United States

Consulate General of India, Toronto, expresses hurt at desecration of Mahatma Gandhi statue

TORONTO (TIP): The Consulate General of India, Toronto, has expressed hurt at the desecration of Mahatma Gandhi statue at Vishnu temple in Richmond Hill. In a tweet, it said, “We are distressed at the desecration […]

United States

US Congressman Bera welcomes launch of Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): Indian-American Congressman Dr Ami Bera has welcomed the launch of the ‘Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative’ by the State Department. The program, championed by the late Representative John Lewis, brings together young leaders […]

Indian Americans

Green Triangle’ named after Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo

ANTANANARIVO,MADAGASCAR (TIP): As part of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate India‘s 75th year of independence, a “Green Triangle” named after Mahatma Gandhi was inaugurated in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo by Mayor of Antananarivo Naina […]

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History

India in history this Week-March 4, 2022, to March 10, 2022

04 MARCH 1879          Bethune College of Calcutta was established in 1879. 1906          Hakim Abdul Majeed started the Hamdard dispensary in Delhi in 1906. 1924          In 1924, Shyam Lal Gupta composed the song Raising the Flag. […]

Featured

Martyrs Day: Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 74th death anniversary

In India, five days are declared as Martyrs Day in honour of those who laid down their lives for the nation. Of these, the first falls on January 30, the day when Mahatma Gandhi was […]

Perspective

Republic Day, January 26, 1950: An Epic Journey of India’s greatest generation

“The India we witness today is what Ambedkar dreamed,  Nehru built, and Gandhiji paid the ultimate sacrifice for. It is an epic journey of brave men and women who went on to create an incredible […]

Article

India in history this Week- November 12 to November 18, 2021

12 NOVEMBER 1936       The temples of Kerala are open to all Hindus. 1946       Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, founder of Banaras Hindu University and honored with Bharat Ratna, died in Uttar Pradesh. 1927       Mahatma Gandhi made […]

Breaking News

Mahatma Gandhi’s 152nd birth anniversary celebrated across the US

I.S. Saluja WASHINGTON, DC (TIP): The Indian Embassy in Washington organized an event on Saturday, October 2 at the Gandhi Memorial opposite the Embassy where India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu paid his […]

Article

Mahatma Gandhi: The leader of India’s non-violent independence movement

Mahatma Gandhi was the primary leader of India’s independence movement and also the architect of a form of non-violent civil disobedience that would influence the world. Until Gandhi was assassinated in 1948, his life and […]

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History

History This Week

October 1   October 1, 1908 – Henry Ford’s Model T, a “universal car” designed for the masses, went on sale for the first time. October 1, 1938 – Hitler’s troops occupied the Sudetenland portion […]

As I See It

Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian Freedom Movement

Remembering the Father of the Indian Nation on his 152nd birthday anniversary “It has been my experience, living and working with Gandhiji that what he achieved by his Satyagraha appeared at the time to be […]

Perspective

Quad, AUKUS, SAARC… and a divided Asia

AUKUS: Yet another anti-China grouping created by the US “We Indians, instead of sorting out our disputes with China on our own on the basis of equality and fairness, have chosen to join the US-led […]

Festival

The Quit India Movement

The Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolan) or the August Movement was a civil disobedience movement in India launched in August 1942 in response to Gandhi’s call for immediate independence of India. The aim was […]

As I See It

Ancient India celebrates her 75th Independent Tryst with Destiny

Indivisible with USA, and PM Modi as UNSC President “At the Stroke of the Midnight Hour…” Pandit Nehru spoke of ancient India being born again on August 15, 1947 and promised a “tryst with destiny.” […]

Editorials

Boris,beware the Ides of March!

India’s External Affairs Ministers S Jaishankar made a strong statement in the Parliament that set the tone for the ensuing period of Indo-UK relations Jaishankar’s statement came after a question about racism in the UK […]

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India

‘Vocal for Local’  tribute to Mahatma, freedom fighters: PM Modi

Announcing the beginning of the ‘Amrit Mahotsav’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that ‘Vocal For Local’ is a wonderful tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and other great freedom fighters. “Today’s #AmritMahotsav programme begins from […]

Frontpage News

Indian American Congressman Condemns Vandalization Of Gandhi Statue

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna on Monday, Feb 1, strongly condemned the vandalization of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the US state of California, calling it as a shameful act. The 6-ft tall, […]

Opinions

Are we losing the war against the obscenity of hunger?

The World Food Programme may have got the Nobel Peace Prize, but the world is not winning against hunger As the humanitarian organization Mercy Corps puts it, “Hunger and malnutrition are the biggest risks to […]

Indian American

Indian American lawmakers introduce resolution honoring Bapu aka Mahatma Gandhi on his birthday

WASHINGTON(TIP): Six US lawmakers, including four Indian American members of the House have introduced a bipartisan resolution honoring the life of Mahatma Gandhi and his enduring legacy in the present world. The resolution was introduced […]

Breaking News

Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue outside Indian Embassy in DC Vandalized

Bidisha Roy NEW YORK (TIP): Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC was desecrated by some miscreants. The statue was allegedly spray painted with expletives. Soon after the incident took place, the […]

Opinions

Why India and the World Need Gandhi

The great leader envisioned a world where every citizen has dignity and prosperity Originally published in New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/02/opinion/modi-mahatma-gandhi.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytopinion  Upon reaching India in 1959, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remarked, “To other […]

Frontpage News

Indian Embassy Celebrates 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Nancy Pelosi attends  commemorative event at the Library of Congress WASHINGTON(TIP): As part of the celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian  Embassy here  organized a commemorative event at the […]

United States

Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary celebrated by Delhi Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities in partnership with World Business Chicago

CHICAGO(TIP):  Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued, Spt. 30,  a Proclamation declaring October 2, 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Day in the City of Chicago, at an event hosted by the Delhi Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities in […]

United States

Resolution introduced in US Senate to commemorate Gandhi’s 150 birth anniversary

WASHINGTON(TIP): US lawmakers on Wednesday, Oct 2,  introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Congress to commemorate the memory and legacy of the apostle of peace. Coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, US […]