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.
Some astrologers considered August 15 inauspicious, but for Mountbatten, it was final. His hurrying Partition scarred the subcontinent. Gandhi tried healing but freedom came with a wound.
The FM mentioned Gandhiji, his life and the proposed new govt encyclopedia about him. But there's only one thing about Gandhi ji we actually don't know.
It’s not as if movies have lost their edge as agents of conditioning, but what has changed is how the average audience refuses to drink the Kool-Aid of yore with the same enthusiasm.
Decades after his assassination, Mahatma Gandhi's memory is under attack again. This time, by a candidate aspiring to be in India's Parliament, no less. Can there be a cause for greater shame?