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M.K. Gandhi

'Mohandas K Gandhi Assassinated By A Fanatic', How Newspapers Reported Gandhi's Murder

Jan 30, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The New York Times had a front-page story with the headline, 'Gandhi Is Killed By A Hindu', while US newspaper The Russel County News called his death, an 'Assassination by a 'Fanatic'.

No Need For Reinvestigation Into Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: Amicus Curiae

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed by Pankaj Phadnis, co-founder of Abhinav Bharat, earlier in the Apex court seeking re-opening of Mahatma Gandhi assassination case.

Hindu Mahasabha Sets Up Godse 'Temple' In Gwalior, Congress Calls It 'Sedition'

Nov 16, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

Hindu Mahasabha national vice president Jaiveer Bharadwaj said a 32-inch tall bust of Godse was installed at its office in Daulatganj area of Gwalior city.

11 October, 2017

Mumbai Stampede: Railway's Clean Chit To Officials, Pins Blame On Rain, Rumour

Outlook Web Bureau

A probe by Mumbai Police, earlier, had stated that the crowd may have misconstrued a flower-seller’s cry,‘phool gir gaya’ was construed as ‘pul gir gaya’, adding to the confusion that probably triggered the stampede.

10 October, 2017

Were The Likes Of Savarkar A Norm, And Gandhi An Aberration In India, Asks Historian Ramachandra Guha

Siddhartha Mishra

“Over the last 15 to 20 years, especially in the last 10 to 12 years, we are in danger of being reduced to an ‘election-only democracy,” he said.

06 October, 2017

Supreme Court Appoints Amicus On Plea Seeking Reopening Of Investigation Into Gandhi's Assassination

Outlook Web Bureau

The petition was filed by Mumbai-based Dr Pankaj Phadnis, a researcher and a trustee of Abhinav Bharat

02 October, 2017

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi And Former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri On Birth Anniversaries

Outlook Web Bureau

'Bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world'

24 September, 2017

We Have Revived Khadi Ashram, Buy Khadi Products On Gandhi Jayanti To Help Poor: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

He further termed Khadi as a philosophy.

24 September, 2017

BJP, In Search Of An Icon: Is Deendayal Upadhyay Party's Mahatma Gandhi?

Subhash Gatade

Today, the capital will see the culmination of the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhayay

09 August, 2017

Assam To Dismantle Mahatma Gandhi's 'Distorted' Statue In Guwahati, Faces Criticism

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramkinkar Baij started making the statue with concrete in 1968 for the Assam government, but left the work to be completed by his assistants.

04 August, 2017

Railway Posters Showing Ape Evolving Into Trash-Conscious Ambedkar Taken Down After Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

Dalit groups have said that the posters damaged Ambedkar’s image by showing him as a manual scavenger, a charge the creators of the image have denied.

28 July, 2017

Gandhi's Ashes Relocated Fearing Submergence, Restored After Locals Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

The urns were brought back after locals, Patkar and other activists protested, she said, adding that the urns were forcibly taken away by the police in the afternoon who beat up the protesters.

09 June, 2017

New Rajasthan Textbooks Make Way For RSS Ideologue Savarkar, Remove Nehru And Give Passing Mention to Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Many see BJP's revision of history as a way of saffronising education and glamorizing one side of the history while eliminating the other.

29 May, 2017

69 Years After Godse Killed Gandhi, Abhinav Bharat Trustee Files PIL In SC For New Enquiry

Outlook Web Bureau

An uncovering of such a ‘truth’ would conveniently absolve Vinayak Damodar Savarkar of his part in the death of the man later called the ‘father of the nation’.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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