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Not many people know about the exemplary life Ba had led, and how she stood resolute by her husband Mahatma Gandhi's ideals during the freedom struggle. To establish her individual identity in the minds of youth, this event organised at Gandhi Bhawan, showcased the play 'Ek Yatra Ba Ke Ghar Ki'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again come under fire after he took Mahatma Gandhi's name wrong. Mahatma Gandhi file photo ... Pandhi added, " This is not the first time Modi has referred to Mahatma Gandhi by incorrect name, calling him 'Mohanlal'. He has done it in the past, many times.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lavished praise on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and also pledged to fulfil the sanitation dream of Mahatma Gandhi. "Bapu ke sapne ko pura karke rahenge," Modi told a rally of some 20,000 'Swachhagrahis' (cleanliness ambassadors) to mark the ...
In the series of prints discussed here, most of them from Shyam Sundar Lal, we commence with Gandhi and Kasturba side by side (Figure 1): the caption describes Gandhi as "Shanti ke devta" (God of Peace), and at the bottom he is identified as "Mahatma Gandhi". Kasturba is named "Dharmapatni Mahatma Gandhi", ...
A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was vandalised in Nathdwara town of Rajasthan, following which a case was registered against unidentified miscreants, police said on Wednesday. The head of the statue, installed by the Nathdwara municipality in Valmiki Basti in the town, was found missing on Tuesday.

JAIPUR -- Three young men were arrested on charges of vandalizing a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the town of Nathdwar in Rajasthan, police said April 4. police identified the accused as Ankit Gehlot, 25, Kuldeep Gehlot, 22, and Arvind Gehlot, 24. They will be produced in a court April 5, a police ...
Finding no merit in the special leave petition seeking re-opening of Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, the Supreme Court bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao dismissed it saying it would be “an exercise in futility”. In a five page order, the bench rejected the contentions of the petitioner ...
MONROVIA, Montserrado – President George Weah's announcement of the construction of a conference hall on the Bali Island appears to have come with the stipulation that the 4,000-seat structure is to be named after the popular Indian freedom fighter and anti-black racist, Mahatma Gandhi.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition which sought an inquiry into the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The PIL was filed by an I-T professional, Dr Pankaj Kumudchandra Phadnis in October 2017. The apex court had asked former Additional Solicitor General Amarendra Sharan to ...
NEW DELHI: Nearly 70 years after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, the Supreme Court on Wednesday put at rest an attempt to reopen the ... into the conspiracy to assassinate Mahatma Gandhi, saying that "would be another exercise in futility and would nonetheless pan new fires of controversy".
Congress party leaders, led by president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue at the Parliament, demanding the Government to file a petition against the Supreme Court ruling on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) SC/ST Act.
0Comments. RBI The sizes of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 denomination in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series is 66mm X 150 mm and 66 mm and 166 mm, respectively. NEW DELHI: The government today categorically said there was no proposal to discontinue Rs 2,000 currency note, which was introduced ...
Ice-T is so good at inspiring the masses, we wanted to see if fans could differentiate between him and inspirational world leader Mahatma Gandhi. Check out the quiz below and make sure to listen in for more life advice from Ice-T when he hosts "In Ice Cold Blood," premiering April 1 at 7/6c on Oxygen.
WASHINGTON: A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking alongside Madan Mohan Malaviya, was auctioned for $41,806 in the United States. Signed in fountain pen, "M K Gandhi," the rare photo was taken after the second session of India's Round Table Conference in London in September ...
WASHINGTON: A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking alongside Madan Mohan Malaviya, was auctioned for USD 41,806 in the United States. Signed in fountain pen, "MK Gandhi," the rare photo was taken after the second session of India's Round Table Conference in London in September ...
On April 6, 1926, Mahatma Gandhi wrote a letter in which he called Jesus Christ “one of the great teachers of mankind.” The rare letter has found a buyer, who paid $50,000 to acquire it, according to the Pennsylvania-based Raab Collection, which said that the letter has been in a private collection for half a ...

KANNUR (KERALA): A bust of Mahatma Gandhi was found defaced in Kannur district's Taliparamba town on Thursday, police said. The spectacle carving was damaged and a garland on the statue was lying nearby, an official said, giving details of the vandalisation, the latest in a series of similar incidents ...
