Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicGandhi Jayanti

Topic: Gandhi Jayanti

Mahatma Gandhi’s reaction to current news, and what it means to be a ‘true’ Gandhian

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

#NathuramGodseZindabad trends on Gandhi Jayanti. Here’s how Twitter hashtags go viral

The hashtag ‘NathuramGodseZindabad (Long Live Nathuram Godse)’ was trending in Hindi, with nearly 1 lakh tweets employing it by Friday evening.

President Kovind, PM Modi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Gajendra Singh Shekahawt and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad also paid homage to him at his memorial.

Two occasions when Gandhi identified himself as a farmer

Born in a family of princely states’ high officials, Gandhi had no knowledge about farmers. His first brush with farming was in South Africa.

Why RSS thinks it is the true heir of Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy

RSS believes Gandhi and one of its defining pracharaks, Deendayal Upadhyaya had much in common, from sharing philosophies, being charismatic to despising politics.

611 prisoners released on Gandhi Jayanti under special remission plan

The Centre had in 2018 decided to release more than 2,000 prisoners of a special category in phases under the remission plan. So far, 2,035 have been released.

Indian cricket ‘worse than 5 years ago’ — Boria Majumdar & Gandhi the ‘tolerant Hindu’

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Gandhi surrendered to extremist and jihadi elements among Muslims: RSS leader Vaidya

In an article in Organiser, Manmohan Vaidya writes RSS always admired Gandhi but 'disagreed' with his 'surrender' to the 'extremist and Jihadi elements'.

The Nobel omission, and TV news’ ‘spinning tribute’ for Gandhi

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Is Modi govt being practical by deciding to curb single-use plastic instead of complete ban?

After his Swachh Bharat initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi now wants to curb single-use plastic in a phased manner and eventually eliminate it by 2022.

On Camera

YourTurn

An electric vehicle is parked in a bay at a charging station in New Delhi | Representational image| Photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

EV makers are losing their sheen. Turns out, making future-forward cars is kind of hard

Blame Covid or supply chains or geopolitics — the reality is, there aren’t many EVs on roads in 2022. Investors need to pressure manufacturers to produce — at scale, and soon.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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