Swami Vivekananda

At #ZEJLF, Sashi Tharoor explains what drove him to write ‘why am I a Hindu’

At #ZEJLF, Sashi Tharoor explains what drove him to write ‘why am I a Hindu’

Tharoor said that the idea of Hindus as ‘seekers of truth’ appealed to his liberal tenor and says the ’simple attitude of liberalism finds itself a congenial home in Hinduism’.

Jan 28, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Banerjee demanded that January 12 and January 23 should be considered as national holidays.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
In Kolkata, Swami Vivekananda's ancestral home decked up on 155th birth anniversary

In Kolkata, Swami Vivekananda's ancestral home decked up on 155th birth anniversary

The ancestral home of Swami Vivekananda was beautifully decked up on the 155th birth anniversary of the spiritual leader. 

Jan 12, 2018, 16:35 PM IST
These Swami Vivekananda’s quotes will inspire you to shape your destiny

These Swami Vivekananda’s quotes will inspire you to shape your destiny

Swami Vivekananda's words echoed compassion and universal brotherhood.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
BJP calls off bike rally in Kolkata, alleges Trinamool members attacked and injured its workers

BJP calls off bike rally in Kolkata, alleges Trinamool members attacked and injured its workers

The BJYM motorbike rally named 'Pratirodh Sankalpa Abhiyan' to mark Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary was scheduled to be held from January 12-18 in the state.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Sudarsan Pattnaik pays glorious sand art tribute to Swami Vivekananda on birth anniversary—Pics

Sudarsan Pattnaik pays glorious sand art tribute to Swami Vivekananda on birth anniversary—Pics

Vivekananda's birthday (January 12) is marked as the National Youth Day in the country.

Jan 12, 2018, 12:37 PM IST
Venkaiah Naidu hits out at national song row, says Vande Mataram is about praising the mother

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at national song row, says Vande Mataram is about praising the mother

The vice-president recalled that Sister Nivedita, a disciple of Swamananda, had opened a girls' school and tried to inculcate the nationalist spirit in the students by introducing "Vande Mataram" as a prayer song.

Dec 10, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Bhagavad Gita and Swami Vivekananda are my inspiration: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Bhagavad Gita and Swami Vivekananda are my inspiration: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Congress chief whip in Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia took a swipe at the CM over the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state as well as the suicides by farmers.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind remembers Sister Nivedita on her 150th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind remembers Sister Nivedita on her 150th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday commemorated Sister Nivedita on her 150th birth anniversary in an event orgnised by the Ramkrishna Mission, New Delhi.

Oct 29, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 36th edition of 'Mann ki Baat': Key highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 36th edition of 'Mann ki Baat': Key highlights

This was the 36th episode of Mann Ki Baat, a monthly radio programme on which the Prime Minister addresses the nation.

Sep 24, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Those who litter shouldn't chant 'Vande Mataram': PM Modi

Those who litter shouldn't chant 'Vande Mataram': PM Modi

Modi said those who clean roads have the first right to chant Vande Mataram. 

Sep 11, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
'We believe in universal toleration, accept all religions as true'- Top quotes from Swami Vivekananda's historic Chicago speech

'We believe in universal toleration, accept all religions as true'- Top quotes from Swami Vivekananda's historic Chicago speech

Take a look at the top quotes from Vivekananda's 1893 speech here: 

 

Sep 11, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
'Sisters and Brothers of America': Here's the full text of Swami Vivekananda's 1893 Chicago speech

'Sisters and Brothers of America': Here's the full text of Swami Vivekananda's 1893 Chicago speech

"The 9/11 of 1893 was about love, harmony and brotherhood."

Sep 11, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
21st century belongs to India and China, says PM Modi

21st century belongs to India and China, says PM Modi

The Prime Minister also spoke on student politics, efforts of sanitation workers, and innovation and creativity

Sep 11, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address students' convention on Monday

PM Narendra Modi to address students' convention on Monday

"Tomorrow I look forward to addressing a gathering of students on the theme of Young India, New India'," Modi tweeted.

Sep 10, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Tolerance has to become an essential national virtue: Hamid Ansari

Tolerance has to become an essential national virtue to promote harmony transcending sectional diversities, Vice-President M Hamid Ansari on Sunday said.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
Ramayana Darshanam in Kanyakumari will take you back in time!

Ramayana Darshanam in Kanyakumari will take you back in time!

In the first floor, you will come across 12-feet tall statue of Bharat Mata made of pure brass.

May 16, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Book on Swami Vivekananda launched on his 154th birth anniversary

Book on Swami Vivekananda launched on his 154th birth anniversary

The book launch at the ongoing World Book Fair was attended by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar along with National Book Trust Chairman Baldeo Bhai Sharma and others.

Jan 13, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute on National Youth Day

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute on National Youth Day

Swami Vivekananda's short yet unforgettable life journey continues to inspire us even after so many years. The philosophical guru's birthday (January 12) is marked as the National Youth Day in the country, as he is an epitome of inspiration for the young India.

Jan 12, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Mass 'Surya Namaskar' programme to be held in MP schools, colleges on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary

Mass 'Surya Namaskar' programme to be held in MP schools, colleges on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary

The Madhya Pradesh government will organise mass 'Surya Namaskar' programme on Thursday in all schools, colleges and academic institutions across the state to mark the 154th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. 

Jan 11, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

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