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23 March, 2017
Those who want India to stay pluralist, must conserve strength, correct mistakes, construct networks, writes Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express
10 January, 2017
"Democracy demands," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in The Tribune, "that a leader listens, learns, takes questions, and answers them."
19 December, 2016
Lou Anna Simon, president of Michigan State University, where Rajmohan Gandhi has served this fall as a Distinguished Hannah Visiting Professor, awarded him 'the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities'.
14 November, 2016
"India needs to recall its first prime minister for his love and passion for personal liberty," says Rajmohan Gandhi in the Indian Express.
8 October, 2016
"Calm down," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in The Indidan Express. "This is a time of surgical strikes, hysteria, hostility to dissent. Why frankness, debate, questioning must follow."
18 September, 2016
Provided it remains honest and mutually respectful, interaction between common people across the divide can only help, writes Rajmohan Gandhi in The Economic Times.
13 September, 2016
The impression that persons in authority in India regard Muslims as less than equal, and not entitled to personal liberty, is now a major obstacle on the country’s path to global influence, writes Rajmohan Gandhi in The Tribune.
30 August, 2016
"Drop the stone…," writes Rajmohan Gandhi in The Indian Express, "because, to embarrass the rest of us into caring, Kashmiris must use fresh methods, free of radical Islam, free of violence."
11 May, 2016
As the world frets about Chinese growth, it would be useful to reflect on Chinese resilience, says Rajmohan Gandhi in an article in 'The Economic Times'
27 March, 2016
In his new book Understanding the Founding Fathers (Aleph), writer and historian Rajmohan Gandhi attempts to answer questions, such as: Would someone like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel have led India better than Jawaharlal Nehru did? Was Mohandas Gandhi a Hindu revivalist?

New book

In this thought-provoking book, award-winning biographer and historian Rajmohan Gandhi sets the record straight on the founding fathers as well as their great opponent, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Along the way, he answers questions of perennial interest. More