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Non Violence
West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

The fourth pillar: No fear

Truth, non-violence and harmony are celebrated as the three pillars of Mahatma Gandhi’s life but often ignored is a fourth, fearlessness, a historian reminded a Calcutta audience on Friday evening.M...
By Debraj Mitra and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.20

Gita: endorsing non-violence

Once, a passer-by found Mullah Nasruddin searching for his key under a light. The passer-by joined him to help in this search. When the search proved to be in vain, the passer-by asked him where he ha...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

From no-violence to non-violence: understanding Gandhi

There is a close relationship between politics and violence. This closeness reached its zenith in the 20th century in the form of two World Wars. It is against this almost necessary relationship betwe...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

India  /  Published 15.08.19

Sonia Gandhi flags truth, non-violence & patriotism

Congress president Sonia Gandhi rued on Independence Day that millions of Indians still faced discrimination and injustice in their everyday lives and argued that the nation could not progress without...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

When the State lets people die

Sometime in 1959, when I was still in kindergarten, I recollect that my school was closed for an unscheduled period of time. There was violence in the city. My parents would become very agitated after...
By Anup Sinha in

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.19

The path of progressive forces must be green

I became interested in the phenomenon of increasing violence during the 1990s. The demolition of the Babri Masjid was only the tipping point for my interest. It had started interesting me much earlier...
By G.N. Devy in


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