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US Representative Gregory Meeks speaks to the media as he departs a classified intelligence briefing with other members of Congress on the crisis in Syria on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC September 5, 2013.(REUTERS/ FILE)

Gregory Meeks, new head of US congressional body on foreign policy, is a Gandhi acolyte

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 09:48 PM IST
As a freshman member of the House in 1998, Meeks had co-sponsored a legislation that allowed the Indian embassy to install a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at a small park across the road. Meeks was chief guest at a Gandhi Jayanti event at the site of the statue last October 2
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A student of GMA City Public School, Chabbewal,in Hoshiarpur, displaying her poster.(HT)
A student of GMA City Public School, Chabbewal,in Hoshiarpur, displaying her poster.(HT)

Children in Punjab pay tributes to ‘Bapu’ on Gandhi Jayanti

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 06:38 PM IST
To commemorate the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, students of schools across the region made posters, gave speeches, sang bhajans and wrote poems.
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Durgavati Vohra, a freedom fighter, disguised herself as Bhagat Singh’s wife and took him out of Lahore(HTPHOTO)
Durgavati Vohra, a freedom fighter, disguised herself as Bhagat Singh’s wife and took him out of Lahore(HTPHOTO)

Durgavati Vohra: Remembering India’s unsung warriors

By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 07:22 PM IST
There is a saying attributed to the philosopher, George Santayana, that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Or are we, today, uninterested in the lives of the many unsung heroes and heroines from our past from whom we can learn so much?
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Analysts said PMI data for the services sector, movement in the rupee and Brent crude oil would be keenly watched by participants.(Bloomberg)
Analysts said PMI data for the services sector, movement in the rupee and Brent crude oil would be keenly watched by participants.(Bloomberg)

TCS earnings, global factors to dictate domestic markets this week: Analysts

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Benchmark index Sensex advanced by 3.49 per cent or 1,308.39 points last week on the back of Unlock 5.0 guidelines, positive macroeconomic data and renewed hopes of US stimulus measures. Domestic markets were closed on Friday on account of ‘Gandhi Jayanti’.
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BJP has disassociated itself from the worker who made objectionable remarks against Mahatma Gandhi .(Getty Images)
BJP has disassociated itself from the worker who made objectionable remarks against Mahatma Gandhi .(Getty Images)

6 including BJP worker booked in MP for observing black day on Gandhi jayanti

By Shruti Tomar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sagar
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 12:16 PM IST
The BJP worker and others had put up objectionable posters deriding Mahatma Gandhi on October 2.
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Representational image.(Unsplash)
Representational image.(Unsplash)

Over 2,500 student groups, RWAs make eco-bricks under ‘Why Waste’ campaign

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 08:31 AM IST
The “Why Waste” campaign, launched on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti by non-profit organisation United Way Delhi and its corporate partners, aims at reducing and reusing plastic and upcycling the non-biodegradable plastic waste generated at home and communities.
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Bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated in Ukraine on Gandhi Jayanti(Twitter/IndiainUkraine)
Bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated in Ukraine on Gandhi Jayanti(Twitter/IndiainUkraine)

Gandhi Jayanti celebrations: Ukraine marks the finale by inaugurating a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Kyiv [Ukraine]
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 01:54 PM IST
Since Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary is celebrated globally as the International Day of Non-Violence, Ukraine winded up the celebrations by inaugurating a bronze statue of Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti
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(Twitter/msisodia)
(Twitter/msisodia)

Bapu - The unforgettable: Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia launches coffee-table book on Gandhi Jayanti

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | New Delhi [India]
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 12:38 PM IST
‘We are in dire need of Gandhian philosophies’: Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia holds virtual launch of the book ‘Bapu - The unforgettable’ on 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
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Sayani Gupta has urged Shah Rukh Khan to speak up about the downtrodden.
Sayani Gupta has urged Shah Rukh Khan to speak up about the downtrodden.

