Mahatma Gandhi
Opinion  /  Published 17.09.20

Plug the gaps: Aadhar and MGNREGA

India’s economy is going through an unprecedented crisis of unemployment. In these times, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme and other welfare programmes are beacon...
By Anjor Bhaskar, Preeti Singh in

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

Caste and the Constitution: Equal benefits for all SCs

By Arghya Sengupta in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.20

Meaningful reliance: Atmanirbhar Bharat

While it may be possible to reject the idea of Atmanirbhar Bharat, before doing so, it would be a good idea to examine it as a concept. It may be recalled that, for instance, Rabindranath Tagore ...
By A. Raghuramaraju in

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.20

MGNREGA : A case for rural regeneration

Narendra Modi’s cocky statement in Parliament in 2015 about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act being a monumental failure of the Congress regime may have been a political...
By Debmalya Nandy in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Covid: Central officials test positive

Two members of a team sent by the Union ministry of rural development to study the progress of different projects tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. They had undergone tests upon their arrival...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

World  /  Published 22.08.20

Gandhi’s gold-plated glasses fetch Rs 2.5cr

Auctioneer Andrew Stowe could scarcely believe the moment he brought the hammer down at a staggering £260,000 (Rs 2.5 crore) for a pair of “gold-plated circular-rimmed spectacles” th...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 22.08.20

One for all: Against ‘Us versus Them’

By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

India  /  Published 20.08.20

Bhushan: not seeking mercy

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday invoked Mahatma Gandhi to tell the Supreme Court that he was not seeking “mercy” or “magnanimity” in the criminal contempt proceedings aga...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.20

Threadbare: Death of handloom boards

Uncovering the truth involves looking deep below the surface. The fact that the Union textiles ministry quietly scrapped the All India Handloom Board and the All India Handicrafts Board, and changed t...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 09.08.20

Gandhi spectacle to be auctioned

A pair of “gold plated circular rimmed spectacles” worn by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa are to be auctioned in Britain at an estimated price range of £10,00015,000, but are expecte...
By Amit Roy in London


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