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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

Gandhi Journal Article-II: Gandhian Ethics of Fast-Nonviolence

Gandhian Ethics of Fast-Nonviolence

By By Maithili R. Gupte

Fasting is an institution as old as Adam. It has been resorted to for self-purification or for some ends noble as well as ignoble. Buddha, Jesus and Mohammed fasted so as to see God face to face. Ramchandra fasted for the…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 10, 2015 at 7:09am — No Comments

Our faith and our values

Our Faith and our values

By Balamurali Balaji

In this age of computers where scientific inventions and modern equipments replace the power of human skills, the true value of human has become completely unknown to the outside world.

 

While some of us had succeeded in…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on March 9, 2015 at 7:08am — No Comments

Gandhi's ahimsa inspired Gujarati woman to study abroad in 1930

Gandhi's ahimsa inspired Gujarati woman to study abroad in 1930





When the country was struggling for its independence, female liberation was a far-fedged thought. Yet the courage imbued in…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 8, 2015 at 8:29am — 1 Comment

Gandhi Journal Article-I : 'Cleanliness is next to Godliness' M. K. Gandhi

'Cleanliness is next to Godliness' M. K. Gandhi

By Dr. Savita Singh
 

Mahatma Gandhi freed us not only from the British yoke but many of the bondages of our own making. Gandhian philosophy can be understood in-depth only in the context of certain…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 7, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments

Morality in Education

Morality is not merely a subject of preaching. Rather, it is a subject of practice. Morality leads one towards righteous acts. It accords protection and dynamism to human values. Performing duties or discharging responsibilities is the acid test of morality. If one performs his duties well, he discharges his responsibilities towards the society, the nation and humanity as a whole, he, in fact, follows the path of ethics; therefore, he practices morality in true sense of the word. The role of…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on March 5, 2015 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Scholars mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa

Scholars mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa

 

Academicians from around the world who converged at Johannesburg to mark the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on March 4, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments

Education

Each and every human being is bestowed with certain virtues, and niche capabilities. Man is able to identify his own virtues on the strength of soul-force. Mind and body co-ordinate in developing one’s personality through the manifestation of these capabilities. Hence, identification of own virtues through the soul-force, familiarity with capabilities and their manifestation pave way to the all-round development of personality, which is, in fact, the goal of life, and process of true…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on March 1, 2015 at 3:31am — No Comments

Gandhi statue to be unveiled in London's Parliament Square on March 14

Gandhi statue to be unveiled in London's Parliament Square on March 14

The much-awaited Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at Britain's historic Parliament Square, London will be unveiled on March 14, Prime Minister David Cameron announced. The…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on February 23, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

The Vedic-Hindu View of Morality

                                            कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन। मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते संगोऽस्त्वकर्मणि॥

“You have the right to perform your…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on February 11, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Social Innovation and Gandhian Model

Social Innovation and Gandhian Model

 

The world is fast moving towards the maximum consumption of technology and innovations as it discovers more and more innovative ideas, technological trends to spice up its life. Many scientists and entrepreneurs have already began to come up with their social innovations and technological solutions to deal with growing issues in and surrounding the today’s cities and business hub centers.

Social innovations are…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on February 10, 2015 at 6:27am — No Comments

OBAMA’S UNWARRANTED REMARKS ON "MAHATMA GANDHI'S SHOCK"

                 OBAMA’S  UNWARRANTED  REMARKS  ON  "MAHATMA GANDHI'S SHOCK"  

                                              ON  INDIA’S RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE

President Obama in a recent speech in…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on February 7, 2015 at 4:14pm — No Comments

NATIONAL DEFENCE IS OUR NATIONAL DHARMA

MAHARSHI DAYANAND ON NATIONAL DEFENCE

By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant, VSM



Maharshi Swami Dayanand Saraswati, who brought in a religious renaissance in the 19th century India, in his principal work Satyarth Prakash (Light of Truth) has dwelt at length on the question of national defence in the sixth chapter. The sixth chapter is basically about good governance and, of course, national defence is an integral part of good governance.…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on February 6, 2015 at 4:16pm — 2 Comments

Is Fascism right for a nation?

Is Fascism right for a nation?

 

While the countries in the world are moving towards democracy in its practical form, is it appropriate for Fascism to find a space or significance? Is it an invincible thread that gets automatically knitted with the other elements of democracy?  This article puts the facts about fascism as they are and finds its presence in today's politic.

In a developed world, like the U.S. and the other European countries, people…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on February 5, 2015 at 7:12am — No Comments

About 7,400 Gandhian Books worth Rs. 3.7 lakhs sold at a week-long Gandhi books exhibition in Mumbai

About 7,400 Gandhian Books worth Rs. 3.7 lakhs sold within a week

 Week-long exhibition-cum-sale of Gandhi Books organized by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal to commemorate 67th Gandhi…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on February 4, 2015 at 6:28am — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I : Assassination of Gandhi-The Facts Behind

Assassination of Gandhi-The Facts Behind

By Chunibhai Vaidya…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on February 2, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

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