Mahatma Gandhi

Pre-eminent leader of Indian nationalism during British-ruled India

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Mahatma Gandhi: Pre-eminent leader of Indian nationalism during British-ruled India
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British Rule, and in turn inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā, first applied to him in 1914 in South Africa, is now used throughout the world.


Cherished Part Of India's National History Left 'Hanging Out' Of English Letterbox [Video]

Cherished Part Of India's National History Left 'Hanging Out' Of English Letterbox

Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi's glasses are set to be auctioned for more than $19,000 on August 21st, 2020. But that's only because someone opened an envelope found hanging out of a..

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'Imagine if Covid struck before 2014': PM Modi inaugurates Swachhata museum [Video]

'Imagine if Covid struck before 2014': PM Modi inaugurates Swachhata museum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra in Delhi on Saturday. He said that like the Quit India Movement, which was launched under the leadership of MK Gandhi on August..

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PM Modi inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra at Raj Ghat [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra at Raj Ghat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Raj Ghat on August 08. After paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, he inaugurated Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra on. Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra is an interactive..

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Watch: GC Murmu takes charge as CAG of India [Video]

Watch: GC Murmu takes charge as CAG of India

GC Murmu took charge as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on August 08. GC Murmu paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and BR Ambedkar at CAG office. He had stepped down as the Lieutenant..

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Congress is on ventilator, Rahul's ego on accelerator: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi [Video]

Congress is on ventilator, Rahul's ego on accelerator: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on July 20 responded to Rahul Gandhi's statement that "2,426 firms looted people's savings and will centre launch probe on that?" Taking a jibe at..

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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest [Video]

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC in USA, where it was vandalised during 'Black Lives Matter' protest was restored to its old glory and inaugurated again in Washington DC. The inauguration..

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Emergency should be remembered as it attacked roots of our democracy: HM Shah [Video]

Emergency should be remembered as it attacked roots of our democracy: HM Shah

On June 28, in an exclusive interview with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Asian New International (ANI) Editor Smita Prakash held conversation on several key issues amid COVID-19 situation in the..

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in Moscow [Video]

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in Moscow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Indian embassy in Moscow on June 23. Defence Minister is on a three-day visit to Moscow. He will attend a military parade in..

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'Law & order surrendered to goons': Priyanka Gandhi slams UP govt over murder of Vikram Joshi, Sanjeet Yadav

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Rajasthan government on autopilot as CM busy chasing Pilot: Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

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Won't be intimidated by blind witch hunt: Congress on probe against Gandhi family trusts

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Home ministry sets up committee to probe transactions of 3 Gandhi family linked trusts

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"Covid19 is spreading rapidly into new parts of the country. The Government Of India has no plan to defeat it," Gandhi tweeted. Training his guns on Modi, he said, "PM is silent. He has surrendered and..
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Gehlot triggers chorus at CWC for Rahul’s return to the helm

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Tuesday urged Rahul Gandhi to retake the leadership of the Congress, triggering a chorus in the apex Congress Working Committee meeting which also witnessed a..
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De-escalate politics of propaganda, you are 'most irresponsible politician' country has seen: BJP to Rahul

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Desecration of Gandhi statue 'crime against humanity': Indian Ambassador to US

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Compassion, large-heartedness absent in Centre’s response to coronavirus: Sonia Gandhi

Congress prez Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said, “Compassion, large-heartedness and alacrity that should be forthcoming from the Centre is conspicuous by its absence." Gandhi said the govt’s response..
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Sale of MF painting comes up as Rahul attacks govt on loans

Congress and the government clashed on Monday over Rahul Gandhi’s question seeking a list of wilful bank defaulters, with minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur saying it was on the CIC website...
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India deployed more than 100,00 police and gave a facelift to the former home of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on Sunday on the eve of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, whose two-day trip aims..
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Hindi connects large part of India together: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said Hindi has connected large parts of the country together and has become a big medium of employment. "Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the..
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Gandhi, Godse cannot go hand-in-hand: Prashant Kishor

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Gandhi's killer evokes admiration as never before

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