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Mahatma Gandhi

Congress Workers Stage 'Ramdhun' Protest Near BJP MLA's Bhopal Home

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress workers led by Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday chanted the name of Lord Ram some distance away from BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma's home here in Madhya Pradesh in protest against his statement asking people to break the knees of Congressmen.

BJP's Strong-Arm Tactics Is Pushing Kashmir Away, People of Jammu Must Be A Bridge: Mehbooba

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The former chief minister said her struggle through peaceful means would continue for restoration of the special status being enjoyed by the people of Jammu and Kashmir before August 2019.


Mahatma Gandhi To be Commemorated On Special UK Collector's Coin To Mark Diwali

The round coin, which features India's national flower, the lotus, and a famous quote from Gandhi stating 'My life is my message,' is part of the Royal Mint's collection to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.

US City To Install Mahatma Gandhi's Bronze Bust Statue

Oct 08, 2021 PTI

'Mahatma Gandhi's efforts inspired the world, including the leaders of our own nation’s Civil Rights Movement, such as Dr King (Martin Luther King Jr) and the late Congressman John Lewis,” said the Mayor of Clarksdale, USA, Chuck Espy.


Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani To Join Congress Along Kanhaiya Kumar

An independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mehvani said he will join the Congress along with former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on September 28.

07 September, 2021

Gandhi Topi Row: Gujarat BJP Claims Mahatma Never Wore Cap Named After Him, Only Nehru Did

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Gujarat BJP's new general secretary tweeted on Sunday asking why the cap is called "Gandhi Topi" when it was worn by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister, and not by Mahatma Gandhi himself.


23 August, 2021

Umar Khalid’s Counsel Points Contradictions In Delhi Riots Case, Calls It ‘Cooked Up Theory’

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Khalid along with other JNU student leaders are being accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence.


22 August, 2021

Present Afghanistan Situation Akin To India’s Partition: Sanjay Raut

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The Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if Nathuram Godse had killed Jinnah instead of Mahatma Gandhi, there would have been no need to observe ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day'.


14 August, 2021

Resolution In US Congress To Award Highest Civilian Award To Mahatma Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi would be the first Indian to receive a Congressional Gold Medal, bestowed upon such great figures as George Washington, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks.


09 August, 2021

3 Bills Passed In Parliament Amid Unrelenting Protests Over Pegasus Snooping Row

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The government move didn’t go well with Congress party, which accused it of “violating” constitutional and democratic norms.


25 July, 2021

Nation First, Always: PM Modi Calls On Mahatma Gandhi Ahead of 75th Independence Day

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In his address, PM Modi noted that on the coming August 15 India will enter its 75th year of Independence and highlighted that Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated throughout the country to mark that year


06 July, 2021

What JNU Can Learn From Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Suman K Jha

Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.


08 June, 2021

Mahatma Gandhi's Great-Grandaughter Sentenced To 7 Years In Jail For Fraud In S Africa

Outlook Web Bureau

56-year-old Ashish Lata Ramgobin was accused of defrauding businessman SR Maharaj after he advanced R6.2 million to her for allegedly clearing import and Customs duties for a non-existent consignment from India


13 March, 2021

How 'Dandi March' Is Being Recreated After 91 Years

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One of the marchers is Dr Anant Dubey, a Madhya Pradesh resident whose grandfather had walked to Dandi with Gandhi in 1930.


07 March, 2021

Hindu Mahasabha's Yatra To Begin From Gwalior For Spreading Awareness On Godse

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In January this year, Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha opened a study centre on Godse at its office in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, but closed it two days later following intervention by the district administration.


17 February, 2021

The Farmers’ Protests Prove Why Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas Cannot Be Buried

Narendar Pani

Despite facing consistent opposition, Gandhian political thought has gained relevance time and again in the Indian political landscape, with numerous mass movements relying on the principle of Satyagraha


30 January, 2021

US: Miscreants Vandalise Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue In California

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India strongly condemned the vandalisation of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the city of Davis in California and took up the matter with the US


30 January, 2021

Martyrs’ Day: Here’s The Tale Of The Man Who Caught Gandhi’s Assassin Nathuram Godse

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Raghu Nayak, Mahatma Gandhi’s gardener was the first person to track down Nathuram Godse


Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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