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  • Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane comes out in support of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

    ce cricketer and vice-captain of Indian Cricket Team in test format Ajinkya Rahane was seen cleaning Mumbai roads on the eve of third anniversary of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

    Oct 03, 2017, 09:58 IST

  • From 1947 to 2017: Watch iconic Independence Day speeches

    Lord Mountbatten: This very moment, the dream of a 'Free India' spread its wings and Bharat Mata was 'Independent'. This was the intervening night of 14 and 15 August, 1947. Soon after the last Viceroy of British India declared her 'free', Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru moved a resolution and since then we have been breathing 'free'. and Pandit Nehru took over as free India's first Prime Minister. Ever since Jawaharlal Nehru breathed his last, several leaders presided on the designated post, Narendra Modi being the 15th and incumbent. As we gear up to observe the 70th Independence Day today, let us recall memorable speeches delivered by some of the former PMs from the ramparts of Red Fort

    Aug 15, 2017, 23:00 IST

  • PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on 70th I-Day

    On the occasion of 70th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on Tuesday

    Aug 15, 2017, 13:50 IST

  • 40 students fall sick as mid-day meal turns poisonous

    Nearly 40 students were admitted to Mahatma Gandhi hospital in Banswara district of Rajasthan after they consumed contaminated food as a part of the mid-day meal. Lack of beds in the children's ward also became a concern and the children were made to lie on the floor of the ward for their treatment.

    May 07, 2016, 19:03 IST

  • Moscow: Sudarsan Pattnaik clinches gold at sand sculpture meet

    Renowned International Sand Artist from India Sudarsan Pattnaik bagged the gold medal at ninth Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship 'The magical world of sand'2016. Pattnaik won the championship for best composition 'Mahatma Gandhi – World Peace'.

    Apr 28, 2016, 15:36 IST

  • Finance Minister sets aside Rs 87,765 crore for rural development

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has set aside Rs 87,765 crore for rural development. Out of this, Rs 38,500 crore has been allocated for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act this year which is the highest allocation given to the scheme.

    Feb 29, 2016, 15:50 IST

  • PM Modi addresses students at BHU

    Speaking at the convocation ceremony of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said both Mahamana, that is Madan Mohan Malviya, and Mahatma Gandhi had a vision of creating leaders.

    Feb 22, 2016, 18:06 IST

  • Hollande meets PM Modi at Hyderabad House

    French President Francois Hollande met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House here on Monday. Earlier in the day, a ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for Hollande.

    Jan 25, 2016, 13:56 IST

  • Hollande pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

    The visiting French President, Francois Hollande, paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat on Monday. He was accompanied by Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar.

    Jan 25, 2016, 13:26 IST

  • Delhi slum demolition: Satyendra Jain visits Shakur Basti

    Delhi PWD Minister Satyendra Jain on Monday visited the demolished Shakur Basti and took cognizance of the situation. Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) gave an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over the Shakur Basti demolition issue and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought an appointment with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

    Dec 14, 2015, 12:36 IST

  • Congress adamant on V.K. Singh's ouster

    The Congress party on Monday continued their protest against Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh over his dog analogy and demanded his removal from the Cabinet.

    Dec 07, 2015, 16:54 IST

  • Azam Khan slams PM's 'tolerance' remark, says RSS killed Gandhi

    Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying there was no intolerance in the land of Mahatma Gandhi, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan questioned the statement saying how he could use the name of a national leader Gandhi who was murdered by RSS for preaching tolerance.

    Nov 13, 2015, 11:54 IST

  • PM Modi departs for UK, Turkey

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday embarked on a two-nation tour of United Kingdom and Turkey. "Leaving for UK. I am hopeful this visit will strengthen economic ties between India and UK and bring more investment to India," the Prime Minister tweeted before leaving.

    Nov 12, 2015, 10:17 IST

  • Dog owners adorn their pets in ethnic wear

    At least 50 dog owners in Bengaluru city dressed up their pets in traditional Khadi attire on Sunday to popularise the use of ethnic wears on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday anniversary.

    Oct 05, 2015, 08:12 IST

  • Woman who saw Gandhi's assassination keeps his memory alive with khadi

    Sarlaben Mehta (86) was born near Sabarmati Ashram in 1929. The Andheri (E) resident is the granddaughter of Pranjivan Mehta, friend and benefactor to Mahatma Gandhi. Sarlaben worked in Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for 30 years after Gandhi passed away.

    Oct 03, 2015, 12:20 IST

  • Special prayers held at Sabarmati Ashram on Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birth anniversary

    Special prayers were held at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Friday in remembrance of iconic freedom fighter and father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on his birth anniversary.

    Oct 02, 2015, 19:09 IST

  • This lady saw Nathuram Godse kill Mahatma Gandhi

    Sarla Mehta, granddaughter of close friend and benefactor of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Dr Pranjivan Mehta, is one of the few people alive who witnessed the assassination of Gandhi at very close range. Video by: Milind B Salvi, mid-day Story & video by: Team mid-day

    Oct 02, 2015, 18:05 IST

  • PM, President pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other leaders from different political parties on Friday paid floral tribute to iconic freedom fighter and father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on his birth anniversary at memorial Raj Ghat.

    Oct 02, 2015, 11:19 IST

  • Mahatma Gandhi writings go online

    Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled the e-version of 100-volume ‘Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi’ (CWMG) on Tuesday in New Delhi. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Rathore was also present at the event.

    Sep 08, 2015, 15:41 IST

  • Gujarat unrest: PM Modi appeals for peace

    Reacting to the growing state of unrest in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed to the people of the state to maintain peace and uphold the values of democracy.

    Aug 26, 2015, 14:54 IST

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