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On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat
India

On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat

Gandhi Jayanti is also observed as International Day of Non-Violence after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to that effect on 15 June, 2007

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Prayer services, cultural events set to mark the Mahatma’s 151st birth anniversary today
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Prayer services, cultural events set to mark the Mahatma’s 151st birth anniversary today

Gandhiji's birth anniversary is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to declare the same on 15 June, 2007

India declared open defecation free, but in Mumbai's Mahim, slum residents face a different reality
India

India declared open defecation free, but in Mumbai's Mahim, slum residents face a different reality

For the slum-dwellers of Mahim East, the Modi government's claim of the country becoming open defecation free is "a lie".

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Updates: Narendra Modi declares India open defecation-free, sets 2022 target to phase out single use plastic
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Updates: Narendra Modi declares India open defecation-free, sets 2022 target to phase out single use plastic

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Ahmedabad at 6 pm, visited the Sabarmati Ashram and then participated in a Swachh Bharat programme

National leaders pay respects to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary: BJP, Congress conduct marches to spread Gandhian philosophy
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National leaders pay respects to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary: BJP, Congress conduct marches to spread Gandhian philosophy

Rahul Gandhi leads Congress' padayatra from the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee office to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi proposes 'Einstein Challenge' in NYT op-ed to mark Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi proposes 'Einstein Challenge' in NYT op-ed to mark Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary

On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times about 'The great leader envisioned a world where every citizen has dignity and prosperity.'

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Rahul Gandhi leads padyatra to Rajghat in Delhi, slogans of 'Mahatma Gandhi Amar Rahein' heard
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Rahul Gandhi leads padyatra to Rajghat in Delhi, slogans of 'Mahatma Gandhi Amar Rahein' heard

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday led a 'padyatra' in Delhi with a large number of party workers following him to Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat.

Amit Shah kickstarts 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra': Over 3,200 BJP MPs, MLAs, other elected representatives to join party's massive event
India

Amit Shah kickstarts 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra': Over 3,200 BJP MPs, MLAs, other elected representatives to join party's massive event

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday flagged off the party's main programme for the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, the 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra'.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Father of the Nation; RSS, Congress speak of harmony in tweets
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Father of the Nation; RSS, Congress speak of harmony in tweets

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, several leaders took to Twitter to pay homage to the Father of the Nation.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Pune's Sassoon Hospital recalls surgery Mahatma underwent amid political unrest in 1924
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Pune's Sassoon Hospital recalls surgery Mahatma underwent amid political unrest in 1924

Ninety-five years on, the operation theatre at the government-run hospital has turned into a memorial but one that is not open to the public

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: UNESCO, Doordarshan to co-host hour-long TV show 'Bapu Zinda Hain'
India

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: UNESCO, Doordarshan to co-host hour-long TV show 'Bapu Zinda Hain'

Rarely heard audio clips of Mahatma Gandhi will be featured as part of an hour-long television programme jointly hosted by the UNESCO and Doordarshan to commemorate his birth anniversary.

Mahatma Gandhi and food: From shunning 'abominable chocolate' to advocating fruitarian diet, a journey of the culinary cosmopolitan
India

Mahatma Gandhi and food: From shunning 'abominable chocolate' to advocating fruitarian diet, a journey of the culinary cosmopolitan

Mahatma Gandhi’s eclectic food choices reflect his equally eclectic confluence of many spiritual traditions.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Home ministry to release around 600 prisoners not convicted for murder, rape, corruption from jails across India
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Home ministry to release around 600 prisoners not convicted for murder, rape, corruption from jails across India

Prisoners, including politicians, who have been convicted in cases of murder, rape or corruption, will not be released as part of the amnesty scheme

Daily Bulletin: India celebrates Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, Modi to ban single-use plastic, Congress to organise 'padyatras';day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: India celebrates Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, Modi to ban single-use plastic, Congress to organise 'padyatras';day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: Narendra Modi to announce ban on single-use plastic, visit Sabarmati Ashram; Amit Shah to flag off BJP's nationwide 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra' today; and more

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: Significance of day that celebrates one of most striking leaders of the Indian Independence struggle
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Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: Significance of day that celebrates one of most striking leaders of the Indian Independence struggle

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: Every year on 2 October, the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi is observed with prayer services and tributes across the nation. This year, India will be celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi.

Gujarat Congress to organise marches to Sabarmati Ashram on 27 Sep in bid to 'foil designs to destroy Gandhian ideology'
Politics

Gujarat Congress to organise marches to Sabarmati Ashram on 27 Sep in bid to 'foil designs to destroy Gandhian ideology'

'These marches under a week-long 'Gandhi Sandesh Yatra' will be taken out on 27 September', said state Congress president Amit Chavda

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: Bihar to conduct week-long celebrations, programmes to begin with development camps
India

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary 2019: Bihar to conduct week-long celebrations, programmes to begin with development camps

The East Champaran district administration in Bihar will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in a grand manner.

The Gandhi Jayanti Quiz: How much do you really know about the Father of the Nation?
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The Gandhi Jayanti Quiz: How much do you really know about the Father of the Nation?

On this Gandhi Jayanti, take the following quiz to find out how much you know about Bapu and his life

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign: PM says sanitation coverage increased from 40% to 90%
India

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign: PM says sanitation coverage increased from 40% to 90%

Launching the "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday all sections of society and every part of the country have joined the cleanliness drive.

Note for Gandhi Jayanti: Are we bringing on humanitarian crises by showing the door to illegal immigrants?
India

Note for Gandhi Jayanti: Are we bringing on humanitarian crises by showing the door to illegal immigrants?

On this Gandhi Jayanti, in the name of the Father of the Nation, symbol of peace, icon of non-violence, we might well be moving towards a humanitarian crises of the nature we have never seen before.