Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Books  /  Published 18.03.22

Prisoner of hope

Book name: The Dream of Revolution: A Biography of Jayaprakash Narayan Author name: By Bimal Prasad and Sujata Prasad Publisher: Vintage Price: Rs 799 Given the colossal range of his political lif...
By Argha Kr Banerjee

Culture  /  Published 27.02.22

A Tale of Two Cities

Tyabji also supported Patel during the Bardoli Satyagraha. On the last day of the  conference, Gandhi decided to visit the people of Godhra’s Mahar compound. The compound was home to those ...
By Mehul Devkala

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.21

Bhagavad Gita and Indian national movement

It feels strangely disquieting to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav amidst the untold suffering caused by the pandemic. Perhaps the anxiety about an uncertain present and an even more unpred...
By A. Raghuramaraju

India  /  Published 23.07.21

PM's tribute to Azad, Tilak on birth anniversary

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to noted freedom fighters Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekhar Azad on their birth anniversary on Friday and recalled their contributions to ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.21

A matter of disaffection

The trial lasted a week. It hinged on Justice Strachey’s interpretation of the term “disaffection”. Amrita Bazaar Patrika reported that Justice Strachey said in the same breath that ...
By Upala Sen


Opinion  /  Published 30.06.21

Sagely leader

Speaking in Parliament after unveiling a portrait of Lokmanya Tilak in 1956, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru stated: “We have, to my right here, the picture of Dadabhai Naoroji, in a sense the F...
By Praveen Davar

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Dream collaborators: Gandhi and Tagore

The Indian National Movement had some unique aspects, which were driven by its leaders. One way of understanding the movement is through individualism — examining its leaders as individuals. How...
By A. Raghuramaraju

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.20

Courageous thinking: Time to save democracy

Can a declining civilization be resuscitated? While some can, others — like the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations — cannot. Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak believed that the ‘restiv...
By A. Raghuramaraju

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

Meaningful reliance: Atmanirbhar Bharat

While it may be possible to reject the idea of Atmanirbhar Bharat, before doing so, it would be a good idea to examine it as a concept. It may be recalled that, for instance, Rabindranath Tagore ...
By A. Raghuramaraju

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.20

Shared contagion

The pandemic is truly a global moment even if it may well mark the end of globalization, or at least some of its prominent features as we have known it. The responses to this global moment also unders...
By T.C.A. Raghavan


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