Mahatma Gandhi
India  /  Published 24.03.21

Odisha House passes resolution

The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution to include the word “Ahimsa” in the preamble to the Indian Constitution as a mark of respect to the Mahatma Gandhi on the occas...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.21

Watch me on the Danda March

By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.21

The pandemic, the self and the other

Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina begins with a disquieting aphorism on unhappiness: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” While accepti...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Books  /  Published 07.03.21

Chai pe Charcha (Lest we forget)

By Alana Hunt in

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Bengal: the politics of bloodshed

Political violence in West Bengal is a routine affair, particularly in an electoral season. The violence embedded in Bengal’s political landscape is believed to be anomalous with the progressive...
By Nirupam Hazra in


Opinion  /  Published 21.02.21

Lessons from deaths of two remarkable women

‘Birthday’ is a standard word. But not ‘deathday’. Too inauspicious, perhaps. Too grim. But that is surely ahistorical. Some deathdays are to be celebrated for the persons who ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.21

Chauri Chaura and a New India

Ninety-nine years ago this month, to the dismay of a significant section of the leadership of the freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi called off the Non-Cooperation movement. A Congress resolution passed...
By Arghya Sengupta in

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.21

Great minds: Gandhi and Tagore

Sir — The article, “Dream collaborators” (Feb 8), by A. Raghuramaraju makes for enlightening reading. Perhaps the only Indian leader who understood M.K. Gandhi’s doctrines and ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 14.02.21

House praise scheme PM panned

A parliamentary panel has extolled an employment programme that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had six years ago termed a “living monument to (the Congress’s) failures” but which his g...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.21

Chauri Chaura and its run-up

Chauri Chaura is a small town not far from Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh. But for a violent incident 99 years ago during the Non-Cooperation Movement, this place which was then a village would pr...
By Praveen Davar in


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