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Open defecation will end in 10 years, says Ramesh


June 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 30 (IANS) One of India's biggest curses - the practice of open defecation - would be totally abolished in 10 years, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s message very relevant today: Indian envoy


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Asserting that Mahatma Gandhi's message is still relevant for the world of today, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for a pooling of individual capabilities for ... Read more...

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PM’s lookalike makes point in film on dowry


March 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 19 (IANS) As he walks slowly wearing a white kurta-pyjama and a light blue turban, anyone could mistake him for the most powerful man in India - ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in fourth round of UP elections (Afternoon Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh saw brisk polling by Sunday afternoon, with a large number of voters exercising their franchise in the fourth round of the seven-round ... Read more...

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Indians, foreigners alike salute Gandhi


January 30th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Insisting that his teachings remained relevant today, some 300 Indians and foreigners gathered here Monday to mourn the death of Mahatma Gandhi at the very ... Read more...

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Now, Karnataka governor takes a dig at Advani yatra


October 24th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) In a rare instance of a non-partisan constitutional authority taking potshots at a political leader, Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Monday ribbed senior Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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A generation that wants to ‘know the Mahatma’


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) All that 19-year-old Azad Hussain knows about Mahatma Gandhi is what he has seen in Bollywood movies and read in school books. The Jammu ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A children’s book that sheds light on Gandhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) "Gandhi - The Path to Greatness", a short biography that promises to enlighten kids about Mahatma Gandhi in a "matter of minutes" with its ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

From huts to high streets: Khadi comes of age (Feature)


September 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Once a symbol of India's independence movement popularised by Mahatma Gandhi, handspun khadi has got a makeover and become a style statement. It's no longer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mahatma comes alive through Pancham Singh’s TV serial


September 11th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Producer Pancham Singh is bringing Mahatma Gandhi's journey through an over 300-part television series and Vivan Gandhi, the great great grandson of the apostle of non-violence, ... Read more...

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Kolkata intellectuals condemn Hazare arrest


August 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Intellectuals of Kolkata Wednesday condemned the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare and termed the detention as a game plan of the union government to curb ... Read more...

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Won’t allow Sonia’s ploy to impose Emergency: Gadkari (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Terming the crackdown on Baba Ramdev's hunger strike in New Delhi as the Congress party's "fascism", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday dubbed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gadkari attacks Sonia, Congress returns fire (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's top two political parties were locked in a war of words Wednesday after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari questioned Congress chief ... Read more...

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Won’t allow Emergency, Congress a fascist party: Gadkari (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Describing the crackdown on Baba Ramdev's hunger strike in New Delhi as the Congress party's "fascism", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday called ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gandhi’s glasses missing from Wardha ashram, probe ordered (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wardha (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's spectacles have been missing from the Sevagram Ashram in Wardha since November, officials revealed Monday. The state government has ordered a probe into ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gandhi’s glasses missing from Wardha ashram


June 13th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Wardha (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's spectacles have been missing from the Sevagram Ashram in Wardha since November, officials revealed Monday.Ashram president M.M. Gadkari said its employees were asked ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Government warns Ramdev of action for ‘building an army’ remark


June 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said yoga guru Baba Ramdev's reported remark that he is ready to arm his supporters in self defence was "anti-national"."It ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj tweets her defence on Rajghat dance


June 7th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In the eye of criticism over dancing with her party colleagues at Rajghat, Sushma Swaraj Tuesday tweeted that they are nationalists and will therefore ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ songs have universal appeal: Jha


June 1st, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, known for making issue-based movies, praises the soundtrack of his upcoming film "Aarakshan", about reservation issues, saying each song is unique and will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bengali celebrities hail Mamata Banerjee’s victory


May 16th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A one-woman army, a patient fighter, people's person - Bengali film personalities are lauding Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress-led alliance historic win in West Bengal in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tagore was Bengal’s Shakespeare: Sonia Gandhi


May 7th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore "is the Shakespeare from Bengal" and "it is our (country's) privilege to pay tribute to the greatest genuis of our ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen’s family ecstatic over dropping of sedition charges


April 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Binayak Sen's family, including his wife Illina Sen and mother Anusuya Sen were elated on Friday after the Supreme Court verdict, which granted bail to the civil ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Don’t compare me with Mahatma, says Hazare


April 9th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) "I am nowhere near him," Gandhian activist Anna Hazare said Saturday when he was compared with Mahatma Gandhi."I am inspired by the thoughts of Gandhiji," ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Understanding Mahatma Gandhi posed problems to many


April 6th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
By I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): The controversy over the book written by Joseph Lelyveld on Mahatma Gandhi is not something new.The following extract recalls how a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manmohan Singh lauds security agencies, cautions against terror threats


March 30th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, today urged police and security authorities to improve their professional standards and build more appropriate and better infrastructure to handle ... Read more...

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Dandi March II in US against corruption in India (With Images)


March 28th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) A 240-mile walk in the US against corruption in India organised by a group of NRIs inspired by the historic Dandi March led by Mahatma ... Read more...

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Patil releases postage stamp on freedom fighter Subhadra Joshi


March 24th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil released a commemorative postage stamp on freedom fighter Subhadra Joshi hereon Wednesday evening in the presence of Union Minister of Communications and Information ... Read more...

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Andhra CM welcomes merger of Praja Rajyam of Chiranjeevi with Congress


February 7th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb.6 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday welcomed the merger between Praja Rajyam Party and the Congress party.The merger was formalised on Sunday afternoon after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Prithvi isn’t Indian version of ‘…Lord of Rings’


February 4th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Director Kireet Khurana, who made Ajay Devgn starrer 3-D animated film "Toonpur Ka Superhero", has started working on a more ambitious project called "Prithvi", which would be technically ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Youngsters take to books on Gandhi big-time!


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Youngsters thronged the exhibition-cum-sale of books organised to commemorate the 63rd death anniversary of the Ffather of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Over 12,000 books were sold at the ... Read more...

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Gandhi looking for pedestal in French heritage town


January 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Even as India and Indians across the world are set to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Sunday, the global peace icon is finding it ... Read more...

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Gandhi Smriti all set for Martyr’s Day events


January 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Gandhi Smriti, the museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, is all set for Sunday when the country will pay its respectful tributes to the Father of the Nation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Book on Mahatma Gandhi released at Delhi Book Fair


December 29th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): The book titled 'Ek mahatma Ka Abhyudaya', the Hindi translation of renowned author and historian late J.N. Uppal's original English book 'Gandhi Ordained in South Africa' was released ... Read more...

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Patil urges Indian students in UAE to perform duties without fear or favour


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghAbu Dhabi, Nov. 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday asked expatriate Indian students to learn from the experiences of Mahatma Gandhi, and added that the quest for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bush visit was memorable, Obama’s very special: Rajghat official


November 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) It was a sombre 20-minute programme when US President Barack Obama and wife Michelle visited the Rajghat Monday. But compared to the 2006 visit of Geroge ... Read more...

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