In Sumathi Ramaswamy's book, Gandhi features as a muse in the works of several Indian artists
In her book Gandhi in the Gallery, Sumathi Ramaswamy explores why and how India’s modern and contemporary artists have over the past century sought out Gandhi as their muse and invested in him across a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to video installation and digital production.
U2 brings message of equality and non-violence to Mumbai during final Joshua Tree tour performance
U2 had previously performed in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and the Philippines as part of their Joshua Tree tour.
Lok Sabha pays homage to atomic bomb victims of Hiroshima, Nagasaki; calls for abolishing of weapons of mass destruction
Lok Sabha paid homage to the victims of atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction
Gandhi's principle of ahimsa very relevant in the face of violence in the world: President Ram Nath Kovind
With the world facing terrorism and other forms of violence, Mahatma Gandhi's principle of 'ahimsa' is very relevant, President Ram Nath Kovind said.
Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalism
Jordan’s importance for Indian Muslims lies in an inclusivist non-takfiri (not accusing other Muslims of apostasy) interpretation of Islam which King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein championed through the Amman Message
Ancient India's political history is based on violence: Historian Upinder Singh on new book
Historian Upinder Singh challenges the idea of a nonviolent India in a compelling new book
Note for Gandhi Jayanti: What current generation should make of Mahatma's experiments with ahimsa
Mahatma Gandhi often spoke about how his life was altered by a single book — John Ruskin's 'Unto This Last'. It was this book that reaffirmed Gandhi's intuitive feeling that true civilisation is not the ability to build elaborate structures or design complex technology.
Gandhi Jayanti: Mahatma's power stemmed from spirituality and inclusion that have revitalised India through its history
Seventy years on, it seems hardly credible that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was so beloved, indeed venerated, across India that almost no political speech could neglect a reference to him even until the 1977 elections.
Gau rakshak violence: A reading of Gandhi's work shows he revered the cow as much as his fellow human
Mahatma Gandhi was a deeply religious person and held the Mother Cow in high reverence but he was equally aware of the politics of cow protection.
Narendra Modi's statement on gau rakshaks: By invoking Mahatma Gandhi, PM has raised the bar for all
Narendra Modi's statement on gau rakshaks has led to the creative resurgence of an otherwise marginalised conversation around Gandhi.
Mahatma Gandhi's life lessons are explained in a new book by his grandson Arun Gandhi
In his new book, The Gift of Anger, Arun Gandhi recounts 11 vital, extraordinary life lessons taught to him by his beloved grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi
Former Maj General GD Bakshi's speech equated to 'hate-mongering' by IIT-Madras student
Retired Army general, GD Bakshi courted controversy on 11 August because of his speech in IIT Madras which was strewn with 'jingoism', alleges Abhinav Surya, a student in the institute
UN marks international day of non-violence as tribute to Mahatma Gandhi
During the event, attended by a large number of UN ambassadors, diplomats and young children, an audio-visual on Gandhi's life and journey was played.
Gandhi resisted 'digestion' by the West; we must too
On Gandhi’s birthday, it would be worth reflecting on his courageous quest to retain his cultural distinctiveness.