Gandhi

  • 30 rare vintage photos of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a law student to his funeral procession 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    'Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.' - Mahatma Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born and raised in Gujarat. Known as the father of the nation, Gandhi's independence movement inspired civil rights movements across the world. He first employed non-violent civil...
  • J&K Governor, CM Omar Abdullah pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi -836977414 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, describing him as the champion of human values and architect of secular democratic India. In his message, Omar said the best way of paying tributes to Gandhi is...
  • Old documentary on Mahatma Gandhi now in digital format 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi containing "rarest of the rare" video footage, including Bapu's first interview to a foreign journalist, has been digitised and will be available for public viewing soon. "Mahatma Gandhi, 20th Century Prophet", an 1941 documentary made by travelogue writer and journalist A K Chettiar...
  • Lal Thanhawla launches Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Mizoram 3 hours 34 minutes ago

    Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla launched the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' at a function in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in the centre of Aizawl's Mahatma Gandhi Square on Thursday morning. Lal Thanhawla, his cabinet colleagues, legislators and top officials, wearing white head gears swept the main road in the...
  • Maharashtra elections: PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, celebrity MPs as star campaigners 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are among the star campaigners who will criss cross the length and breadth of Maharashtra to woo over eight crore voters ahead of the October 15 state Assembly polls. BJP has submitted a list of 54 star campaigners...
  • Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary -1688485414 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paying floral tributes at his memorial. Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Union Urban Development Minister...
  • Live: 'Clean up India' should be kept away from politics, says PM Modi -1862571334 minutes ago

    As the nation celebrates Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, the PM will kickstart his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' today. ...
  • Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary February 9, 1410

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary. Former PM Manmohan Singh and several other senior leaders were also present at Rajghat. Modi also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who shares his birthday with Mahatma...
  • CISF to launch cleanliness drive at country-wide locations 18 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Personnel and families of paramilitary CISF will join the 'Swatchh Bharat' movement on Thursday by launching a large-scale cleanliness drive at its 312 working units and other locations spread across the country. The force will initiate a host of activities to join the Prime Minister's clean India initiative being...
  • Modi to launch 'Swachh Bharat' campaign on Thursday; schools, government offices gear up for event -2004026854 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the NDA government's ambitious 'Swach Bharat Abhiyaan' or 'Clean India' campaign on Thursday on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The campaign is aimed at improving the hygiene and sanitation facilities across the country. Modi brought up the Swachh Bharat campaign in his...
  • President urges citizens to make cleanliness 'national passion' 23 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged countrymen to turn cleanliness into a national passion and ensure that every nook and cranny of the country is kept clean. In his message, the President said, "The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our Nation, is an occasion for all...
  • National Herald case: Delhi HC extends stay on trial court's order summoning Sonia, Rahul till Nov 3 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended stay on trial court's order summoning Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party Vice President Rahul and others till November 3 in a case relating to acquiring ownership of National Herald daily. Besides Sonia and Rahul, Congress treasurer Moti Lal Vora, general secretary Oscar...
  • Hrithik Roshan: Mental muscles can only be built in the times of adversity Yesterday

    New Delhi: He overcame stammering; witnessed his father's failure as an actor and producer and his surviving a gunshot wound; saw his sister battle cancer; underwent a near fatal brain surgery; and has faced a broken marriage with his childhood sweetheart. Yet, Hrithik Roshan calls his journey a "fairy tale"...
  • Medal to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's journey from Africa to India January 14, 1410

    Kolkata: Commemorating the completion of 100 years of Gandhi's historic journey from South Africa to India to take part in India's freedom struggle, a numismatic dealer here has come up with a limited edition medal on him. To be made available from tomorrow on the occasion of Gandhi's birthday, the "Route...
  • Modi pays floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi offered floral tribute at the statue of the Father of the Nation in the US capital. A large number of Indian-Americans were present to welcome the Prime Minister who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • PM Modi pays tribute at Gandhi's statue in Washington -952643974 minutes ago

