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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Mk gandhi

Oct 02, 2019 10:27
Formerly the house of noted industrialist Ghanshyam Das Birla, the home where MK Gandhi spent his last 144 days is now a museum. Everything about the place memorialises the Mahatma read more
Oct 01, 2019 02:14
The state was his birthplace and the site of his experiments with truth. But it must analyse its points of divergence from the Father of the Nation read more
Oct 01, 2019 02:05
The 1931 Poona Pact shaped India’s Dalit political representation, and its implications are felt even in today’s parliamentary elections. At the heart of it lay a fundamental difference in their points of view. While Gandhi saw untouchability as a social... read more
Sep 30, 2019 23:14
The venue – 8 Northumberland Avenue – is no longer a hotel. But in 1888, it was one of the few grand places to stay in London. read more
Sep 30, 2019 03:14
Gandhi established an ashram-school on land donated by a local priest, Baba Ram Narayan Das, which opened on November 20, 1917, a week after establishing a similar foundation school in Barharwa Lakhansen village 135 km away. read more
Sep 29, 2019 08:11
One of the ways in which the Dravidian social reformer challenged Brahmanical domination in politics, education and administration in Tamil Nadu was to agitate against caste surnames. read more
Sep 28, 2019 01:42
Much of the conversation that takes place in social media about Gandhi centres around his attitude towards black South Africans, his use of pejorative terms and his claim for better treatment for what he regarded as the more civilised Indians. read more
Sep 27, 2019 06:14
Bengalis have a complicated response to MK Gandhi. Some hold him responsible for the Partition; others question his treatment of Subhas Chandra Bose. read more
Sep 23, 2019 01:55
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. read more
Sep 23, 2019 01:42
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... read more
Sep 22, 2019 01:50
Bombay was where Gandhi made public speeches at mill compounds, where the supporters included elite families, shopkeepers, women and students. read more
Sep 18, 2019 06:02
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... read more
Sep 16, 2019 13:30
Hindustan Times will run a series of articles from September 16 to October 2 to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. read more
Sep 16, 2019 05:25
Starting today and culminating on October 2, HT will have articles, reports on MK Gandhi: 150 Years On read more