms the real objective behind writing such text-books. Read More

Nehruvian Statecraft meant snooping on Bose Family
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Nehruvian Statecraft meant snooping on Bose Family

Saradindu Mukherji- April 21, 2015

As records tumble out of the IB’s almairahs, there is a veritable helter-skelter in the house of the usual suspects. Those guilty have been duly ... Read More

Conformity as History: A review of Ramachandra Guha’s Makers of Modern India
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Conformity as History: A review of Ramachandra Guha’s Makers of Modern India

Saradindu Mukherji- March 7, 2015

In post-Independent India, conformism to the received wisdom is the key to "glory" in social sciences/historical studies, and deviation leads to guillotine. Ramachandra Guha is ... Read More

Book Review—Tipu Sultan : The Tyrant of Mysore
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Book Review—Tipu Sultan : The Tyrant of Mysore

Saradindu Mukherji- January 9, 2015

Unfortunately,  a dominant section of the political establishment in India, inclusive of its preferred set of “progressives”  from the  worlds of  academia, media, culture et ... Read More

Dispelling the myth of Akbar the Great
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Dispelling the myth of Akbar the Great

Saradindu Mukherji- August 5, 2014

Introduction The 15 July 2004 edition of the Ananda Bazar Patrika carried an article ‘Mata binimoyer mukto ganotantroei uttorener path,batlalen Amartya’ (‘Exchange of opinions as ... Read More