Spectacles believed to be worn by Gandhi emerge at UK auction

A pair of gold-plated spectacles believed to have been worn by Mahatma Gandhi and presented as a gift in the 1900s have emerged on the UK auction circuit, estimated to fetch between 10,000 pounds and 15,000 pounds. Continue Reading

PNB to ‘enhance’ spirit of Khadi

For Mahatma Gandhi, ‘Charkha’ was the symbol of the nation’s prosperity and therefore freedom. For him, every revolution of the wheel spun peace, goodwill, and love for the world at large. Continue Reading

‘Nalini still in prison unfortunate’

The Madras High Court recently dismissed a petition filed by Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, who sought release based on a Tamilnadu Cabinet decision, Continue Reading

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