Activists protesting against Capital Punishment distributed 500 pamphlets after they were out of the Police Station

Six of the activists who were earlier detained by Matunga Police went to VT and distributed 500 pamphlets after being released The Matunga police yesterday broke up a gathering of demonstrators outside Dadar railway station, rallying against 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon’s death sentence. The cops arrested 28 persons in connection with the protest and put a bandobast in place at the spot by 5 … Continue reading Activists protesting against Capital Punishment distributed 500 pamphlets after they were out of the Police Station

गांधी ने आज़ादी आने के वक़्त कहा था – Himanshu Kumar

गांधी ने आज़ादी आने के वक़्त कहा था कि अगर भारत ने आज़ादी के बाद अंग्रेज़ी विकास का माडल अपनाएगा तो उसे अपने ही लोगों से युद्ध करना पड़ेगा अंग्रेज़ी विकास का माडल मानता है कि विकसित वही है जो ज़्यादा उपभोग करता है . अगर आपका घर छोटा है कपड़े कम हैं गाड़ी छोटी है तो आप पिछड़े हुए हैं लेकिन सच यह है … Continue reading गांधी ने आज़ादी आने के वक़्त कहा था – Himanshu Kumar

पाकिस्तान को धनराशि देना गाँधी की हत्या का कारण नहीं…इससे पहले भी हो चुके थे उनकी हत्या के पांच प्रयास – रुक्मिणी सेन

16 मार्च को हंसल मेहता, तुषार गाँधी और कुमार केतकर एक साथ तीस्ता सीतलवाड़ की किताब “संदेह से परे – गाँधी की हत्या के दस्तावेज: संकलन एवं प्राक्कथन” के अनावरण के लिए एक मंच पर साथ साथ देखे गए। तीस्ता सीतलवाड़ ने अतिथियों और पत्रकारों को संक्षिप्त संबोधन में कहा : “गाँधी की हत्या कोई स्वतःस्फूर्त घटना नहीं थी बल्कि उससे पहले भी उनकी हत्या … Continue reading पाकिस्तान को धनराशि देना गाँधी की हत्या का कारण नहीं…इससे पहले भी हो चुके थे उनकी हत्या के पांच प्रयास – रुक्मिणी सेन

‘Respect Gandhi If You Will, Don’t Sentimentalise Him’

The distinguished professor of history now trains his lens on modern Indian history, discussing his book at length PRAFUL BIDWAI INTERVIEWS PERRY ANDERSON (First Published in Outlook Magazine November 12, 2012) A Marxist scholar, historian and essayist, and editor of the New Left Review since 1962, Perry Anderson is known for a rich, incisive body of work spanning European history, the contemporary world, the Western Marxist … Continue reading ‘Respect Gandhi If You Will, Don’t Sentimentalise Him’

Using And Abusing Gandhi – Ramachandra Guha

(In this article the author tries to awaken Indians to what Gandhi really was and what we should learn from him. He explains the futility of bashing the West for all our cultural and economical ailments. Instead, he wants Indians to take what is good from the West and leave the rest even citing examples of countries like Japan and Singapore who have not let … Continue reading Using And Abusing Gandhi – Ramachandra Guha

Gandhi’s Human Touch – A Lecture by Professor Madhu Dandwate

(Very often Gandhi was considered a very stern and uncompromising individual, one who was not willing to tolerate weaknesses in himself as well as others.Some thought him to be inhuman in his quest for freedom and perfection.In his lecture Professor Dandwate gives us ample incidences whereby one realizes that there was a very humourous and humane side to Gandhi.The authenticity of the incidents enumerated by … Continue reading Gandhi’s Human Touch – A Lecture by Professor Madhu Dandwate

Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagat Singh : A Clash of Ideology – Jai Narayan Sharma

Abstract Great men of all generations have been anxious about improvement of the lot of human beings. But how to realize it remains a formidable task for e very age. Even though the goal is similar, the means to achieve the goal can differ. And this difference in approach can generate a lot of controversy. This is precisely what happened between Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar … Continue reading Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagat Singh : A Clash of Ideology – Jai Narayan Sharma