This anecdote, narrated on condition of anonymity by one of the MPs present on the occasion, is illustrative of the state of affairs in India 's grand old party. No one knows who calls the shots ndash; former party president Sonia Gandhi and some of her old associates are believed to be in charge ndash; and the party doesn 't seem to have made much progress in its search for a new president.Editorial thinsp;Congress must take a call on leadership, urgently
BJP's Karnataka unit chief B S Yeddyurappa claimed Kumaraswamy would fail to save the coalition government.Both Ramalinga Reddy and Gopalaiah had called up the Assembly Secretary's office and informed that they will not be able to appear Monday and sought another date.
Indian diplomats in South Africa participated in a cycle rally along with cyclists as part of an effort to promote awareness of Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of non violence and satyagraha to celebrate his 150th birth anniversary.
CHANDIGARH: Several sectors in the city faced waterlogging after heavy rain lashed the city today. Low lying areas in the city such as the Industrial Area, Phase 1, Ram Darbar, Mani Majra and Hallo Majra were flooded with rainwater.Thankfully, in the uppity fashion circles of India, the cause of handmade has been making the right kind of noises.
Shoaib Akhtar reserved special praise for MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja while giving a detailed analysis of India vs New Zealand semi final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019FC Barcelona have announced Antoine Griezmann as their new signing, but Atletico Madrid say they are owed more money for his release clause.
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A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AFP Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked all Bharatiya Janata Party MPs to undertake 150 kilometre padayatras, or foot marches, to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi s 150th birth anniversary on October 2. The prime minister said the parliamentarians can cover 15 km in their constituencies each day between October 2 and October 31, NDTV reported.Modi asked Rajya Sabha members to visit the constituencies where the BJP s organisation is weak, the news channel quoted minister Pralhad Joshi as saying. These yatras will focus on the revival of villages and making them self reliant, plantation drive and zero budget farming, he said.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi informed this after the conclusion of BJP Parliamentary Party Meeting in New Delhi today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed BJP parliamentarians to go on a 150 km 'padyatra' or foot march in their constituencies to mark "Gandhi 150" or the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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Notably, 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of father of nation, Mahatma Gandhi.With an aim to propagate "positive Gandhian values ", Gandhipedia will be a repository of knowledge on Mahatama Gandhi and will function on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The portal will contain original photographs, visuals, speeches and the 100 collected works of Gandhiji. Books by Gandhiji will also be available on the portal apart from books that have been written on him.
New Delhi: A social media portal, Gandhipedia, is being developed which will contain original works of the Father of the Nation, according to media reports.
Indians were infuriated after Israeli brewery Malka Beer placed the face of legendary figure Mahatma Gandhi on its beer bottles. Issuing a statement in the controversy, Malka Beer said that it was unaware of Mahatma Gandhi #39;s stand against alcohol. The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was one of the forerunners who advocated for alcohol prohibition in the country.In a statement, the company #39;s brand manager Gilad Dror extended his apologies.
After the successful dispatch of this consignment on June 29, KVIC Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said that in February 2019, Khadi samples gratis were provided to the Cartor Security Printing Agency of Lisbon for stamp testing on behalf of the Postal Services of Portugal (CTT) for printing the stamps. "The Cartor Security Printing Agency had successfully completed the testing and later Dr Arjun Deore, the Second Secretary in the Embassy of India in Lisbon has confirmed the same to KVIC and requested us to supply 4,000 meters of exclusive 300 count muslin Khadi Fabric in bundles of 11 meters," he said, adding, "Though the monetary value of this order is little over Rs 21 lakh, it values much more for the KVIC as Khadi and Bapu both would be showcased in Portugal's stamp simultaneously."
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