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

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


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

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

The search for an ideal society

After Arun Jaitley did not extend his term as governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 2016, Raghuram Rajan went back to his chair in Chicago and resumed teaching. He is a remarkably articulate econom...
By Ashok V. Desai

India  /  Published 24.02.20

Hey, I met Mahatma Modi

The millions were not there but the couple of lakhs promised by India were in attendance as US President Donald Trump swept into Ahmedabad on a hot and sunny Monday afternoon to address a rally that c...
By Anita Joshua in Ahmedabad

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.19

Visva-Bharati sweeps fest ‘dump’

Around 1,000 Visva-Bharati students and staff led by vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty spent four hours on Saturday to clear the “dump yard” left behind by a record crowd of 2.5 lakh at Thursday...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.19

Tagore family to open school

A third school is being built by members of the Tagore family in Santiniketan, about 2km from the Visva-Bharati campus.This is the first time after Rabindranath Tagore’s death that a school is being...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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