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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.
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, service chiefs pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary

From senior government officials to politicians, people gathered at Raj Ghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary, which also marks Martyrs Day.
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Guha on ‘harmoniser’ Gandhi, Lavasa calls India’s first elections ‘fateful experiment’

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.
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Mahatma Gandhi ‘called for war’ with Pakistan, missed Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel archives show Mahatma Gandhi was on Peace Prize shortlist thrice. But a misleading news report, and later his assassination denied him the chance.
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Rajmohan Gandhi says Modi defying Mahatma, V Kirloskar wants a ‘well-rounded’ Budget

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.
The new TV panels at Gandhi Smriti that run images from Mahatma Gandhi's life in a slideshow

People visit Louvre for paintings, not TVs — Tushar Gandhi on digitised Mahatma images

Tushar Gandhi says ‘dark TV screens displaying random images with no captions and reduced sizes’, but Gandhi Smriti insists digitisation is the only change. 

On Camera

Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.