Sayani Gupta urges Shah Rukh Khan to speak up ‘for the truth, the downtrodden’: ‘Don’t just shut your ears, eyes, mouth’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Actor Sayani Gupta has urged Shah Rukh Khan to speak up for the downtrodden and the exploited. She was responding to Shah Rukh’s Gandhi Jayanti post about speaking no evil and seeing no evil.
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Representational image.(ANI file)
Representational image.(ANI file)

Odisha govt provides uniform to 14.83 lakh pre-school children on Gandhi Jayanti

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 08:43 AM IST
The department has stated that the provision of two sets of uniforms for pre-school children under “Malati Devi Prak Vidyalaya Paridhan Yojana” is an important initiative of the state government.
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Trinamool minister Bratya Basu, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and senior state officials were attending the programme at Gandhi Ghat in Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district. (Videograb)
Trinamool minister Bratya Basu, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and senior state officials were attending the programme at Gandhi Ghat in Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district. (Videograb)

‘What about law and order in UP?’: TMC minister’s swipe at Guv Dhankhar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Last week, Governor Dhankhar had alleged that chief minister Mamata Banerjee was turning Bengal into a police state.
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On Gandhi Jayanti today, Bollywood celebs have remembered the Mahatma.(PTI)
On Gandhi Jayanti today, Bollywood celebs have remembered the Mahatma.(PTI)

Gandhi Jayanti: Kareena Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Ayushmann Khurrana share 11 best quotes by the Mahatma

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 02:37 PM IST
On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Bollywood celebs including Kareena Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana have shared famous quotes by the Father of the Nation.
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RK Vij confesses he’s deeply influenced by Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of truth and non-violence.(Photos: Twitter/ipsvijrk)
RK Vij confesses he’s deeply influenced by Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of truth and non-violence.(Photos: Twitter/ipsvijrk)

Gandhi is the inspiration for this cop’s canvas

By Naina Arora | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 01:47 PM IST
IPS officer Rajinder Kumar Vij shares that he tries to steal time for his passion of sketching, and how he’s inspired by the Mahatma.
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The L-G said the programme is a unique and ambitious exercise to reach the people’s doorsteps with responsive, accountable and equitable governance promoting values, ideology and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.(Representational Photo/HT)
The L-G said the programme is a unique and ambitious exercise to reach the people’s doorsteps with responsive, accountable and equitable governance promoting values, ideology and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.(Representational Photo/HT)

Jammu & Kashmir: Third phase of Back to Village for resolution of local issues begins

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha said the beginning of the third phase has coincided with Gandhi Jayanti and called it a perfect way to honour the Father of the Nation on his birth anniversary
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Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff in a still from War.
Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff in a still from War.

Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff’s War turns 1: Five interesting facts about making of the film

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:49 PM IST
As Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff-starrer War completes one year of its release on Gandhi Jayanti, here are some interesting facts from the movie. The Siddharth Anand film turned out to be the highest grossing film for the two male leads.
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Travellers from Delhi were preferring to drive to places like Jaipur, Nainital, Rishikesh, Manesar, Mussoorie and Lansdowne while those from Mumbai were heading to Panchgani, Lonavala, Alibaug, Lavasa and Mahabaleshwar.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)
Travellers from Delhi were preferring to drive to places like Jaipur, Nainital, Rishikesh, Manesar, Mussoorie and Lansdowne while those from Mumbai were heading to Panchgani, Lonavala, Alibaug, Lavasa and Mahabaleshwar.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)

Travellers resume long weekend trips, travel portals see 40% increase in bookings

By Neha LM Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Over the years, long weekends have been the most lucrative for the travel industry. While 2020 has had more long weekends compared to 2019, travel had come to a standstill due to the Covid-19 pandemic
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A still from Richard Attenborough’s film, Gandhi (1982).
A still from Richard Attenborough’s film, Gandhi (1982).

Gandhi Jayanti Special: The shades of Gandhiji on celluloid

By HTC | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:55 AM IST
On Gandhi Jayanti, we take a look at few films which delved into the different sides of Mahatma Gandhi.
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Actors Rohit Roy and Karishma Tanna share how the Gandhian way of peace and non violence comes to their rescue when dealing with online hate and trolling.
Actors Rohit Roy and Karishma Tanna share how the Gandhian way of peace and non violence comes to their rescue when dealing with online hate and trolling.

