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South African great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Satish Dhupelia(Twitter/@SatishD001)

Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson dies of Covid-19

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Johannesburg
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 08:22 AM IST
Dhupelia’s sister Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie confirmed that her brother had died of Covid-19 related complications after he contracted the disease in hospital where he had been under treatment for a month due to pneumonia.
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Former US President Barack Obama (REUTERS/Marco Bello)
Former US President Barack Obama (REUTERS/Marco Bello)

‘My fascination with India largely revolved around Mahatma Gandhi’: Barack Obama in his book

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 12:01 PM IST
However, Obama, the 44th US President, in his book, titled ‘A Promised Land,’ also wrote that Gandhi was unable to successfully address the caste system or prevent the partition of India based on religion.
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Volunteers segregate waste during a clean-up drive at Indrunag near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)
Volunteers segregate waste during a clean-up drive at Indrunag near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)

Himachal’s buyback policy for plastic yields positive result

By Naresh K Thakur | Hindustan Times/Dharamshala, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 12:44 AM IST
A year on, Dharamshala MC collects 20 tonnes of single-use non-recyclable plastic waste under scheme of which 13 tonnes have been used by Solan cement plant as fuel
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The final design will be sent to the ministry of defence (MoD) for final approval.(AP)
The final design will be sent to the ministry of defence (MoD) for final approval.(AP)

Walled City renovation to feature in Delhi’s tableau for R-Day parade

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 01:45 AM IST
The Sahitya Kala Parishad, under the Delhi government, has invited tenders from firms to “conceptualise, design, fabricate and display” the tableau. A senior Delhi government official said the process to select the firm will start after November 2.
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The bridge will have three wheels as part of its design. The two bigger rings will be 40 metres in diameter and the smaller ones will be of 16-metre diameter.(Deep Dey, DesignFakt India Pvt Ltd)
The bridge will have three wheels as part of its design. The two bigger rings will be 40 metres in diameter and the smaller ones will be of 16-metre diameter.(Deep Dey, DesignFakt India Pvt Ltd)

Maharashtra’s tribute to ‘father of nation’: Mumbai-Nagpur corridor to have ‘Charkha’ bridge

By Tanushree Venkatraman | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Being built on a river, the 315-meter bridge will be the entry point to Wardha district, well-known for the Sevagram Ashram from where Gandhi led the nation for 12 years till Independence.
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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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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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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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ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava opined that Gandhi was aware and concerned about individual health(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava opined that Gandhi was aware and concerned about individual health(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

ICMR DG hails Gandhian perspective of healthy living in Covid-19 times

By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 10:13 AM IST
he ICMR Director-General opined that Gandhi was aware and concerned about individual health and poured his thoughts in the book “Key to Health”.
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Burj Khalifa illuminated to celebrate birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.(Twitter/Burj Khalifa)
Burj Khalifa illuminated to celebrate birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.(Twitter/Burj Khalifa)

Burj Khalifa honours Mahatma Gandhi on birth anniversary

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Dubai
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 12:44 AM IST
Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence on account of the non-violent strategy adopted by Gandhi to help India secure independence from the British colonial rule in 1947.
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The Resolution stated that Gandhi’s legacy continues to have a lasting impact with regard to spreading peace and promoting non-violent protests as the most effective tool against unjust social and political conditions across India and all other nations.(Getty Images)
The Resolution stated that Gandhi’s legacy continues to have a lasting impact with regard to spreading peace and promoting non-violent protests as the most effective tool against unjust social and political conditions across India and all other nations.(Getty Images)

US Congressman introduces ‘Bipartisan Resolution’ to honour Mahatma Gandhi

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 10:37 PM IST
A press release issued by United States Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi’s office said, “Despite facing tremendous hardship and injustice throughout his life, Gandhi never wavered in his fight for freedom, dignity and equality for all. The example he set continues to inspire thousands of people young and old across the world today.”
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Gandhi Jayanti 2020: The image shows the artist and the art.(Facebook/@IndiaInPhilippines)
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: The image shows the artist and the art.(Facebook/@IndiaInPhilippines)

Filipino artist uses fern leaf as canvas to create extraordinary portrait of Mahatma Gandhi. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Embassy of India in the Philippines shared the video on their official Facebook profile which showcases the creation of the art.
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi.(ANI)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi.(ANI)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Sonia Gandhi urges people to fight against fear and anarchy

