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Bullet marks seen at Jallianwala Bagh | Flickr

The BJP can’t remove Congress from India’s history or from the Jallianwala Bagh trust

Removal of the Congress president from Jallianwala Bagh trust is part of a larger trend of the ruling party’s attempts to distort history and mythicise lies.
Gandhi and Nehru

When Nehru’s India banned a story on Gandhi’s murder and Godse’s past

Nine Hours to Rama reflects our complicated relationship with censorship.
Mahatma Gandhi, circa 1935 | Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The reason why Gandhi wanted to go to Pakistan

Gandhi's proposal to visit cities such as Lahore, Rawalpindi and Karachi after Partition had a symbolic political value.

Ram Guha is wrong. Gandhi went from a racist young man to a racist middle-aged man

There is a reason why Ghanaians protested the Gandhi statue and said #GandhiMustFall.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar | Savarkar.org

Read this before deciding whether Savarkar was a British stooge or strategic nationalist

Rahul Gandhi’s selective quoting of Savarkar’s prison petition is intellectually disingenuous.
File photo on Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi | Sunil Saxena/ Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Why the Congress party should stop apologising about dynasty

Voters actually like dynasty, and the Congress must wear it as a badge of honour.
Gandhi leaves the Presidency Jail in Calcutta after interviewing political prisoners | Keystone/Getty Images

Dissent if it offends your conscience. Gandhi said so

Gandhi believed disobedience is duty when something is repugnant to our conscience. No matter the law.
Mahatma Gandhi

In the lead up to Partition, Gandhi’s own prayer meetings were becoming polarised

This excerpt from ‘Gandhi: The years that changed the world 1914-1948’ by Ramachandra Guha tells the story of the Mahatma in the months leading up to Partition.
Narendra Modi with a statue of Mahatma Gandhi

For much of his political career, Narendra Modi has been trained to dislike Mahatma Gandhi

Narendra Modi is a savvy marketing genius, knows soft-power that Gandhi evokes globally.
Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi

BJP targets Gandhi family’s pocket borough Raebareli, Congress MLC resigns from party

Dinesh Singh and his relatives who have been associated with the Congress for years, are likely to join the BJP soon.

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?