Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicGandhi Jayanti

Topic: Gandhi Jayanti

Mahatma Gandhi hated movies, but watched 2 in his lifetime

Mahatma Gandhi, however, wasn’t opposed to performing arts. He was a lover of good music.

The two family members of Mahatma Gandhi who dared to disagree with him

Maganlal Gandhi’s role is documented in ashram’s history, but Mathuradas’s contribution is locked in out-of-print books in Gujarati.

Dalit outreach for Ambedkar was a success, says Modi govt, wants to do it again for Gandhi

The campaign will be launched to mark Gandhi’s 150 birth anniversary, a politically significant move given key assembly polls later this year and 2019 LS elections.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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