Mahatma Gandhi

A pair of gold-plated spectacles believed to have been worn by Mahatma Gandhi and presented as a gift in the 1900s have broken all records for a UK auction house by selling for 260,000 pounds.

 Labour Friends of India, a representative group part of the UK's Opposition Labour Party, on Saturday launched its new 'Mahatma Gandhi Future Leaders Programme' to encourage greater Indian diaspora representation in the elected offices of the party.

The defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue here was a "disgrace , US President Donald Trump has said, days after it was vandalised by unknown miscreants with graffiti and spray painting during the nationwide protests against the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd.

Expressing sadness over the violence in Delhi, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that Mahatma Gandhi's spirit is needed more than ever as it is essential to create conditions for a true community reconciliation.

The Congress on Monday said BJP leader Anantkumar Hegde for reportedly calling the Mahatma Gandhi-led freedom movement a "drama", saying the Father of the Nation does not need a certificate.

Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Anantkumar Hegde again created a new controversy when he said that the freedom struggle led by Mahatma Gandhi was a "drama".

As many as 600 Indian and foreign publishers, from 23 countries, are participating in the book fair which will continue till January 12.

Introduced to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi, the House Bill (HR 5517) affirms the friendship between the two largest democracies of the world and honours the legacies and contributions of Gandhi and King.