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  • PM Modi to launch ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ from Sept 15, says it’s a great tribute to Bapu

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ from September 15. The movement will be launched to mark the commencement of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2. The Prime Minister further urged everyone to be a part of this movement and strengthen the efforts to create a ‘Swachh Bharat’.

  • Sonia, Rahul skip meet on Mahatma’s Gandhi’s birth anniversary 

    New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today skipped a meeting chaired by President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss ways to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.  Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP veteran L K Advani were among those who attended the first meeting of the ‘national

  • Gandhi Jayanti: Pic of girl cutting Mahatma’s pictures from Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes goes viral

    Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated with much socio, cultural and political fanfare. Not only did the government offices get involved in commemorating the day, but many of us have grown up doing social projects remembering the ‘Father of the Nation’ on his birth anniversary, i.e., Oct 2. And like every year, Gandhi Jayanti celebrations in India have included various funny jokes and videos remembering the great Mahatma Gandhi. And the

  • Ujjain: Mahatma’s birth anniv dedicated to cleanliness movement

    Ujjain: The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, which also marks the 3rd anniversary of the ‘clean India movement,’ was dedicated to the cleanliness campaign initiated by the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC), in view of ‘swachhta sarvekshan-2018’.  UMC which is desperately aiming for the top spot in the 2018-survey, conducted a public awareness rally, endorsing its cleanliness movement, that began from Harsiddhi temple area at 3 pm and concluded at Tower Chowk. Here,

  • Bihar becomes dry state again

    Patna : Bihar became a dry state once again as the new stringent Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act came into force from Gandhi Jayanti on Sunday, officials said. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the government will not withdraw the liquor ban.

  • Gandhi Jayanti: B-Town remembers the Mahatma

    Mumbai: On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Sunday, Bollywood celebrities including Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Anupam Kher have paid tributes to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Father of the Nation.

  • President, PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

    New Delhi: The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 147th birth anniversary, with President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paying floral tributes to him at his memorial here.

  • Govt approves India joining of Paris climate agreement

    New Delhi: Paving the way for bringing the historic Paris agreement into force, the government today approved its ratification which will be formalised on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Hope Mahatma Gandhi’s message of tolerance guides us: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Gandhi Jayanti on Friday said he hoped Mahatma Gandhi’s message of compassion, tolerance and harmony guides the nation.  On Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birth anniversary, he tweeted: “Remembering Bapu on #GandhiJayanti. May his message of compassion, tolerance and harmony guides us as a people and a nation.”  The father of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, to Karamchand Gandhi and