Gandhi

  • Modi pays floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington 9 hours 55 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 57 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 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    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 21 hours 57 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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 6 days 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),...
  • Chinese President Jinping meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia on 3rd day of his India tour September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: On the third and final day of Chinese's President Xi Jinping's India visit, he met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital on Friday. Jinping also met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders. He met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan too. "The meeting took place at...
  • Maharashtra: Ajit hints at NCP staking claim for CM post September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Indicating that NCP might stake a claim for the post of chief minister if it emerged as the singlelargest party in Assembly elections, party leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that it will not repeat the "mistakes" it had committed after 2004 elections. The NCP in polls that year had...
  • NCP's demand for 144 seats in Maharashtra polls justified, says Ajit Pawar September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Justifying his demand for equal seat sharing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that past mistakes will not be repeated if NCP emerges as the singlelargest party, as it did in 2004 assembly polls. To a question on whether he would be the chief ministerial candidate,...
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  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarat: Xi Jinping wears khadi jacket while touring Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wore an Indian look as he was attired in an offwhite khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival. Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father...
  • Bypolls defeat: BJP should consider bringing Varun back, says Maneka Gandhi September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost seats in bypoll elections in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan states where it swept the Lok Sabha elections Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that the party should consider bringing back her son and Sultanpur MP Varun...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Divide within Congress widens; 18 new party spokespersons named, old ones defiant September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress's story of turmoil and infighting continues. There is now controversy over the latest list of Congress spokespersons released by the party which does not have the names of Manish Tewari and Rashid Alvi. Embarrassed by a string of public disagreements, the party has issued a gag order...
  • Maharashtra: Seatsharing formula will be finalised soon, says Sharad Pawar September 15, 2014

    Kolhapur: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday said that his party and Congress would soon finalise the seatsharing arrangement, and would contest the coming Assembly polls in Maharashtra jointly. The decision will be taken once Congress president Sonia Gandhi returned from abroad, Pawar said, adding that...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Shahid Siddiqui hits out at Maneka Gandhi for remarks on beef exporters September 15, 2014

    Former Samajwadi Party leader Shahid Siddiqui hit out at Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for linking beef exporters with terrorists. Siddiqui said, "Such kind of illegal, irresponsible statements and such people must be reprehended." ...
  • Money from slaughter trade goes into terrorism, says Maneka Gandhi September 15, 2014

    Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi kicked up a storm by linking beef exporters in India with terrorists. While addressing an event in Jaipur, she has alleged that funds from beef exports are likely being used for funding terrorism. She said, "Money from slaughter trade goes into killing...
  • Shiv Sena questions Prithviraj Chavan's experience, calls Rahul a 'loser' September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's criticism of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has not gone down well with the saffron party which on Monday blasted the Congress leader. After the two leaders participated in an event organised by a TV channel on Saturday, Chavan had said that Uddhav lacked the...