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Nathuram Godse
Opinion  /  Published 28.05.22

A play on Gandhi & killer

Dramatic retelling     Among Indians who have come to London for their summer holidays, the hottest ticket in town is The Father and the Assassin at the National Theatre, questioning why...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 21.05.22

Godse and guide: Art imitates life

The play shows Gandhi, Nehru (Marc Elliott), Jinnah (Irvine Iqbal) and Vallabhbhai Patel (Ravin J. Ganatra) debating British colonial oppression and the partition of India, with communal massacres ref...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 01.05.22

Mevani vows to fight BJP-RSS

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, freed on bail by a court that pulled up Assam police for filing a “false FIR” to keep him behind bars, on Saturday declared a single-minded intent to “tak...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 25.04.22

Godse: NCERT axes 'Brahmin' tag

A reference to Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as “a Brahmin from Pune” has been deleted from an NCERT textbook as part of a government-driven “rationalisation” ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.22

Modi row: Assam arrest in Gujarat

Jignesh had pledged to join the Congress at an event last year where another youth activist, Kanhaiya Kumar, secured the party’s membership. Although Jignesh did not formally secure Congress mem...
By Sanjay K. Jha, Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati, New Delhi

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Books  /  Published 22.04.22

Poisoned hand

Book : Gandhi’s Assassin: The Making of Nathuram Godse and His Idea of India Author : By Dhirendra K. Jha, Publisher: Vintage Price: Rs 699 Dhirendra K. Jha’s meticulously researched b...
By Argha Kr Banerjee

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Can stopping people from binge-eating prevent food waste?

Hunger pangs Sir — Mukbangs are videos of people eating massive amounts of food. Some mukbang stars have been accused of spitting out mouthfuls between takes. Such food wast...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 08.02.22

The telltale history of new JNU boss

The post, which appeared to refer to Yadav and fellow farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, came in response to a tweet by BJP worker Priti Gandhi that said: “Thanks to #FarmLaws, farmers in India are re...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.22

Monument to Bengal’s hero not an offering to Bengal

The Parakram Diwas celebrations recalled for me an encounter with two octogenarian Indian National Army veterans at the then newly-built memorial at Singapore’s Esplanade. “I belong to his...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.22

Gandhi's burial

The Mahatma’s legacy in modern India has, more often than not, been honoured by way of political pageantry. Successive governments and their leaders have made it a point to observe the occasions...
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