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Manjul | Firstpost

Rahul’s next holiday, ‘peanuts’ for Chidambaram & Gandhi’s role in Godse film

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Gandhi and Madan Mohan Malaviya | Wikimedia Commons

Gandhi goal behind courting Hindu leaders & groups was to make them more malleable to Muslims

Gandhi was a great enthusiast for cow protection but refused to use it as a bargaining chip for his support to the Khilafat Movement.
Mahatma Gandhi

Israel unveils Gandhi’s handwritten 1939 letter wishing Jews an ‘era of peace’

Gandhi's letter was written on to mark the Jewish new year on 1 September 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland and triggered World War II, and eventually the Holocaust.
A screenshot from Chaudhvin Ka Chand Ho | YouTube

Why a typical Bollywood hero is Gandhian on the streets, but sings lustfully in the sheets

In every Bollywood film, songs express the desires that the heroes sacrifice or reject in the actual story.
Jawaharlal Nehru, M.K. Gandhi, and Sardar Patel in 1946 | Commons

Gandhi wasn’t the only freedom leader to miss Nehru’s 1947 I-Day speech. There were others too

Another way of looking at it is that many of these dignitaries were spared witnessing the violence when their dreams of an independent India became a reality in 1947.
Nehru, Gandhi, and Sardar Patel sitting together

Why Mandela failed & Gandhi-Nehru succeeded in bringing about revolutionary constitutionalism

South Africa’s apartheid regime was brutal on liberation movement. But while the British in India used force, they also had to give Congress a role in government.
Narendra Modi with a statue of Mahatma Gandhi

Having limited Mahatma Gandhi to sanitation, Modi is ignoring his central message

On Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, what India should be talking about is non-violence.
Subramanian Swamy | File photo: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Cocaine to KGB – Subramanian Swamy’s conspiracy theories against Gandhi family

The Nehru-Gandhis have been Subramanian Swamy’s frenemies since Emergency.
BR Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi

How Gandhi made Ambedkar a villain in his fight to be the real representative of Dalits

When he did not get his way, Gandhi began his fast from prison. This was completely against his own maxims of satyagraha – it was pure blackmail.
Trial of people accused of participation and complicity in Mahatma Gandhi's assassination in the Special Court in Delhi on May 27, 1948. Godse highlighted | Commons

In 1964, calling Godse patriot led to uproar in Parliament. Now, Pragya Thakur gets approval

Under Narendra Modi’s regime, the once-close circle of Godse acolytes has only grown larger.

On Camera

Does Trump help or harm India’s interests when he offers to mediate with China, Pakistan?

US President Donald Trump Wednesday offered to mediate between India and China over the "raging border dispute".

Defence

Indian and Chinese soldiers jointly celebrate the New Year 2019 at Bumla along the Indo-China border, Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese aggression in Ladakh also a message for domestic and external audience: Experts

International experts say the timing is troubling as it comes at ‘a critical phase in India's internal difficulties with the Covid-19 pandemic’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry.