October 2

  • The Last Word: Has India done injustice to Lal Bahadur Shastri? October 2, 2012

    October 2 is not just Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, but is also the birth anniversary of the second Prime Minister of India. ...
  • Watch: PM, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi October 2, 2012

    Tuesday marks the 143rd birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Defence Minister AK Antony went to Raj Ghat earlier on Tuesday morning to lay wreaths and pay tribute. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence in 1947. ...
  • No orders for Jan 26, Aug 15 and Oct 2 holidays? May 24, 2012

    Lucknow: Even as India has observed January 26, August 15 and October 2 as national holidays, the government does not seem to have issued any formal orders for the same. The disclosure from the central Home Ministry came in response to an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005...
  • UN declares Oct 2 non-violence day June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The United Nations General Assembly has decided to declare October 2—the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi—as 'International Day of Non-Violence' in recognition of his role in promoting the message of peace around the world. A resolution reaffirming the universal relevance of non-violence, initiated by India and co-sponsored by...
  • International Day of Non-Violence: October 2 June 20, 2007

    New Delhi:The United Nations General Assembly has decided to declare October 2 — the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi — as 'International Day of Non-Violence'. This will be in recognition of his role in promoting the message of peace around the world. The UN resolution reaffirms the universal relevance of non-violence....