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Remembering Gokhale

Remembering Gokhale

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

A great nationalist leader and social reformer who influenced economic and development thinking.



Gopal Krishna Gokhale was born on May 9, 1866, and died at the age of 49, on 19 February 1915. During this year and next, we mark a centenary of his death anniversary, and also his 150th birth anniversary. He is described as one of…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 27, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

WORLD CONSCIENCE SILENT, WHILE LONE TIBETANS FIGHT FOR MOTHERLAND

China has now urged the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to “put aside his illusions” about talks on Tibet’s future and  China accused him of pushing for independence for Tibet. China has further said that  “the only sensible alternative is for the Dalai Lama and his supporters to accept that Tibet has been part of China since antiquity, to abandon their goals of dividing China and seeking independence for Tibet.” With sort…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on April 24, 2015 at 4:18pm — No Comments

WHITHER INDIAN FARMERS – LET POLITICIANS MOVE AWAY

Indian farming community consist of farmers who own land and  workers  at unskilled and semi skilled level working on agricultural farms. When government extends subsidy and support to the agricultural farmers in times of distress, it largely reaches the farmers who own land  and not the workers who really work on the land.

Amongst around 490 million workers in India,…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on April 24, 2015 at 4:15pm — No Comments

VIOLENCE AMONGST STUDENTS - WHAT STUDENTS THINK?

 
Nandini Voice For The Deprived  (nandinivoice.com ) a Chennai based  not for profit organisation ,organised an essay competition for the students in Tamil Nadu  on ”Why  increase   in  violence …
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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on April 19, 2015 at 3:42pm — No Comments

SHOULD TEACHERS BE ARRESTED WHEN ACCIDENTS TAKE PLACE IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ?

The recent accident in T.V.Ramamurthy Girls’ Higher Secondary School in Besant Nagar in Chennai, India  when two girls died due to wall collapse, raises the question as to whether the teachers and trustees running the institutions should be held responsible and be arrested  straightaway by the police when such accidents occur. Fortunately, this has not happened so far in the case of the particular incident in Besant Nagar school.

In the past, in a women’s…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on April 18, 2015 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Vinoba's Bhoodan Movement: An Overview

Vinoba's Bhoodan Movement: An Overview

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On 18 April, 1951, Vinoba got 100 acres of land as donation in Pochampalli village of Andhra Pradesh. Thus, triggered the phenomenal Bhoodan-Gramdan and people’s movement. Now more than 60 years have gone by and it is now time to attempt having an overview of the movement.



In reality, the movement was…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 18, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Gandhi statue vandalized in SA

Gandhi statue vandalized in SA

 
Is it an act of sheer cowardice or frustration? Last Sunday, a man has tried to paint it white and erase all remarks on the statue, creating panic among the South African Police and in the Indian subcontinent as well to some extent.
 
Even though the…
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Added by Balamurali Balaji on April 14, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

The politics of GreenPeace and India’s affairs

The politics of GreenPeace and India’s affairs

GreenPeace, the leading international NGO has finally been barred from its activities in the country as the Government orders a 180-day trial intimidation and blocking of 7 bank accounts of the organization on 9th of April. Even as we seen this move as a sincere and global vision of the government, one shall not deny the success stories of the GreenPeace in India when it campaigned for the Nuclear Liability Bill,…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on April 13, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-III : Inclusive growth through Self-Help Groups - A Gandhian Pardigm of Sustainable Development

Gandhi Journal Article-III

Inclusive growth through Self-Help Groups - A Gandhian Paradigm of Sustainable Development

By Dr. Marina B. Pereira

India faces many challenges in the New Millennium. Most notable among them is attaining the objective of Inclusive growth and reducing the…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 9, 2015 at 8:27am — No Comments

meeting with naresh chander lal at london regarding

i will be available at london from 2nd may to 4th may evening....if any respected personality wish to meet with me who works on gandhi ji principal,are welcome to meet me at london indian student hostel of y,m.c.a london

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Added by NARESH CHANDER LAL on April 8, 2015 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-II : What Mahatma Gandhi did to save Bhagat Singh

What Mahatma Gandhi did to save Bhagat Singh

By Chandan Pal Singh

Gandhi's failure to secure commutation of Bhagat Singh's execution has provided his critics a convenient weapon to attack him. He has been accused of making half-hearted effort and even…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 7, 2015 at 8:34am — 2 Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I : A bridge to the times of Gandhi - An interview with Narayan Desai

A bridge to the times of Gandhi - An interview with Narayan Desai

By T. Kannan…





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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 4, 2015 at 9:25am — No Comments

New Book Published/Reviews : Mahatma Gandhi on Education

Mahatma Gandhi on Education

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Written by: Dr. Anil Dutta Mishra



First Published : 2015



Price : Rs. 325/-



Published by : Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. 

E-28, Sector 8,…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 2, 2015 at 10:03am — No Comments

MARYADA PURSHOTTAM SHRI RAM IS OUR FRIEND PHILOSOPHER AND GUIDE

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 MARYADA PURSHOTTAM SHRI RAM IS  ROLE MODEL

                       By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM





Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram has been a role model for the common man for many a millennium. Indeed he is a tower of strength to us when we falter; a source of inspiration when our spirits sag. Anecdotes of Shri Ram’s life are a morale booster when we are down in the dumps. Shri Ram cheers us when our lives become…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on March 29, 2015 at 6:27pm — No Comments

New Book Published / Review: The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

Written by: Makarand R. Paranjapre



First Published : February 2015



Total Pages : 348 pages



Price : Rs. 327/-



Published by : Random…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 27, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

CITIZENS MAY BREATHE EASY NOW. NO MISUSE OF IT ACT

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS  FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

                                         By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

The division bench of the Supreme Court of India delivered a historic judgement on 24 March 2015 striking down section 66A of the RTI Act 2000,as amended in 2008. Shreya, a law student had filed a Public Interest Litigation in the year 20012 challenging the said Act when two girls of Maharashtra were…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on March 24, 2015 at 11:48am — 3 Comments

Mahatma Gandhi our father, nation tells Katju

Mahatma Gandhi our father, nation tells Katju

Former SC Judge Faces Flak For Blog Post…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 18, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

Narayan Desai, noted Gandhian and Bapu's kathakar, dies at 90

Narayan Desai, noted Gandhian and Bapu's kathakar, dies at 90

Narayan Desai, 90, one of the tallest Gandhians in the country and son of Mahadev Desai,…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 16, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Historic statue of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

Historic statue of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

A galaxy of political leaders led by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were joined by Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and the Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi at the ceremony to unveil the 9-foot (2.7m) bronze statue of India's Father of the Nation

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 14, 2015 at 12:54pm — 1 Comment

Gandhi Journal Article-III: Gandhian Economic order in the New Millennium

Gandhian Economic Order in the New Millennium

By By Prof. G. S. Shikhare

The Gandhian Economic Order is based on simplicity, decentralization, self-sufficiency, cooperation, equality, non-violence, human values,…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 12, 2015 at 7:20am — 1 Comment

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