Rediscovering Gandhi

Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint
Mahatma Gandhi.  (Photo: Getty Images)
In the sphere of geopolitics, it is nukes that get rattled now, not empires, and backing off is taken as a sign of weakness (Photo: Jayachandran/Mint)
In the sphere of geopolitics, it is nukes that get rattled now, not empires, and backing off is taken as a sign of weakness (Photo: Jayachandran/Mint)

Opinion | The one who kindled the flame of truth

A century-and-a-half since his birth, Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals still inspire us. While his vision may be a blur to some, the force of his convictions could yet give us a better world

Purity of means, or how the wealth is generated, is far more important than how much of it is given away (Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint)
Violence may be a sincere motivation, but it is wrong. Violence is mutual destruction, says Dalai Lama
Gandhi wrested a pledge that India would be a society for all, led by a state that would protect all (Jayachandran/Mint)
Gandhi wrested a pledge that India would be a society for all, led by a state that would protect all (Jayachandran/Mint)

Gandhi, the champion of the right to dissent

The ekla chalo Gandhi is more relevant today than the magician at whose call people came to the streets

Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint
Mahatma's journey to Satyagraha
Gandhian economics is difficult to explain as a coherent system of thought, but its ethical principles can never be ignored (Getty)
Gandhian economics is difficult to explain as a coherent system of thought, but its ethical principles can never be ignored (Getty)

Opinion | Gandhi’s growth model: poor on economics but rich in vision

His economic beliefs didn’t always fit capitalist models but they can still guide future capitalists

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