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A young woman who played an aging Kasturba

Rohini Hattangadi played the character of Kasturba Gandhi in Richard Attenborough’s legendary 1982 film, Gandhi. Hattangadi revisits her memories of working in this iconic cinematic adaptation of his life.
Veteran actor Rohini Hattangadi at her residence in Mumbai.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Veteran actor Rohini Hattangadi at her residence in Mumbai.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySonal Kalra

Champaran: India’s first Satyagraha

Gandhi’s swaraj meant self-sufficiency at the village level, dependent largely on agriculture. Today’s information age, however, offers new avenues and aspirations. Champaran and its surroundings remains a labour sink for the country and beyond.
An outside view of Bapudham Motihari Railway station, a historical place for the start of Satyagraha movement by Mahatma Gandhi, at Motihari, Bihar.(Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)
An outside view of Bapudham Motihari Railway station, a historical place for the start of Satyagraha movement by Mahatma Gandhi, at Motihari, Bihar.(Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 09:58 PM IST
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ByNeyaz Farooquee

A novel form of political protest

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi widened the meaning of satyagraha to indicate an ethical attitude to the business of life. He even set the criteria for self evaluation for those who wished to follow this path. But the Mahatma’s true genius lay in the way he projected values like truth and non violence to the realm of mass politics.
Days after breaking the Salt law on April 6, 1930, Gandhi toured the villages around Dandi and addressed gatherings, speaking about the importance of satyagraha, and the need for civil disobedience.(Alamy stock photo)
Days after breaking the Salt law on April 6, 1930, Gandhi toured the villages around Dandi and addressed gatherings, speaking about the importance of satyagraha, and the need for civil disobedience.(Alamy stock photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 05:54 AM IST
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ByVenu Madhav Govindu

Gandhi’s Bombay days in Mumbai

Bombay was where Gandhi made public speeches at mill compounds, where the supporters included elite families, shopkeepers, women and students.
Mahatma Gandhi at Juhu Beach, Bombay, May 1944 (Alamy Stock Photo)
Mahatma Gandhi at Juhu Beach, Bombay, May 1944 (Alamy Stock Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 08:11 AM IST
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A winning combination

An indefatigable Gandhi. A generous Bombay. Together, they created a synergy that changed the course of history, for it is here that the first nationwide Non Cooperation, and Quit India movements were launched.
Woman demonstrators during Quit India movement 1942(Alamy Stock Photo)
Woman demonstrators during Quit India movement 1942(Alamy Stock Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2019 01:44 AM IST
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ByUsha Thakkar and Sandhya Mehta

The twelve Apostles of Gandhi

The men and women who — within the government, or as part of the Opposition and civil society — carried forward Mahatma Gandhi’s work. They humanised power and held it to account. They fought for economic self-reliance, equality and religious pluralism.
These Gandhians after Gandhi worked inside Government, seeking to humanise it. They worked in Opposition to Government, seeking to hold the ruling party to account.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
These Gandhians after Gandhi worked inside Government, seeking to humanise it. They worked in Opposition to Government, seeking to hold the ruling party to account.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 10:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRamachandra Guha

RSS and Gandhi: Finding common ground

RSS has tried to disassociate itself from Godse and Hindu Mahasabha. Senior functionaries of RSS contest claims of those who accuse ideological mentor of the BJP for being antithetical to Gandhian philosophy.
MS Golwalkar of the RSS, who met Mahatma Gandhi in September 1947.(HT Archives)
MS Golwalkar of the RSS, who met Mahatma Gandhi in September 1947.(HT Archives)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran

Gandhi’s mass appeal among Indian communists

Gandhi’s appeal coupled with his secular ideology has been a convenient recipe for the communists to follow. But during the years of the freedom struggle, his philosophy was criticised by communists.
BT Ranadive and Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad share a light moment.(CPI(M))
BT Ranadive and Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad share a light moment.(CPI(M))
Published on Sep 19, 2019 10:56 PM IST
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New Delhi | BySaubhadra Chatterji

On authentic leadership of Mahatma Gandhi | Opinion

Gandhi’s integration of a sympathy so wide that it resonated with inner voice of millions with an individuality so vigourous that it facilitated the fearless carrying out of his decisions, made him in the words of the German philosopher Nietzsche’s hoped for leader of the future: “a Roman Caesar with the heart of Jesus Christ”
Mahatma Gandhi holding a prayer meeting at Juhu Beach, Mumbai, May 1944.(National Gandhi Museum)
Mahatma Gandhi holding a prayer meeting at Juhu Beach, Mumbai, May 1944.(National Gandhi Museum)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:31 PM IST
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New Delhi | BySudhir Kakar

