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Chavda writes to Speaker, alleges harassment of Congress MLAs by police

March 15, 2021 7:25 pm

In his letter, interim president of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) told Speaker Rajendra Trivedi about constant police surveillance at the MLA quarters where he and other legislators are currently put up.

Prime Minister to launch celebrations of 75 yrs of Independence from Gujarat March 12

March 06, 2021 1:16 am

Modi is scheduled to arrive in Ahmedabad on March 12 to flag off 21-day march from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi in Navsari district to mark the anniversary of historic Salt March which will also mark the launch of the celebrations of 75th year of Independence.

Motera was filled to capacity but many people at Sabarmati bank couldn’t catch a glimpse of the leaders

February 25, 2020 4:26 am

“We could not see anyone... we just stood in this heat since morning. It would have been better to watch them on TV,” said a disappointed Ajaybhai.

'Namaste Trump': Sabarmati Ashram decks up even as uncertainty looms over US President's visit

February 23, 2020 4:08 pm

A top official in the Ahmedabad police department said that the security detail had been planned factoring in a 30-minute visit to the Sabarmati Ashram. “In case they (the Trumps) decide not to visit the ashram, the road show will be advanced by 30 minutes accordingly,” said the officer.

Trump’s visit to Sabarmati: Ashram may consider closing on Feb 23

February 18, 2020 12:49 am

Entry to general public may be closed on February 23 and permission to offer prayers for that day, are being postponed at the moment.

No official word on ashram revamp, residents anxious: Sabarmati trust

January 25, 2020 5:32 am

According to SAPMT trustee Kartikeya Sarabhai, while they have been invited to participate in discussions regarding the suggested plan for restructuring of the ashram premises, SAPMT has not received any official intimation of the said plan so far.

Sabarmati Ashram: Inmates hold protest rally against possible eviction

October 08, 2019 1:14 am

The central and state governments are planning a consolidation of around 63 historical buildings related to Mahatma Gandhi, around Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, and turning them into a “world class memorial” to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi.

Came on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s call’, they have nowhere to go

October 07, 2019 11:17 am

Five families, who claim to be descendants of cobblers called to the Sabarmati Ashram by Mahatma Gandhi to make ‘ahimsa chappals’, were issued eviction notices by the ashram’s Gaushala Trust. On August 29 this year, the Gujarat high court granted them relief. The Indian Express meets these families.

World class Gandhi memorial on the anvil at Sabarmati

October 01, 2019 2:19 am

A declaration on the same is likely on October 2 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a public function at Sabarmati Riverfront to mark the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Gandhi.

Looking for Gandhi

September 30, 2019 12:25 pm

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: On the 150th birth anniversary year of the Mahatma, a journey from Ahmedabad to Delhi to trace the Bapu who survives in the memories and aspirations of contemporary India.


Trudeaus' day out: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family visit Sabarmati Ashram

February 19, 2018 5:43 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Sabarmati Ashram at Ahmedabad on his arrival at PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat on Monday. Trudeau along with his wife Sophie and children Ella-Grace, Xavier and Hadrien is on a week-long India tour.

World Toilet Day focuses on hygiene across India

November 19, 2014 11:16 am

Women from Vrindavan celebrate International Toilet festival to mark the World Toilet day organised by Sulabh International at Central park, Cannaught place in New Delhi.