Mahatma Gandhi: News

30 Dec 2021


Kalicharan Maharaj arrested for insulting Mahatma Gandhi at 'Dharma Sansad'

Religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj was arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Khajuraho on Thursday morning by the Chhattisgarh Police over his remarks against Mahatma Gandhi.

04 Oct 2021

Gandhi Jayanti

Mahesh Manjrekar to make film on Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse

Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar has announced that his next film would be based on the life of Nathuram Godse who had assassinated the Father of the Nation.

08 Jun 2021

South Africa

Mahatma Gandhi's great-granddaughter sentenced to 7-year imprisonment in South Africa

Ashish Lata Ramgobin, 56, great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a court in South Africa in connection with a six million rand (official currency of South Africa) fraud and forgery case, PTI reported.

12 Mar 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi launches Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, the government's initiative to mark 75 years of India's Independence.

04 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Chauri Chaura centenary celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated via video conference the centenary celebrations of the historic Chauri Chaura incident, a landmark event in the country's fight for independence.

02 Feb 2021


Indian Americans hold community vigil against vandalization of Gandhi statue

A large number of Indian Americans held a community vigil at a city park in California, where unknown miscreants vandalized a statue of Mahatma Gandhi last week.

30 Jan 2021


Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalized in the United States

Unknown miscreants have vandalized, broken, and ripped from the base a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in a park in the US state of California, shocking and outraging Indian-Americans across the country, who have demanded that the officials investigate it as an incident of hate crime.

25 Jan 2021

Indian Army

Republic Day 2021: Five facts that every Indian must know

Republic Day is not merely a gazetted holiday for Indians, it's a feeling that fills our heart with pride, as we witness the spellbinding parade and the tricolor waving high in the sky.

05 Jan 2021


Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after nine months

The historic Sabarmati Ashram, on Monday, reopened its doors for visitors, with social distancing and other COVID-19 protocols in place, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak.

17 Oct 2020

Deepika Padukone

MP: Deepika Padukone, other actors on fake rural job cards

Film star Deepika Padukone works as a laborer in a Madhya Pradesh village, so suggest bogus rural job cards issued with the 34-year-old actor's photograph.

30 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, Nathuram Godse share same ideology, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows the same ideology as Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi.

15 Jan 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

The world's richest man and Amazon Inc. boss, Jeff Bezos is in India for a three-day visit.

Warner scores triple century, wife praises him in unique way

Swashbuckling Australian opener David Warner sent cricket fans crazy with a blistering triple century in the second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday.

01 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

People afraid to criticize Modi government, says industrialist Rahul Bajaj

Bajaj Group chairperson Rahul Bajaj on Saturday raised several concerns about the Narendra Modi government at an event.

02 Oct 2019


#GandhiJayanti: PM Modi will declare India 'Open Defecation-Free'

The entire country is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, with a number of events being lined up across India.

27 Sep 2019

Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Some lesser-known facts about the legend

On October 2, India and the world will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

25 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi receives Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the prestigious Global Goalkeeper Award for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which he had started on October 2, 2014.

31 Aug 2019


Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who leveled corruption allegations on BJP over the Rafale deal, has found himself in the middle of yet another legal soup.

26 Aug 2019


Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from October 2

The Railway Ministry has directed all units of the national carrier to enforce a ban on single-use plastic material within its premises, including trains, from October 2, 2019.

13 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.

06 Jul 2019

Hindustan Times

In UP, 82-year-old stopped from boarding train over 'Gandhian' dhoti

In a shocking incident, an 82-year-old man was asked to deboard the Shatabdi Express, despite possessing a reserved ticket due to his attire.

22 Jun 2019


#GamingBytes: Love strategizing? You will love these PC games

Video games are much more than shooting hordes of zombies or beating other players with flashy martial-arts moves.

30 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Here's everything you need to know

Narendra Modi, who will take oath as Prime Minister on Thursday evening, started his day by remembering the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

19 May 2019


No summer elections: Nitish Kumar has a suggestion for EC

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was among the early voters who cast their ballot on Sunday, the last phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

17 May 2019


Explanation sought from 3 senior BJP leaders over pro-Godse remarks

Just two days ahead of the final phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP launched damage control after three senior party leaders and election candidates made comments favoring Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.

17 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Will never forgive Pragya for insulting Bapu: PM Modi

A day after BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a deshbhakt, PM Narendra Modi slammed her over her remarks.

16 May 2019


Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).

13 May 2019

Tamil Nadu

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan is a part-time politician. When he is bored, his team asks him to perform in front of live audience. Case in point: Voters in a Muslim-dominated area (by his own admission) of Karur district.

07 May 2019

United Nations (UN)

Mumbai: 21-year-old cleans Dadar beach, gets felicitated by the UN

A 21-year-old Mumbaikar, Malhar Kalambe, along with his friends initiated a drive to clean-up the beach in Dadar, in 2017.

27 Apr 2019


RBI set to issue new 'greenish yellow' Rs. 20 notes

The Reserve Bank of India has announced that it would issue new Rs. 20 notes shortly. The notes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series will be greenish yellow in color and will bear the signature of Governor Shaktikanta Das.

12 Apr 2019


No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was caught on camera threatening Muslim voters in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, from where she will contest polls this time.

27 Mar 2019


Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

The 2014 general elections brought Congress to its weakest tally. The party, known for electing Prime Ministers, managed to win only 44 seats in Lok Sabha.

12 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

At mega rally of Congress, Priyanka Gandhi makes miss-and-blink appearance

Weeks after her formal entry into politics was announced, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressed a large crowd at Gandhinagar in Gujarat for the first time.

12 Mar 2019


In PM Modi's state, Rahul, Sonia, Priyanka discuss general elections

On Tuesday, the three Gandhis- Sonia, Rahul, and Priyanka, went to Gujarat the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to chalk out the strategy of upcoming general elections which will start from April 11.

20 Feb 2019


Tri-nation peace motor rally reaches Agartala, next stop is Assam

A cross-border motor rally to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi has reached Agartala, Tripura, from Dhaka, Bangladesh, via the Akhaura International Checkpost (ICP).

11 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

On day-long fast, Chandrababu Naidu attacks Modi, gets opposition's support

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, who started his day-long fast in New Delhi on Monday, slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not granting special status to the state.

06 Feb 2019


#KhadiExpress: Special train dedicated to Gandhiji launching in 2 months

Indian Railways is all set to launch a special train dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi named "Khadi Express" soon.

06 Feb 2019

Hindu Mahasabha

No regrets, says Hindu Mahasabha leader arrested for 'killing' Gandhi

Pooja Shakun Pandey, the Hindu Mahasabha leader, who recreated Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on January 30 by shooting at his effigy, was arrested early on Wednesday, a TOI report claimed.

01 Feb 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: Meet the entrepreneur who is building 'Myntra' for comics

Comics have always been doors to fantastical universes that speak of heroes and villains and magical things.

31 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Hindu Mahasabha leaders detained for shooting Gandhi's effigy

Hindu Mahasabha's recreation of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on Wednesday stirred a controversy after which two members of the right-wing outfit were detained by Aligarh police. The Uttar Pradesh police also booked nine other members.

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