Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicGandhi Jayanti

Topic: Gandhi Jayanti

Want to play dandiya raas, only Hindus may pass & ‘Congress hand’ in Modi’s 5G launch

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

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.

On Camera

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Australia’s 1956 Test series win in India was a one-man genius—Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud played 8 Tests in India picking up 52 wickets. Among these were some of India’s finest batsman like Vinoo Mankad, Vijay Manjrekar and Pankaj Roy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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