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Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

‘Embodied kindness but knew when to be firm’

Mother Teresa used to say often: “Love one another as God loves each one of you.” On August 26, as the world celebrates Mother’s 110th birth anniversary, this is the message that we ...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

‘She continues to live in the hearts of her sisters, followers’

August 26 2020 is Mother’s 110th Birth Anniversary. I am fortunate and blessed to share my birthday with her and with Archbishop Thomas D’Souza of Calcutta. Mother’s favourite words...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Only Congress has followed Gandhi's path: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said those who consider themselves supreme and indulge in the politics of falsehood will not understand Mahatma Gandhi's sacrifices and ideals.In what appe...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Calcutta schools to stay open to celebrate Gandhi

The Mamata Banerjee administration has asked all government primary and secondary schools to observe Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday on October 2 on their premises, bucking the trend of Bengal’s holiday...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.01.20

Congress invokes Netaji’s ideal of secularism

The Opposition Congress in Assam invoked Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to convey the message of secularism in the time of “growing communalism” in the country.PCC general secretary Durga Das Boro, wh...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

People  /  Published 02.02.19

A Gandhian who rebuked Gandhi for moral blindness

An accomplished pianist, she could bring to life the kaleidoscopic mood of Schumann’s Cycles and the soul infusing compositions of Bach. She played for friends even when she could barely sit, her no...
By Sujata Prasad in

India  /  Published 26.10.19

Tipu Sultan contradictions within BJP surface

Tipu Sultan and his birth anniversary celebrations have found rare support from within the BJP, which abhors the 18th-century Mysore ruler and scrapped the state-funded Tipu Jayanti events within days...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.18

Jharkhand Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak jayanti

Over 50,000 Sikhs observed Guru Nanak Jayanti, the 549th birth anniversary of their founder Guru Nanak, here on Wednesday.Celebrations started at 6am with Sabad Kirtans (songs in praise of Guru Nanak)...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.19

Jamshedpur plogs a swachh message

A series of activities based on the principles of Mahatma Gandhi were carried out on Gandhi Jayanti to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation on Wednesday.The day started with th...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Arts  /  Published 27.10.18

Painter of longest artwork honours tallest leader

Maity wanted to work on a large canvas to 'emphasise the importance of the subject'. But he is, of course, no stranger to large canvasses. The Indian Odyssey, his 800-feet long mural, is hard to miss ...
By Smita Tripathi in


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