Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore had bestowed the name 'Mahatma' on Gandhi as early as 1915. However, Gandhi became a universally-accepted Mahatma only after his death.
The protest and protesters draw their strength from Gandhian ideology.
Gandhi felt very lonely at times, like a soldier on duty. That is why he liked Abide With Me.
Gandhi's most important and prescriptive principle was to the effect that what you do with your hands will enter your heart.
Radio offered nothing beyond music and advertising, while TV debates were all about a screaming match on the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Once Gandhi is read as a scientist who used his body as an eternal test tube, the idea of satyagraha acquires a different kind of vitality.
In the Nazi regime, even a scintilla of resistance meant painful death.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about Gandhi’s complex legacy, in the October 7 edition of India Today magazine.
The Mahatma would have been sharply critical of what is represented by Hindu nationalism.
There is a reason why the younger generations do not identify with Gandhian principles of freedom.