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Mahatma Gandhi
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

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

State Digest: 5 extremists arrested; protest for jobs in fertilizer factory

Four bike-lifters arrested in Dhanbad Dhanbad police on Sunday arrested four bike-lifters including Prince Kumar and Md Saif of Hariharpur police station area, and Md Salman and Sunil Kumar of Chandr...
By Our Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

‘Politics’ whiff in Delhi audit in Bengal

Bengal’s ruling establishment is livid at the Centre’s decision to send a team to audit the state’s expenditure under the 100 days job scheme, with insiders saying it looked like Del...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 06.08.20

A clash of two visions: Gandhi’s Hinduism, Jinnah’s Islam

The fleshing out of the two adversaries is uneven too. Gandhi, understandably, dominates, with Akbar tracing his political journey ably, even though the trajectory of this journey would be familiar to...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.20

A clash of two visions: Gandhi’s Hinduism, Jinnah’s Islam

The fleshing out of the two adversaries is uneven too. Gandhi, understandably, dominates, with Akbar tracing his political journey ably, even though the trajectory of this journey would be familiar to...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

World  /  Published 03.08.20

UK: Mahatma on coins

Mahatma Gandhi is set to be the first non-white person to feature on British money. The Royal Mint Advisory Committee is working to create a coin featuring the Mahatma. It comes as Rishi Sunak, the C...
By Helena Horton in London

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

A rare symphony: Sound of silence

Each day begins with a raga. The melody is composed of distinct, mellifluous notes: bird-calls —avians have not deserted cities completely — the sound of the breeze or, during monsoon...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 30.07.20

US panel nod to bill to promote Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr's legacies

A key Congressional committee on Wednesday passed a bill, written by civil rights icon John Lewis, to promote the legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Cosponsored by Indian-American ...
By PTI in Washington

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Funds grouse by panchayats

Panchayat bodies in Jharkhand, which have started receiving the first instalment of the grants from the Fifteenth Finance Commission for 2020-2021, are glad to continue the development work but claime...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.20

Planetary peace

I want to begin with an old story. Years ago, I went happily to watch a film on Winston Churchill. I was impressed and came back and told my father excitedly that Churchill was a hero. My father smile...
By Shiv Visvanathan in


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