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Congress issues show cause notice to Rae Bareli MLA for attending UP Assembly's special session in defiance of party orders
India

Congress issues show cause notice to Rae Bareli MLA for attending UP Assembly's special session in defiance of party orders

The Congress MLA who had remained absent from Congress's Gandhi Jayanti functions led by party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on 2 October, surprised all by attending the proceedings of the House the same evening.

Opposition's boycott of special Uttar Pradesh Assembly session bad strategy, optics; defiant MLAs leave Adityanath critics red-faced
Politics

Opposition's boycott of special Uttar Pradesh Assembly session bad strategy, optics; defiant MLAs leave Adityanath critics red-faced

The Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh should have realised that they would have made more noise by participating in the special session of the Assembly and using it to take on the government on whatever issue they would have deemed fit

Mahatma Gandhi's portrait defaced in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa on birth anniversary, urn used to immerse ashes stolen
India

Mahatma Gandhi's portrait defaced in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa on birth anniversary, urn used to immerse ashes stolen

A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi was defaced at Bapu Bhawan in Laxmanbagh Sansthan in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa on Gandhi Jayanti by unidentified persons.

Congress proclaims to be sole inheritor of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, but day's events expose cracks in organisation, vacuum in top leadership
Politics

Congress proclaims to be sole inheritor of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, but day's events expose cracks in organisation, vacuum in top leadership

The events that unfolded on Gandhi Jayanti raise questions over Congress' seriousness towards rebuilding its social base, inspiring confidence among its rank and file and putting up a real challenge to the BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections

Mahatma Gandhi 150th birth anniversary: Narendra Modi declares India open defecation-free, visits Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Ashram
India

Mahatma Gandhi 150th birth anniversary: Narendra Modi declares India open defecation-free, visits Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Ashram

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that India is open defecation-free

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

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mahatma Gandhi's culinary experiments, S Jaishankar in Washington, 70 years of Communist China; today's must read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mahatma Gandhi's culinary experiments, S Jaishankar in Washington, 70 years of Communist China; today's must read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: S Jaishankar's Washington visit, Mahatma Gandhi and food, L Sarita Devi in Women's World Boxing Championships 2019; today's must read stories

Yes Bank seeks to arrest further decline in stock prices; affirms strong financials, liquidity level above regulatory requirements
Business

Yes Bank seeks to arrest further decline in stock prices; affirms strong financials, liquidity level above regulatory requirements

In its filing on Wednesday, Yes Bank also asserted that its financial and operating metrics remain intrinsically stable.

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: Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit Sunny Deol pay tribute on Bapu's 150th birth anniversary
Entertainment

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit Sunny Deol pay tribute on Bapu's 150th birth anniversary

Dia Mirza stressed on the value of non-violence and urged her followers to remember the "universal law of love" on Gandhi Jayanti 2019.

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.

Five years of Swachh Bharat Mission: Survey finds 72% believe cities now cleaner, but 88% report garbage still dumped in public spaces
India

Five years of Swachh Bharat Mission: Survey finds 72% believe cities now cleaner, but 88% report garbage still dumped in public spaces

72 percent believe their city and neighbourhood is cleaner than 2014, want no single-use plastic and public health to be the focus in mission’s next phase

On Gandhi Jayanti, remembering Mahatma's most beloved hymns — from Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram to Lead, Kindly Light
Life

On Gandhi Jayanti, remembering Mahatma's most beloved hymns — from Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram to Lead, Kindly Light

A common theme seems to run through Gandhiji’s preferred playlist. The themes of devotion, harmony and reconciliation are a common thread. And through all of the songs, there is a sense of gazing deeply into the self to bring out the best that resides in everyone regardless of how trying the circumstances are.

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.