Mahatma Gandhi

  • Hunger for power led Congress to ignore Mahatma Gandhi's advice: Babulal Gaur 12-04-2014 07:31 PM

    Senior BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Minister Babulal Gaur on Saturday said "hunger for power" prevented the Congress party from heeding to Mahatma Gandhi's advice to disband itself after Independence. In a statement here, he also objected to Congress invoking former Prime Minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee to...
  • India and South Africa: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of apartheid

    The One World Blog |  Manu Bhagavan
    This month will mark 20 years since elections that brought the system of apartheid in South Africa to a formal end. India can rightfully celebrate...

  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • Three students arrested in connection with PMT scam 02-04-2014 08:30 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday arrested three students and their fathers in connection with the multi-crore pre-medical test (PMT) scam, police said. Amit Kanse and his father Satyam, Ravindra Kharte and his father Madan and Rinki Jhauvri and her father Ramprakash, all residents of adjoining Dewas district,...
  • Sangh workers distributed sweets after Mahatma Gandhi's assassination: Salman Khurshid 21-03-2014 07:51 PM

    After Rahul Gandhi's remark accusing RSS of having killed Mahatma Gandhi, Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday went a step further alleging that the Sangh volunteers had distributed sweets in their homes after the assassination. "The RSS workers killed Mahatma Gandhi and after his assassination they distributed sweets in their...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-03-2014 10:29 PM

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  • Should Mahatma Gandhi assassination be an election issue? 12-03-2014 10:23 PM

    What Mahatma Gandhi has to do with this election, asks Mahatma Gandhi's great grandson Shrikrishna Kulkarni, as critics question Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's comment blaming the RSS for the Mahatma's killing and Rahul Gandhi gets an earful on misusing brand Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi had last week blamed the RSS...
  • Who killed Gandhi? An open letter to Mahatma's great grand son Srikrrishna Kulkarni 12-03-2014 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: Gaurav Pandhi, a Social media activist and financial consultant has written an open letter to Mahatma Gandhi's great grand son Srikrrishna Kulkarni. The letter is his personal view and neither IBNLive nor CNN-IBN endorse it. March 11th 2014 Dear Shri Shrikrisna Kulkarni, Greetings! On the onset let me...
  • Mahatma's great grandson asks Rahul not to use Mahatma's name in polls 10-03-2014 03:31 PM

    Bangalore: What does Mahatma Gandhi have to do with this election, asks Mahatma Gandhi's great grandson, as critics question Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's comment blaming the RSS for the Mahatma's killing and Rahul Gandhi gets an earful on misusing brand Gandhi. CNN-IBN's Deepa Balakrishnan met up with Mahatma's great...
  • Rahul's statement holding RSS responsible for Mahatma Gandhi's assasination childish: BJP 08-03-2014 03:35 PM

    Terming as childish Rahul Gandhi's statement holding the RSS responsible for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, BJP on Saturday said it shows his poor knowledge of history. "Rahul Gandhi's statement about RSS being responsible for the assassination of Gandhi is childish. It shows his lack of knowledge of history. He...
  • Congress continuing scandalous campaign against RSS: BJP 08-03-2014 12:05 AM

    BJP on Friday came in support of RSS for filing a complaint against Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that the Sangh was behind the killing of Mahatma Gandhi and accused Congress of "persistently continuing its scandalous campaign". Former BJP chief M Venakaih Naidu said Congress was saying such things to...
  • RSS people killed Mahatma Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi 06-03-2014 07:33 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday on RSS, blaming the outfit for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. He also ridiculed senior BJP leaders for claiming credit for introducing computers in India. "RSS people killed Gandhiji and today their people (BJP) talk of him...They opposed Sardar Patel and Gandhiji," Rahul said while...
  • Trains hit, roads blocked in Bihar shutdown 02-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Hundreds of ruling JD-U workers on Sunday disrupted train services and blocked roads at many places to enforce a statewide shutdown to press for a special status for Bihar. Police said Janata Dal (United) supporters halted over half a dozen long-distance trains, and as a result, passengers were stranded at...
  • Any conflict can be resolved through discussions: Rahul 26-02-2014 04:32 PM

    Guwahati: The insurgency problem in Manipur like in Assam could be resolved through discussions, devolution of power and love, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday. "I am inspired by Mahatma Gandhi that any conflict can be resolved through discussions, love and peace. So that is my answer," Gandhi said...
  • CM urges people to protest peacefully against denial of special status to Bihar 24-02-2014 08:26 AM

