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October 1, 2007
Where Mahatma Gandhi's soul still lives
The sun-dappled, spartan Sabarmati Ashram, located in the heart of blazingly hot and bustling Ahmedabad, is a serene, supremely peaceful location where time has stood still. It has halted in memory of one of India's greatest human beings.

September 25, 2007
Bollywood's English connection
Bollywood is all-conquering and a good part of its viewership is abroad. So the director and the songwriter now have to cast their net wider... The English makes known the movie's ambition, and the front-bencher gets the chance to see a sexy number.

September 20, 2007
'There's an India waiting to shine'
Chak De creator Jaideep Sahni on what's right and what's wrong with India.

August 28, 2007
'We take it for granted that India is united; we forget the effort'
Historian Ramachandra Guha on why he hopes India will retain its national identity.

August 24, 2007
'The odds were stacked against India'
'As a historian, I ought to say that India's democracy was wholly unexpected, and is somewhat miraculous,' says historian Ramachandra Guha.

August 15, 2007
Happy Birthday India!
India welcomes its 60th year of freedom

August 14, 2007
'Five decisions that changed India'
A modern democratic State has been built up in 60 years without violence, starting from a colonial State of 350 million, more than 60 percent of whom were below the poverty line. This progress involved a large number of wise decisions and a smaller number of not-so-wise decisions.

India: Rewind 200 years
To mark the 60th anniversary of India's independence, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery at Edinburgh is currently holding a display of outstanding early photography from India

'A 60-year partition of minds'
As India and Pakistan both celebrate 60 years of Independence a young liberal scholar from Pakistan and an ageing Indian journalist assess the meaning of freedom.

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