Mahatma Gandhi



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Mahatma Gandhi, Edwina Mountbatten, Jawaharlal Nehru

How to fictionalise Jawaharlal Nehru-Edwina Mountbatten affair

Author Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang talks to Kaveree Bamzai on why we need to see historical giants as real people with human frailties.


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Congress, Amit Shah, Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing clever about Amit Shah calling Mahatma Gandhi a 'chatur Baniya'

The BJP president has needlessly run straight into a double-edged sword.


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Paris, Paris, France, Mahatma Gandhi

In these times of terror and hate, France needs to discover Gandhi

France Grand tells Kaveree Bamzai that India should host an exhibition on the Mahatama in 2019.


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Mahatma Gandhi, Bihar, Champaran centenary

Meet the man who brought the Mahatma to Champaran

This month marks the 100th anniversary of Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha.


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Mr and mrs jinnah, Love Jihad, Hindu-muslim ties, Mahatma Gandhi

Mrs Jinnah's love jihad in Mahatma Gandhi's time

Religion is a cross most nations have to bear. India is no exception.


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Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Khadi

Why Modi posing with charkha does not diminish Brand Gandhi or Khadi

Image of PM with the spinning wheel on the 2017 KVIC calendar is too little to topple the Mahatma.


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Shiv Sena, Mahatma Gandhi, Khadi, Narendra Modi

Modi Khadi row: When did Shiv Sena become a fan of Gandhi?

Now that it seems to care about Bapu, it should also clarify its stand on Godse.


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Demonetisation, Mahatma Gandhi, Anil Vij

Anil Vij is right, Gandhi is no longer an icon like Modi, Virat Kohli or SRK

Mahatma symbolises a national outlook that is far too inconvenient to the emerging order of things.


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Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi, Khadi

Khadi, Modi, Gandhi - which is the real brand?

Khadi can embellish Brand Modi but there is little risk of Khadi becoming Modi.