Tag: Mahatma Gandhi

Sri Basava Bhushana awards conferred
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Sri Basava Bhushana awards conferred

September 6, 2020

‘Practising Basavanna’s ideals will help realise Gandhiji’s Ramarajya dream’ Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that practicing the ideals of 12th Century Reformer Basavanna will greatly help in realising Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of building ‘Ramarajya,’ Social Worker K. Raghuram Vajpayee regretted that the space for progressive thoughts is getting little space in public platforms. He was speaking after inaugurating…

Gandhiji’s iconic glasses auctioned for $340,327 in UK
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Gandhiji’s iconic glasses auctioned for $340,327 in UK

August 23, 2020

London: A pair of gold-rimmed spectacles believed to be once worn by Mahatma Gandhi was sold in an auction for £260,000 (approximately $340,327 or over Rs 2.5 crore) in the UK on Friday, four weeks after they were first discovered sticking out of a letter box outside the auction house, BBC reported. “We found them…

I-Day: Some Memories
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I-Day: Some Memories

August 17, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore India became independent on 15th August 1947 and consequently the British rule came to an end.  Gandhiji, Nehru and many other leaders played a very important role in sending the British out of India. As all of us know…

Day 2: Trump pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat
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Day 2: Trump pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

February 25, 2020

US-India sign three agreements MoU on Mental Health; MoU on Safety of Medical Products; Letter of Co-operation between Indian Oil Corporation and Exxon and Chart.  New Delhi: US President Donald Trump, accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, who is on a two-day visit to India starting yesterday, visited Rajghat here this morning and paid homage…

Unreeling the Mahatma
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Unreeling the Mahatma

February 19, 2020

City-based artist L. Yogananda brings alive Mahatma Gandhi on a plywood sheet using old audio and video tapes at Rangayana premises where Bahuroopi Theatre Festival with the theme ‘Gandhi Patha’ is held. Describing his work as ‘Hale Nenapu Hosa Baapu’ (Old Memories, New Gandhiji), the artist says: “When we were children, we used to hear…

Netas’ lack of will has hindered Gandhi Patha’s forward movement: Writer Roopa Hassan
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Netas’ lack of will has hindered Gandhi Patha’s forward movement: Writer Roopa Hassan

February 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that Gandhiji’s dream of Gram Swaraj would have been realised had our people representatives displayed will, noted writer Roopa Hassan regretted that ‘Gandhi patha’ is moving backwards, instead of racing forward. She was speaking on the topic ‘Gandhi – Rural India’ at the National Seminar organised as part of ‘Bahuroopi 2020’ National Theatre…

‘Gandhiji’s words relevant for all times’
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‘Gandhiji’s words relevant for all times’

February 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Stating that Gandhiji’s famous statement that he would speak from his grave even after death,  was relevant for all times, noted critic and Director, Centre for Gandhian Studies, Bangalore University, Prof. Nataraj Huliyar said that Gandhiji’s influence can be seen in almost all sectors. He was speaking on the topic ‘Gandhi Across Mediums of…

Bahuroopi National Seminar on ‘Gandhi Patha’
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Bahuroopi National Seminar on ‘Gandhi Patha’

February 17, 2020

Mahatma Gandhi’s desi leadership qualities relevant for all times: Scholar Lakshmisha Tolpadi Mysore/Mysuru: Asserting that Mahatma Gandhi’s leadership qualities are relevant for all times, Puttur-based scholar, Lakshmisha Tolpadi said that the Mahatma used to refer to the Bhagavad Gita for solutions to mental anxiety and turbulence. He was speaking after inaugurating a national seminar on…

‘Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Ambedkar, Buddha and Basava belong to everyone’
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‘Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Ambedkar, Buddha and Basava belong to everyone’

February 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Rangayana Director Addanda C. Cariappa has said that Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Ambedkar, Buddha and Basava belong to everyone in the nation. They are not the property of a few intellectuals. Speaking at the ongoing National Theatre Festival at Rangayana yesterday, Cariappa said, “Everyone has right to speak and share his or her opinions. It…

A recreated Sabarmati Ashram draws crowd at Rangayana
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A recreated Sabarmati Ashram draws crowd at Rangayana

February 15, 2020

The place that shaped the future of a nation that we now all know as India Mysore/Mysuru: The serenity of Sabarmati Ashram touches the very core of our ‘being’ and we develop a strange bond with the man who changed the course of Indian history. A visit to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, one…

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