Mahatma Gandhi

 
New exhibition raises questions about Gandhi's appropriation and Madiba's apologisms
New exhibition raises questions about Gandhi's appropriation and Madiba's apologisms
The Mandela Gandhi exhibition is a recently opened permanent show at Constitution Hill. It draws tenuous links between...
Four reasons Gandhi’s statue being defaced doesn’t bother me
Four reasons Gandhi’s statue being defaced doesn’t bother me
I’m having one of those “I told you so” moments. Two weeks ago, at the height of the debate over the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue,...
Gandhi: A complicated legacy for South Africa
Gandhi: A complicated legacy for South Africa
I don’t remember much about my grade four...
Twenty years of democracy: Much has changed, but not enough
Twenty years of democracy: Much has changed, but not enough
When I joined the struggle for liberation in the late 1950s, I was motivated by the unjust system. Apart from the racial discrimination imposed by...
Gandhi's lessons for modern life
Gandhi's lessons for modern life
Akeel Bilgrami is the Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, where he is a member of the committee on global thought....
Gandhi's lessons for al-Qaeda
Gandhi's lessons for al-Qaeda
South Asia remains one of the most politically complex regions of the world, with long-standing tension between India and Pakistan since partition...
India buys Gandhi archive from friend Hermann Kallenbach
India buys Gandhi archive from friend Hermann Kallenbach
The archive, which belonged to Gandhi's close...
Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption
Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption
Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose anti-graft hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast on Sunday demanding the...
Indian state bans Gandhi book over gay claims
Indian state bans Gandhi book over gay claims
An Indian state on Wednesday banned a new biography of Mahatma Gandhi which allegedly describes the Indian independence leader as a racist...
US author fights back in Ghandi 'gay lover' row
US author fights back in Ghandi 'gay lover' row
An American author on Tuesday angrily dismissed claims his new book on Mahatma Gandhi alleged that India's independence leader was a racist...
Gandhi SA home attracts flurry of potential buyers
Gandhi SA home attracts flurry of potential buyers
Mahatma Gandhi's former home in a quiet Johannesburg suburb has attracted a flurry of potential buyers from around the world, the current owner...
Between romance and nostalgia
Between romance and nostalgia
Conversations and exchanges between India and South Africa -- whether cultural or literary -- appear to revolve around the romantic and the...

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