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October 2011 Blog Posts (70)

The fiasco of the Voter ID card

The fiasco of the Voter ID card

 

I would like to share you all a story of how a much acclaimed Voter ID card issued by the Election Commission of India has been practically been used for nothing and how its unworthy trouncing the very purpose and scrutiny of its existence.

Recently, during the mid October, local administrative bodies’ election was held in the…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on October 31, 2011 at 9:38 — 2 Comments

Weekly News - 31 October 2011

- Welcome to all new members who joined GandhiTopia last week! Now we are 1276 co-members, see

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- Blog post by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal "Thought For The Day":

Simplicity… Continue

Added by GandhiServe Foundation on October 31, 2011 at 8:30 — No Comments

Thought For The Day ( COURAGE )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 31, 2011 at 7:34 — No Comments

COCA-COLA VS. ALOE-COLA -- NEW WAY OF CELEBRATING DIWALI IN VILLAGE ATTWAL

We celebrated Diwali on 26th of Oct., the Festival of Lights, in a new way. Village people of Attwal attended a Workshop in which I demonstrated how to make Aloe Cola, a herbal drink which is becoming populer among yopug people to make their faces shine and give them attractive-look, besides, its many herbal-medicinal uses.  This three hour Workshop was attended by eight persons, mostly young. It was the first Workshop of its kind in the area. It was a bit surprising for the local people and…

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Added by Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj on October 30, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Thought For The Day ( WELFARE )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 29, 2011 at 9:11 — No Comments

Thought For The Day ( HUMAN NATURE )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 28, 2011 at 11:04 — No Comments

The Problems with African Democracy

 

By Jude Thaddeus Langeh Basebang, cmf



Introduction

If after almost an

average of 40 years of independence in many African Nations, we cannot boast of

sufficient dividends of governance, then there is something wrong. One of the

characteristics of democracy is the capacity to change leaders after a certain period

of time. It is worth noting that in Africa most countries practicing democracy

do not meet up to the standards required.…

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Added by Jude Thaddeus Langeh on October 28, 2011 at 7:19 — 6 Comments

Thought For The Day ( LIFE )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 27, 2011 at 9:41 — No Comments

TEN THOUSAND AGITATORS APPEAR TO BE ADEQUATE TO PARALYSE INDIA

 

               TEN THOUSAND AGITATORS APPEAR TO BE ADEQUATE  TO PARALYSE INDIA

 

                                      GANDHIAN SATYAGRAHA CONCEPT BEING MISUSED

 

In recent times, the agitators in India  appear to have become highly skilled  and some of them seem to have turned professionals.  The day may not be far off , when the management institutes in India will start a special course on “agitation management”, teaching the…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on October 26, 2011 at 10:47 — 2 Comments

Thought For The Day ( CULTURE )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 26, 2011 at 9:31 — No Comments

Thought For The Day ( SIMPLICITY )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 25, 2011 at 5:59 — No Comments

WHAT IS THE RELVENCE OF SWARAJ ? -- 2.

The Sanskrit word SWARAJ is the combination of the two mool-Mantras. First Mantra is Swa and second is Rajya. When we translate Swa in the classical meaning of the word, it means one's innerself, in Vedic Terminology it is also known as 'Atman' . At this point we usually get confused. We take the meaning verbally and this mean once own narrow physical-self only. And here at this point is the begining of the World of confusions. In the Vedas the word Swa is used by for All Prevassive Power.…

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Added by Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj on October 24, 2011 at 18:34 — No Comments

Weekly News - 24 October 2011

- Welcome to all new members who joined GandhiTopia last week! Now we are 1275 co-members, see

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Latest Activities on GandhiTopia:



- Blog post by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal "Thought For The Day":

Progress… Continue

Added by GandhiServe Foundation on October 24, 2011 at 11:54 — No Comments

Thought For The Day ( SCIENCE )


Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 24, 2011 at 9:06 — 1 Comment

WHAT IS THE RELVENCE OF SWARAJ ?

The first question in the book Indian Home Rule, Gandhiji has put fourth is that of Swaraj. Gandhiji put this question is through the Reader to the Editor. The real question is that if Swaraj can be atained as the awakening of spirit of Nationlism is coming with the Bang-Bhang and the emergence of Indian National Congress, with the efforts of people like, Hume and Williams? The same basic question revolve around the whole book. The same question has been hovering round, in the minds of…

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Added by Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj on October 23, 2011 at 4:26 — No Comments

Champaran Satyagrah Padyatra ( 2nd Oct - 18th Oct 2011 ) completed 550 KM around Champaran

The Gandhi Ashram and memorial at Motihari in East Champaran today welcomed eleven intrepid walkers led by Birendra Soni, who have retraced the steps of Mahatma Gandhi’s journey across this backward region almost a century ago. The walk covered a route of approximately 550 kilometres, and about 5,000 people participated in the various activities organized by the walkers.…
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Added by M Gandhi College of Social Work on October 23, 2011 at 3:00 — No Comments

FROM PRISON TO PREACHING GANDHI...

FROM PRISON TO PREACHING GANDHI...

Real life story of a reformed prisoner, who is spreading Mahatma’s messages



You may have watched Sanjay Dutt starrer ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ where the hero gives up anti-social…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 22, 2011 at 13:37 — No Comments

Disillusioned Maoist turns to teaching

Nanda Singh, a Maoist rebel has taken to the teaching profession, educating poor children free of cost, after being left disillusioned by Maoist ideology and extremist activities.

A resident of Jehanabad district, Singh joined the Maoists in 1995, with the aim of serving the poor and to have access to their basic rights.

He was arrested with a huge cache of arms and ammunitions on the charges of abduction and murder.… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 22, 2011 at 13:35 — No Comments

Thought For The Day ( FAITH )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 22, 2011 at 5:27 — No Comments

Thought For The Day ( MASSES )

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 21, 2011 at 6:20 — No Comments

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