There's a difference between the zahreeli hawa of 1947 and today's heady mix of contempt and arrogance - of nafrat and ghamand. Hurts caused by real injuries may heal with time, or they may be set aside by wisdom, or by the warnings of our conscience.
Does PM Modi's "One Earth, One Family" Slogan Apply To India?
Kasturba was radical and independent
This was Kasturba and her determination. She had the lawyer-like skill, and the toughness of leadership. She had intellectual jousts with her husband.
Confronting 'Nafrat', Has Rahul Gandhi Broken The Spell Of Fear?
By openly confronting nafrat, Rahul Gandhi's yatra may have broken the spell of fear. Bharat Jodo has turned out to be an excellent slogan. It is a necessary one, too.
Review: India After 1947
Samrat Choudhury reviews Rajmohan Gandhi's book: "It is a quick and often delightful read. The author, political scientist and historian Rajmohan Gandhi writes with felicity and grace to bring together, as the title suggests, some recollections from his long life of more than 87 years, and reflections on current trends such as Hindu nationalism."
Rahul Gandhi Fumbles With Savarkar Remark But Yatra Is Needed
Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra...seems to be providing evidence that people who believe in everyone's dignity, who reject hierarchy and supremacy, who want to reach out to all their compatriots on India's good earth, will find comrades and fellow marchers.
What PM Modi Said At Bali - Versus The Reality
Can anyone invoke Gandhi without inviting a reminder of Ishwar Allah Tere Naam? ...In our noble land, our children are being divided into the greater and the lesser, our people into the superior and the inferior. The urge to dominate, coerce, and humiliate is being given a fillip...
Rishi Sunak's Perfectly-Crafted First Speech
The brilliant short speech he made after King Charles III asked him to be the Premier is worth studying by every aspirant for office in any democracy, and by all students of politics.
BBC Hindi interview
BBC's Iqbal Ahmad interviews Rajmohan Gandhi (in New Delhi, in Hindi) on India's current ideological climate.
Witness to History
Shreekant Sambrani reviews Rajmohan Gandhi's new book, in Business Standard.
‘I am shaken, but not crushed’
"The India of his boyhood dream is under fearsome assault, but Rajmohan Gandhi isn’t giving up hope." Manu S. Pillai interviews Rajmohan Gandhi in Frontline.