Kasturba Gandhi
Opinion  /  Published 21.02.21

Lessons from deaths of two remarkable women

‘Birthday’ is a standard word. But not ‘deathday’. Too inauspicious, perhaps. Too grim. But that is surely ahistorical. Some deathdays are to be celebrated for the persons who ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.21

The Mahatma and the camera

The camera was there in London, photographing Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the suit-clad young lawyer; it followed him to South Africa and, finally, to India, where he became among the most photographe...
By Malavika Karlekar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.18

Weekend English course for Kasturba girls

Besides being students of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Khunti, Baby Kumari, Roshni Kumari and Preeti Kumari have another thing in common. They are keen to learn English.On Sunday, the trio alon...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.20

Mahatma Gandhi and grief

Nearly 100 years ago, The Register, the first newspaper to have been published from South Australia, had a perceptive subeditor on its rolls. In November 1921, this anonymous desk-hand had given a rat...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.20

Little girl’s hunger for education bears fruit

An 11-year-old orphan Dalit girl from Gumo village here, 7km from district headquarters and 160km from Ranchi, could not hide her tears on Tuesday when her she realised that her dreams of studying wou...
By Manoj Kumar in Koderma

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.19

Kasturba girls get career tips

Dhalbhumgarh girl Priya Mahto, 18, a farmer’s daughter and an alumna of the government-run residential school Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV), wants to be a block development office because ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.18

Fatal school kitchen mishap under probe

The district administration on Thursday began a probe into a bizarre accident at Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Silli, around 60km from here, that led to the death of a Class VII student.Twelve-y...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


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