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Gandhi’s views and writing as a young lawyer in a nation torn by apartheid continues to be the most bitterly contested part of his legacy with a growing cohort of activists and academics coming to see Gandhi as not liberating but as a racist who looked down on local residents.
Updated on Oct 02, 2020 06:17 AM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a book that teaches you to tackle rejection, one that looks at Bangladesh at 50, and a literary biography of MK Gandhi
Published on Sep 18, 2020 08:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
Updated on Mar 18, 2020 12:16 PM IST
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 issue, Ambedkar understood caste as a political one
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 05:39 PM IST
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.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 12:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
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.
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 01:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Neyaz Farooquee
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.
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Snigdha Poonam
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.
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 09:58 PM IST
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.
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 05:54 AM IST
Bombay was where Gandhi made public speeches at mill compounds, where the supporters included elite families, shopkeepers, women and students.
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 08:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times will run a series of articles from September 16 to October 2 to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 09:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Newsroom
Starting today and culminating on October 2, HT will have articles, reports on MK Gandhi: 150 Years On
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 06:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent