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Only Gandhi could have ended Ahmedabad’s landmark 1918 workers’ strike. And he did

'Gandhian Thought and Communication', edited by Biswajit Das, explains why it's crucial to understand Gandhi's involvement in the strike from his point of view.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks at the book release of 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay' in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Mahatma Gandhi was a hardcore Hindu, need to be more like him: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

At the launch of a book on Mahatma Gandhi and his principles, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Gandhi was never apologetic of his Hindu identity.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat | Photo: rss.org

RSS to initiate debate on relevance of Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy in 21st century

The RSS believes it is the true heir of Gandhi’s legacy & its chief Mohan Bhagwat is set to speak on the Mahatma's legacy in contemporary India.
Subramanian Swamy | Bloomberg

‘Why no autopsy on Gandhiji’s body’ — BJP MP Swamy calls for new probe into Mahatma killing

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy claims there was no post-mortem done on Gandhi’s body & that eye-witnesses were not questioned.  
Jawaharlal Nehru with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Nehru never excluded Patel from cabinet list. Louis Mountbatten and V.P. Menon got it wrong

Only after Nehru received Patel’s assent did he send the cabinet member list to Mountbatten on 4 August. Patel not only headed the list, but was to be the deputy PM.
Union minister Anantkumar Hegde| @AnantkumarH/ Twitter

Karnataka BJP backs Anantkumar Hegde, says his remarks on Gandhi ‘thought-provoking’

While BJP high command expresses displeasure at Hegde, state unit says MP represents a section of people who have a lot of questions on the freedom struggle.
Anant Kumar Hegde |@AnantkumarH | Twitter

BJP ‘unhappy’, Congress demands apology after Hegde says freedom movement was staged

BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde Sunday said the freedom movement, led by Mahatma Gandhi and others, was a 'drama' staged with the approval of the British.
Person brandishes gun near Jamia

No more riots. In Modi and Amit Shah’s new India shooters are becoming the norm

What happened to Gauri Lankesh, Kalburgi, Govind Pansare, almost happened to Shadab Farukh, a student of Jamia Millia Islamia and at Shaheen Bagh.

Godse’s legacy, the economy’s ‘no-fly list’ and Air India Maharaja’s woes

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

Shoot votes not bullets, Mahatma Gandhi’s forgotten vision & ‘permitted items’ on airlines

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

On Camera

Amit Shah

Coronavirus-hit China must look at helpful India, not pick on Amit Shah’s Arunachal visit

The India-China border dispute is a complicated issue and it is futile to expect it to be resolved in the ‘early harvest’ manner suggested by China.

Do Shaheen Bagh protesters run risk of waning interest or should stay put for CAA endgame?

The Shaheen Bagh protest against CAA has entered its third month. SC-appointed mediators met protesters this week and may meet them again at a different location.

Defence

File image of INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy will push ahead with plan for 3rd aircraft carrier despite CDS’ reservations

The Navy believes it should have two aircraft carriers available for deployment at all times, even if one is undergoing re-fits.

Amit Shah’s performance as minister will now determine the success of Modi-Shah power pair

Modi-Shah share a unique power equation unlike Nehru-Patel and Vajpayee-Advani. After Delhi defeat, Shah enters a new, unfamiliar phase of his political career.