Gandhi Jayanti
Bihar  /  Published 02.10.18

Playing Gandhi for 28 years, head shaved 103 times

Being Mahatma Gandhi is a round-the-year job for Suresh Kumar Hajju, a grade-three employee in the state electricity board. On Tuesday as well, he featured in the state function to mark the birth anni...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

North East  /  Published 02.10.19

Sonowal opens Gandhi park

 Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday inaugurated the Gandhi Udyan here built under the Guwahati Smart City project on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.The park, cons...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.10.19

Play a sport, clean villages

 Former volleyball players in Assam are on a Assam Volleyball Mission 100 to make the villages plastic-free through sports. Young volleyball players were engaged to clean their localities along w...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.19

Clean the mind

The prime minister, it had been announced earlier, would declare the nation to be free of the curse of open defecation today even though the boundaries of swachhta remain unclear. Reports have suggest...
By The Editorial Board

Bihar  /  Published 22.09.18

Squatter drive from tomorrow

The district administration is set to resume a 10-day encroachment drive in Patna to smooth flow of traffic. It will be suspended on October 2 for Gandhi Jayanti. The first phase was carried out for 2...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna


India  /  Published 02.10.19

Priyanka to BJP: Be truthful on Mahatma

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Gandhi Jayanti that the BJP should follow the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi and be “truthful” before speaking about the Father of the Nation, while her mother Sonia Ga...
By Piyush Srivastava and PTI in New Delhi/Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.10.19

For them, Gandhism is a living religion

 In 1914, a young Oraon man in Chotanagpur, Jatra Bhagat, met Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, then in his mid-40s, and found that the Mahatma’s philosophy of non-violence matched his own. Jatra Bha...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.19

Many tributes, and a warning

Governor Droupadi Murmu and chief minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary in the capital. Both garlanded the statue of the Mahatma at Morabadi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 30.09.19

MP Swachh train travel call to PM Narendra Modi

A CPI Rajya Sabha member from Kerala has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel through north India on a train to understand how widespread open defecation still is before declaring India free o...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.18

On Gandhi dais, Mamata vows ‘Dandi’ march

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a veiled attack on the saffron camp and the Centre while paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, urging people to take the pledge of renewing Gandhi’s movement for a u...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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