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the statue of the Father of the Nation in the US capital. A large number of Indian-Americans were present to welcome the Prime Minister who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when he arrived at...
  • Sonia rejects Pawar's remark that Congress responsible for breakup Yesterday

    Jammu: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday rejected NCP chief Sharad Pawar's remark that her party was responsible for ending their 15-year-old alliance over seat-sharing in Maharashtra. "The reason for it (severing of ties) was not us, not me, not Rahul, not Congress," Gandhi told reporters here when asked about Pawar's...
  • PM orders officials to clean toilets on Gandhi Jayanti 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered government officers to work on Gandhi Jayanti to clean ministries, including toilets in a nationwide cleanliness drive. Modi plans to honour the independence hero by launching on Thursday the Clean India campaign, which aims to solve the country's sanitation and rubbish problems within...
  • Congress takes pot shots at Modi over 'Mohanlal' Gandhi slip -1694232454 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accidentally calling Mahatma Gandhi "Mohanlal Karamchand Gandhi", saying that one cannot be expected to follow the ideals of the Father of the Nation if the person mispronounces his name. "It wld (sic) be foolish to expect one...
  • No holiday for public officials on Gandhi Jayanti as Centre asks them to take cleanliness pledge 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Monday sent a fresh reminder to all its employees about keeping their surroundings clean. Issuing a circular to all public departments and ministries, the government asked them to take an oath on October 2, when the nation celebrates Gandhi Jayanti, to keep...
  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after the disastrous floods struck Jammu and Kashmir, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will reach out to people in the state during their two-day visit starting on Monday. "Sonia and Rahul are visiting J&K on a two days visit from Monday...
  • PM Modi: Mahatma Gandhi gave us freedom, we should give him a Clean India 3 days ago

    "Mahatma Gandhi never compromised on cleanliness. He gave us freedom. We should give him a Clean India," said PM Modi in his speech at Madison Square in New York. ...
  • No regrets on not playing 'Gandhi', but I regret not being an international star like Ben Kingsley: Naseeruddin Shah 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Naseeruddin Shah, who had auditioned for the lead role in Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi', has no regrets over not been selected to enact the iconic character. When Shah learnt about Attenborough's prospective film, he didn't give much of a thought to the possibility of playing the role as he was...
  • Rahul not adopting my son, says Priyanka; sends legal notice to newspapers 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has served legal notices against a weekly newspaper and some other media organisations for publishing that she and her husband were giving their son up for adoption to her brother Rahul Gandhi to enable him to use the Gandhi surname. Sources that Gandhi has threatened...
  • States asked to gear up for cleanliness campaign from September 25 September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked all states to gear up for an intensive national cleanliness campaign from September 25 to achieve the goal of 'Swachh Bharat' or Clean India by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has sent a letter to state chief...
  • Varun Gandhi supporters pelt stones at BJP MP's house who criticised Maneka September 22, 2014

    Allahabad: Supporters of BJP MP Varun Gandhi protested against party colleague Shyama Charan Gupta for criticising his mother Maneka Gandhi by pelting stones at his Allahabad residence on Monday. Gupta, who is the Allahabad MP, had chided Maneka Gandhi for her remarks that Varun Gandhi should be brought back in Uttar...
  • Modi to visit Gandhi statue, Lincoln and Martin Luther King memorials during US visit September 22, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay floral tributes to the Gandhi Statue and visit the historic Lincoln Memorial and the recently established memorial for Martin Luther King Jr in the American capital. On his maiden visit to the US as the Prime Minister, Modi will also visit the 9/11 memorial...
  • BJP MP hits out at Maneka Gandhi for backing Varun, says others will also pitch in for their children September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shyama Charan Gupta on Saturday hit out at Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for her remarks that Varun Gandhi should be brought back in Uttar Pradesh politics. The Allahabad MP said, "It is a statement made in haste. She should not have said this. Like her...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi booked for abetting sexual harassment September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi was among the six persons booked in Mumbai after a 21yearold female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them, police said on Saturday. While AAP activist Tarun Singh has been booked under section 354 (a) (sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation),...