    Taking a leaf out of Mahatma Gandhi's book, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday urged people to go for civil disobedience to make March 2 'Bihar bandh' a success on the issue of denial of special category status to Bihar. "Gandhiji had launched civil disobedience movement to seek freedom...
  • SMS hospital doctor pays kids to imbibe Gandhian philosophy 10-02-2014 03:02 PM

    A doctor in Rajasthan is spreading the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi among small children in a unique way. Dr Virendra Singh, superintendent of Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital, regularly organises workshops in Jaipur to spread the message of honesty and compassion among kids. Influenced by life and teachings of Mahatma...
  • We don't react to kindergarten comments: RSS to Rahul Gandhi 08-02-2014 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Saturday hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who had accused the BJP of not understanding Sardar vallabhbhai Patel, saying he had no right to speak on the issue since his party had disowned the late leader's ideology. "Ideally we don't react...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

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  • Remembering Mahatma Gandhi, 66 years after his assassination 30-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited Rajghat to pay their respects to Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday. The father of the Nation was assassinated 66 years ago on January 30. ...
  • Narendra Modi misguiding people on Patel, Mahatma Gandhi: Congress 27-01-2014 05:56 PM

    Rajkot: Bringing the issue of legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel back in public discourse, Congress on Monday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of "misguiding" the common people on leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and the independent India's first home minister. "People of the state are being misguided about Sardar...
  • PMT scam: 153 medical students suspended for admission using 'unfair means' 15-01-2014 02:52 PM

    Over 150 students have been suspended by the deans of three medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly using "unfair means" to clear Pre-Medical Tests (PMT) conducted between 2006 and 2012 to secure admission to MBBS course. Confirming this, Director, Medical Education Dr SS Khushwaha said that all these 153...
  • Maharashtra CM urges measures to implement MNREGA initiatives 13-01-2014 07:56 PM

    Aurangabad: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday asked the village functionaries to take all measures for effective implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in rural areas. He was speaking at the meeting of village functionaries from Aurangabad and Jalna districts. He said that the prime intention...
  • Bangladesh opposition adopts Gandhian way for non-stop protest 29-12-2013 11:52 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's main opposition party BNP on Sunday announced that it would stage non-stop sit-in protests like Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha across the country until the general election scheduled for January 5 was not scrapped. The announcement came hours after police prevented opposition leader Khaleda Zia from leaving her house here...
  • Delhi High Court asks teacher to pray at Rajghat for a week for lying 21-12-2013 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Holding a woman teacher guilty of contempt for repeatedly lying under oath about her marital status, the Delhi High Court directed that she offer prayers at Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, to "repent her sin". A bench of justices Kailash Gambhir and Indermeet Kaur passed the order after refusing...
  • Bihar government initiates action against 5 officials for complacency 21-12-2013 03:08 PM

    Bihar has initiated action against five senior officials for complacency in implementation of welfare schemes, state Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Saturday. "We have initiated action against five deputy development commissioners (DDCs) for their failure to achieve the target of Indira Awas Yojna for 2013-14, non-completion of houses taken...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-12-2013 11:51 PM

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  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back 10-12-2013 09:21 PM

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11-year-old son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Nelson Mandela reminded us of Mahatma Gandhi's principles: Pranab 10-12-2013 08:43 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who was at the at the Memorial Service for the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, said he reminded of the principles that Mahatma Gandhi stood for. He said, "His life and struggles which represented hope for the down trodden not only in South Africa but all over the...
  • Gandhi and Mandela, similar yet different, says Ramchandra Guha 06-12-2013 04:04 PM

    Historian Ramchandra Guha talks about the legacy of Nelson Mandela and his about the comparisons of the South African leader with Mahatma Gandhi. "In there personal courage they were similar but they were differences you cannot reduce Mandela to Gandhi or Gandhi to Mandela," he said. ...
  • Nelson Mandela: An icon with a sense of humour 06-12-2013 03:59 PM

    Cartoonist Zapiro recalls his moments with Nelson Mandela. He recalls how Mandela enjoyed the cartoons that he once phoned him up to complain when his drawings were no longer printed in the newspaper Mandela liked to read. ...