Gandhi News

For societal change through kindness, youth has to be given agency: UNESCO director

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: Dr Anantha Duraiappah, director, UNESCO MGIEP mentions that the present education systems need to build emotional intelligence in order to embrace Gandhi's principles.

Gandhi's autobiography in Malayalam outsells others

The book in Gujarati was published in 1927. The Malayalam version stole a march in terms of sales despite coming into print only in 1997.


By writing him letters, students from a university imagine a Gandhi for the here and now

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: What would Gandhi have done in 21st century India? How would his idea of “simple living and high thinking” reflect in this time and age? How would he have coped with and used technology?

How Mahatma Gandhi has influenced the correctional policy in many Indian jails

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: How Maharastra’s prisons try to draw inmates to the path of ahimsa.

Why, for Kannada writer Devanoora Mahadeva, Gandhi is an ally in the battle against caste

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: ‘If savarnas need to change to liberate India from caste, then Gandhi is necessary’

How do students get to know the spunky Gandhi? A teacher devises a study plan

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: How can you expect children to understand that non-violence requires courage of the highest order when society as a whole celebrates and even rewards violence?


A larger freedom

Much like his approach to non-violence, Gandhi’s thinking on constructive work offers lessons for today

During Singur struggle, we adopted Mahatma’s principles: Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the state government will take over Gandhi Bhavan (Hyderi Manzil) and declared it a heritage building.

An ode from the world

Musicians from around the world came together to pay a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in a music video, created by the Ministry of External Affairs as a part of the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi.

International delegates to embark on ‘Gandhi trail’

Among those visiting the state include deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Sukhrob Kholmuradov and ministers from 46 other countries. They will visit Punsari village, Dandi Kutir and Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, and Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad

Gandhi Photos

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

In the Top frames this week Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleans a road after he launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.