Chinese President Xi Jinping pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

Chinese President accompanied by HRD Minister Smriti Irani reaches Rajghat, pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi.

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping visit Sabarmati ashram

The Chinese premier Xi Jinping and Indian PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati ashram in Ahmedabad.

Xi jinping to visit Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati ashram

The Chinese premier will visit Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati ashram shortly.

In a first, Chinese Prez Xi Jinping to start India visit from Gujarat

Chinese President Xi Jinping, arriving here tomorrow, will be perhaps the first head of a major foreign state to start his official India visit from Gujarat, where he will preside over signing of three MoUs and have dinner with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reports said on Tuesday.

Many toilets converted to temples due to water scarcity: Gadkari

A huge number of toilets in some rural households have been converted to godowns and temples due to scarcity of water, Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

When Bapu's heart called for making Hindi a national language...

Over a century ago when Mahatma Gandhi, during a conference here, publicly called for Hindi to be made the national language of India, his sentiments then echoed even at far-off places in this multi-lingual country.

PM Narendra Modi seeks people's views for 'Clean India' mission
PM Narendra Modi seeks people's views for 'Clean India' mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday sought ideas from people on the contours of 'Mission Swachh Bharat' or 'Clean India', which would be launched on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Set up expert panel on construction of new ghats at Varanasi: HC
Set up expert panel on construction of new ghats at Varanasi: HC

The Allahabad High Court today directed the Uttar Pradesh government to constitute an expert committee to look into the feasibility of proposed construction of four new ghats along the river Ganges in Varanasi.

PM Modi wants 'mission clean India' to be linked with economic activity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for making 'Swacch Bharat' into a mass movement and linking it to economic activity to ensure greater participation.

Bring literacy rate on par with world's leading societies: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on stepping up efforts toward complete eradication of illiteracy from the country with enhanced focus on improving literacy rate among SC, ST, minorities and disadvantaged sections of the society.

When we move a mouse, whole world moves: PM Narendra Modi
When we move a mouse, whole world moves: PM Narendra Modi

Addressing fourth event on quite hectic Day 4 in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi focused on his 'Clean India' campaign.

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of Attenborough
Sonia Gandhi condoles death of Attenborough

 Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday condoled the death of renowned British actor and director Richard Attenborough.

Attenborough's 'Gandhi' changed lives of all of us: Om Puri
Attenborough's 'Gandhi' changed lives of all of us: Om Puri

Om Puri, who had a miniscule role in British filmmaker Richard Attenborough's Oscar winning film "Gandhi", says the film changed the life of everyone who has been associated with it.

`Gandhi` filmmaker Richard Attenborough dies at 90

London: Oscar-winning British filmmaker Richard Attenborough, renowned for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi, has died. He was 90.

Toilet construction: Nitin Gadkari asks MPs to allocate MPLADS funds

Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has written to parliamentarians requesting them to allocate funds from their MPLADS for construction of toilets in village homes, schools and anganwadis.

`Statue outside UK parliament should be of political, not religious, Gandhi`

Indian-origin political theorist Prof Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who is president of Gandhi Foundation, UK, on Monday said here that putting up statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the British Parliament was "an excellent idea".

Files related to Mahatma`s assassination in NAI custody: Govt

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Shripad Naik informed the Lok Sabha that files related to the Mahatma Gandhi assassination case are in the custody of NAI.

No need to register case against Arundhati Roy: Gandhi forum

Joining the issue related to controversial remarks against Mahatma Gandhi by writer Arundhati Roy, Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi here has disapproved the police move to register a case against her, but has asked the writer to introspect on what she had said.

Arundhati Roy must withdraw remarks on Gandhi: Kerala minister

Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala Saturday said that Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy should apologise for calling Mahatma Gandhi a casteist.

NRI economist sets up Mahatma Gandhi statue trust in UK

A charity trust to raise about one million pounds for the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, to be installed at Parliament Square here next year, has been established by eminent NRI economist Meghnad Desai.