This village, where Gandhi put satyagraha to test for the first time in India, was until recently a crime haven. Signs of recovery are visible now
Gandhi used a temple agitation in Kerala to make it a larger movement for independence. The shrine of Shiva, an architectural marvel, continues to attract believers and nature lovers
How the novelist in her simplistic rhetoric on caste got Gandhi wrong
For Amrita Gandhi, being Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter is as casual a fact of life as the Rs 30,000 she’s not entirely sure of spending on redoing her couch. She admires Bapu’s frugality, but it so happens that her calling in life turned out to be tracking the lifestyles of India’s erstwhile royals
As history goes, it is bunk. As drama, worse. And why force Gandhi into Hitler’s thoughts?
Chances are he might have gone on a long unconditional fast himself to convince them that their ways weren’t kosher