State Congress claimed that BJP s dual character and anti Gandhi ideology was unmasked by its promise of Bharat Ratna to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in its manifesto.In a statement Congress s state general secretary and chairman communication wing Shailesh Nitin Trivedi backed the statement of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and said the foot marches held by BJP on Mahatma s birth anniversary were just political gimmick.
In an interview with India Today TV, Banerjee revealed his plans for the celebration when asked what academics like Duflo and Banerjee do to celebrate when they achieve such a feat. Answering the question on whether it will be just another day at the poverty lab or if there is a grand celebration, Banerjee answered, "Well, today we will have a very nerdy celebration. We have already had a small celebration and we will have a party with nerds like us in the evening where we will have nerdy conversations."The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor who was one of the experts consulted by the Rahul Gandhi led Congress party for the NYAY scheme also spoke at length about pro poor schemes rolled out by the governments. "I think the government had the right idea and we should move towards a more generous welfare state funded by higher taxes on the rich. I think that is the first step towards a stable economy where people are not desperate; they are not losing their livelihoods right and left. I think that was the right direction and I was supportive of the government's view in that general concept. I was disappointed when the taxes on rich were rolled back," he said during the interview.
;Mahatma Gandhi is one of my heroes,; Krishnamoorthi stated after introducing the settlement on Friday. The resolution has been co sponsored with a bipartisan group of 14 other lawmakers. "Gandhi 's devotion to public service is an inspiration, and even when confronted with unbelievable hardships and injustice, he never wavered in the battle for freedom, equality, and dignity for everybody, " he explained.
CHANDIGARH: The first day of dry and wet waste segregation at source failed to evoke much response from residents.MUMBAI: Actor filmmaker Farhan Akhtar on Sunday revealed he suffered a hairline fracture in his hand while shooting for his next Toofan .
World23 hours agoParis: The UK government has decided to issue a commemorative coin to mark the 150th birthday anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, said Britain 's Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid.
Today we need to ask ourselves whether savagery and violence have become the normSir India recently celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who was not only a revered icon of India s struggle for freedom but also a towering figure of the 20th century. Even today, Gandhi continues to be symbolic of India s struggle against imperial domination in the world. His contributions were arguably greater than those of his contemporaries. Gandhi s devotion to non violence as a method of resistance was exemplary.
The Apprentice candidate Lottie Lion has hit back at claims she s racist after comments from the cast s WhatsApp group leaked online.The 19 year old is among one of the favourites to land Lord Alan Sugar s 250,000 investment after an impressive start in episode one last week, but she s immediately been thrown into a thunderstorm after telling Lubna Farhan whose parents hail from Pakistan to Shut up Gandhi .
The Indian Embassy in France tweeted pictures of the ceremony held by India and France to pay homage to the Indian soldiers. India #39;s ambassador to France, Vinay Kwatra on October 3 tweeted that France will be hosting a multi agency Indian delegation to counter terror ties together. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the National Investigation Agency were part of the delegation that visited France from October 1 to October 4. Indian Naval Ship INS Tarkash along with its 300 member crew also visited the Reunion Island in France. On Mahatma Gandhi #39;s 150th birth anniversary, France also released a special commemorative stamp to honour Mahatma Gandhi.READ Indo French Relationship Is Of #39;existential Nature #39;: French Envoy
For people flying out of Delhi on Thursday evening, the flight delays due to heavy rain in the city wasn't their only problem. Water leaking was reported at the baggage check in area at Terminal 1 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to news agency ANI.
Air India paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary by painting a sketch of him on the tail of an Airbus A320 aircraft at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.