Why did M.K Gandhi not get Bharat Ratna or the Nobel Peace Prize?


By Sunil Kumar The Bharat Ratna; the highest civilian award in the Indian Republic was instituted in 1954. M.K. Gandhi was assassinated on Jan 30, 1948. So; clearly he couldn’t be given one. Edit: However; there have been many representations …

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Maverick Unchanged – Jethmalani’s Tour De Thought

By Sunil Kumar A book review after some time. Just finished reading noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani’s book “Maverick: Unchanged, Unrepentant”. Although I’ve never been a fan of the loud, opinionated blabbermouth that he is; there is a lot of informative …

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