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  • Priyanka Gandhi slams PM Modi over rise in suicide cases by unemployed youth

    Priyanka Gandhi slams PM Modi over rise in suicide cases by unemployed youth

    In a hard-hitting remark on the Modi government’s showing on the unemployment front, Priyanka Gandhi alleged that their cases of suicides by unemployed youth had witnessed a sharp rise by 60 percent in the last six years of the BJP led government at the Center.

    February 13, 2022
  • Jai Ram pays floral tributes to mark Martyrs Day

    Jai Ram pays floral tributes to mark Martyrs Day

    Remembering the valour of all martyrs who gave their lives for the nation, the Chief Minister said that the nation would always be grateful for the valuable contribution and supreme sacrifices made by them during the freedom struggle.

    January 30, 2022
  • Amit Shah unveils Mahatma Gandhi’s mural in Ahmedabad on his 74th death anniversary

    Amit Shah unveils Mahatma Gandhi’s mural in Ahmedabad on his 74th death anniversary

    To commemorate the 74th Martyrs' Day, in the 75th year of independence, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has installed a grand wall mural of Mahatma Gandhi made of clay Kulhads at the iconic Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.

    January 30, 2022
  • BJP slams Rahul’s lynching remark against Modi

    BJP slams Rahul’s lynching remark against Modi

    Launching a frontal attack on Congress, in response to Rahul Gandhi’s tweet, BJP in-charge of national IT department and co-in-charge of West Bengal, Amit Malviya tweeted, “Meet Rajiv Gandhi, father of mob lynching…”

    December 21, 2021
  • Revolutionary economist

    Revolutionary economist

    Gandhian economics is difficult to explain as a coherent system of thought, but its ethical principles can never be ignored. Many of his economic thoughts stemmed from what he considered ethically right or wrong. In his words: ‘That economics is untrue which ignores or disregards moral values

    December 18, 2021
  • Priyanka Gandhi meets family of farmer who died awaiting fertilizer in Lalitpur

    Priyanka Gandhi meets family of farmer who died awaiting fertilizer in Lalitpur

    The Congress General Secretary spent around 40 minutes and assured the family that she would not only raise the issue at appropriate forum but would also help in whichever way she could.

    October 29, 2021
  • Delhi HC issues notice to Twitter over Rahul Gandhi’s tweet

    Delhi HC issues notice to Twitter over Rahul Gandhi’s tweet

    Senior Advocate Sajan Poovayya, who appeared for Twitter informed the Court that Rahul Gandhi's tweet violated our policy also, we have already removed that tweet and his Twitter account was also blocked.

    October 5, 2021
  • Priyanka Gandhi arrested in UP, Opp leaders cry ‘house arrest’

    Priyanka Gandhi arrested in UP, Opp leaders cry ‘house arrest’

    MoS home, Ajay Mishra Teni denied his son, Ashish Mishra Monu's presence at the site of violence, adding that some miscreants merged with protesting farmers and pelted the stones on the car which lead to the 'unfortunate incident'.

    October 4, 2021
  • Gandhi’s Teachings~II

    Gandhi’s Teachings~II

    Gandhi envisioned a world that would evolve towards peace and harmony ~ a world where different religions, cultures and peoples of the world would live together with mutual respect and tolerance, rather than in suspicion and animosity. The lessons, gleaned from Gandhi‘s life offer us invaluable advice on leading an enlightened life ~ a more meaningful, self-aware, socially responsible and saner life

    October 2, 2021
  • Hind Swaraj~II

    Hind Swaraj~II

    The book/booklet comprises of 20 short chapters and is written in a form of dialogue between the Editor- heavily implied to be Gandhi himself ~ and the Reader, who is evidently modelled on Savarkar, for he is clearly described as a terrorist dedicated to violent action. The Editor answers the Reader‘s questions about British colonialism, the emerging Indian nationalist movement, the kind of civilization that Indian should try to build, and the means they should use to do so.

    September 22, 2021
  • Gandhi and democracy

    Gandhi and democracy

    While centralisation can‘t be sustained and defended without adequate force, Gandhi regarded decentralisation as an essential corollary to non-violence. He insisted that such decentralisation would be possible only in a predominately non-industrial society with the self-sufficient village as the primary unit.

    June 21, 2021
  • Gandhi’s Ahimsa

    Gandhi’s Ahimsa

    To Gandhi ahimsa was not only the means but also the end. It was not only during the struggle for freedom that he wanted ahimsa to be practiced. He wanted a non-violent society. He kept writing and talking about a future socialistic order or a Sarvodaya society.

    April 27, 2021
  • 58th session of Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series on Gandhi, Ahmedabad and Salt March organised

    58th session of Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series on Gandhi, Ahmedabad and Salt March organised

    After returning from South Africa in 1915, Gandhiji was advised by Gopal Krishna Gokhale to travel across India and decide his future place to initiate his freedom movement.

    October 4, 2020
  • President Ram Nath Kovind’s message to nation on Gandhi Jayanti

    President Ram Nath Kovind’s message to nation on Gandhi Jayanti

    On 2nd October every year, Gandhiji is remembered not only in India but all over the world. He remains a source of inspiration for all humanity.

    October 2, 2020
  • Ruckus in Lok Sabha over Anurag Thakur’s remark on Nehru-Gandhi family; Congress seeks apology

    Ruckus in Lok Sabha over Anurag Thakur’s remark on Nehru-Gandhi family; Congress seeks apology

    'Congress only made a trust for the benefit of the Gandhi family. You made Sonia Gandhi its chairman. It should be investigated,' Anurag Thakur said.

    September 18, 2020
  • How a Hindi newspaper backed by Gandhi ignited freedom struggle in Mauritius

    How a Hindi newspaper backed by Gandhi ignited freedom struggle in Mauritius

    To highlight the plight of the Indian workers, Gandhi (then 38) sent his friend Manilal Doctor to Mauritius to launch a newspaper, Hindusthani, probably the first ever Hindi newspaper printed outside India.

    September 6, 2020
  • Mahatma’s medical legacy

    Mahatma’s medical legacy

    Gandhi's main arguments against medical science are: (1) it attaches undue importance to the body rather than the soul, which is infinitely more real than the body; (2) it is inconsistent with non-violence, partly on account of vivisection and partly because the modern medicines either contain or involve the taking of animal fat, alcohol, meat and other 'forbidden' food; (3) it is expensive and, therefore, inaccessible to the poor; and (4) it is inseparably linked with machinery, industrialization and modern civilization in general which Gandhi rejects in its entirety.

    July 1, 2020