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POLITICS

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  4-minute read
Bharat Ratna, Mahatma gandhi assassination, Nathuram Godse, Veer Savarkar

Veer Savarkar's sunrise moment

There are times one feels closer to Savarkar's ideas than Gandhi's.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Punishment, Death, Guilt trip, Mahatma gandhi assassination

Martyrs' Day: Why celebrating ‘sacrifice’ is just a big old-fashioned guilt trip

As India celebrates Martyrs’ Day on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary, we wonder if glorifying sacrifice is just a nasty tool to discipline?

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Gandhi Jayanti, Bapu, Mahatma gandhi assassination, Mahatma Gandhi

How Mahatma Gandhi made salt the sweetest thing for Indians

The 61-year-old towering leader had become a laughingstock in the media when he announced the launch of the Salt Satyagraha.