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30 Jan 2019

Ram Nath Kovind

On Gandhi's death anniversary, Hindu Mahasabha recreates his assassination

In a shocking incident, right-wing outfit Hindu Mahasabha recreated the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, Wednesday, in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh.

24 Jan 2019

Indian Football Team

#KnowYourTeam: All about the Red and Gold Brigade: East Bengal

East Bengal is one of the biggest football clubs in India, and has made a huge contribution to Indian football history.

13 Jan 2019

Independence Day

Film on Maulana Abul Kalam Azad to release on January-18

Scholar and freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's firm belief in Hindu-Muslim unity and his opposition to partition in the pre-Independence days will be the highlight of a new feature film, which is set to hit the theatres on January 18.

09 Jan 2019

Sanjay Dutt

'Munnabhai 3': Arshad Warsi aka Circuit gives inside details

Subah ho gayi Mamu! Sanjay Dutt's Munnabhai gave cine-buffs an amazing dialogue and he will soon return with many such blockbuster phrases.

RBI to release new Rs. 20 note soon: Details here

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is soon set to introduce new Rs. 20 note with additional features, according to a document of the central bank.

14 Dec 2018

Pranab Mukherjee

Ghana: Government removes 'racist' Gandhi statue from university grounds

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi, which had been unveiled in 2016 by President Pranab Mukherjee at the University of Ghana, has been removed from the university grounds on account of Gandhi's "racist" outlook towards Africans.

23 Nov 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj meets Laotian counterpart Kommasith; holds bilateral talks

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met her Laotian counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith and held wide-ranging talks to enhance cooperation in key areas like defense, trade, energy, and agriculture.

22 Nov 2018


President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Sydney (Australia) and said his powerful message of non-violence and peaceful coexistence is relevant in these times of strife.

21 Nov 2018


President Kovind arrives in Australia to discuss bilateral talks

President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Australia today on a three-day visit, becoming the first-ever Indian head of state to visit the country.

17 Nov 2018


20 members of liquor gang held for police officer's murder

At least 20 members of a gang involved in the supply of illicit liquor, including its kingpin, were arrested in connection with a police officer's murder in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, police said today.

07 Nov 2018

South Korea

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.

05 Nov 2018


Amid communal-tension, Diwali in South Africa hailed as social-cohesion exercise

The 20th edition of the annual Diwali Festival in Durban has been hailed as a major social-cohesion exercise in a city that is bedevilled by tensions between the large Indian community in South Africa and the indigenous Zulus.

31 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

#StatueOfUnity: Sardar Patel's proud family blames Congress for ignoring him

The unveiling of the world's tallest statue in Gujarat was attended by at least 10 members of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's family, who couldn't help but feel proud.

25 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

PM Narendra Modi yesterday said more people are paying taxes because they have faith their money is being used properly, but pitched for a system where citizens do a little more than honestly paying taxes.

23 Oct 2018


Gandhi Jayanti celebrations: 'Mushaira' to be held in Mumbai

A "Mushaira" based on the theme of Mahatma Gandhi's teachings will be held in Mumbai on Friday as part of a series of such Urdu poetry symposiums being organized by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

14 Oct 2018

South Africa

Malawi: Mahatma Gandhi statue sparks controversy

In the Southeastern African country, Malawi, over 3,000 people have signed a petition opposing a planned statue of Mahatma Gandhi in its commercial capital Blantyre, saying the Indian independence hero had done nothing for the Southern African country.

12 Oct 2018


Youth must join politics for public-service, not gains: Nitish Kumar

In a veiled attack on opposition RJD, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said youth, these days, enter politics by virtue of their family background to "serve their own interests".

08 Oct 2018


India's success in 2030-SDGs can change face of world: UNGA

India's success in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals can change the face of the world, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa said, describing the country as a "very important player" of the multilateral system.

03 Oct 2018

Gandhi Jayanti

US celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Kicking off the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, hundreds of people gathered in cities across the US to celebrate the birthday of the apostle of peace, with speakers describing his preaching of non-violence as more than ever relevant in today's world.

02 Oct 2018

Devendra Fadnavis

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

Social activist Anna Hazare today put off his proposed hunger strike over various demands including the appointment of Lokpal, saying the government had taken certain steps that had shown a "ray of hope".

02 Oct 2018


Mahatma Gandhi connected India in letter and spirit: PM Modi

As we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called him a "stalwart who made the world a better place and connected India, in letter and spirit, in thought and action" in his blog he wrote on The Times Of India.

02 Oct 2018

Gandhi Jayanti

China celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi's popular quotes and bhajans resonated today in the sprawling Chaoyang Park in Central Beijing where people from all walks of life gathered to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary.

02 Oct 2018


Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal

Half a dozen influential US lawmakers, including four Indian-Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence.

02 Oct 2018


God Gandhi: This Telangana village has a temple for Gandhi

A lot has been said and written (even debated) about the "Kaliyuga daivam" Mahatma Gandhi, the "apostle of peace and harmony" in modern India.

01 Oct 2018

Sushma Swaraj

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in New Delhi today on his maiden visit to India as the head of the world body that coincides with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

30 Sep 2018

West Bengal

Kolkata: WB government takes up renovation work at Gandhi Bhavan

The West Bengal government has undertaken the renovation work of the Gandhi Bhavan in Beleghata area of Kolkata, a two-story building where Mahatma Gandhi spent 25 days between August and September in 1947 when Kolkata was in the grip of riots.

29 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Mahatma Gandhi museum in Gujarat tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat tomorrow to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, an Amul chocolate plant, and development projects in Rajkot, Anand, and Kutch districts.

29 Sep 2018


Over 600 prisoners, 700 students to take Gandhi Peace Exam

About 600 prisoners and over 700 college students will appear for the Gandhi Peace Examination tomorrow in Maharashtra, ahead of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

29 Sep 2018

Lok Sabha

Congress to appoint 10 million booth 'sahyogis' for 2019 polls

As part of its new strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress will launch a nationwide mass contact and fund collection program on October 2, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary.

23 Sep 2018

Independence Day

Gandhi's letter about spinning wheel sells for $6,358 at auction

An undated letter written by Mahatma Gandhi, stressing on the importance of spinning wheel, has been sold for $6,358, according to US-based RR Auction.

22 Sep 2018


United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres will travel to India early next month, his first trip to the country as the UN Secretary-General.

15 Sep 2018


#SwachhataHiSeva: For cleanliness drive, PM Modi picks up broom, again!

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick-started the massive 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, which will go on till October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

14 Sep 2018


Here's what Tourism Ministry planned for Gandhiji's birth anniversary

The Tourism Ministry will include the words "The land of Gandhi" in the logo of its flagship program 'Incredible India' as part of its plans to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.

12 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi announces 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' from September 15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the launch of the 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' from September 15 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

10 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

#BharatBandh: Manmohan lashes out at Modi-govt over rising petro prices

Former PM Manmohan Singh today lashed out at the Narendra Modi-led government, saying it has done a lot which isn't in the interest of the nation and has now crossed all limits.

08 Sep 2018


Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways

Do you love non-vegetarian food and are traveling by Indian Railways on October 2? If yes, then you might consider to cancel or reschedule your plan.

06 Sep 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind unveils Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Bulgaria

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled on Thursday by President Ram Nath Kovind and his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev at the famous South Park, located at the center of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

27 Aug 2018


On Gandhi Jayanti, Railways' coaches to bear Swachch Bharat logo

To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, all the coaches of the Indian Railways will display the logo of the government's pet project 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' and the national flag.