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  • A flawed syllabus in the making

    A flawed syllabus in the making

    National and international historians could possibly de-saffronise our academic programmes by examining history textbooks.

    November 7, 2021
  • UK unveils commemorative coin celebrating Mahatma Gandhi

    UK unveils commemorative coin celebrating Mahatma Gandhi

    Building on the enduring relationship and cultural connections between the UK and India, it is the first time that Gandhi has been commemorated on an official UK coin.

    November 5, 2021
  • Unique product EzySpit unveiled

    Unique product EzySpit unveiled

    As we all know that the habit of spitting in an open is very bad and cleaning its stains is a challenge in itself. If we spit in any public place, then its particles can spread up to 27 feet in the air.

    October 4, 2021
  • PM Modi praises KVIC for displaying world’s largest national flag, exhorts people to make khadi part of life

    PM Modi praises KVIC for displaying world’s largest national flag, exhorts people to make khadi part of life

    The Prime Minister wrote on Twitter to praise the KVIC efforts to display the world's largest khadi national flag at a height of 225 feet and 150 feet width as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.

    October 3, 2021
  • BJP prez Nadda exhorts party workers to purchase locally made khadi from 2-7 Oct

    BJP prez Nadda exhorts party workers to purchase locally made khadi from 2-7 Oct

    Nadda's appeal to party workers came during his visit to a Khadi store in the national capital's Connaught Place.

    October 2, 2021
  • Mahatma Gandhi showed the path of truth, non-violence and righteousness not only to India but to the entire humanity: Arvind Kejriwal

    Mahatma Gandhi showed the path of truth, non-violence and righteousness not only to India but to the entire humanity: Arvind Kejriwal

    I congratulate Speaker Shri Ram Niwas Goel for coming up with such a heartfelt commemoration to the Jallianwala Bagh.

    October 2, 2021
  • PM pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

    PM pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

    The day is being celebrated across the country as Gandhi Jayanti.

    October 2, 2021
  • President, PM, other political leaders pay tribute to Mahatma on 152nd birth anniv

    President, PM, other political leaders pay tribute to Mahatma on 152nd birth anniv

    Paying tribute to Bapu, President Kovind asked people to take a pledge to strive for making India the country of his dreams.

    October 2, 2021
  • When Gandhiji spoke to us

    When Gandhiji spoke to us

    In his autobiography, Gandhiji talked of his visit to Calcutta as it then was in 1896, and the contrasting receptions he got from editors of the different newspapers he met to talk about his work in South Africa. One editor thought he was a wandering Jew while another after keeping him waiting for an hour told him, “You had better go. I am not disposed to listen to you.” Gandhiji writes: “…I met the Anglo-Indian editors also. The Statesman and The Englishman realised the importance of the (South African) question. I gave them long interviews and they published them in full.” We publish these interviews here, among the first of Gandhiji published in India.

    October 2, 2021
  • Gandhi’s teachings~I

    Gandhi’s teachings~I

    Surprisingly, it is easy to believe in the miracles of sainthood, but very hard to believe in those of flesh and blood; the prodigies of leadership who transform the world and the way we see and move and act in the world. Yet, as Gandhi himself taught, these are not miracles at all. He summed up the philosophy of his own epic life in five words: ‘My life is my message‘

    October 1, 2021
  • Gandhi’s ideas need wider acceptance

    Gandhi’s ideas need wider acceptance

    Even in a world torn by many violent conflicts, statistics year after year show that the toll of everyday violence is even higher

    September 30, 2021
  • A reawakening of Gandhian thought

    A reawakening of Gandhian thought

    First, let us take a brief look at how nation-states advanced after obtaining freedom from the yoke of colonialism

    September 29, 2021
  • Hind Swaraj~I

    Hind Swaraj~I

    During his return voyage to South Africa on board S.S. Kildonan Castle, Gandhi wrote his famous book entitled Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule ~ having about 30,000 words in Gujarati ~ on the steamer’s stationery within 10 days, in all 270 pages. He wrote at a feverish pitch, the pen racing across the page so quickly that the right hand grew tired, and about fifty pages were written with the left hand.

    September 21, 2021
  • HarperCollins presents startling new investigation of Gandhi’s assassination

    HarperCollins presents startling new investigation of Gandhi’s assassination

    "Arguably modern India's biggest political development, the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi finds a desultory mention in our history textbooks," the authors, Appu Esthose Suresh and Priyanka Kotamraju, say.

    September 3, 2021
  • PM Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Independence Day

    PM Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Independence Day

    “Paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. His thoughts and ideals continue to guide us as we work towards fulfilling people's aspirations.”

    August 15, 2021
  • Resolution reintroduced for US Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma

    Resolution reintroduced for US Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma

    Gandhi would be the first Indian to receive a Congressional Gold Medal, an honor bestowed upon such great figures as George Washington, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks. 

    August 14, 2021
  • Ex-Goa CM draws parallel to Mahatma Gandhi’s racist train eviction

    Ex-Goa CM draws parallel to Mahatma Gandhi’s racist train eviction

    Luizinho Faleiro, Ex-Goa CM made the comparison between Mahatma Gandhi's train eviction while raising a zero-hour motion in the assembly related to the non-employment of Goans at the state's only airport.

    July 29, 2021