Gandhi Jayanti: Karishma Tanna, Rohit Roy, Saumya Tandon and other celebs tell us their way of dealing with trolls, the Gandhian way

By Rishabh Suri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:47 AM IST
We talk to a few celebs on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, to know how they tackle trolls on social media, keeping in mind the ideals of Bapu.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi along with party workers on their way to Hathras, to meet the family members of the alleged gang-rape victim, at Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida on Thursday.(PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi along with party workers on their way to Hathras, to meet the family members of the alleged gang-rape victim, at Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida on Thursday.(PTI)

On Gandhi Jayanti, Congress signals prolonged protests against Modi government

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:58 AM IST
On Thursday, UP Police had detained Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi when they had tried to enter Hathras
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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi at Yamuna Expressway while they were on their way to Hathras on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi at Yamuna Expressway while they were on their way to Hathras on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

On Gandhi Jayanti, Rahul Gandhi quotes the Mahatma to say he won’t bow down before injustice

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi also spoke in her message on Gandhi Jayanti about the “injustice” meted out to farmers and labourers, in an indication that her party will continue to protests against the Centre.
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Children learn handwashing at an anganwadi centre in UP.(Photo: Unicef)
Children learn handwashing at an anganwadi centre in UP.(Photo: Unicef)

Gandhi Jayanti: Jal Shakti’s 100-day campaign for piped water in India’s every school, anganwadi

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 09:37 AM IST
The public health engineering departments of states will spearhead the campaign along with other line departments like education, women and child welfare, panchayati raj and rural development and tribal welfare
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Gandhi Jayanti 2020: This year marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary.(Twitter/@VPSecretariat)
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: This year marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary.(Twitter/@VPSecretariat)

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Twitter pays respect to Mahatma Gandhi

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 09:31 AM IST
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: People used various hashtags to share posts paying respect to Mahatma Gandhi.
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A worker cleans a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Marina Beach in Chennai.(AFP)
A worker cleans a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Marina Beach in Chennai.(AFP)

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Ayush minister to launch naturopathy hospital for tribals in Pune

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 09:13 AM IST
The hospital at Gohe Budruk aims to serve as a naturopathy and yoga treatment centre for tribal patients and also as a training unit for the tribal youth for these two Ayush streams
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US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania.(Bloomberg file photo)
US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania.(Bloomberg file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Trump, Melania to quarantine after top aide tests positive for Covid-19 and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 09:08 AM IST
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Mumbai: BSE building in Mumbai (PTI/Mitesh Bhuvad)
Mumbai: BSE building in Mumbai (PTI/Mitesh Bhuvad)

Financial markets closed as India observes public holiday

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 09:04 AM IST
October 2 is observed as public holiday on account of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Markets will resume trading on Monday.
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A worker cleans Mahatama Gandhi statue on the eve of his birth anniversary at Marina beach, in Chennai.(PTI)
A worker cleans Mahatama Gandhi statue on the eve of his birth anniversary at Marina beach, in Chennai.(PTI)

‘We bow to beloved Bapu’: Tributes pour in as country marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary

By hindustantimes | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:36 AM IST
Born on October 2 in 1869, Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most revered leaders in India and across the world.
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A worker cleans Mahatama Gandhi statue on the eve of his birth anniversary at Marina beach in Chennai on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
A worker cleans Mahatama Gandhi statue on the eve of his birth anniversary at Marina beach in Chennai on Thursday.(PTI Photo)

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: President Kovind says Mahatma remains a source of inspiration for humanity

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 07:30 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind paid his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, saying his message of truth, non-violence and love paves the way for the world’s welfare.
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A scene from the play Pehla Satyagrahi, which is all set to mark the return of live theatre performances in Delhi’s Mandi House.
A scene from the play Pehla Satyagrahi, which is all set to mark the return of live theatre performances in Delhi’s Mandi House.

Gandhi Jayanti: Drama returns to Delhi’s stage with Bapu’s footsteps

By Henna Rakheja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 04:39 PM IST
National School of Drama is all set to stage its first performance since Covid-19 lockdown, and the play shall mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary.
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Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has asked party members to highlight BJP led government’s alleged anti-people policies.(PTI Photo)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has asked party members to highlight BJP led government’s alleged anti-people policies.(PTI Photo)

Samajwadi Party to take vow of silence in protest against UP govt on Gandhi Jayanti

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 10:16 AM IST
Samajwadi party has timed the offensive against the UP government at a time when the Yogi Adtiyanath administration is facing flak over handling of Hathras gang-rape case.
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The CPI has called upon the masses to join it to ‘save India for livelihood, equality and justice for all’(AFP)
The CPI has called upon the masses to join it to ‘save India for livelihood, equality and justice for all’(AFP)

CPI to hold all India protest to highlight state of economy

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2020 06:19 AM IST
The party also said that it will observe October 2, Gandhi Jayanti, as a celebration of secularism and plurality of the Indian democracy.
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