The return of the pravasi Mahatma Gandhi on 9 January 1915 to India from South Africa, marked a turning point in India’s freedom struggle. The contribution of such overseas Indians was significant. Often, they had a galvanizing effect on existing movements within India. On this 75th anniversary of independence, the sacrifices of these pravasis remind Indians of a shared history and ties with their overseas kin.
This paper reviews if and how trusteeship can be a lodestar for globally navigating businesses and public policies through a period of technology-driven disruptions and the uncertainties unleashed by climate change.
British actor and film maker Richard Attenborough, director of the film 'Gandhi’, passed away on August 24th. A tribute by Rajni Bakshi, Senior Gandhi Peace Fellow at Gateway House
Gateway House and Sabarmati Ashram hosted a dialogue on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary. The topic of the dialogue was Trusteeship, a Gandhian ideal and how it needs to be looked at as a basis for addressing problems related to environmental distress and income disparities
The Gulf Today republished Gateway House’s Rajni Bakshi’s article, ‘The science of non-violence.’ She argues that re-stating our intention in favour of non-violence is an essential starting point in addressing the several issues that plague our world today.
Gateway House’s Rajni Bakshi was quoted in BBC’s article on the Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings. She argues that that in the constant duel between the forces of violence and non-violence, it is the peaceful method that triumphs.
The Hindu published Gateway House’s Rajni Bakshi’s article, ‘The science of non-violence.’ She argues that re-stating our intention in favour of non-violence is an essential starting point in addressing the several issues that plague our world today.
What good has the ideal of non-violence done for the victims of terrorist strikes or of the wars launched to fight terrorists? There is no simple answer. And yet, on this birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, re-stating our intention in favour of non-violence is an essential starting point
India often finds itself in the right place at the wrong time or vice versa, as our dogma of non-alignment trumps honest calculations of self-interest in policy-making – rendering it unfavourable. The national interest, hence, calls for selective alignment on some issues with Washington and on others with Beijing
In the case of Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi, the battle for democracy is far from over. Gateway House’s Amit Baruah blogs about Suu Kyi’s recent visit to India and the Indian government's possible role in ensuring that a lasting democracy is inaugurated in Myanmar.