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Living in no-nonsense times

"Our Prime Minister," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in The Tribune, "tweets, launches projects, meets world figures, addresses election rallies, gives a monthly radio talk. He reaches us. Sometimes he makes constructive points. But we cannot reach him or ask him questions. A one-way torrent of words, even of eloquent words, is not democracy."

Hyper-nationalism of 2017 is not the nationalism of 1947

"The leaders of the freedom movement," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Economic Times, "were inspired by a longing, a dream, to restore the dignity of the vulnerable individual, no matter of what kind. They embraced neither Hindu nationalism nor hyper-nationalism."

'Flags of our fathers': new article in Indian Express

Does Modi want the Indian people’s voluntary love and respect? Does he want the world’s approval? The future’s appreciation? Or does he merely want to rule for a long time, allowing persons in his large parivaar and supportive vigilantes to enforce obedience?

Rajmohan Gandhi writes in the Indian Express about Modi's Israel visit

"India becoming a major power will not excite the world unless India’s voice is raised in favour of reconciliation and justice, which are two sides of a single coin."

Indian national daily 'The Hindu' interviews Rajmohan Gandhi about his new book

"Over an austere meal, Rajmohan Gandhi tells us how the man with capacious stomach made fast a potent tool against the British Empire," writes Anuj Kumar.