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  • When Gandhiji spoke to us

    When Gandhiji spoke to us

    In his autobiography, Gandhiji talked of his visit to Calcutta as it then was in 1896, and the contrasting receptions he got from editors of the different newspapers he met to talk about his work in South Africa. One editor thought he was a wandering Jew while another after keeping him waiting for an hour told him, “You had better go. I am not disposed to listen to you.” Gandhiji writes: “…I met the Anglo-Indian editors also. The Statesman and The Englishman realised the importance of the (South African) question. I gave them long interviews and they published them in full.” We publish these interviews here, among the first of Gandhiji published in India.

    October 2, 2021
  • HarperCollins presents startling new investigation of Gandhi’s assassination

    HarperCollins presents startling new investigation of Gandhi’s assassination

    "Arguably modern India's biggest political development, the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi finds a desultory mention in our history textbooks," the authors, Appu Esthose Suresh and Priyanka Kotamraju, say.

    September 3, 2021
  • AMU lecture: Gandhi was for individual freedom, says Rajmohan

    AMU lecture: Gandhi was for individual freedom, says Rajmohan

    "When I last met Frontier Gandhi in 1987 when he visited India for the final time in Mumbai's Raj Bhavan, he told me that patience was prescribed again and again in the Holy Quran, and patience and non-violence were very close to each other."

    March 17, 2021