At around 3pm on Monday afternoon the Delhi traffic police issued an unlikely-sounding message by means of social media.
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Yearning for a simpler life? Tourists given the chance to live like Mahatma Gandhi for a week - but don’t expect any comfort
Thursday 03 October 2013
For £10 a night, visitors will be invited to meditate, learn to prepare simple food and forget about the outside world for a few days
Saturday 31 August 2013
He's not the Messiah - he's a very naughty stand-up comedian
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Vidya Charan Shukla, who died after being shot in an ambush by Maoist rebels, was a lifelong Indian politician who repeatedly changed parties to suit his fortunes. While he was steadfastly loyal to prime minister Indira Gandhi, his primary allegiance was to himself.
Friday 07 June 2013
Controversial comedian plans to ‘dissect religion’ from Abu Dhabi to Israel
Sunday 07 April 2013
Tanika Gupta reveals how she gave the Indians of Victorian London a voice
Friday 15 February 2013
Two hundred and fifty years ago, two European conquistadors competed to sell cutting edge technology to India's leaders. Now it's Cameron and Hollande's turn
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Societally enforced vegetarianism is neither good for India's people, nor her cattle
Thursday 04 October 2012
Six-month deadline set for government to offer basic facilities to boost education and reduce 'open defecation'
Thursday 04 October 2012
The treatment of animals in Britain is appalling, and something needs to be done.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A clock that will outlive the Universe, pig eats man, fool's gold, journey to the centre of the earth, Mad Men booze-a-thon and more bin juice
Saturday 01 September 2012
If Planet Earth, the acclaimed BBC documentary series that first came to our screens in 2006, taught us one thing, it is that the natural world is endlessly fascinating. It also taught us that a humpback whale calf consumes around 500 litres of milk a day, and that snow leopard cubs aren’t as cute as they look. But as astonishing as the high-definition footage itself was George Fenton’s score, which is now to be heard live.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Where once stood Marilyn, now stands Delia, in a Norwich City scarf. HG Wells has been ousted by JK Rowling, Marlene Dietrich bumped by Kate Moss. As for John, George and Ringo – they're nowhere to be seen.
Thursday 22 March 2012
A landowner has offended villagers by launching a clean-up campaign with posters reading "Don't be a tosser! Take your litter home".
Wednesday 21 December 2011
An anti-corruption campaigner has vowed to emulate the tactics of Mahatma Gandhi and fill India’s jails with supporters if his demand for the introduction of an all-powerful ombudsman is not met.
Saturday 20 August 2011
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