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    Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule.

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    UN 'very appreciative" of India's solar power donation
    International

    UN 'very appreciative" of India's solar power donation

    The UN is "very appreciative" of India's donation of the Gandhi Solar Park and is using the electricity it generates, according to Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

    Visva-Bharati unique blend of tradition and modernity: Kovind
    National

    Visva-Bharati unique blend of tradition and modernity: Kovind

    11 Expressing his objection to allowing machines to gain predominance by relegating concerns of human well-being to the background, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday called for exercising caution so as to weed out mindless measures which threaten to swamp the basic human concern in the name of progress.

    Everyone's responsibility to maintain tradition of unity: Priyanka
    National

    Everyone's responsibility to maintain tradition of unity: Priyanka

    Ahead of the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday urged the people to maintain the thousand-year-old tradition of unity and social harmony.

    India's soft underbelly: The informal economy (Comment)
    National

    India's soft underbelly: The informal economy (Comment)

    worrying. They say it is a global and cyclical phenomenon, and that things will improve in due course. Perhaps. Yet, we need to worry because the Indian economy is complex, with multiple layers in its social system that are at various stages of economic stress. They cannot afford to be stressed any further and the impact of the slowdown will be severe in these fragile segments. The tragedy is that we are losing momentum rapidly and India is already headed for a sub 6 per cent GDP growth rate which is the lowest in many years. Data on manufacturing, employment and investment indicates that sector after sector is tightening the belt. The worry is that even this does not reflect the real gravity of the situation.

    Mangaluru: Teachers duo enters 'Exclusive World Records' for alternative learning system
    National

    Mangaluru: Teachers duo enters 'Exclusive World Records' for alternative learning system

    Chethan Koppa and Akshatha Kudla, a couple and teachers from Mangaluru, have entered into the 'Exclusive World Records' for making the largest paper-cutting art using papers and stencil and making the highest number of mimicry sounds in one minute, respectively.

    Special UP Assembly session on Preamble on Nov 26
    National

    Special UP Assembly session on Preamble on Nov 26

    The Uttar Pradesh state legislature will mark Constitution Day on November 26 with another special session, focusing on the Preamble of the Constitution and the basic duties (Article-51A) enshrined in it.

    Northeast India will be a gateway to Southeast Asia: PM Modi in Bangkok
    International

    Northeast India will be a gateway to Southeast Asia: PM Modi in Bangkok

    Northeast India is being developed as a gateway to Southeast Asia under Central government's Act East Policy (AEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, and added that the plans are on cards to establish seamless connectivity between Thailand, Myanmar and northeast India in the years to come.

    Kamal Haasan completes 60 years in Indian cinema
    Entertainment

    Kamal Haasan completes 60 years in Indian cinema

    A three-day gala is scheduled to take place from November 7 to 9 in Chennai and in Kamal Haasan's hometown Paramakudi to mark the veteran actor-filmmaker's completing 60 years in Indian cinema.

    Article 370, 35A were gateway to terrorism in the country: Amit Shah
    Politics

    Article 370, 35A were gateway to terrorism in the country: Amit Shah

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that Article 370 and 35A were a gateway to terrorism in the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi by repealing those provisions has shut that entrance.

    Who was Vinayak Savarkar - a 'nationalist' or a 'traitor'?
    National

    Who was Vinayak Savarkar - a 'nationalist' or a 'traitor'?

    It has been a question whose answer depends on who you speak to. But recently, ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised the Bharat Ratna , India's top civilian award, for Veer Savarkar, in its Maharashtra manifesto, the likes of Abhishek Manu Singhvi strayed from the Congress party line to call him a "nationalist". But who was he?

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