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

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

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.19

What's Flygskam? Ask the Swedes

Shame can be a bit of an enigma. The emotion, in those with a conscience, is ostensibly a response to their surrender to vice. But an ingenious mind can also turn shame into a weapon to achieve someth...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.18

Jharkhand authorities accused of neglecting Kanke dam

A group of over 50 social workers and residents on Saturday staged more than four hours of jal-satyagraha at Kanke Dam aimed to draw the attention of authorities to the terrible condition of this rese...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 10.02.20

Nonagenarian calls for anti-CAA satyagraha

Runidhar Deka, 91, who has taken part in the Indian freedom struggle, Assam Agitation and anti-CAA movement, on Monday said he had started losing hope when the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was passed l...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 14.12.19

10-hour sit-in on AGP chief’s home turf

Residents of this town in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district, along with members of 30 indigenous organisations, including All Assam Students Union and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad, took part...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat


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