Mahatma Gandhi
India  /  Published 03.10.19

Nancy Pelosi applauds Modi's commitment to tackle climate change

Applauding Narendra Modi’s commitment to tackle climate change, US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said the Indian Prime Minister had upheld the values of Mahatma Gandhi b...
By PTI in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.19

What's Flygskam? Ask the Swedes

Shame can be a bit of an enigma. The emotion, in those with a conscience, is ostensibly a response to their surrender to vice. But an ingenious mind can also turn shame into a weapon to achieve someth...
By The Editorial Board in

Politics  /  Published 18.02.20

Kishor questions Nitish Kumar's Bihar model

Election strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor on Tuesday questioned the Nitish Kumar government's development model, even as he sneered at the chief minister for making ideological compromises...
By PTI in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Ringside at a battle over 'shuddh' Hindi

I had a linguistics conference to attend in Wardha, Maharashtra. I took a cab from the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. For the next hour, the national highway tore through the biceps and ...
By Abahan Datta in

Style  /  Published 04.04.19

Great politics, great fashion

Gandhiji’s contribution to how we live, how we think and also what we wear has been immense. His clothes were an extension of his politics, which transformed our way of looking at textiles and their...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Callous disdain for the poor

Given the fact that a significant amount of jobs has been lost by casual rural workers in the recent past, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act gains added significance. It is su...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Modi and stars discuss Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met a group of Bollywood actors and filmmakers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, to discuss initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Shah’s call to rewrite history

Union home minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday urged Indian historians to “rewrite history from an Indian perspective” and held up Hindu Rashtra proponent Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Model code clean chit for protesting students in Wardha

Election officials on Wednesday gave a clean chit to five students accused of violating the model code of conduct in poll-bound Maharashtra, a charge that had led to their expulsion last week from a W...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.11.18

Raghubar govt gifts state ODF crown

The Raghubar Das government on Thursday declared the state open-defecation free (ODF), underscoring that over 33 lakh toilets had been completed. It is though no secret that more toilets do not necess...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


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