Mahatma Gandhi was extremely progressive. This is reflected clearly in his writings. He often tried to dispel gender stereotypes
“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man”
Gandhi’s concept of non-violence was that it needed utmost courage to practice, hence it is not the last resort of the weak
This is a speech by Guru Rabindranath Tagore wherein he explains the meaning of ‘living a life of sacrifice’ and how human beings can reach immortality
The epic struggle for liberating the farmers of Champaran, from the torture of forced indigo farming, turned into a much wider struggle for education, sanitation and testing the weapon of satyagraha
In 1917, Gandhi started a movement in Champaran that ended in the agreement between planters and peasants. But he did not go for a direct collision with the British. In his own words, lets read how he did it...
India maybe a late starter when it comes to catching politicians with their pants down, elsewhere in the world it’s as common as eating ice cream. Here’s a look at some political figures who ruined their careers and legacy by “flying too close to the sun”
he fragrance of wet clay from the Ganges, dry straw beneath one’s feet, the criss-cross patterns of bamboo spread out within the narrow confines of ramshackle studios; dimly-lit workshops full of idols in various stages of completion, blending seamlessly with the labyrinths of alleys and lanes where the artisans creating goddesses from clay, live their art.
The media is stoking language issues around the Draft Education Policy, but the policy itself has other glaring problems depriving millions of poor children from quality education
An Indian charity founded by a former woman super-cop is transforming the lives of children of women prisoners
Is Vaastu a true science? There are many ‘liberals’ who deride it, though since the mid-1980s it has become a rage. Pundit Sanjay Rath, scion of an established family of astrologers, writes about the ancient science, and his background as an engineer gives his logic some compelling force