Archive | December, 2007

Sustainable Development or Sustainable Lifestyle? – by M.R. Rajgopalan

It is now six decades since India became independent. When we start reflecting on our achievements, the scenario is somewhat odd: We have nuclear bombs and missiles and rockets and satellites side by side with bullock carts and hand pulled rickshaws. We have five star hotels with luxuries and comforts matching the best in the […]

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2007 Peace Award – Media Lens

The 2007 Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award was presented to Media Lens. Citation Media Lens ( is an online, UK-based media watch project, set up in 2001, providing detailed and documented criticism of bias and omissions in the British media. David Edwards and David Cromwell are co-founders and co-editors of Media Lens. Media Lens is […]

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2007 Annual Lecture: Bhikhu Parekh

The 2007 Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture was given on Sunday 2nd December by Professor Lord Bhikhu Parekh. The theme of the lecture was “Why is Gandhi still Relevant?”. The text of the lecture was similar to Bhikhu’s Fred Blum Memorial Lecture: Gandhi in the 21st Century Professor Bhikhu Parekh is well-known as an intellectual on […]

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