Mahatma Gandhi

Teachers fume over attack on Bihar prof.

The All India Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisations (AIFUCTO) on Monday wrote a two-page letter to Union Human Resource …

India

80 years before Kerala floods, Mahatma Gandhi blamed caste system for natural disasters

<b>Kerala is better equipped to rise anew from the calamity than any other part of India.</b><p>When S. Gurumurthy insinuated that the Kerala flood disaster …

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Kerala hopes to raise borrowing limit to collect Rs 10,500 crore for flood restoration work

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has demanded a Rs 2,600-crore special package under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.<p>Kerala …

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Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Government took five years to erase links of leaders with killers, says Tushar Gandhi

Criticising the government and investigating agencies for taking five years to arrest the accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, Tushar …

India

FB post on Vajpayee: Varsity shut after prof thrashed

The Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) in Bihar’s Champaran district has been closed indefinitely from Monday onwards. The decision to shut …

India

Remembering Rajiv Gandhi and what he did for India's education system

After the Independence, the Indian government faced a challenging task of increasing social awareness on education among people.<p>In 1968, the then …

India

US Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Honour Mahatma Gandhi With Highest Civilian Award

An influential American lawmaker has said that she will introduce a historic legislation to posthumously award Mahatma Gandhi a Congressional Gold …

India

Portuguese PM to visit India next year

The Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, has confirmed that he will be visiting India next year.<p>Mr. Costa made the confirmation while greeting …

India

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Illuminate span? Cash not in hand

Dear Patriarch of the Pavement: Whatever happened to the promised lights on the Broadway Bridge? -- Dark in Little Rock.

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Bihar: For Criticising Vajpayee, Professor Dragged Out Of Home, Thrashed

An academician, working at Mahatma Gandhi University, was allegedly thrashed by an angry mob on Friday afternoon for a comment on a social media …

India

Bihar: Mob attacks Professor for his anti-Vajpayee comments

<b>Patna, Aug 18:</b> After BJP supporters attacked social activist Swami Agnivesh in New Delhi, a Professor was thrashed by a mob allegedly for sharing an …

India

Ahmedabad: 'Chalo Charkha Ramiye' initiative to go national

To promote hand-spinning among citizens, Chalo Charkha Ramiye, a Charkha movement that began in Ahmedabad in 2013 to now go national. To celebrate …

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A professor in Motihari was allegedly attacked for posting critical comments about Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Facebook.

A professor working at the Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari was allegedly attacked on 17 August 2018 for a post criticising former Prime …

India

To build memorial for Vajpayee, NDA to scrap 2013 UPA law

New Delhi, Aug 17: In honour of Bharat Ratna, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the government has decided to construct a separate samadhi cum memorial on the …

India

When Vajpayee broke into tears

Rajiv Shukla recalls that Vajpayee wept during an interview with him, on the eve of him taking oath as the prime minister, at the thought of having …

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Gujarat Congress leader Paresh Dhanani postpones fast as Vajpayee passes away

Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani, who began his three-day fast demanding a judicial probe in the alleged groundnut procurement scam today, called …

India

Vajpayee's death has orphaned me, says Shatrughan Sinha

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha has mourned the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said he has lost a father figure.<p>Speaking Exclusively …

India

Chennai to face 7-hour power cuts on Friday: Here is a list of areas

Several areas in Chennai will face power cuts on August 17 (Friday) between 9 am and 4 pm due to maintenance work by the Tamil Nadu Generation and …

India

Pace Of Toilet Construction Across India Finds Praise In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech

Highlights<p>Sanitation was more important to Mahatma Gandhi than independence: PM Modi<br>• Lakhs of Indian children are leading healthier lives due to SBM: …

India

Kashmiris not terrorists but want Gandhi's India: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that Kashmiris are not terrorists and they have no intention to …

India

Vajpayee’s memorial to be built in 1.5 acres of land in New Delhi

<b>New Delhi, Aug 16:</b> The last rites of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be performed at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi close to Shakti Sthal …

India

Pan-India collection

The 65th annual number of Bhavan’s Journal is an interesting blend of articles touching on various subjects penned by learned authors. There is …

India

Opinion: It Was Not Nehru Who Cut Jinnah's Chances Of Being PM

<i>"A little knowledge is a dang'rous thing;<br>Drink deep, or taste not of the Pierian spring"</i><p>- Alexander Pope<p>For those who, like me, who would wish to be …

India

25 Unseen And Rare Pictures From The India-Pakistan Partition That You Cannot Miss

It was one of the most unforgettable moments in the world history when India attained freedom from the British Raj in August 1947. However, the …

India

Happy 72nd Independence Day: Freedom in 72 Pictures

India | Getty Images | August 15, 2018, 12:47 am<p>1/ 72<p>August 1947: Indian nationalist leader Jawaharlal Nehru (1869 - 1964) on the occasion of his …

India

Independence Day Special: Rare Photos of Indian Freedom Fighters

India | News18 | August 15, 2018, 12:41 am<p>1/ 11<p>Subhas Chandra Bose, an Indian nationalist who fought the British during the Second World War. (Image: …

India

The apotheosis of Gandhi: A political project

Share Email<p>There is one particular song about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi that never fails to make me laugh with derision. The lyrics of the song …

India

Modi greets nation on Independence Day

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.<p>"Independence …

India

Ela Gandhi blames economic inequality for SA's racial divide

Durban - Racial groups in South Africa can only bridge the gap between them if they all have equal access to the economy, said Dr Ela Gandhi, the …

South Africa

See Kangana Ranaut as the Rani of Jhansi in ‘Manikarnika’ poster

The film will be released on January 25, 2019.<p>Kangana Ranaut looks ferocious and powerful as Rani Laxmibai in the poster of <i>Manikarnika: The Queen of</i> …

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