Gandhi, Tagore, Modernity

A year in which the country celebrates the Mahatma’s 150th birth anniversary offers us a timely opportunity to consider his criticisms of modernity and juxtapose them with those of the other towering figure of his generation, Rabindranath Tagore, whose 78th death anniversary is on August 7.

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For Gandhi, nationalism was based on understanding what was required for people to be free

Gandhi was also clear that capitalism as we know it, for which he used the term “the English system”, could not serve such a nation.

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Militancy as culture: Kashmir has clear parallels with Ireland, Spanish Basque and Quebec

Unhappy militants are usually unhappy in the same way. What connects, for example, the Northern Irish and the Basque Spanish, of the past, with today’s Kashmiris and Palestinians is that they would rather crawl on broken glass than give up their activism.

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कश्मीर का क्या करें और क्या न करें

कश्मीर में बुरहान वानी के मारे जाने के बाद उमड़ी भीड़ इस पुराने सवाल की ओर ध्यान खींच रही है कि कश्मीर के आतंकवाद स

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