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UP Kisan Congress distributes lathis among farmers and women for self defence, during party's 'Gandhi ki Lathi' campaign, in Lucknow on Tuesday.(PTI)

UP Congress farmers’ wing to empower women with ‘Gandhi Ki Lathi’

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Umesh Raghuvanshi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 04:56 PM IST
A token distribution of lathis was made to around 20 women at a programme organised at the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) headquarters in Lucknow
The festival, which was organised on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, showcased a variety of movies ranging from Mani Ratnam’s Roja to Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Khakee.(HT Photo)
The festival, which was organised on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, showcased a variety of movies ranging from Mani Ratnam’s Roja to Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Khakee.(HT Photo)

Films on Gandhi, Sardar Patel most watched during virtual patriotic film festival

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Gandhi spelt out the responsibilities of individuals and society as well as that of the municipality (National Gandhi Museum)
Gandhi spelt out the responsibilities of individuals and society as well as that of the municipality (National Gandhi Museum)

When Gandhi battled an epidemic

UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 07:39 AM IST
His directives on how to contain the South African plague can be useful for Covid-hit India
Muhammad Ali Jinnah with MK Gandhi in 1946.(Universal Images Group via Getty)
Muhammad Ali Jinnah with MK Gandhi in 1946.(Universal Images Group via Getty)

Review: Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam by MJ Akbar

Hindustan Times | By K Natwar Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 07:54 PM IST
According to MJ Akbar’s new book, Jinnah was both overestimated and underestimated by Gandhi, Nehru, and Patel
BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde. (ANI photo)
BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde. (ANI photo)

‘Just categorised freedom struggle, did not mention Gandhi’: Anantkumar Hegde

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 03:24 PM IST
The former Union minister created a controversy on Saturday during an event in Bengaluru when he said that the freedom movement led by Mahatma Gandhi was a “drama”.
HT Image
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UT administrator VP Singh Badnore felicitates Subedar Major Yogendra Singh Yadav on the first day of the Military Literature Festival at Lake Club, Sector 1, in Chandigarh on Friday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
UT administrator VP Singh Badnore felicitates Subedar Major Yogendra Singh Yadav on the first day of the Military Literature Festival at Lake Club, Sector 1, in Chandigarh on Friday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Gandhi, Guru Nanak remind us that war is never an option: Chandigarh administrator VP Singh Badnore

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2019 12:59 AM IST
He was speaking while inaugurating the third edition of the annual Military Literature Festival
India on Monday decided not to join the RCEP trade agreement, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi telling leaders of the 15 other participating countries the deal doesn’t satisfactorily address New Delhi’s “outstanding issues and concerns”.(Reuters image)
India on Monday decided not to join the RCEP trade agreement, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi telling leaders of the 15 other participating countries the deal doesn’t satisfactorily address New Delhi’s “outstanding issues and concerns”.(Reuters image)

RCEP trade deal a no-go, PM Modi says conscience doesn’t allow

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 06:23 AM IST
Addressing the RCEP Summit in Bangkok, Modi said: “The present form of the RCEP agreement does not fully reflect the basic spirit and the agreed guiding principles of RCEP as it also does not address satisfactorily India’s outstanding issues and concerns.
Satyagraha was universal, disciplined, creative, and prioritised means.(Getty images)
Satyagraha was universal, disciplined, creative, and prioritised means.(Getty images)

Gandhi and modern political thought

By Karuna Mantena
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Satyagraha was tied to action and meant for politics in the street, the maidan and the village
Indian high commissioner Ruchi Ghanshyam addressing the event in the Victorial hall where Gandhi would have had his first breakfast on British soil in September 1888.(HT Photo)
Indian high commissioner Ruchi Ghanshyam addressing the event in the Victorial hall where Gandhi would have had his first breakfast on British soil in September 1888.(HT Photo)

131 years on, ‘Gandhi’ returns to relive first stay in London

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 12:09 AM IST
The venue – 8 Northumberland Avenue – is no longer a hotel. But in 1888, it was one of the few grand places to stay in London.
Even before Gandhi arrived in Assam, his call for Non Cooperation had created havoc for the European tea planters.(Photo: National Gandhi Museum)
Even before Gandhi arrived in Assam, his call for Non Cooperation had created havoc for the European tea planters.(Photo: National Gandhi Museum)

Gandhi’s four visits to Assam

By Arupjyoti Saikia
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 11:07 PM IST
Travelogue: The Mahatma sought to learn the state’s history. He also imparted lessons on political maturity.
The concert, titled ‘A Saga of Love & Poetry’, dwelt on several classic examples of poetry, from Meera to Amir Khusro, performed to a packed audience by Natekar, daughter of the renowned scholar of Hindustani classical music, Sushila Pohankar (Kirana gharana).
The concert, titled ‘A Saga of Love & Poetry’, dwelt on several classic examples of poetry, from Meera to Amir Khusro, performed to a packed audience by Natekar, daughter of the renowned scholar of Hindustani classical music, Sushila Pohankar (Kirana gharana).

Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite bhajan marks unique London concert

Hindustan Times | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Hosted by the Nehru Centre, the cultural wing of the Indian high commission, the concert by noted London-based singer-composer Swati Natekar encompassed a range of Indian forms of singing: thumri-dadra, ghazal, geet, Sufi and bhajan.
A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex and shouted slogans.(Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)
A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex and shouted slogans.(Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi protest outside Parliament over crisis in Goa, Karnataka

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 12:58 PM IST
The Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka is in a turmoil after several MLAs, mostly of the Congress, resigned from the Assembly, threatening the stability of the ruling dispensation.
Union minister Smriti Irani addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh.(ANI)
Union minister Smriti Irani addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh.(ANI)

‘Election of Amethi’s freedom’: Smriti Irani’s fresh dig at Rahul Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 10:27 AM IST
Union minister Smriti Irani has upped her ante against Congress president Rahul Gandhi saying that the upcoming election is the one of freeing Amethi from its “missing MP”.
September 2016 photo of Gandhi’s status in the University of Ghana(AP)
September 2016 photo of Gandhi’s status in the University of Ghana(AP)

Gandhi did not want and does not need statues

UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 11:48 AM IST
India should see the removal of Gandhi’s statue in Ghana as the decision of a sovereign people having a say in the design of their political architecture and their public spaces.
Designers feel that perception for khadi needs to be changed and designers are working toward that with the government.
Designers feel that perception for khadi needs to be changed and designers are working toward that with the government.

Designers reinvent khadi, Gandhi’s favourite fabric

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Deep Saxena
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2018 06:43 PM IST
Though Khadi has been one of the oldest and traditional forms of hand-spun fabrics of India which was a symbol of self-reliance of the masses since pre Independence era but somewhere it lost its sheen to the modern day textile.
Mahatma Gandhi with the cap that has now become synonymous with political class.(File Photo)
Mahatma Gandhi with the cap that has now become synonymous with political class.(File Photo)

How the Gandhi cap came into being

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Oliver Fredrick, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 06:18 PM IST
Once donned by Mahatma Gandhi, the iconic ‘Gandhi cap’ is still a fad among politicians and those into theatre.
This is what Gandhi means to me now. A man who showed how simplicity is strength; the personification of compassion and humility(Shutterstock)
This is what Gandhi means to me now. A man who showed how simplicity is strength; the personification of compassion and humility(Shutterstock)

In Memoriam: Gandhi and I

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 11:57 PM IST
Tracing the relationship from blind admiration to a deeper understanding
Karl Marx may have been the first major thinker who focused on the vital importance of technology in shaping social life(Mohit Suneja)
Karl Marx may have been the first major thinker who focused on the vital importance of technology in shaping social life(Mohit Suneja)

Three things Karl Marx got mostly right

UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Karl Marx was absolutely right — the British conquered India with the vilest motives, but they were yet an unconscious tool of history, in that they compelled the best Indians to look into the mirror, to examine what was flawed in their society and to work strenuously to correct this
Rafiq has been hospitalised and is undergoing treatment.(HT Photo/Used for representational purpose only)
Rafiq has been hospitalised and is undergoing treatment.(HT Photo/Used for representational purpose only)

25-year-old beaten up in Mumbai in case of mistaken identity

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 02:48 PM IST
Shamsuddin Rafiq, the victim, stopped to witness a clash between two groups when he was beaten up
A list constructed in 2018 would without question have both a film star and a cricketer. But it is unlikely that there will be any writers or scientists(Mohit Suneja)
A list constructed in 2018 would without question have both a film star and a cricketer. But it is unlikely that there will be any writers or scientists(Mohit Suneja)

Choosing the 10 greatest Indians

PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2018 06:11 PM IST
Who would be the 10 greatest Indians of 2018? It would be interesting to see who is chosen and who is left out. It is possible that there will still be a Hindu bias, although surely not five Brahmins would figure (and that would unequivocally be a good thing)
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