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  • Mahatma Gandhi's great-granddaughter Ashish Lata Ramgobin jailed inSouth Africa for 7 years in fraud case Jun 08, 2021 01:55 PM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi's great-granddaughter Ashish Lata Ramgobin jailed inSouth Africa for 7 years in fraud case

    Ramgobin is the daughter of noted rights activists Ela Gandhi and late Mewa Ramgobind, was also refused leave to appeal both the conviction and the sentence by the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court.

  • India becoming increasingly chained by authoritarian forces: Rahul Gandhi Mar 12, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    India becoming increasingly chained by authoritarian forces: Rahul Gandhi

    "Today, as India is becoming increasingly chained by authoritarian forces led by the RSS, we must renew our individual commitment to collective freedom. Let us be guided by Gandhiji's example and continue the march for freedom. Jai Hind!" the former Congress chief said.

  • Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US Dec 13, 2020 08:18 AM IST

    Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US

    The Indian Embassy condemned the mischievous act by hooligans masquerading as protesters.

  • Prison Radio: On Gandhi Jayanti, Sabarmati Central Jail inmates get their own radio station Oct 02, 2020 03:42 PM IST

    Prison Radio: On Gandhi Jayanti, Sabarmati Central Jail inmates get their own radio station

    The Prison Radio station will broadcast storytelling sessions by jail inmates, Hindi and Gujarati songs, health updates, counselling sessions, interviews, and informative bulletins about government schemes that may benefit the prisoners.

  • In a first, Sabarmati Ashram to remain closed for public on Gandhi Jayanti Oct 02, 2020 10:21 AM IST

    In a first, Sabarmati Ashram to remain closed for public on Gandhi Jayanti

    Thousands of people visit the Sabarmati Ashram on Gandhi Jayanti every year to pay their tribute.

  • Explained | How is Mahatma Gandhi's message relevant today? Oct 02, 2020 10:14 AM IST

    Explained | How is Mahatma Gandhi's message relevant today?

    But find out what keeps Bapu relevant in modern times.

  • Mahatma Gandhi's 151st Birth Anniversary | A look at some of the inspiring quotes of Bapu on his birthday Oct 02, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi's 151st Birth Anniversary | A look at some of the inspiring quotes of Bapu on his birthday

    Every year, October 2 is observed with prayer services and tributes across the nation. Gandhi employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s independence from British rule, and in turn inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

  • Mahatma Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK Aug 22, 2020 02:58 PM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

    "We found them just four weeks ago in our letterbox, left there by a gentleman whose uncle had been given them by Gandhi himself," East Bristol Auctions wrote on Instagram after the sale late Friday.

  • 74th Independence Day | Mahatma Gandhi celebrated India’s first Independence Day in Calcutta. Here’s why Aug 15, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Mahatma Gandhi celebrated India’s first Independence Day in Calcutta. Here’s why

    On August 15, 1947, when most of India was feeling triumphant and rejoicing the new-found independence, Bapu was in Calcutta, trying to figure out how to stop the communal violence triggered by the partition of Bengal

  • Spectacles believed to be worn by Mahatma Gandhi emerge at UK auction Aug 09, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Spectacles believed to be worn by Mahatma Gandhi emerge at UK auction

    The lot, titled “Pair of Mahatma Gandhi's Personal Spectacles”, forms part of the auctioneers' Military, History and Classic Cars online sale and will go under the hammer on August 21.

  • Defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue was a 'disgrace': Donald Trump Jun 09, 2020 10:00 AM IST

    Defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue was a 'disgrace': Donald Trump

    The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised on the intervening night of June 2 and 3, prompting the Indian embassy to register a complaint with the local law enforcement agencies.

  • US lawmakers, Donald Trump campaign condemn vandalisation of Mahatma Gandhi statue Jun 05, 2020 07:52 AM IST

    US lawmakers, Donald Trump campaign condemn vandalisation of Mahatma Gandhi statue

    The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised with graffiti and spray painting on Wednesday, prompting the mission to register a complaint with the local law enforcement agencies.

