Did Gandhi’s death free the nation from the moral constraints that his presence seemed to have imposed on the national conscience?
Gandhi will survive the state-sponsored assault on ahimsa only if we find the Mahatma within us.
Historian Arjun Dev, editor of the manuscript, has said the government institution is unhappy that the book details the counter-productive role Hindutva groups played in the freedom struggle.
A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
Not only did Savarkar pledge his allegiance to the British in return for being released from prison, his propagation of Hindutva hurt the freedom movement by dividing society along sectarian lines.
Celebrating 100 Years of the Champaran Struggle Won’t Erase the Plight of the Region’s Peasants and Workers
Even as the region marks 100 years of the iconic freedom struggle, peasants and workers are still being denied access to land that is rightfully theirs.
Throughout India’s freedom struggle, the RSS was subservient to the British, with its leadership prohibiting participation in mass movements.
To be in the presence of an artist and teacher like K.G. Subramanyan was to learn the secret of art and life, and the values of liberty, pluralism, connectedness and compassion.