Delhi violence : Full text of Congress memorandum submitted to President Kovind

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

New Delhi : Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday, along with a delegation of senior Congress leaders including Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel and Randeep Surjewala, met President Ram Nath Kovind to seek normalcy and peace in violence-hit Delhi. The death toll has reached 33. The party also submitted a […]

Former chief minister Siddaramaiah meets Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

New Delhi : Former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and discussed several issues, including appointment of new state party president and Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader. Siddaramaiah had stepped down as the CLP leader while Dinesh Gundu Rao had resigned as state Congress president on December 9 after the party’s […]

‘Gandhi’s preachings relevant for future generations’ says MP Shobha Karandlaje

Friday, October 25th, 2019

Udupi : Mahatma Gandhi and his preachings will always remain relevant even to the future generations, Udupi-Chikmagalur MP Shobha Karandlaje said. She was speaking after symbolically launching ‘Gandhi Sankalp Yatra’ by garlanding Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait at Ajjarakad. Mahatma will remain an inspiration, she said and added that the ‘Sankalpa Yatra’ was being organised to spread […]

Modi dares Congress to make an “outsider” party president

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Ambikapur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday dared the Congress to make someone outside the Gandhi family the party president for at least five years. Modi said if Congress makes someone who is not from the (Gandhi) family as party president for at least five years, then he will believe that Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru really created […]

Gandhi’s memorial wallows in neglect

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Puttur: Ashwatha Katte, a historic place in Puttur where Mahatma Gandhi had interacted with the public during his visit to Puttur 84 years ago, is in a state of neglect. In memory of Gandhi’s visit, the authorities had constructed Gandhi Mantapa at Birumale Gudde, which too is crying for attention. A well, dug following a […]

BJP against Gandhi and Gram Swaraj: Moily

Sunday, February 14th, 2016
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Udupi : Former Union minister M Veerappa Moily alleged that the BJP is totally against empowering a three-tier local government. Speaking after inaugurating the district Women Congress convention at Town Hall here on Saturday, the Parliamentarian said that the BJP and its allies proved to be a problem whenever there was an attempt by the […]

Thoughts on Independence.

Monday, August 16th, 2010
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(from P. Ramesh Rao) Mangalore : It is 63 years since we Indians secured freedom from the British colonial rulers. We agreed to partition in a Shimla meeting called by Mountbatten of Burma, who ruled last, in June 1947. The Muslims led by M. A. Jinnah were present, so also Sikhs. It was Congress led […]

Gandhi, Gandhi everywhere in statue form

Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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Udupi : There is a craze for Gandhi (a Baniya) and Gandhigiri (doing good to others) alive in India, amidst terrorism, naxalite attacks, and widespread violence at he slightest provocation.  So where  does Gandhi worship lead us to? A six foot high statue in a sitting posture (obviously in Meditation) of Mahatma (MK) Gandhi is […]