The Mahatma Gandhi statue at Taliparamba here was vandalised by an unidentified person on Thursday morning. The statue, located inside the compound of the Taliparamnba Taluk Office, was vandalised at around 8:30 a.m., according to eyewitnesses. Reports quoting eyewitnesses said that a person ...
A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi about Jesus Christ is being put up for sale in the US. The letter, signed by Gandhi and dated 6 April 1926, was written to Milton Newberry Frantz, a religious elder in the US at the time. Gandhi wrote that Jesus was "one of the great teachers of mankind". The letter has ...
A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi about Jesus Christ is being put up for sale in the US. The letter, signed by Gandhi and dated 6 April 1926, was written to Milton Newberry Frantz, a religious elder in the US at the time. Gandhi wrote that Jesus was "one of the great teachers of mankind". The letter has ...
BOSTON: A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking alongside Madan Mohan Malaviya, is expected to fetch $10,000 at an auction in the United States. Signed in fountain pen, "M K Gandhi," the rare photo was taken after the second session of India's Round Table Conference in London in ...
Mahatma Gandhi led mass movements from Champaran to 'Chale Jao' from 1915 to 1942. All his mass campaigns, like the Dandi march and civil disobedience, gained huge followings. How did he manage to reach out to millions of people – Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, and Parsis? Upper castes ...
A digital interactive exhibition based on Mahatma Gandhi's life has opened in Melbourne, complete with interactive "touch walls" to extend his message of non-violence to the younger audience. The exhibition, titled "Mahatma Gandhi: An Immigrant," opened at Victoria's Immigration Museum on April 5.
Quoting Gandhi's words 'be the change you wish to see in the world', PM Oli wrote that Mahatma Gandhi not only said these words but lived by them, and that he proved to the world the power of moral strength, showing the highest form of ethics and compassion. PM Oli concluded the note by writing, ...
The life of Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi has been immortalised in a new exhibition, Mahatma Gandhi - An Immigrant, that has just opened in Melbourne. Digital technology such as interactive "touch walls" has enabled Gandhi's enduring message of peace through non-violence to reach a new, ...
Petitioner Pankaj Phadnis has claimed that the forensic examination of the third bullet which hit Mahatma Gandhi was not carried out. ... New Delhi: In a last-ditch effort to persuade the Supreme Court to order a re-investigation into Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, a Mumbai-based man has contended that ...
Eighty eight years ago, the day of March 12 gave the Indian freedom struggle a new direction. The non-violent movement of Mahatma Gandhi came to the offensive this day when the Father of the Nation took off for Dandi March from his Ashram at Sabarmati in Ahmedabad.
Hyderabad: People staying in and around Trimulgherry can heave a sigh of relief with the Secunderabad Cantonment making a move to shift the garbage transit point from Mahatma Gandhi community hall. A delegation comprising SCB president Manish Upadhayay and CEO S.V.R. Chandrashekar ...
GENEVA: The Gandhi Global Family, GGF, an organisation affiliated to the United Nations, has awarded the Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal of Humanity to Emirati national Dr Mohammed Musallem Bin Ham Al Ameri, Deputy Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro- Algae ...
In total 1,49,954 on PM Modi, 1,635 books on Pandit Nehru, India's first prime minister, have been ordered, while 4,343 books on Mahatma Gandhi and ... "The order also includes purchase of books on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Dr B R Ambedkar but their number is lesser than that ...
The state's education department will spend Rs 3.25 lakh on books about Mahatma Gandhi, Rs 24.28 lakh on those about Dr BR Ambedkar, and Rs 22.63 lakh on Mahatma Phule material for government school libraries. The purchases are part of the state's decision to provide children access to books on ...
Recently, there has been an effort to distance Mahatma Gandhi from Jawaharlal Nehru, by speaking of “Nehruvian India” as distinct from “Gandhiji's India”. In this context, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed out that Nehru became the first PM of India even though the overwhelming majority of Congress ...
As the nation observed the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Tuesday, a claim has been made in the Supreme Court that the alleged conspirators were hanged even before the murder trial attained legal finality from the top court. The apex court, which is seized of a public interest litigation (PIL) ...
