Mahatma Gandhi

Labyrinth of Cinema

Faizal Khan

The rise of Asia at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival

Bharat’s Ratnas

The problem with my Savarkar versus your Gandhi

Gandhi is Only for Foreigners

Why the Father of the Nation is just a figure in history books

It’s Glorious to be Rich

The wealthy must never be made to feel guilty as long as they are law-abiding and pay their taxes

Second Thoughts

A philosophical appraisal of Gandhi’s outlook and ideas

Oh, the Cursed Fruit

Our correspondent’s experiment with the Gandhian menu

The Dharmic State

The excesses of state intervention in India have been justified in the name of Gandhi. That’s because he has often been reduced to a face on a currency note, or a remembrance fetish twice a year

From Margin to Centre

Jawaharlal Nehru hailed the Amritsar Congress as the first ‘Gandhi Congress’. It was in 1919 that the young Jawaharlal became Gandhi’s lieutenant and organised relief work in the Punjab. Thus began one of the most critical and longest political partnerships of modern India

Student Supplicant Politician Statesman

London played both active and passive roles in Gandhi’s life. It was where he became a man and a lawyer, and where he first played high-stakes politics. British law shaped him; the orderly part of his system was based squarely on the idea of staying within the law, and expecting your opponents to do the same

Guru Darshan

The 1925 dialogue between Mahatma Gandhi and Sree Narayana Guru was a pleasant precursor to the acrimonious Gandhi-Ambedkar debate of the 1930s


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