Gandhi Jayanti

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Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar to get married in 2020?

12 Jan 2020

Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar to get married in 2020?

Actors Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar are all set to tie the knot by the end of this year, according to reports. The two have been dating for around two years now.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

05 Jan 2020

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

Hrithik-Tiger's 'War' beats 'Avengers', 'Thugs of Hindostan' on Day 1

03 Oct 2019

Hrithik-Tiger's 'War' beats 'Avengers', 'Thugs of Hindostan' on Day 1

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer film, War, that released yesterday on Gandhi Jayanti, has set the box office on fire.

Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events

03 Oct 2019

Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events

By fielding Pragya Thakur from Bhopal in summer elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) drew ire from several quarters. Fortunately, the gamble paid off as she bettered Congress stalwart Digvijaya Singh by a huge margin and won.

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

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.

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

27 Sep 2019

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.

Big Bollywood films expected from the rest of 2019

19 Sep 2019

Big Bollywood films expected from the rest of 2019

On September 20, box office will see three films clashing: Prassthanam, The Zoya Factor and Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas.

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from October 2

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.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi reveals how he communicated with Bear Grylls

25 Aug 2019

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi reveals how he communicated with Bear Grylls

The one question that Prime Minister Narendra Modi couldn't evade in the past two weeks was- how he conversed with the British star anchor Bear Grylls on Discovery channel's recently-released Man vs. Wild episode, while speaking in Hindi?

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

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.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

01 Jan 2019

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 has ended and we can't believe how time went away in a blink.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

19 Dec 2018

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 is about to end and we couldn't believe how time went away in a blink.

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

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.

MLA, who had verbal spat with Kiran Bedi, files complaint

05 Oct 2018

MLA, who had verbal spat with Kiran Bedi, files complaint

AIADMK MLA A Anbalagan filed a complaint against Puducherry Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Kiran Bedi alleging his rights as a lawmaker were violated during the verbal spat with her at the function on Gandhi Jayanti, October 2.

#KolkataBlast: Father of deceased says his son could've been saved

03 Oct 2018

#KolkataBlast: Father of deceased says his son could've been saved

A bomb blast in Kolkata's Nagerbazaar area on Tuesday left a six-year-old dead and his distressed father said his child could have been saved.

US celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

03 Oct 2018

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.

Rupee hits new low of 73.34, plunges 43-paise against USD

03 Oct 2018

Rupee hits new low of 73.34, plunges 43-paise against USD

The Indian rupee today crashed below the 73-mark against the dollar for the first time ever on strong demand for the American currency from importers amid rising global oil prices and unabated capital outflows.

UP: 15-year-old thrashed, hung from tree for resisting molestation

03 Oct 2018

UP: 15-year-old thrashed, hung from tree for resisting molestation

In a shameful incident, a 15-year-old was thrashed to death and hung from a tree on Tuesday for resisting a molestation bid in Uttar Pradesh.

Mahatma Gandhi connected India in letter and spirit: PM Modi

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.

China celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

02 Oct 2018

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.

Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal

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.

God Gandhi: This Telangana village has a temple for Gandhi

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.

'Sui Dhaaga' witnesses exceptional growth; Varun thanks audience for support

01 Oct 2018

'Sui Dhaaga' witnesses exceptional growth; Varun thanks audience for support

Varun Dhawan's 'Sui Dhaaga' has got the cash registers ringing since day one.

'Sui Dhaaga' collection: Varun-Anushka starrer catches speed on second day

30 Sep 2018

'Sui Dhaaga' collection: Varun-Anushka starrer catches speed on second day

Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma's recent release 'Sui Dhaaga: Made In India' has managed to appeal to the masses on its second day.

Over 600 prisoners, 700 students to take Gandhi Peace Exam

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.

Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways

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.

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

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.

This Mumbaikar helps environment by cleaning waterfalls

21 Jul 2018

This Mumbaikar helps environment by cleaning waterfalls

Picnics by overflowing waterfalls in the outskirts of Mumbai are probably the most enjoyable moments during monsoons for many.

Railways plans veg-only menu to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti

21 May 2018

Railways plans veg-only menu to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Gandhi Jayanti, the Indian Railways has put forth a proposal to serve only vegetarian food on railway premises and trains on 2nd October for 2018, 2019, and 2020.

'Path-breaking producer': Anushka Sharma to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award

08 Apr 2018

'Path-breaking producer': Anushka Sharma to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award

After making her mark as an actress in the Hindi film industry, Anushka Sharma took massive strides as a producer as well.

Anushka, Varun join hands with traffic-police to promote safe driving

03 Apr 2018

Anushka, Varun join hands with traffic-police to promote safe driving

The Delhi Traffic Police (DTP) has roped in Bollywood actors Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan for a series of video messages on safe driving.

Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage

27 Oct 2017

Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage

In another attempt to rid Bihar of social and civic malpractices, the Nitish-Kumar led government will now sack its employees if found demanding or promoting dowry and child marriage.

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

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.

No Gandhi Jayanti holiday this year for Rajasthan universities?

11 Aug 2017

No Gandhi Jayanti holiday this year for Rajasthan universities?

It looks like students of Rajasthan's universities will be attending classes this year on Gandhi Jayanti.

Liquor ban: Gandhi Jayanti observed as dry day

02 Oct 2016

Liquor ban: Gandhi Jayanti observed as dry day

The government said the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti will be observed as a dry day across Indian states.