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Book review: Know Gandhi in few sentences

We all know that Gandhiji refused to cheat in the exam, but do you know he stole once? And he was so overcome with guilt that he asked for forgiveness?  These and many more motivating anecdotes from the life of one of the greatest men on earth has been bound in a book.  With his […]

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In depth: What is the new Dandi March celebrating 75 years of Independence?

It’s been over 90 years since Mahatma Gandhi marched to Dandi and proclaimed a campaign which shook the British empire in India.  Now Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the “Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav” which commemorates the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence next year re-enacting the Dandi March from March 12 to April 5. The […]

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Parakram Diwas: Let’s celebrate the most enigmatic hero of our country

As India celebrates the 125th birth anniversary of one of the most charismatic leaders of our country, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the government has decided to commemorate this day as Parakram Diwas. From now on every year January 23 would be celebrated as Parakram Diwas to honour Netaji’s “selfless service” to the nation. Let’s know […]

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Happy Children’s Day: Few lesser known facts about Chacha Nehru

While we all are celebrating Diwali this weekend, there’s also one beautiful celebration awaiting on November 14. This day is celebrated as Children’s Day in India in honour of the birthday of our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru loved kids, and that’s why he was also called Chacha Nehru, or Uncle Nehru, lovingly. […]

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Gandhi Jayanti Special: Some lesser-known facts about our Bapu

As we celebrate the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation on October 2, let’s know about some lesser known facts about the Mahatma… Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was not born with the title Mahatma. He was given the title to him by the Nobel Prize winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. Gandhi ji and famous […]

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Mahatma Gandhi to go digital 

The times are changing, and so should the people. Mahatma Gandhi is respected all over the world for his ideals and views, but to make him more popular, the government of Maharashtra has decided to make him digital. Mani Bhavan, Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Gamdevi, has received a grant of Rs10 crore from the state […]

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Gandhi 2.0: Let’s bring the #ChangeWithin

We are celebrating 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and what could be a better way to celebrate it than learning his teachings and morals.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Bollywood actors and filmmakers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, to discuss initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. A cultural […]