Tripurdaman Singh

Tripurdaman Singh is a British Academy postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. Born in Agra, India, Tripurdaman studied global politics at the University of Warwick and later earned an MPhil in modern South Asian studies and a PhD in history at the University of Cambridge. Singh is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, as well as the Royal Asiatic Society. He has authored many books, including Imperial Sovereignty and Local Politics (2019) as well as the widely acclaimed Sixteen Stormy Days (2020).

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Launching Into the Lasting (Controversial) Legacy of Nehru

In this edition of The Interview, a historian of Indian politics and a prolific writer discuss the ideologies of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India. They speak about Nehru’s key ideas and his political challengers. They also outline how Nehru’s philosophies still influence Indian politics today. Continue Reading

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