Mahatma Gandhi
India  /  Published 09.10.19

Rs 20000cr sought for rural job scheme

The rural development ministry has sought an additional Rs 20,000 crore from the finance ministry to meet the increased demand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme, which has emerged a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.06.20

Odisha plans 20cr man-days

The Odisha government plans to generate 20 crore man-days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) considering the livelihood needs of over 5.22 lakh migrant worker...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.20

What wasn’t written

A letter has recently been written to the people of India. It is from the prime minister, and it speaks of what he has done these past six years that he has been at the helm. The letter runs into seve...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.19

Things to ponder as India turns another year older

A septuagenarian citizen can, at times, be inclined towards contemplation. This holds true for nation states as well. Independent India is another year older; the nation is now 72 years old. There is ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 02.10.18

Gandhian ideals under attack: Bora

The Opposition Congress on Tuesday appreciated the BJP-led state government’s move to hoist the tallest national flag (in average city elevation) in the city on Gandhi Jayanti but pointed out that t...
By Raja Das in Guwahati

Bihar  /  Published 02.10.18

Playing Gandhi for 28 years, head shaved 103 times

Being Mahatma Gandhi is a round-the-year job for Suresh Kumar Hajju, a grade-three employee in the state electricity board. On Tuesday as well, he featured in the state function to mark the birth anni...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Heritage  /  Published 29.09.18

Mahatma Gandhi doesn’t live here anymore

In the book, The Oxford India Gandhi, there is a reference to how erstwhile Bengal chief minister, the late Jyoti Basu, came calling on the Mahatma here. The excerpt reads: “...We said we were Commu...
By Manasi Shah in

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.18

Our leaders' unfunny put-downs

In the cornucopia of riches that the magic of the internet has brought to our fingertips, few things are as delight-giving as comparing YouTube videos of the present president of the United States of ...
By Samantak Das in

India  /  Published 26.09.18

Sevagram to be launchpad for Congress' 2019 campaign

The Congress has decided to launch its campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on October 2 from Sevagram, the ashram in Maharashtra’s Wardha district where Mahatma Gandhi spent his last years fro...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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