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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Gandhi, Beating Retreat, Mahatma Gandhi, Abidewithme

The import of Abide With Me for Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi felt very lonely at times, like a soldier on duty. That is why he liked Abide With Me.

VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Khadi, Gandhi Jayanti, Godse, Gandhi

Gandhi might be the ‘Father of the Nation’ but people are apathetic to him

You can say anything about him and no one will file a case against you claiming ‘sentiments were hurt.’

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Ramayana, Ravana, Nathuram Godse, RSS

Hindu Mahasabha is scripting Mahatma Gandhi as a modern-day Ravana. Is Nathuram Godse the new Ram?

Hindu Mahasabha leaders recently 'shot' an effigy of Mahatma Gandhi and celebrated his 'death'. None of their senior leaders rejected such behaviour. It is with exactly such propaganda that they wish to change the moral fabric of India.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Gandhi, Bigotry, Sri ram sene, MM Kalburgi

The weapon that killed Gandhi assassinated Gauri Lankesh too

[Book extract] How much courage is required to ambush a defenceless and unsuspecting woman in the dark, and then ride away into the night?

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Gandhi, India-Pakistan, Manto

Hota hai shab-o-roz tamaasha mere aagey: Why 'Manto' has risen in Modi's India again

If you look at the discourse in India and matters of national importance, you'll get the answers.

VARIETY

 |  17-minute read
BJP, Congress, RSS, Assassination

Revealing Mahatma Gandhi's murderer Nathuram Godse's ties with RSS

[Book extract] 'I have worked for several years in RSS and subsequently joined the HMS [Hindu Maha Sabha] and volunteered myself as a soldier under its pan-Hindu flag'

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  8-minute read
Modi government, Nathuram Godse, Gandhi, Amit Malviya

Amit Malviya justifying Gandhi's murder is BJP betraying its Sangh legacy

The party's IT cell head’s 2015 tweet was about Hindutva blossoming into what Savarkar and Golwalkar had wanted it to be.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Literature, Books, Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhi

What Gandhi's reading list can tell you about India's last Mahatma

His work was a harvest of his readings.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
IPL, India-Pak, Gandhi, Cricket

How would Gandhi feel about Pakistanis playing in IPL?

[Book excerpt] The Mahatma might have been overwhelmed by the unifying spirit of cricket.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Lynchistan, RSS, Congress, BJP

How dare you doubt PM Modi's warning to gau rakshaks?

All will be well now. There may be 'short-term pain' and then... 'achhe din'.