India  /  Published 28.12.20

Cong watches as a legacy is allowed to slip away

The Indian National Congress, which celebrates its 136th foundation day on Monday, is struggling to preserve its legacy at a time it is getting battered every day even on the question of its patriotis...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.07.20

SC prod to Centre on 17 ashrams with ‘fake babas’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to examine a plea for taking action against 17 ashrams being run by “fake babas” who are allegedly sexually exploiting women devotees and fo...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

A school for the needy in Jamshedpur

The steel city will soon host a school that will ensure equal education opportunities for children of persons with leprosy.Governor Droupadi Murmu on Saturday laid the foundation stone of Hi-Tech High...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.20

Fascist surgical strike on JNU: Mamata

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called the attack on students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University a “fascist surgical strike” and exhorted students to fight together to oust the Nar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.18

Nagaland's enduring Gandhian spirit

Nagaland is one of only three states of the Indian Union that I have not visited. I had planned to go there next February, at the invitation of Natwar Thakkar, a social worker whom I had corresponded ...
By Ramachandra Guha in


India  /  Published 25.02.20

What Trump’s signature reveals

US President Donald Trump and his statuesque wife Melania have one thing in common and that was on show at the Sabarmati Ashram: they both have jagged, almost indecipherable signatures, that are a del...
By Smita Tripathi in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.02.20

Trump, Melania visit Sabarmati Ashram

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on Monday tried their hands at spinning the charkha (spinning wheel) at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.Accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Mod...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Phew! Mahatma will not miss Trump

A brief halt at the Sabarmati Ashram was pencilled into President Donald Trump’s Ahmedabad schedule three hours before he departed from Washington for his 36-hour India visit, ending the uncertainty...
By Anita Joshua in Ahmedabad

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.18

Ahmedabad and Gandhi: It's complicated

The Sidi Saiyyed Mosque — jaaliwali masjid to the aam Amdavaadi — is one of Ahmedabad’s many attractions. Visitors to the city may not be aware that the equally ornate mansion — a Baroque beau...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

India  /  Published 27.09.18

Sevagram snub for Congress

The authorities of Mahatma Gandhi’s Sevagram ashram in Maharashtra’s Wardha have refused to grant permission to the Congress to hold a programme there on October 2 on the ground that political act...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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