Thursday, 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi statue removed from Ghana after student protest

GHANA: A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana´s most prestigious university after complaints that he was racist against black Africans. India´s former president Pranab Mukherjee unveiled the statue to the global peace icon at the University of Ghana in Accra two years ago as ...

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Gandhi wanted Quaid-e-Azam to become prime minister of India: Dalai Lama

NEW DELHI: Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi wanted to give prime ministership to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, a suggestion that Nehru rejected, Indian Express quoted Dalai Lama as saying on Wednesday. Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists, was speaking at a student interaction at Goa Institute of Management. ...

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Partition: 1947 Movie Review

BOLLYWOOD: Director and co-writer Gurinder Chadha embeds a fictionalized Hindu-Muslim love story in her faux-historical pastiche about the Partition of India and its horrific fallout. The result isn’t salutary. Instead of propelling the tale forward and lending it emotional traction, it turns out to be a spanner in the works. ...

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PM Narendra Modi launches commemorative coins and stamps

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released coins and a stamp on Mahatma Gandhi’s spiritual guide, Shrimad Rajchandraji, at the Sabarmati Ashram here. He released a commemorative first-day cover and a stamp of Rs 5 and coins of Rs 150 and Rs 10 denominations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of ...

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Amazon’s Gandhi flip-flops spark anger in India

MUMBAI: Flip-flops bearing the face of India’s independence icon Mahatma Gandhi for sale on Amazon triggered fresh outrage Sunday, days after the e-retail giant was forced to stop selling Indian flag doormats. On Wednesday, India demanded Amazon apologise for selling “insulting” doormats featuring India’s national flag, with Foreign Minister Sushma ...

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