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Mahatma Gandhi News
Maharashtra budget: Sarpanch honorarium hiked to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
The Maharashtra government Tuesday announced an increase in the honorarium given to sarpanch to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Rajghat
Thu, May 30, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He was received by Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah. PM Modi will take the oath for the second consecutive term as the Prime Minister. The swearing-in ceremony will held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the evening today.
150 Global CEOs to look through lens of Gandhi for inclusive society
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
The idea is that the world needs Gandhi now more than ever before, especially in terms of building an inclusive society, said Madan Padaki, the Managing Trustee, Head Held High Foundation.
Air India inducts aircraft with Gandhiji's logo
Sun, Jan 27, 2019
Air India has started flying with the logo of Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary later this year.
Gandhi Jayanti: Top 5 highlights from PM Narendra Modi's speech today
Tue, Oct 02, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the closing ceremony of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention. During his speech, PM Modi also paid tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
All eyes on RBI: Will central bank increase interest rate this week?
Sun, Sep 30, 2018
RBI's policy meeting, macroeconomic data announcements, and the trend in rupee and crude oil prices would set the tone for the stock markets in a holiday-shortened week ahead, say experts.
Indian Railways food: On October 2, you will get just this meal; check the delicacies
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
The IRCTC will be introducing a special vegetarian menu on the trains and, notably, avoid any non-vegetarian option on that day. The report said that special menu for Gandhi Jayanti will comprise stuffed parathas, kulchas, paneer dishes and varieties of desserts.
IRCTC launches tour package to Mahatma Gandhi's birth place
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
The Indian Railways has launched a special tour package to Mahatma Gandhi's birth place, Porbandar in Gujarat, to showcase his life, days after it announced two Ramayana Circuit trains for visiting places associated with the Hindu epic.
India believes in growth but committed to environment: PM Modi
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Invoking Mahatma Gandhi, Modi said, "We believe that all resources and wealth belongs to nature and the almighty and we are just the trustees or managers of this wealth."
RBI to issue new Rs 10 notes, old ones to remain valid
Thu, Mar 09, 2017
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it will shortly issue new Rs 10 denomination currency notes, while clarifying that the old Rs 10 notes will also remain valid.
Gandhi will gradually be removed from currency notes
Sat, Jan 14, 2017
The whole controversy started with Modi`s picture spinning the charkha donning the cover page of the Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) calendar and diary, instead of the iconic picture of Gandhi weaving khadi on a simple charkha, wearing his trademark loin cloth.
Madhya Pradesh farmer gets Rs 2,000 notes without Mahatma Gandhi's image
Thu, Jan 05, 2017
A farmer in Madhya Pradesh's (MP) Sheopur district was shocked to receive Rs 2,000 currency notes without the image of Mahatma Gandhi from a branch of a public sector bank.
Here's full text of PM Narendra Modi's New Year's address to nation
Sun, Jan 01, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his televised speech on Saturday announced a series of incentives to the poor, farmers, women and small businesses in a New Year`s address, and defended his recent decision to abolish high denomination bank notes, according to Reuters report.
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri
Sun, Oct 02, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri at Rajghat and Vijay Ghat respectively, on their birth anniversaries. The Prime Minister remembered the two leaders for the values they championed.
Full text: Here's what PM Modi has to say in South Africa
Fri, Jul 08, 2016
Modi drew on Mahatma Gandhi's early years in South Africa and his journey in the country which brought him to his true calling.
PM Narendra Modi to start four-nation tour to Africa on July 7
Tue, Jul 05, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on a four-nation tour of Africa around midnight on Wednesday with the issues of energy, food security, trade, maritime cooperation and diaspora interactions high on his agenda.
Govt to launch Ashoka Chakra, Mahatma Gandhi embossed gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya
Sun, May 08, 2016
Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be a gold buying festival as it's considered auspicious to pick up the yellow metal on the day.