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Gandhi 150

From archive photos to opinion columns to research articles, follow our extensive coverage of the Mahatma in his 150th birth anniversary.


Gujarat Confidential: Budget Overrun

November 22, 2019 9:46 am

Though the proposal states that the Municipal Commissioner has the power to spend up to Rs 2 lakh for such events, the expenditure rose up to Rs 4.8 lakh as it was organised in a haste.

Whose Mahatma

October 25, 2019 4:50 am

After Patel, Bose and Bhagat Singh, RSS is trying to appropriate Gandhi

What do we learn from Gandhi in these times of majoritarianism?

October 23, 2019 1:44 pm

He stood against majoritarian passions when it was expedient to look away. There is a lesson in that for secular parties in these times

Today, more than ever, we need Gandhi’s economic wisdom

October 19, 2019 11:45 am

Gandhiji’s economy is sacred and also scientific. We don’t realise that Gandhiji, though he donned the dress of a villager, was an urban mind.

Those who denigrate Mahatma's legacy today must answer: Is it possible to imagine India without Gandhi?

October 15, 2019 9:56 am

He lived a life of such absolute austerity and honesty, that anyone who watched could only learn and be inspired. Gandhiji used to say that his life is his message — and there was no duality about what he professed and practised.

Mahatma Gandhi’s idea of the rich as trustees can make an effective, sustainable difference

October 11, 2019 11:20 am

Those of us who are privileged to be in leadership roles will realise that the power of position diminishes with time, whereas moral leadership endures.

Gandhi: Imagining the unimaginable

October 10, 2019 8:51 am

I am hoping against hope that we Indians will not one day export Gandhi without keeping a bit of him, the way we have exported Buddha from this land. But even then, like Buddha, Gandhi is alive and provides some light to those who seek. Those who do not seek are the losers.

The fearless dissenter who had a plan to make the countryside hum with life — that is the Gandhi India needs

October 09, 2019 9:43 am

Gandhi thought India’s independence would mean little unless it also meant the independence of every Indian.

Gandhi's critique of modernity shows millennials a more responsible consumption

October 07, 2019 9:56 am

Gandhi’s minimalism hopes to thus liberate the other, and in the process liberate one’s own self.

A special needs theatre group pays tribute to Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary

October 06, 2019 1:58 pm

The performers were special — battling autism, learning disability, intellectual disability and cerebral palsy.


The house in Kolkata that hosted Gandhi is now a museum; see pics

October 03, 2019 7:11 am

In 1947, just as India was becoming independent, Mahatma Gandhi was quietly protesting the sectarian violence that had engulfed the nation. He had moved to Kolkata's Hyderi Manzil along with some of his followers. On his 150th birthday, the house has become a full-fledged museum.

Remembering Mahatma Gandhi: Rare photos of the Father of the Nation

October 03, 2019 7:11 am

On Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, here is a look at his rare photos from Express Archives.

India celebrates Gandhi Jayanti: PM Modi, President Kovind pay tribute to the Mahatma

October 03, 2019 7:12 am

School, colleges and institutes across the country will organise special events today and through the week to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of The Mahatma.