Gandhi Jayanti
India  /  Published 03.10.19

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

North East  /  Published 03.10.19

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

In the Mahatma’s footsteps

 Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday administered a pledge on the Hamara Arunachal Abhiyan (HAA) to a massive gathering of people representing NGOs, student community, gover...
By Damien Lepcha and Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

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 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

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 in

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.19

Ranchi’s old lake now new & clean

The renovated Karamtoli Talab, among the oldest lakes of the state capital, will be opened for residents on Gandhi Jayanti.Giridih-based agency Niranjan Rai Construction is giving final touches to the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.10.18

Congress calls for ‘new freedom struggle’

The Congress on Tuesday invoked the legacy of the Father of the Nation to call for a “new freedom struggle” to combat the Narendra Modi government’s “politics of intimidation” and impositio...
By Arnab Ganguly in Wardha


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