BJP starts drive on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

BJP president Amit Shah kicked-off a four-month-long exercise today in an ambitious bid by the saffron party to claim the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi with its leaders across the country undertaking foot marches and addressing public events to mark his 150th birth anniversary. Continue Reading

Gandhi Adigal Police medals awardees announced

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced that three Inspectors of Police, a Sub-Inspector and a head constable will receive Gandhi Adigal Police medals for their work on curtailing illicit liquor.

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List of movies that depict the life of Mahatma Gandhi

The nation gets ready to celebrate 150 years of Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the ‘Father of Nation’. On Gandhi Jayanthi’s eve, let’s take a look at list of films, inspired from the life of Gandhi. Continue Reading

I love Tamil, Tamilnadu: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Tamil is now echoing in the United States. He was referring to his remarks in Tamil in his addresses during his US tour last week. Modi said he had pointed out that Tamil was an ancient language of the world. Continue Reading

Gandhi’s 80-year-old letter unveiled in Israel

A short handwritten letter by Mahatma Gandhi 80-years-ago on the same day the World War II broke out, wishing the ‘afflicted (Jewish) people’ an “era of peace”, has been unveiled for the first time by the National Library of Israel. Continue Reading

Modi gets ”Global Goalkeeper” award for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today conferred the “Global Goalkeeper” award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. Continue Reading

‘Glad Modi was reminded of Nehru’s contributions’

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today said he is glad that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reminded of the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru by an American Democratic leader at the ”Howdy Modi” event in Houston. Continue Reading

Bashyam Arya stood against British might during freedom struggle

While we sing paeans on heroes who scripted history during India’s struggle for Independence, albeit a few times a year, how does it feel for those who were a part of the freedom fighters’ lives? Continue Reading

The Narendra Modi effect

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, say all pundits, will get “easily” re-elected. Maybe he will. But even if he does not – as easily or even not at all – he has earned a special place in the history books through the dint of his work, his personality and his breathtaking, almost-anointed, arrival on the world stage. Continue Reading