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23 Feb 2018

Trinamool Congress

TMC: Show-cause notice to party MP for controversial Facebook post

The TMC today issued a show-cause notice to party MP Anupam Hazra for his controversial Facebook post comparing Mahatma Gandhi with Subhash Chandra Bose.

31 Jan 2018


Mumbai vada pav seller to donate one-day's income for jawans

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi 's death anniversary on January 30, a Mumbai-based vada pav seller decided to donate his one-day's earning for the welfare of the Indian Army.

30 Jan 2018


Bapu's death-anniversary: India needs his ideals more than ever now

Whatever may be your opinion of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the man, there's no denying that the principles he promulgated and tried to live up to are bulletproof, timeless.

PIL filed to revoke import ban on Gandhi's assassination book

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court which seeks to revoke an import ban on a book published in Portugal over five decades ago.

05 Jan 2018


New Rs.10, Rs.50, Rs.200 notes: All you need to know

The RBI has officially announced new notes of Rs. 10 in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series. RBI Governor said they will be issued shortly.

04 Jan 2018


New chocolate brown Rs. 10 notes to be out soon

Printing has started for the new Rs. 10 notes in the Mahatma Gandhi series and the currency will be issued shortly, Mint reported.

11 Dec 2017


Counterfeit notes can get you jailed. Learn to spot them

How likely is it that you have a fake note resting in your wallet? With counterfeit notes worth Rs. 11.23 crore detected across India in the first eight months post demonetization, the probability of it is unmissable.

30 Nov 2017


Looking back at 100 years of Re 1 currency note

India's smallest currency note, Rupee 1, turns 100 today.

25 Nov 2017

Indian Railways

IIT study: New bio-toilets in trains comparable to septic tanks

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras concluded a two-year long study of the new bio-toilets being used in Indian trains.

16 Nov 2017


Hindu Mahasabha installs Nathuram Godse's bust in Gwalior office

In a controversial move, the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha marked the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse by installing his statue at its Gwalior office.

11 Nov 2017


UN expert finds flaws in PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation, Leo Heller, sharply criticized Swachh Bharat Abhiyan saying it "lacked a holistic human rights approach."

08 Nov 2017


Mumbai to get its first AC local from January 1

The air-conditioned (AC) suburban train in Mumbai will run from January 1 as announced by Union railway minister Piyush Goyal.

30 Oct 2017


Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr

Khadi sales have risen spectacularly in the last years. In his latest broadcast on 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Narendra Modi lauded the 89% rise in sales from April-September'16 (Rs. 430cr) to the same period this year (Rs. 814cr).

12 Oct 2017


Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: Congress VP walks into women's toilet!

In recent times, Rahul Gandhi has stayed clear of humorous gaffes and embarrassing blunders. His claim to fame has actually been in an opposite direction - witty one-liners on the Narendra Modi government have catapulted him into the limelight.

06 Oct 2017

Bombay High Court

Gandhi's assassination, 'one of history's biggest cover-ups', to be re-probed?

The SC has appointed senior advocate Amarendra Sharan as amicus curiae to assist the apex court on a petition that seeks re-opening of the probe on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination.

02 Oct 2017


Gandhi Jayanti: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Gandhiji

As the nation commemorates Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi paid tributes to the "Father of the Nation" at Rajghat in Delhi.

22 Sep 2017


Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: 'Gandhi, Nehru, Azad were NRIs'

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is once again in the news for a fresh gaffe. During his US visit, he urged NRIs to work for India just like 'NRIs' Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Chandra Shekhar Azad did.

13 Sep 2017


Modi greets Abe with signature bear hug in Ahmedabad

Indian PM Narendra Modi has received his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his arrival at the Ahmedabad airport with his signature bear hug.

12 Sep 2017


PM Modi, Shinzo Abe to hold road show in Ahmedabad

PM Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe are all set to grace the city of Ahmedabad.

When will the new Rs. 200 note be available?

Reportedly, it's going to take as long as three months for the ATMs to start dispensing 200-rupee notes, which the RBI has launched a week ago.

02 Sep 2017


Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City yesterday at an event.

24 Aug 2017


RBI to issue Rs. 200 banknote tomorrow

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in a statement that it's releasing the first-ever Rs. 200 denomination banknote tomorrow.

11 Aug 2017


Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu has been sworn in as the Vice President of India. The oath of office was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind.

05 Aug 2017


Vice-presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu becomes 13th VP

BJP candidate Venkaiah Naidu has become India's 13th vice president, defeating opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. He secured 516 votes while Gandhi got 244 votes.

05 Aug 2017


'Murderous' attack on Rahul Gandhi's car unleashes war of words

Yesterday, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's car was attacked by a man in Gujarat's flood-hit Banaskantha district.

05 Aug 2017


Know the man: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the current cabinet.

01 Aug 2017


Amit Shah ready to take-on newer roles while strengthening previous

Amit Shah has filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections. It is speculated he will take on Manohar Parrikar's role in the Cabinet.

17 Jul 2017


Minister Venkaiah Naidu is BJP's candidate For Vice President

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been named the vice presidential candidate of the ruling NDA party on Monday.

11 Jul 2017


Gopalkrishna Gandhi: More than just Mahatma Gandhi's grandson

The opposition today announced former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson, as their vice-presidential candidate.

11 Jul 2017


Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi as vice-presidential candidate: Sources

According to PTI, the opposition has zeroed in on former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, as its vice-presidential candidate.

09 Jul 2017


Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

On July 8, Ahmedabad scripted history by becoming the first Indian city to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

08 Jul 2017


Cow vigilantes hit again, Modi's warning fails to change things

Merely a week after PM Modi broke his silence against the 'Gau rakshaks', a similar incident took place in south-west Delhi.

29 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi calls killings in name of Gau Bhakti unreasonable

Calling out to people and giving out a strong message to cow vigilantes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that killing under the garb of Gau Bhakti is untenable and unacceptable.

29 Jun 2017


Election for vice president on August 5

Elections for the post of vice president will be held on August 5, two weeks after the presidential polls, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced.

13 Jun 2017


RBI introduces new Rs. 500 notes, old notes remain valid

The RBI will soon introduce new Rs. 500 notes, but the old ones will continue being legal tender.

10 Jun 2017


Amit Shah's remarks on Mahatma Gandhi invite controversy

Taking a dig at Congress, BJP National President Amit Shah called Mahatma Gandhi "Chatur Baniya".

08 May 2017

Winston Churchill

Indians are at the helm of UK's rich list

Brexit might be a scary term for political analysts, but it appears to be the very premise, on which a new batch of billionaires has surfaced.

20 Apr 2017

Queen Victoria

Rs. 4.14 crore for 1948 Gandhi stamps

A strip of four stamps featuring MK Gandhi has been sold for £500,000 in the UK. The set is considered to be the most valuable part of post-independence Indian philately.

01 Apr 2017


Bangladesh relives its freedom war through video games

A majority of the gaming population in Bangladesh are now hooked to "Heroes of 1971: Retaliation".

14 Jan 2017


Haryana ministers disrespects Gandhi, takes it back

BJP leader (from Haryana) Anil Vij's comment that Khadi deteriorated after being associated with Gandhi and that Modi is a bigger brand name than Gandhi was widely critiqued by all parties.

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