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Supreme Court Appoints Amicus On Plea Seeking Reopening Of Investigation Into Gandhi's Assassination

The petition was filed by Mumbai-based Dr Pankaj Phadnis, a researcher and a trustee of Abhinav Bharat

06 October 2017

BJP, In Search Of An Icon: Is Deendayal Upadhyay Party's Mahatma Gandhi?

Today, the capital will see the culmination of the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhayay


Assam To Dismantle Mahatma Gandhi's 'Distorted' Statue In Guwahati, Faces Criticism

Ramkinkar Baij started making the statue with concrete in 1968 for the Assam government, but left the work to be completed by his assistants.


PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi And Former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri On Birth Anniversaries

'Bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world'

02 October 2017

We Have Revived Khadi Ashram, Buy Khadi Products On Gandhi Jayanti To Help Poor: PM Modi

He further termed Khadi as a philosophy.


Railway Posters Showing Ape Evolving Into Trash-Conscious Ambedkar Taken Down After Protest

Dalit groups have said that the posters damaged Ambedkar’s image by showing him as a manual scavenger, a charge the creators of the image have denied.

04 August 2017

Did US Intelligence Agency Try To Protect Mahatma Gandhi: PIL In SC

01 October 2017

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Gandhi's Ashes Relocated Fearing Submergence, Restored After Locals Protest

The urns were brought back after locals, Patkar and other activists protested, she said, adding that the urns were forcibly taken away by the police in the afternoon who beat up the protesters.

28 July 2017

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09 June 2017
New Rajasthan Textbooks Make Way For RSS Ideologue Savarkar, Remove Nehru And Give Passing Mention to Gandhi

New Rajasthan Textbooks Make Way For RSS Ideologue Savarkar, Remove Nehru And Give Passing Mention to Gandhi

Many see BJP's revision of history as a way of saffronising education and glamorizing one side of the history while eliminating the other.


29 May 2017
69 Years After Godse Killed Gandhi, Abhinav Bharat Trustee Files PIL In SC For New Enquiry

69 Years After Godse Killed Gandhi, Abhinav Bharat Trustee Files PIL In SC For New Enquiry

An uncovering of such a ‘truth’ would conveniently absolve Vinayak Damodar Savarkar of his part in the death of the man later called the ‘father of the...


02 May 2017
The Lessons Of Partition

The Lessons Of Partition

A look at Gandhi’s unsuccessful attempt to preserve a united India, as also the goals and strategies of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the fellow-Gujarati who, like...


03 October 2016
For A Better World

For A Better World

The courage to stop this institutionalisation of violence so that our world becomes more just, humane, inclusive and peaceful


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30 April 2016
The Politics Of Appropriation

The Politics Of Appropriation

Without appropriation the BJP will be unable to draw any connection between itself and figures who are pivotal to understanding the constitution


04 February 2022
Ever Heard Of Dhoka Dandiya?

Ever Heard Of Dhoka Dandiya?

The Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas held in Gandhinagar was a disappointing show for the 5,000-odd NRIs who attended.


04 February 2022
Why Exactly Did Godse Kill Gandhi?

Why Exactly Did Godse Kill Gandhi?

It was his hatred of the secular ideology of Gandhi, the true Hindu spirit.


04 February 2022
Bapu's

Bapu's "Babla"

Narayan Desai, Gandhi’s favourite “little boy” who later gave week-long discourses on his eventful life.


04 February 2022
Modish Designs

Modish Designs

Indian leaders over the years have understood the power of power dressing.


04 February 2022
Why I Can't Support Gandhi On 'Cow-Slaughter'

Why I Can't Support Gandhi On 'Cow-Slaughter'

Gandhi contributed to the feeling that cow-slaughter is a deep violation of something fundamental to Indian society.


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04 February 2022
The Abstract Academic And The Merry Memorialist

The Abstract Academic And The Merry Memorialist

Joining issue with Arundhati Roy's essay, 'The Doctor and the Saint', where she seeks to demonstrate why Ambedkar, not Gandhi, was the more significant...


04 February 2022
Fulfilling Gandhi’s Dream? No Swachh Luck!

Fulfilling Gandhi’s Dream? No Swachh Luck!

That Gandhi prized cleanliness is not in doubt, but to reduce his legacy to a litter free India is to make a mockery of it.


04 February 2022
The Big National Icon Heist

The Big National Icon Heist

The Prime Minister seems to be locked in a game of strip poker with the Congress. One by one, he is peeling off both—their greats and governments.


04 February 2022
Gandhi And Mandela

Gandhi And Mandela

Like Gandhi, Nelson Mandela deserves a nuanced assessment. There is more to both than merely being associated in our memory with a non-violent transfer of...


04 February 2022
Mandela: The Movie

Mandela: The Movie

There is no Palestinian Mandela in sight, and even less an Israeli de Klerk.


03 February 2022
Searching For Bapu’s Ashram

Searching For Bapu’s Ashram

While rated as a “must do” in any guide to the city of Ahmedabad, it is not always easy to find the path to Sabarmati Ashram...


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