North East  /  Published 21.09.22

11 from Bengal held

Eleven persons from Bengal were arrested recently in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh for allegedly collecting donations to build an ashram in Bengal’s Malda district that doesn&rsq...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 21.04.22

In a first, UK PM at Sabarmati

Visiting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday termed Mahatma Gandhi an extraordinary man who mobilized the principles of truth and non-violence to change the world for better. Johnson beca...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 07.04.22

Congress crack at BJP ‘monopoly’

The Congress on Wednesday launched an “Azadi Gaurav Yatra” (Independence Pride March) from the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat to promote unity and social harmony amid what it described as an ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.22

SC to HC: Examine Sabarmati plea

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Gujarat High Court to examine afresh a petition filed by Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi challenging the state government’s decision to rede...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Places  /  Published 01.04.22

In pictures: Music, colours and a celebration of faith at a widow ashram in Vrindavan

Devotees from Bengal journey to Vrindavan’s vidhwa ashrams every year to celebrate Holi...
By Ritagnik Bhattacharya


India  /  Published 26.03.22

SC to hear Sabarmati Ashram plea

The Supreme Court will next week hear an appeal by Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi against the Gujarat government’s plan to redevelop the Sabarmati Ashram into a “world...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Holy dip in the Ganga, from home

For those who had planned a visit to the abode of Kapil Muni at the Gangasagar Island this year, but later decided against it in view of a renewed Covid threat, the South 24-Parganas district administ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.21

Asking a question is no longer a simple act

On the face of it, asking a question appears to be a simple act of responding to things with curiosity. Except for what linguists call ‘phatic communication’, such as ‘how are you?&r...
By G.N. Devy

Culture  /  Published 03.10.21

Please Do Not Touch

"The body is perishable but if my soul is present at the ashram then it will always be alive. If the atmosphere at the ashram, for which we all are trying, also becomes the atmosphere of our own ...
By Mehul Devkala

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.21

The anonymity of Mahadev Desai is unwarranted

Like all other Indians, I grew up thinking of August 15 as the day when, back in 1947, the first government of independent India was sworn into office. However, in recent years the day has acquired fo...
By Ramachandra Guha


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