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‘Gandhipedia’ being developed as social media portal: Culture Ministry

The ‘Gandhipedia’ is being developed as a social media portal that will contain original works related to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, a Culture Ministry official told. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had mentioned about Gandhipedia during the course of her Budget speech in the Parliament on Friday. The Central government has planned

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Indian democracy a ‘celebration of age-old plurality’: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Indian democracy was not just a political system “but a celebration of our age old plurality.” He made the statement in the presence of Abdullah II of Jordan who is on three day visit to India. Addressing a conference on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation’ at Vigyan Bhavan, here. The Prime Minister said,

Justin Trudeau & his family pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

Justin Trudeau & his family pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday welcoming him with a hug ahead of a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, putting to rest speculations about the government cold-shouldering the visiting dignitary.After Trudeau, his wife Sophie, and children

President, PM pay homage to Gandhi on death anniversary

New Delhi, Jan 30, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary at his memorial at Raj Ghat here. Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal

Netanyahu describes Gandhi as ‘humanity’s great prophet’

Ahmedabad, Jan 17, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today described Mahatma Gandhi as one of the great prophets of humanity. Netanyahu arrived here this morning and held a grand roadshow along with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi before visiting the Sabarmati Ashram, the abode of Mahatma Gandhi for a long time. In a four-line message

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Shaheed Udham Singh birth anniversary: Freedom Fighter Who Avenged the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Freedom fighter Udham Singh was born on December 26, 1899, at the village of Sunam in Punjab’s Sangrur district. Having lost his parents at an early age, he and his elder brother were taken in by an orphanage in Amritsar. At that time, Punjab was witness to intense political turmoil and Singh grew up observing

PM Modi pays tribute to Pandit Nehru on his birth anniversary

PM Modi pays tribute to Pandit Nehru on his birth anniversary

PM Modi pays tribute Pandit Nehru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday led the nation in paying tribute to former prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.“Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary,” the prime minister tweeted. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former president Pranab Mukherjee also paid homage

SC questions Tushar Gandhi's locus standi on Mahatma's assassination

SC questions Tushar Gandhi’s locus standi on Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Tushar Gandhi on Monday opposed any re-investigation into the assassination of the Father of the Nation but the Supreme Court questioned his locus standi.The querry from a bench headed by Justice S.A. Bobde came as senior counsel Indira Jaising told the court that she was seeking to intervene on behalf of the

Varun Dhawan to get his first Madame Tussauds wax figure

Varun Dhawan to get his first Madame Tussauds wax figure

Varun Dhawan first Madame Tussauds wax figure: Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan’s first ever wax figure will be the fourth from India to join Madame Tussauds Hong Kong with those of Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi and Amitabh Bachchan currently on display. He will unveil it in the first quarter of 2018.“Huge honour. Can’t wait to come

Swachh Bharat campaign now a mass movement: Modi

Swachh Bharat campaign now a mass movement: Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Swachh Bharat campaign launched by him three years ago has today become a “mass movement”. “Today, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (Clean India campaign) is no longer that of Bapu, nor that of the government or municipalities.I have no claims to make

City residents showcases his love towards father of nation

Sukhpreet Singh Ludhiana : – In an attempt to remember Mahatma Gandhi forever, a city resident Shiv Sablok has gathered a collection of currency and coins of 1947 era related to father of the nation. Resident of Dmorea bridge road is working at electronic shop and from teenage; he is fond of inspiring personality Mahatma Gandhi.

Modi tweets and praises Swachh paintings of students from Assam

Modi tweets and praises Swachh paintings of students from Assam

Modi tweets and praises Swachh paintings of students from Assam. Since the time he took up the job of India’s Prime Minister in 2014, Narendra Modi has been on a regularly basis stressing on the need to make the country “Swachh”. In fact, soon after becoming the PM, Modi started his pet project, Swachh Bharat

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Mahatma and Modi to figure at Madame Tussauds

Mahatma Gandhi, Modi figure delhi Madame Tussauds. New Delhi: History is in the making in a museum near you. Get ready to welcome Narendra Modi and APJ Abdul Kalam – and stalwarts of the freedom movement.Wax figures of the leaders will be part of a new special zone at Madame Tussauds to be housed at

over 2.30 lakh villages have declared as open-defecation free.

PM appealed people to start a new campaign ‘Swacchta Hi Sewa’

Speaking on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, PM Modi says that till now over 2.30 lakh villages have declared as open-defecation free.I request you all to join the movement towards a clean India. Let us take a pledge this Gandhi Jayanti (Oct 2) that we will make cleanliness and hygiene not just a part of our

Rajasthan Govt. forgets that Gandhi Jayanti is a National holiday

Rajasthan Govt forgets Gandhi Jayanti. The latest news coming from Rajasthan where Govt. forgets that Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday. This is the latest in series of controversies in Rajasthan involving the BJP government in the state and historic figures like Gandhi and Nehru.Rajasthan Govt. forgets that Gandhi Jayanti is a National Holiday, marks

RBI to release new Rs. 50 note soon

RBI to release new Rs. 50 note soon

A new note of Rs 50 will be visible in the market soon. The color of Rs 50 note will be blue. Earlier, last year the government came with a new note of Rs 2,000 for pink and a new note of 500 rupees of stone gray color.A senior government officer who has information about

Bhiku, who saved Mahatma Gandhi from Godse, died at 98

Bhiku, who saved Mahatma Gandhi from Godse, died at 98

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android:- Click For IOS:- Bhiku, who saved Mahatma Gandhi from Godse, died at 98. Bhiku Daji Bhilare, who saved the life of Mahatma Gandhi from Nathuram Godse in 1944, passed away yesterday. Freedom fighter, Bhiku Bhilare died at age of 98. Bhillare Born

A pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi sold in 27 lakh

A pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi sold in 27 lakh

A rare 1931 pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi by artist John Henry Amshewitz has been sold in 27 lakh at the Sotheby’s auction here on July 11. The sketch that features Gandhi writing something intensely whilst seated on the floor, the portrait was made when Gandhi visited to London for the Round Table Conference in 1931. In this

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Battle Of Ideology, Not ‘Dalit vs Dalit’: Meira Kumar

Meira Kumar, the joint opposition’s candidate for President, today thanked the 17 parties that have backed her for the country’s top post and said she would launch her campaign from Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat. She is yet to file her nomination papers but has already appealed to lawmakers who elect the President to

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PM Modi to pay tribute to the Mahatma Gandhi’s guru on June 29

On June 29, PM Narendra Modi will pay a tribute to the Mahatma’s Mahatma. Known as Shrimad Rajchandra, the Gujarat-born saint-philosopher who interacted with Mahatma Gandhi before he went to South Africa is believed to have left a deep impression on Mahatma’s life and had influenced his thoughts on truth, non- violence and austere living.