Sabarmati Ashram
World  /  Published 21.04.22

In a first, UK PM at Sabarmati

Visiting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday termed Mahatma Gandhi an extraordinary man who mobilized the principles of truth and non-violence to change the world for better. Johnson beca...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 07.04.22

Congress crack at BJP ‘monopoly’

The Congress on Wednesday launched an “Azadi Gaurav Yatra” (Independence Pride March) from the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat to promote unity and social harmony amid what it described as an ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.22

SC to HC: Examine Sabarmati plea

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Gujarat High Court to examine afresh a petition filed by Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi challenging the state government’s decision to rede...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.22

SC to hear Sabarmati Ashram plea

The Supreme Court will next week hear an appeal by Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi against the Gujarat government’s plan to redevelop the Sabarmati Ashram into a “world...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.21

Asking a question is no longer a simple act

On the face of it, asking a question appears to be a simple act of responding to things with curiosity. Except for what linguists call ‘phatic communication’, such as ‘how are you?&r...
By G.N. Devy


Culture  /  Published 03.10.21

Please Do Not Touch

"The body is perishable but if my soul is present at the ashram then it will always be alive. If the atmosphere at the ashram, for which we all are trying, also becomes the atmosphere of our own ...
By Mehul Devkala

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.21

The anonymity of Mahadev Desai is unwarranted

Like all other Indians, I grew up thinking of August 15 as the day when, back in 1947, the first government of independent India was sworn into office. However, in recent years the day has acquired fo...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.21

Ashrams of free thought at risk in New India

All momentous events in history emerge in silence, and to silence they return. August 2021 compels one to think of many silences and many momentous events of a century ago — 1920-21 — whic...
By G.N. Devy

India  /  Published 09.08.21

Gehlot opposes ashram demolition

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday opposed the Sabarmati Ashram redevelopment project, saying the Gujarat government's decision to construct a museum by "demolishing" the as...
By Our bureau and PTI in Jaipur

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.21

Second assassination: Defiling the Mahatma

I first visited Ahmedabad in 1979, and in the following decade went back often for both professional and personal reasons. Then I began research on Gandhi, and my attachment to the city deepened even ...
By Ramachandra Guha


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