Tag: Mahatma Gandhi

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  • The Lonely Pilgrimage

    The Lonely Pilgrimage

    During his lifetime he wrote more than 170,000 letters. His grandson, Gopal Krishna Gandhi, has written: If Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had an addiction, it was to the same universe of written communication. There were days when Gandhi did not eat, when he did not speak. Scarce was the day when he did not write a letter.

    March 18, 2020
  • Harbinger of Indo-US strategic partnership

    Harbinger of Indo-US strategic partnership

    Sudhir Ghosh, a distinguished member of Parliament of the hallowed years and close confidant of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in forging strategic ties with the USA immediately after Chinese attack on India in 1962.

    March 6, 2020
  • Throes of survival

    Throes of survival

    There have already been at least four Prime Ministers, who do not belong to the dynasty, and they were equally successful. In the present chaotic and uncertain state of the Congress when several suggestions and solutions are being put forward by central as well as regional leaders, the party should opt for a leader outside the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.

    March 5, 2020
  • Congress criticises Trump for not mentioning Mahatma Gandhi in Sabarmati Ashram’s visitor book

    Congress criticises Trump for not mentioning Mahatma Gandhi in Sabarmati Ashram’s visitor book

    In the visitor book at Sabarmati Ashram, Trump wrote, 'To my great friend Prime Minister Modi – Thank You for this wonderful visit.'

    February 24, 2020
  • Donald Trump arrives today on historic visit to India

    Donald Trump arrives today on historic visit to India

    Apart from First Lady Melania, President Trump will be accompanied by a high-level delegation during the trip which will take him to Ahmedabad, Agra, and New Delhi.

    February 23, 2020
  • ‘Glad India was partitioned’: Congress leader K Natwar Singh

    ‘Glad India was partitioned’: Congress leader K Natwar Singh

    'Also, it could have been impossible for the simple reason that the Muslim League wouldn't have allowed the country to function,' he said.

    February 10, 2020
  • Gandhi and China

    Gandhi and China

    The study or practise of Gandhi's principles is gradually increasing in China. During the first phase, it had become somewhat static due to the political ideology. In the second phase, it was driven by the rationalists and the academics. Later, it was a victim of political concepts. It appears that in the next era, the changes that took place in the liberal policies and the political outlook under the patronage of Mao ensured the acceleration of Gandhi's thoughts.Along with socio-economic development, Gandhi and his principles have helped the Chinese to deal with such issues as social discrimination, human rights, environmental protection,freedom of expression, corruption. The Mahatma's thoughts are very pertinent in contemporary China.

    February 10, 2020
  • ‘Gandhi may be trailer for you, for us he is life’: PM Modi to Oppn on Anantkumar Hegde remarks

    ‘Gandhi may be trailer for you, for us he is life’: PM Modi to Oppn on Anantkumar Hegde remarks

    The opposition led by Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had protested in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday over the remarks of BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde on Mahatma Gandhi and staged a walkout.

    February 6, 2020
  • ‘Never mentioned Gandhi’ in freedom struggle remark, says Anantkumar Hegde; BJP to judge

    ‘Never mentioned Gandhi’ in freedom struggle remark, says Anantkumar Hegde; BJP to judge

    At an event in Bengaluru, the Lok Sabha MP from Uttara Kannada had claimed that the 'entire freedom movement was staged with the consent and support of the British, and the independence movement led by Gandhi was a drama'.

    February 4, 2020
  • BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde calls Gandhi’s freedom struggle ‘drama’, party seeks apology

    BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde calls Gandhi’s freedom struggle ‘drama’, party seeks apology

    The Congress on Monday slammed the BJP leader saying the Father of the Nation does not need a certificate from the 'cadre of Britisher's chamchas and spies'.

    February 3, 2020
  • 1,615 insurgents surrender in Assam

    1,615 insurgents surrender in Assam

    Altogether 1,615 insurgents comprising 836 from NDFB(P), 579 from NDFB (RD) and 200 from NDFB (S) participated in the ceremony to surrender a total number of 178 weapons.

    January 31, 2020
  • Before embarking on tour across Bihar, Kanhaiya Kumar detained briefly in Champaran

    Before embarking on tour across Bihar, Kanhaiya Kumar detained briefly in Champaran

    Left leader Kumar is on a statewide ‘Jan Gan Man Yatra’, which would conclude with a rally on the theme ‘naagarikta bachao, desh bachao’ in Patna on February 29.

    January 31, 2020
  • Those who despise Mahatma Gandhi want to ‘get rid of Shaheen Bagh’: Chidambaram hits out at Amit Shah

    Those who despise Mahatma Gandhi want to ‘get rid of Shaheen Bagh’: Chidambaram hits out at Amit Shah

    The protestors at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi have been sitting-in for over a month now, demanding to rollback the Citizenship Amendment Act.

    January 27, 2020
  • Gandhi’s values more relevant in modern world: Governor

    Gandhi’s values more relevant in modern world: Governor

    He was addressing participants of 'Gandhi Katha', a programme based on Gandhiji's thoughts, philosophy and life at Raj Bhavan in Shimla.

    January 18, 2020
  • Off with the forest

    Off with the forest

    We have been the obedient servants of Gilgamesh for 5000 years. We have cut a path of destruction, ignored the spreading deserts, disregarded the disappearing animals, the foul air and water, the warming planet. We have destroyed most of the earth's natural forest cover, and we pretend we can live without it. The story goes that Gilgamesh defeated the forest protectors and the forces of civilization won the battle for the forest, but it is not true.

    January 11, 2020
  • ‘Only CAA lives up to Gandhi’s assurance to Pak minorities’: BJP leader

    ‘Only CAA lives up to Gandhi’s assurance to Pak minorities’: BJP leader

    Baijayant Jay Panda also sought to allay any fears over the proposed NRC, saying it was only an 'idea' welcomed by many people and that no formal proposal has been made.

    January 8, 2020
  • The Saturday Interview | India must moderate inter-faith dialogue

    The Saturday Interview | India must moderate inter-faith dialogue

    Kelpsa is a winner of many awards, including the Georgian Order of Honour and Lithuanian NATO Accession Medal.

    January 4, 2020