Mahatma Gandhi
North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Mizoram bags 9 awards

Mizoram has got nine awards under the Union ministry of rural development.An official said on Friday taht state rural development commissioner and secretary Lalhmingthanga received the awards at the a...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 14.12.19

Samaj plea for peaceful rally

Citizens’ group Asom Nagarik Samaj on Saturday asked people to be ready for a protracted struggle while appealing for a peaceful protest in accordance with Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings.Samaj preside...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Experts sound rural job scheme alert

The rural job guarantee scheme is facing a severe funds crunch and villagers are being denied work under the programme in violation of the law, academics, researchers and civil society groups said on ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.12.19

Follow Mahatma: Sonowal to leaders

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday exhorted all people’s representatives to uphold the teachings and philosophy of non-violence, honesty, cleanliness and service to the masses to ensu...
By PTI in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

Winter is a state of mind in Calcutta

Grey spotsSir — We were surprised to learn that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi had been removed from a university in Ghana after students and faculty argued that Gandhi’s views of Africans were deroga...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 27.11.19

‘Patriot’ is back with a disclaimer

BJP parliamentarian Pragya Singh Thakur was on Wednesday accused of referring to Nathuram Godse as a “patriot” in the Lok Sabha.Thakur had earlier called the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi a patriot, ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Invisible people: Aadhaar versus tribals

Particularly vulnerable tribal groups, earlier known as primitive tribal groups, are the sort of people you may never meet unless you take the trouble to look for them. In Jharkhand, they live in smal...
By Jean Drèze in

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Pragya refers to Godse as partiot

BJP MP Pragya Thakur on Wednesday referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a 'deshbhakt' (patriot) during a debate in Lok Sabha, triggering a protest by Opposition members.When DMK memb...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 14.11.19

‘Jawahar will be my successor’: Mahatma Gandhi

The background of this speech is the CWC resolution passed in its meeting on 30 December, 1941. The British government had announced India’s participation in World War II, without consulting the Ind...
By M K Gandhi, an extract from the book 'Who is Bharat Mata?' in

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.18

Gandhi is more relevant in the post-truth era

When historical narratives become semantic beggars, anecdotes help in lighting up collective memory. Some years back, I was in Berlin. This was the post-perestroika and unified Berlin. As I was walkin...
By G.N. Devy in


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