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92 years of Dandi Yatra: PM Modi pays tribute to Gandhi

Home Minister Amit Shah flags off cycle rally from Kochrab Ashram to commemorate the Dandi Yatra   Gandhinagar: Saturday marked the 92nd anniversary of the famous Dandi Yatra by Mahatma Gandhi and his followers in 1930. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently in Gujarat on a two-day visit, on Saturday paid tribute to Mahatma...

Nathuram Godse’s bust vandalised day after installation in Jamnagar

Jamnagar: A day after a bust of Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, was installed in Jamnagar, it was vandalised by Jamnagar Congress president Digubha Jadeja and others. The bust had been installed by the Hindu Sena at Hanuman Ashram. The Hindu Sena had said it would install Nathuram Godse’s statue in Jamnagar in...

Hours after being unveiled, Mahatma Gandhi’s statue vandalized in Melbourne

Australian PM Scott Morrison calls the act disgraceful   Melbourne: Just hours after it was unveiled, a life-sized bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Australian Indian Community Centre in Rowville in Melbourne was vandalized by miscreants last Friday. The statue had been gifted by the Indian government. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called it...

Uttar Pradesh Speaker’s remarks on Mahatma Gandhi creates controversy

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit stirred a major controversy on Sunday after he said that if one becomes great by just dressing scantily, Rakhi Sawant would have been greater than Mahatma Gandhi. Now, Dixit has issued a clarification after facing flak on social media. At the ‘prabuddh varg sammelan’ (meeting of intellectuals) organised...

Gandhi Ashram Precinct Development Project: AMC allocates Rs 273 crore, hires consultant for Phase 1

The estimated cost of the entire project is Rs 1,200 crore Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is gearing up for the Gandhi Ashram Precinct Development Project, announced by the central and state governments. The civic body has already hired a consultant for the first phase and allocated Rs 273 crore for the same. The...

Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter convicted for fraud by a court in South Africa

Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter Ashish Lata Ramgobin, 56, has been held guilty by a court in Durban in a fraud and forgery case, and sentenced to seven years in prison. The Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Monday also refused her leave to appeal against both the conviction and the sentence. She has been held guilty...

Mahatma Gandhi to feature on British currency

Mahatma Gandhi is all set to become the first-ever non-white person to feature on the British currency. According to reports, the Royal Mint advisory is said to be working to mint a coin to commemorate the life of Mahatma Gandhi—the hero of India’s independence movement. The decision was taken amid growing interest in recognising the...

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside Indian embassy in US desecrated in violent protests

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC has been reportedly desecrated by unknown persons allegedly involved in the ongoing protests in the US against the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd. The United States Park Police has launched an investigation and more details regarding the incident are awaited, a news...

In BJP’s Chikhli-Navsari group, rude comments made about Mahatma Gandhi

A controversy has erupted after a screenshot of a group purported to be of the BJP in Chikhli, Navsari went viral. In the group, the members were shown making rude remarks about Mahatma Gandhi. In the group one of the members also wrote ‘Nathuram Godse’ zindabad. In the group, which is purported to be of...

Ghazipur: Police Arrested Some Youths Who Went On Citizens Satyagrah March

Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested some youths who went on a ‘Citizens Satyagrah march’. This arrest was made in Ghazipur district of the state. The march was started from Chauri Chaura near Gorakhpur and was supposed to end at the Rajghat in the national capital. This march was started from Chauri Chaura where on Feburary...

Kashmir is With India Physically, Not Emotionally: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slammed the centre on Friday for slapping Public Safety Act on two former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir who are already in detention and stated that the region is physically with India but no longer with us emotionally. He said that, “Prime Minister spoke against Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba...

BJP Councilors Blasting Liquor Ban in Gujarat, Dancing with Friends by Drinking an Alcohol

Liquor ban is in force in home state of Mahatma Gandhi’s. Beside this black marketing of liquor is also taking place. The BJP leaders who claim to make the prohibition of liquor laws are seen drunken. The latest case of the Diamond City of Surat, where BJP councilors are seen dancing with friends by drinking...