Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Gandhi

Rahul’s Burberry T-shirt or Modi’s expensive suits aren’t the problem, Gandhi’s loincloth is

Sarojini Naidu famously said that 'it cost the nation a lot to keep Mahatma Gandhiji in poverty'.

Congress or BJP– Indian parties will have polls. But ‘eventually’ is a long time in India

Congress or BJP, dynasty and conspiracy cannot reign forever.

India did not deserve an MK Gandhi at that time. He was ahead of his times: Ram Madhav

In ‘Partitioned Freedom’, Ram Madhav writes about division of hearts rather than territory in 1947.

‘Pyramid scheme’ to get govt jobs in Maharashtra & run, moviegoer, run!

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Savarkar, Nehru deployed history to conjure a future for India. Gandhi had no time for this

Though fundamentally opposed, Savarkar and Nehru’s works had the markings of a utopia, however positive or negative.

A Godse book and the oldest question on his RSS link. But Delhi event gave no answer

The event took place at IIC, Delhi with panellists Pawan Khera, Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, and Balbir Punj. Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar sat in the audience.

‘Gandhi did not stop here at all’—Why people in Dandi don’t say he walked that route

For 'Walking from Dandi: In Search of Vikas,' Harmony Siganporia and team walked close to 400 km over 25 days to trace Gandhi’s journey.

Ambedkar was latecomer in world of stamps where Nehru’s and Gandhi’s ‘could fill floors’

An exhibition in New Delhi shows how India shed its anxiety over Ambedkar stamps from 1966 to 2016.

In Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Gandhi saw the joy of Ganga. For Jinnah, he was an ‘inspiration’

Gandhi described his interaction with Gokhale as ‘embracing the Ganges,’ while Jinnah wanted only to emulate him and become a ‘Muslim Gokhale.’

Hindutva coded into Indian nationalists’ DNA—Gandhi to Modi. But don’t paint Jinnah Islamist

Facts don't sit well with those who buy into nationalist mythology. Truth is, Jinnah's efforts to unite Hindus and Muslims were rebuffed by Gandhi and Nehru.

On Camera


The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.