  • Mahatma Gandhi statue outside Indian Embassy in Washington DC desecrated Jun 04, 2020 11:30 AM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi statue outside Indian Embassy in Washington DC desecrated

    Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Washington DC was a gift from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

  • Sedition Cases | When the process becomes the punishment May 15, 2020 11:52 AM IST

    Sedition Cases | When the process becomes the punishment

    Sedition trials are statistically doomed to end in acquittals. Then why does the State doggedly pursue these cases?

  • Gandhi's anti-untouchability campaign letter to go on sale - here's what it says Apr 24, 2020 10:40 AM IST

    Gandhi's anti-untouchability campaign letter to go on sale - here's what it says

    The one-page handwritten letter is signed "M. K. Gandhi," and dated October 9, 1932.

  • Viral Dadi: Netizens find new favourite in English-speaking Bhagwani Devi Mar 02, 2020 12:04 PM IST

    Viral Dadi: Netizens find new favourite in English-speaking Bhagwani Devi

    In immaculate English, she begins her monologue stating: “Mahatma Gandhi was the greatest man in the world.”

  • Delhi violence: Mahatma Gandhi's spirit needed more than ever, says UN chief Antonio Guterres Feb 28, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    Delhi violence: Mahatma Gandhi's spirit needed more than ever, says UN chief Antonio Guterres

    Guterres has expressed sadness over the casualties following the protests in Delhi, and called for maximum restraint and for violence to be avoided, the UN chief's spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters on Thursday.

  • Politics | Delhi violence is a sordid reflection of our collective failure Feb 26, 2020 08:55 AM IST

    Politics | Delhi violence is a sordid reflection of our collective failure

    The ongoing violence in Delhi show that despite our history being scattered with riots at a nauseating frequency, we seem to repeat the same mistakes, again and again.

  • Donald Trump, Melania pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat Feb 25, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Donald Trump, Melania pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

    The US president and the first lady laid a wreath and paid floral tributes at Rajghat.

  • Gift indigenous products on festivals, promote 'swadeshi': Piyush Goyal Feb 13, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Gift indigenous products on festivals, promote 'swadeshi': Piyush Goyal

    Addressing the gathering at the inauguration of the 20th Hunar Haat here, Goyal said people should take a vow that they will promote 'swadeshi' (indigenous)goods for the next three years till 2022, when India marks 75 years of its independence.

  • Gandhi assassination depicted on Kerala Budget cover page Feb 07, 2020 03:13 PM IST

    Gandhi assassination depicted on Kerala Budget cover page

    The painting, reportedly done by a Malayali artist, shows Gandhi lying in a pool of blood while his supporters mourn his death

  • Gandhi's satyagraha a 'drama', BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde says Feb 03, 2020 10:58 AM IST

    Gandhi's satyagraha a 'drama', BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde says

    Hegde said that the freedom movement was ‘staged with the consent and support of the British.'

  • Best tribute to Mahatma Gandhi is to pledge to defeat majoritarian forces trying to kill his ideas: Sitaram Yechury Jan 30, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    Best tribute to Mahatma Gandhi is to pledge to defeat majoritarian forces trying to kill his ideas: Sitaram Yechury

    Leaders from across the political spectrum paid tributes to the Mahatma on his 72nd death anniversary and hailed his contribution towards building India.

  • PM Modi, President Kovind pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary Jan 30, 2020 11:25 AM IST

    PM Modi, President Kovind pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary

    Kovind, Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh offered floral tributes at Gandhi's memorial Rajghat where an interfaith prayer was held.

  • PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary Jan 30, 2020 10:59 AM IST

    PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary

    "A tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary. The ideals of Bapu will continue to inspire us to build a strong, capable and prosperous New India," Modi tweeted.

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