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India at 70: Thanks to Rightwing politics, we’re witnessing a second...

The 15th of August is, in a very special day, the prime minister's day.The Red Fort's rampart waits for him, sees him unfurl the...

Photos| India at 70: Watershed moments in the journey

In the 70 years since the birth of the world's largest democracy, we look at landmarks along the way that left indelible marks on...

Education profiles of India’s top freedom fighters

PHOTOS: Education profiles of India's top freedom fighters | The Indian Express t Mahatama Gandhi: He is one of the most prominent...

Gandhi made India, Mahadev Desai made Gandhi

India became independent on August 15, 1947. On the same day, five years previously, a great patriot died in prison. His name was Mahadev...

How Quit India Movement told the British that their rein was...

India's fight against British rule is often seen as a long drawn battle, developing in intensity since the early 20th century, especially under the...

The gift of anger: Mahatma Gandhi’s lessons to his grandson

Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi is widely thought to have been a calm and composed personality but this highly anecdotal book by one...

The Hurriyat never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity in...

In the summer of 2000, I met Yasin Malik in the small study of his home in Srinagar. He was 32 then, and as...

Remembering the first Satyagraha: 100 years of Champaran

On a hot April morning in 1917, Mahatma Gandhi arrived in Patna by train from Calcutta. It was his first visit to the city...

Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Phillauri, Gandhi, Downton Abbey and other tributes

Troops of the British Indian Army, under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer, fired upon a crowd of non-violent protesters and Baisakhi pilgrims in...

Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option

Last month, Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden had a public conversation about democracy, transparency, whistleblowing and more. In the course of it, Snowden -...