Gandhi’s impact on the Tamil psyche

Not only did Tamil and Telugu speakers form a big part of MK Gandhi’s support base in South Africa, but both the Madras Presidency and the princely state of Travancore were central to his anti-untouchability agenda.
Mahatma Gandhi seen speaking to C Rajagopalachari.(NATIONAL GANDHI MUSEUM)
Mahatma Gandhi seen speaking to C Rajagopalachari.(NATIONAL GANDHI MUSEUM)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:41 PM IST
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Chennai | ByTR Vivek

The man who dismantled the empire

For a start, Gandhi internationalised the India question, a question the British preferred to view as a domestic dispute, one that might amicably be settled within the Empire, rather than scandalously pasted, like some sordid divorce case, across newspaper headlines around the world.
Gandhi in Lancashire, January 1, 1931: Indian nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948) is greeted by a crowd of female textile workers during a visit to Darwen, Lancashire. Courtesy National Gandhi Museum.
Gandhi in Lancashire, January 1, 1931: Indian nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948) is greeted by a crowd of female textile workers during a visit to Darwen, Lancashire. Courtesy National Gandhi Museum.
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:45 PM IST
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ByDavid Arnold

A city that nurtured a young Mahatma

Gandhi’s stay in London as a student had a big influence on him. Historians have noted his struggle with securing vegetarian food, joining the Vegetarian Society; and imbibing the value for the rule of law that laid the foundation for his later battles against segregation and discrimination.
Mahatma Gandhi as a young student in London. HT Archive.
Mahatma Gandhi as a young student in London. HT Archive.
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Gandhi’s lost gem

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi decided, in the same year that Harilal was born — and in the face of several adverse circumstances — to go to London to become a barrister.
Harilal Gandhi, 1910. Wikimedia Commons/ Nizil Shah
Harilal Gandhi, 1910. Wikimedia Commons/ Nizil Shah
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 10:09 PM IST
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Kasturba, on her own terms

Mohandas described his departure for London: “…Last but not least, came the leave-taking with my wife. It being contrary to custom for me to see or talk to her in the presence of friends, I had to see her in a separate room.
Kasturba Gandhi, 1915. Courtesy National Gandhi Museum.
Kasturba Gandhi, 1915. Courtesy National Gandhi Museum.
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 01:10 PM IST
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Mahatma Gandhi 150 years on: Reportage, opinions and iconic photographs to bring the Mahatma alive

Hindustan Times will run a series of articles from September 16 to October 2 to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
Archival photo of Mahatma Gandhi , outside 10 Downing Street, London, 3rd November, 1931.(Getty Images)
Archival photo of Mahatma Gandhi , outside 10 Downing Street, London, 3rd November, 1931.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 09:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Newsroom

Mahatma Gandhi: In memory of the greatest Indian ever

Starting today and culminating on October 2, HT will have articles, reports on MK Gandhi: 150 Years On
Scenes during Mahatma Gandhi’s famous Salt March. This march on foot to the sea coast at Dandi, on the eve of the Salt Satyagraha, 1930.(HT File Photo)
Scenes during Mahatma Gandhi’s famous Salt March. This march on foot to the sea coast at Dandi, on the eve of the Salt Satyagraha, 1930.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 06:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

MK Gandhi, the clever tactician of non violence

Mahatma Gandhi disliked the term “passive resistance” as it suggested passivity for what was in fact an active form of civil protest. He believed that they were fighting for truth and devised the term “satyagraha”.
During Non-cooperation, there was a massive upsurge of enthusiasm for Mahatma Gandhi and his methods, with Indians from all political spectrum and religions joining the movement.(Getty Images)
During Non-cooperation, there was a massive upsurge of enthusiasm for Mahatma Gandhi and his methods, with Indians from all political spectrum and religions joining the movement.(Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:53 PM IST
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ByDavid Hardiman

Following the footsteps of the Mahatma, en route to Dandi

The metaphor of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s Dandi march is potent. But the facts are no less powerful. A trek of 385.6-km.
The 'National Salt Satyagraha Memorial', Dandi, Gujarat, India is conceived as an experiential journey recreating the spirit and the energy of the 1930 Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi and 80 of his fellow Satyagrahis.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The 'National Salt Satyagraha Memorial', Dandi, Gujarat, India is conceived as an experiential journey recreating the spirit and the energy of the 1930 Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi and 80 of his fellow Satyagrahis.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByParamita Ghosh
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