Littering, defacement to be made punishable offence
Littering, defacement to be made punishable offence

The Narendra Modi government is expected to make littering, defacement, use of banned plastic bags a minor offence, which would include monetary penalty, a newspaper report said on Thursday.

London gets a taste of Zee Jaipur Lit Fest

London got a taste of the Jaipur Literary Festival as South Asia’s largest literary event showcased some of its programmes at Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thames river as part of Alchemy 2015.

BBC editor compares extremist with Mahatma Gandhi, Mandela

A BBC editor has come in for sharp criticism after he compared hate preacher Anjem Choudary to Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, a media report said on Thursday.

Freedom of speech not absolute, can`t attribute obscene words to Mahatma Gandhi: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the plea of a bank employee who had challenged framing of charges against him for publishing an alleged "vulgar and obscene" poem on Mahatma Gandhi in 1994 in an in-house magazine of which he was an editor.

Newspapers body welcomes SC verdict on government ads

 The Indian Languages Newspapers` Association on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment banning the use of pictures of political leaders, apart from the prime minister and the president, in government advertisements.

SC stays trial court proceedings against Rahul Gandhi in defamation case
SC stays trial court proceedings against Rahul Gandhi in defamation case

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed all trial court proceedings against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in a criminal defamation case filed against him in Maharashtra.

Argentina invokes Gandhi over disputed islands with Britain

 With Argentina still going through sovereignty disputes to reclaim the Malvinas, South Georgias and South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime areas with Britain, the South American country is applying the way of Mahatma Gandhi`s `ahimsa` - truth, love and fraternity - that brought independence to India.

Govt soft on separatists in Kashmir: Opposition

Opposition on Monday accused the government in Lok Sabha of adopting "soft" stance against separatists in Kashmir and failing to check attacks on churches as well as Left wing extremism.

Walk commemorating Mahatma Gandhi organised in South Africa

Over 3,000 people from all walks of life participated in an annual charity walk here to honour Mahatma Gandhi who proposed his philosophy of Satyagraha while living in South Africa.

Walk organised in South Africa in honour of Gandhi

The walk was led by two Gandhi look-alikes dressed in the traditional dhoti worn by the iconic Indian leader.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose files should be declassified, says Deepender Singh

Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Friday said that the files pertaining to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose should be declassified and the truth should come out.

Artistic freedom not above respect for father of nation: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the plea of artistic freedom could not be advanced to justify attribution of vulgar and obscene expletives to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

Artistic freedom not above respect for father of nation: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the plea of artistic freedom could not be advanced to justify attribution of vulgar and obscene expletives to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

India should get justice by getting permanent seat in UNSC: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked why India, which has "peace in its DNA" and is the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Gautam Buddha, had to wait for 70 years for the permanent seat in the UN Security Council.

Great leaders beyond one family, political party: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday said that great leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Vallabhbhai Patel and BR Ambedkar cannot be the "property of a family or a political party".

Film on Nathuram Godse's life in the works

‘Godse Trial’, a film on the life of Nathuram Godse who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, is in the making. Actor Darshan Pandya, seen in TV show ‘Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar’, will play the lead role.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue defaced in South Africa
Mahatma Gandhi's statue defaced in South Africa

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi here has been defaced by a group of people who threw buckets of white paint on it amid racist taunts.

PM Modi unveils bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hannover

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi outside the City Hall in Hannover.

When Gandhiji first visited Delhi, 100 years back

It was exactly one hundred years ago on this day that Mahatma Gandhi, a feisty barrister newly returned from South Africa, stepped foot for the first time in Delhi.

When Nehru got request to start a new 'era' named after Gandhi

While numerous streets, places, parks and buildings have been named after him, a few months after Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, a rather unusual request was made to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to name an "entire era" after the Father of the Nation.