Indian thinker, statesman and nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 – 1948), as a law student. (Image: Getty Images). X. 2/ 40. Mahatma Gandhi when he was practising as an attorney in South Africa. He is seated in front of a window bearing his name, on the left is ...
From my sixth or seventh year up to my 16th, I was at school, being taught all sorts of things except religion. I may say that I failed to get from the teachers what they could have given me without any effort on their part. And yet I kept on picking up things here and there from my surroundings. The term ...
Man of peace - 'Mahatma' Gandhi 70 years after his death. Today marks the 70th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi s assassination. Chris Bond looks at the legacy of the man they dubbed India s Father of the Nation . (AP). Published: 06:00 Tuesday 30 January 2018. 0. Have your say ...
The Kerala Media Academy and the Information and Public Relations Department will jointly organise a national exhibition on cartoons, videos and photos on the life and messages of Mahatma Gandhi at the VJT Hall on January 29 and 30. The event is being conducted in connection with the State ...
May 31, 1947 — Mahatma Gandhi is leading the prayer meeting at the Birla House, which was a daily affair. After the chanting of the slokas, the verses from the Holy Quran were being read. Soon, riots, hatred and death would engulf the Capital. It is here that Dastangoi performer Ankit Chadha starts the ...
Mahatma Gandhi was a “casteist and racist” who wanted to preserve the caste system and paid lip service to Dalit upliftment for political gain, Indian American writer Sujatha Gidla said here today. Gandhi only wished to “prettify” the caste system, the New York-based Dalit writer said at the Jaipur Literature ...
Uday Balakrishnan For today's young, a wizened old man with large ears in a seemingly ridiculous dress seems hardly the earth-shaker he is made out to be, only for them to take another look and find MK Gandhi's ways agreeable to their own. Affirmative action, supporting the underdog, religious ...
A little while later, at half past nine on January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi took his morning meal: 12 ounces of goat's milk, cooked and raw vegetables, oranges, four tomatoes, carrot juice, and a decoction of ginger, sour lemons and aloes, as per the Gandhi Smriti Museum records. That morning he had not ...
Mahatma Gandhi realized and acknowledged that those who had turned his country into a colony had superior military power. He says as much in the same concluding chapter just cited, but then notes that it is only by the cooperation of the governed that those who have been oppressing and exploiting the ...
Mahatma gandhi's words, “I want the cultures of all the land to blow about my house as freely as possible,” ring true as one walks into the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. Gandhi and Kasturba lived here by the banks of the river for over a decade. With ample space to greet visitors, the ashram has many ...
BHUBANESWAR: The Centre for Humanities and Compassion Studies at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, will host a two-day national conference on Remembering Mahatma Gandhi: compassion and relevance for our times on January 30 here. The purpose of the conference is to examine the thought and ...
The footsteps show the route Mahatma Gandhi took to his final prayers before being murdered. Gurpreet Singh. It is believed that the conspirators belonged to both the Hindu Mahasabha and the RSS, of which the current ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) of India is a political wing. Indian prime minister ...
The 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is an opportune time to consider looking beyond him to include other faces on Indian notes. The US, for instance, has several presidents across its banknotes. But why not look beyond monarchs and political leaders altogether? There is sufficient inspiration ...
Similarly, for the first time, the All-India Radio showcased its tableau depicting a historic event when Mahatma Gandhi made his maiden and only broadcast through the public broadcast in the wake of post-partition communal riots. Meanwhile, the Indian Navy's tableau showcased the theme “Indian Navy ...
In 2015, a statue commemorating the friendship of Mahatma Gandhi and Jewish architect Hermann Kallenbach was unveiled near a synagogue in Rusnė, Lithuania. This friendship was an important part of the Mahatma's time in South Africa. Kallenbach used his considerable resources to help Gandhi set ...
The remains of Mahatma Gandhi, who saw even an indiscreet thought as violence to the soul, were placed on a gun carriage, a bed of flowers perhaps mitigating the strange irony of the spectacle. Flags were at half-mast, and crowds lined the roads, their unfeigned grief spilling on to the immaculate streets ...


 

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