Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with state Congress president Kamal Nath and senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia offers prayers at Pitambara Peeth in Datia. During his two-day tour of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Gandhi will also be addressing a public meeting in Datia later in the day today.
Says no plan yet to replace Akal Takht jathedar, to seek ‘holy city’ status for Sultanpur Lodhi, where the Sikh body plans parallel celebrations for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. read more
October 2 marks the 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The day began with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders paying their respects at the Gandhi memorial at Rajghat. Here are the highlights. read more
Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev meets with President Ramnath Kovind (C) as Ziroatkhon Hoshimova (L), Savita Kovind (2R) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) look on, during Mirziyoyev’s reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan. India and Uzbekistan will jointly work together and strive for a stable, prosperous and peaceful Afghanistan, said PM Modi on Monday.
Between 2nd October 2018 and 2nd of October 2019, we shall hear many effusively complimentary things said about the Mahatma. Can we hope that at least some of these tributes are as insightful as those offered, during Gandhi’s lifetime, by Jan Smuts and... read more
The 160 ft dome atop the MIT World Peace Library at the Vishwarajbaug campus will be inaugurated by vice-president Venkaiah Naidu, in commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. read more
Twenty-five convicts from different jails of Delhi will walk free next month as part of the Centre’s amnesty scheme. The first batch will be released on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2. read more