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Satyagraha
India  /  Published 23.01.22

Govt plans Hedgewar museum

Similar protests, which involved the non-violent breaking of forest laws to oppose British rule, were organised at several places in the country during the historic movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi...
By PTI in Nagpur

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.21

Celebrating democracy in a classroom

Democracy today belongs more to the dismal science of governance, the pomposity of policy, than to the dream world of utopias and other inventions. Democracy is no longer playful, replete with plurali...
By Shiv Visvanathan

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.21

Perils of hubris

Free-market economists supported the now withdrawn farm laws in the belief that they would augment incomes and productivity. Left-leaning economists opposed the farm laws in the belief that they would...
By Ramachandra Guha

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.08.21

Lake stand-in against invasion

Nearly 10 residents of Hazaribagh resorted to Jal Satyagraha agitation by standing inside the polluted Hazaribagh Lake for over five hours from 10am to protest against the encroachment of water bodies...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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

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Opinion  /  Published 09.02.21

Lessons from Champaran

Mahatma Gandhi’s first satyagraha in India was launched in Champaran in 1917 to save farmers from the exploitation of British indigo planters — the corporates of that era engaged...
By S.N. Sahu

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.21

The moral evolution of Mohandas K. Gandhi

The American writer, Louis Fischer, is best known for his book, The Life of Mahatma Gandhi, which Richard Attenborough drew upon while making his award-winning film of 1982. Fischer’s book ...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 03.01.21

Rahul: every protesting farmer a ‘satyagrahi’

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday drew comparisons of the ongoing farmers’ protests against the three agri laws with the Champaran agitation during the British Raj. He called ever...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.10.20

Indefinite satyagraha to save reservoir

“The dam which was built in 1954 has not been desilted even once. One can see algal growth due to the pollution which is affecting not only aquatic species and fish but also affecting water qual...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.12.19

AASU hints at political party

All Assam Students’ Union leaders on Sunday hinted at the possibility of floating an alternative to the ruling AGP, BJP and the Opposition Congress in Assam in consultation with artistes, intellectu...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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