Archive | October, 2011

Great Soul – further views about Joseph Lelyveld’s book on Gandhi

Gandhi and South Africa A recent book by Joseph Lelyveld Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India was seen by some tabloid newspapers as suggesting Gandhi had latent sexual feelings towards his close friend Hermann Kallenbach. The controversy was used by the BJP Gujarat chief minster, Narendra Modi, to try to ban the […]

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Indian Relations

India – Question for Short Debate Asked By Lord Parekh To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of economic, political and cultural relations between the United Kingdom and India. Lord Parekh: It is a great privilege to initiate this debate. Since it is a common practice to declare an interest, I begin by saying that […]

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