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 04:19 PM IST
She was addressing a gathering of party leaders and workers of the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee as part of Gandhi Chetna rally via a video-conference to mark the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
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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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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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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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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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Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington (Picture: twitter.com/IndianEmbassyUS
Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington (Picture: twitter.com/IndianEmbassyUS

US House pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151 birth anniversary

By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:45 AM IST
“Gandhi taught us that the best fight for justice was a fight wage with principles of non-violence,” Congressman Rohit Khanna’s message said.
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A worker cleans the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti at Rajghat in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
A worker cleans the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti at Rajghat in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: PM Modi bows to ‘beloved Bapu’, hails his principles

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:12 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Gandhi guided the nation on his principles of satyagraha, non-violence and truth and also accorded cleanliness the highest priority.
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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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Gandhiji took up cudgels on behalf of others — Dalits, peasants, labourers, women and others and knew how to achieve peaceful coexistence, sustainable development and social equality. There are lessons(Getty Images)
Gandhiji took up cudgels on behalf of others — Dalits, peasants, labourers, women and others and knew how to achieve peaceful coexistence, sustainable development and social equality. There are lessons(Getty Images)

The Mahatma’s life was his message, writes President Ram Nath Kovind

By Ram Nath Kovind
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:03 AM IST
Gandhiji sacrificed his life for the upliftment of the downtrodden, and the empowerment of Indians
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Mahatma Gandhi.(Wikimedia)
Mahatma Gandhi.(Wikimedia)

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Inspiring quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

By Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 04:51 PM IST
Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Mahatma Gandhi was a strong advocate of the principles of Satya (Truth) and Ahimsa (Non-violence), and played a monumental role in India’s freedom struggle. Here are some inspiring quotes by him on his 151st birth anniversary:
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Mahatma Gandhi(Wikipedia)
Mahatma Gandhi(Wikipedia)

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite bhajan ‘Vaishnav Jan’ has a Kashmiri version now

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 10:14 PM IST
A Kashmiri version of the popular ‘bhajan; “Vaishnav Jan To” is being released on the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Friday to spread the message of peace that has eluded the region for the past 30 years.
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A photograph of MK Gandhi taken by Margaret Bourke-White in 1946 for Life magazine.(National Gandhi Museum)
A photograph of MK Gandhi taken by Margaret Bourke-White in 1946 for Life magazine.(National Gandhi Museum)

Becoming a Gandhian

By Prashant Jha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 06:35 AM IST
As we remember the Mahatma this year, it is time to return to the core ideas which made him what he was. To rediscover these, Hindustan Times returns to a set of sparkling essays published last year as a part of a series titled Gandhi: 150 Years On.
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After training in law and clearing the London bar, Gandhi turned his sights to South Africa, then a British colony. He migrated in 1893 to work for the offices of Dada Abdulla and Company.(Getty Images)
After training in law and clearing the London bar, Gandhi turned his sights to South Africa, then a British colony. He migrated in 1893 to work for the offices of Dada Abdulla and Company.(Getty Images)

Gandhi: A determined chronicler

By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 05:05 AM IST
Gandhi’s own experience with apartheid, the system of racial segregation institutionalised by the colonial authorities against the Black and other non-White populations (including brown-skinned Gandhi) was a rude awakening for the 24-year-old.
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The present episode of the pandemic gives us yet another opportunity to revisit Gandhi’s critique of Western civilisation
The present episode of the pandemic gives us yet another opportunity to revisit Gandhi’s critique of Western civilisation

Covid-19: There are answers that lie in Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj

By Pulin B Nayak
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 06:18 AM IST
Hind Swaraj may be regarded as the social and economic testament of Gandhi. His focus was on those living in the countryside, and he made a strong case to develop rural India as self-sufficient village republics
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Mahatma Gandhi, also known as ‘Bapu’ was born on October 2, 1869, at Porbandar in Gujrat. He went to England to study law.
Mahatma Gandhi, also known as ‘Bapu’ was born on October 2, 1869, at Porbandar in Gujrat. He went to England to study law.

Mahatma Gandhi: An inspiring human

By Abhishek Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 03:24 PM IST
He was the leader of India’s non- violent independence movement against the British rule and organised a boycott against British institutions in peaceful forms of civil disobedience.
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