freedom struggle

Editor’s Note: The Truth of the Matter

S Prasannarajan

Reading 'My Experiments with Truth' in the age of populism

When Gandhi Played Dronacharya

Sardar Patel’s loyalty to the Mahatma and Nehru’s rise to the top

The Power of Hunger

The weaponisation of fasting

Tridip Suhrud: ‘Did Gandhi fear a violent death? No. He feared a purposeless death’

In conversation with Tridip Suhrud, India’s foremost Gandhi scholar

The Man and the Mahatma

A majestic biography focuses far more on Gandhi’s relations with opponents like Ambedkar and Jinnah than with his own favourite protégé Jawaharlal Nehru

Train of Thought

Reliving a rail journey through the freedom struggle

Simple Simplicity

The aesthetics of the austere


A personal history of freedom | Living with memory and legacy

Liberty for Whom?

The flaws of India’s equality doctrine

Tushar Gandhi: Under Bapu’s Shadow

Internalising Mahatma Gandhi's ideas requires a constant study of the man, his quirks, about-turns, strategies and management techniques, says his great-grandson Tushar Gandhi, who undertook a study of the great man's works after an unsuccessful stint in politics


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