Mahatma Gandhi

On which date, Mahatma Gandhi delivered his first and only speech on All India Radio?

Mahatma Gandhi had delivered his first and only speech on All India Radio on November 12, 1947. He had addressed to the refugees camping in Kurukshetra, whom he was not able to personally visit. However, this was second broadcast of Gandhi on radio. His first radio broadcast was to America from the Columbia Broadcasting Service […]


Ambedkar Versus Gandhi

Both Gandhi and Ambedkar were great social reformers and political leaders of India in 20th century. Both strove for the improvement of the cause of depressed classes. Both broadened the future vision of India beyond the formal independence of the country. However, both had fundamental differences on different political and social issues. Firstly, Gandhi perceived […]

Integral Humanism of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (1916-68) was one of the founders of the Jana Sangh, which later became the Bhartiya Janta Party. He has been the source of ideological guidance and moral inspiration for the Bhartiya Janata Party since its inception. He advocated the doctrine of Integral humanism, which was adopted by the Jana Sangh in 1965 and later […]

Gandhi on Technological Society

A technological society has two choices. First it can wait until catastrophic failures expose systemic deficiencies, distortion and self-deceptions. Secondly, a culture can provide social checks and balances to correct for systemic distortion prior to catastrophic failures. Technology has helped our society evolve by leaps and bounds. However, the new technological developments also make our […]

What was Ahmedabad Mill Strike, 1918?

Ahmedabad Mill Strike, 1918 was one of the initial movements led by Gandhi in the beginning of 20th century after his return from South Africa. It was one of the formative events in the political career of Mahatma Gandhi. Background Ahmadabad was the second largest city of Bombay Presidency and was a long established commercial […]