Gandhi Voyage starts in world's largest Muslim nation

17 March, 2010

At the age of 16, Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, answered the door one day to receive a message for his father, then editor of the daily Hindustan Times. The message read: ‘Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, shot. Further details to follow.’ The young Gandhi, keen to impress, retorted: ‘I hope the further news will be that he is dead.’

'Why Partition Occurred: An Understanding'

6 March, 2010
Rajmohan Gandhi give the Sarat Bose Memorial Lecture at Netaji Bhawan, Kolkata.

Full text of the Sarat Bose Memorial Lecture by Rajmohan Gandhi Netaji Bhawan, Kolkata, 6.30 pm, Saturday 6 March 2010

Visit to Sri Lanka

24 February, 2010

The visit of Rajmohan and Usha Gandhi was on the invitation of Initiatives of Change, Sri Lanka. The visit, the main purpose of which was to meet friends from the past and in relatively small groups, those who could help in building bridges between the many groups, who over the years had allowed barriers to arise and divisions of mistrust to be created. The visit had as its theme, ‘ Onward with Truth and Integrity for Justice and Peace. ’

The Gandhis were met on arrival at 2230 hrs, at the VIP lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport by Ms. Rohini de Mel and Hiran Fernando.

'All Pakistanis aren't terrorists'

31 January, 2010

Rajmohan Gandhi strongly advised against labelling all Pakistanis as terrorists and shared his three-point mantra for India to become a world power, one of which was that people in the country should stop stereotyping on the basis of religion. He was speaking at a lecture organised on the 50th death anniversary of Gandhi's close aide J.C. Kumarappa, who died at Jan 30, 1960.

'Two conflicts and a quest'

23 January, 2010

Geeta Doctor interviews Rajmohan Gandhi about his new book.

'Celebration flags off'

16 January, 2010

Rajmohan Gandhi flagged off the one-year long celebration in Mathrubhumi to commemorate 75 years of Mahatma Gandhi's visit to the daily.

Gandhiji and Mathrubhumi : Year-long celebrations begin

13 January, 2010

To mark 75 years since Gandhiji's visit, Rajmohan Gandhi inaugurated the year-long celebrations at Mathrubhumi, Kerala

New book

In this thought-provoking book, award-winning biographer and historian Rajmohan Gandhi sets the record straight on the founding fathers as well as their great opponent, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Along the way, he answers questions of perennial interest. More