Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Books  /  Published 04.06.20

Gandhi's relationship with music

From a study of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s life, it appears that he tended to view acts associated with pleasure as tasks, and never indulged (if that is the right word) in a task if it did not co...
By S.D. Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 28.10.18

Cyberbullying is a huge problem in India

Sir — India, it seems, leads the list of countries that were surveyed for a study on cyberbullying of children. Almost 37 per cent of parents admitted that their children had fallen prey at least on...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.18

The irony next door: perceptions of Jinnah and Gandhi

Among the contrasts between India and Pakistan is how the countries view the Man considered to be the Father of their Nation. Gandhi is savagely dumped on by all sorts of Indians; by Naxalites who con...
By Ramachandra Guha in

People  /  Published 14.11.19

Remembering Nehru

By Smita Tripathi in

Books  /  Published 05.07.19

Twelve great political thinkers and what’s wrong with each of them

In Aristotle’s philosophy, the prime mover is the cause of universe, but that itself is not moved by anything else. This seems to be the case with the prime movers of our political discourse, starti...
By Manoj Kumar Panda in

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.18

How Gandhi shed his racist robe

Was Mohandas K. Gandhi a racist? This question is being asked afresh in light of the removal of a Gandhi statue in Ghana. The petition that led to the statue being taken down quoted several statements...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.18

Our rabid nationalism and neglected heritage

The restoration of Rembrandt’s Night Watch begins in July 2019. The giant painting, attacked thrice in the last century, will be placed in a glass box during the long-drawn-out and expensive exercis...
By Soumitra Das in

India  /  Published 03.07.19

Jinnah expected India and Pakistan to be best of friends

After preparing the Partition formula, Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of the Raj, requested Mahatama Gandhi for a meeting. Mountbatten told me when I met him, that he felt there was a halo w...
By Kuldip Nayar in

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

When grace is lost from life

When the heart is hard and parched up, come upon me with a shower of mercy. When grace is lost from life, come with a burst of song. We do not know when Mohandas K. Gandhi first heard Rabindranath Tag...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in


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