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Sarojini Naidu's birth anniversary: Remembering 'Nightingale of India' who fueled freedom struggle, women's rights movement
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Sarojini Naidu's birth anniversary: Remembering 'Nightingale of India' who fueled freedom struggle, women's rights movement

After India gained independence in 1947, Naidu was appointed as the governor of the United Provinces, which is today known as Uttar Pradesh

Previous govts drafted Union Budget with eye on vote bank, says Narendra Modi
India

Previous govts drafted Union Budget with eye on vote bank, says Narendra Modi

Addressing the centenary celebrations of the historic Chauri Chaura incident virtually, the PM targeted previous governments of turning the budget into a 'vote bank' and said that the current Centre has changed this 'soch'

Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in California; Indian-Americans demand investigation
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Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in California; Indian-Americans demand investigation

The 6-ft tall bronze statue of Gandhi, in the Central Park of the City of Davis in Northern California, appeared to have been sawed off at the ankles and half its face was severed and missing, said reports

Martyrs’ Day 2021: Occasion marks death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi; Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay tributes
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Martyrs’ Day 2021: Occasion marks death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi; Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay tributes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to write that Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals 'continue to motivate millions' even today

'Hindus are patriotic by nature, can never be anti-India,' says Mohan Bhagwat
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'Hindus are patriotic by nature, can never be anti-India,' says Mohan Bhagwat

The RSS chief made these remarks at an event to release a book titled 'Making of a Hindu Patriot: Background of Gandhiji’s Hind Swaraj'

Why the vandalising of a Gandhi statue feels like a personal attack: A Gandhian on internalising the Mahatma's lessons
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Why the vandalising of a Gandhi statue feels like a personal attack: A Gandhian on internalising the Mahatma's lessons

'My engagement with Gandhiji is not purely intellectual, but deeply personal. Perhaps I was a Gandhian much before I knew it,' writes Madhav Nayar.

Karan Johar announces a series in collaboration with Rajkumar Santoshi, Dinesh Vijan and Mahaveer Jain to celebrate India’s 75th year of independence
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Karan Johar announces a series in collaboration with Rajkumar Santoshi, Dinesh Vijan and Mahaveer Jain to celebrate India’s 75th year of independence

The Change Within initiative's series will have seven episodes and will "highlight valour, values and culture of India"

Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in US; Indian Embassy condemns act
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Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in US; Indian Embassy condemns act

Several pro-Khalistan Sikh youths flashing kirpans jumped on the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in downtown Washington DC and pasted a poster over it

In a new book on partition, Marina Wheeler reconciles India's political struggle with personal histories
Arts & Culture

In a new book on partition, Marina Wheeler reconciles India's political struggle with personal histories

Using her mother's story as the primary source for the non fiction, the human rights lawyer and Queen's Counsel crafts a meaningful prose that describes India's struggle for political independence alongside her mother's quest for her own freedom.

Bringing Dhumketu to a new century: Jenny Bhatt discusses translating the pioneering Gujarati writer's short stories
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Bringing Dhumketu to a new century: Jenny Bhatt discusses translating the pioneering Gujarati writer's short stories

In the early 20th century, Dhumketu was a household name, known for writing stories that departed from the heavy influence of Mahatma Gandhi's ideology to depict instead a village idyll, the simple joys and sorrows of a common person, and the everyday goings-on of a Gujarati home.

In Sumathi Ramaswamy's book, Gandhi features as a muse in the works of several Indian artists
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In Sumathi Ramaswamy's book, Gandhi features as a muse in the works of several Indian artists

In her book Gandhi in the Gallery, Sumathi Ramaswamy explores why and how India’s modern and contemporary artists have over the past century sought out Gandhi as their muse and invested in him across a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to video installation and digital production.

The Friday List: From a conclave on architecture and design to horror movies for Halloween, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a conclave on architecture and design to horror movies for Halloween, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat
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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's journals: How the Mahatma shaped a nation's ideas through Young India, Navjivan and Harijan
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Gandhi's journals: How the Mahatma shaped a nation's ideas through Young India, Navjivan and Harijan

Many, before Gandhi, had employed the press to further their cause. Many did so after him. Few have been as effective as he was in the early 1920s when Young India and Navjivan were at their zenith.

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

The Friday List: From a talk on computational poetry to a documentary on a particle accelerator, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a talk on computational poetry to a documentary on a particle accelerator, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

'Democracy is not the law of the majority but the protection of the minority': Top quotes for International Day of Democracy 2020
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'Democracy is not the law of the majority but the protection of the minority': Top quotes for International Day of Democracy 2020

From Gandhi to Lincoln to Camus, prominent personalities over the ages have extolled on the virtues of democracy while attempting to define it

How the films Jagriti and Bedari, mirroring each other, underline India and Pakistan’s shared culture
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How the films Jagriti and Bedari, mirroring each other, underline India and Pakistan’s shared culture

As elucidated by the two films, Indians and Pakistanis are far more alike than some of us would want to admit, and one can pass off for the other without too much effort.

Independence Day 2020: PM hoists the Tricolour from Red Fort; history and significance behind celebration of India's freedom
India

Independence Day 2020: PM hoists the Tricolour from Red Fort; history and significance behind celebration of India's freedom

On the day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's seventh Independence Day speech from the Red Fort, celebrations will remain subdued owing to the coronavirus pandemic

Quit India Movement: How August Movement became a watershed moment in India's freedom struggle
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Quit India Movement: How August Movement became a watershed moment in India's freedom struggle

The Quit India movement was the direct result of Britain's mounting difficulties in the World War II and the failure of the Cripp's Mission to convince Indian leadership at the time to agree for a partial self-rule