MAHATAMA GANDHI

  • Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law lauds PM Modi's cleanliness campaign November 13, 2014

    Lucknow: The "Swachh Bharat Mission" has found a proponent in Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav who has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking forward the ideals of Mahatama Gandhi. "Swachh Bharat Mission is a good thing... He (Narendra Modi) is taking forward Gandhiji's ideals...
  • Narendra Modi visits Dashashwamedh Ghat, attends Ganga aarti May 17, 2014

    A day after clinching Varanasi seat, Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the holy city and offered prayers at famous Kashi Vishwanath temple. After visiting the temple, the Prime Minister elect went to famed Dashashwamedh Ghat and took part in 'Ganga Aarti' for about halfanhour amid chanting of 'shlokas' and blowing of...
  • Chidambaram quotes Maulana, says Patel agreed to partition before Nehru, Gandhi November 11, 2013

    Joining debate with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over partition, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on MOnday, quoted excerpts from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's book to say that Sardar Patel had agreed to the idea of division of the country before Nehru and Gandhi. "Lord Mountbatten was extremely intelligent and could...
  • Gandhi statue vandalism: India conveys concern April 8, 2012

    Colombo: India has taken up with Sri Lanka the issue of vandalism of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the eastern town of Batticaloa and offered assistance in rebuilding it. The statue of Mahatma Gandhi along with those of Lord Baden Powell and two Tamil scholars had been found damaged on...
  • RBI to issue Rs 1,000 notes with inset letter 'R' February 22, 2012

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank will shortly issue banknotes of Rs 10 denomination with inset letter 'R' in the Mahatma Gandhi series. "The RBI will shortly issue Rs 1,000 denomination banknotes with inset letter 'R', in the Mahatma Gandhi Series bearing the signature of D Subbarao, Governor, RBI, and the year of...
  • Dalai Lama gets Mahatma Gandhi peace prize January 4, 2012

    Bodh Gaya: Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama was on Wednesday presented the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation on the fourth day of the tenday Kalachakra initiations. The grand daughter of Mahatma Gandhi, Ila Gandhi, presented the award, instituted in 2003, to the Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's statue installed in France October 6, 2011

    London: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been installed at the 'Parc de L'Etoile' in the City of Strasbourg in France. The statue, gifted by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) to the city of Strasbourg, stands on a pedestal prepared by the city in which are embedded four...
  • Prez pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi in Geneva October 2, 2011

    Geneva: President Pratibha Patil on Sunday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi in the picturesque Swiss city of Geneva on the occasion of his 142nd birth anniversary. Patil, drove to the statue of Gandhi here in the tranquil Ariana Park located on 'Avenue of Peace'. She offered flowers at the statute, where a...
  • Pandit Nehru wanted to create Lokpal: Former EC August 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was interested in setting up an independent body to check corruption, former Election Commissioner GVG Krishnamurthy said on Sunday. The issue of creating an ombudsman to fight graft had come up for discussions at 3rd All India Law Conference at instance of...
  • Can Gandhian methods against corruption work today? April 6, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts can Gandhian methods against corruption work in today's India? ...
  • Centenarian pledges to donate eyes December 18, 2010

    Bangalore: He worked with Mahatma Gandhi and participated in freedom struggle, but the 113yearold wants contribute in India's development even after his death, so the centenarian has pledged to donate his eyes for research. The word 'Living Legend' is not mere metaphor when it comes to Pandit Sudhakar Chaturvedi, who on...
  • Wen quotes Upanishads, praises Mahatma December 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday virtually launched a charm offensive as he quoted the Upanishads, praised Mahatma Gandhi saying he has always lived in his heart and fondly remembered students calling him "grandpa" during his visit to a school in New Delhi. During his 30minute address at...