Mahatma Gandhi

20th-century Indian nationalist leader

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Mahatma Gandhi: 20th-century Indian nationalist leader
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.

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas against sedition law; CJI asks if it's necessary | Oneindia News [Video]

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas against sedition law; CJI asks if it's necessary | Oneindia News

Today, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the sedition law. The Chief Justice of India, N V Ramana questioned that the "law which was..

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Rahul Gandhi's white paper: BJP asks if Gandhis are vaccinated, & why not? | Oneindia News [Video]

Rahul Gandhi's white paper: BJP asks if Gandhis are vaccinated, & why not? | Oneindia News

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released a white paper on India's Covid-19 management. this prompted the BJP to hit back and ask the Wayanad MP to save his suggestions and get vaccinated first...

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Delta Covid variant yields unfamiliar symptoms in patients; Most infectious variant | Oneindia News [Video]

Delta Covid variant yields unfamiliar symptoms in patients; Most infectious variant | Oneindia News

The Delta variant identified as B.1.617.2 of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus detected in India is believed to be the most infectious to have emerged so far; According to the vaccination distribution plan of the..

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SC seeks Centre's response over colonial sedition law; opposition parties welcome top court's observations

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Indira Hridayesh's contribution to Congress will be treasured, cherished: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday condoled the demise of the leader of Opposition in the Uttarakhand assembly, Indira Hridayesh, and said she leaves behind a legacy of public service. In her..
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V Kalyanam, Gandhiji’s last personal secretary, dies in Chennai

Kalyanam’s younger daughter Nalini said he breathed his last at his residence in Padur at 3.30pm.
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Congress following Jinnah's footsteps, will destroy India: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Instead of following Mahatma Gandhi, the Congress was following "Jinnah's footsteps", Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday, asserting that it would "destroy" the country.
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From charkha to vaccine, PM Modi talks atmanirbharta

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PM Modi launches Amrit Mahotsav, marks 75th year of Independence: Highlights

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PM Modi launches 'Azadi ka amrut mahotsav': All you need to know

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Rahul accuses Modi govt of carrying out raids against those who are pro-farmers

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Motera stadium: Nadda says naming it after PM Modi to honour his vision

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'Rahul Gandhi should marry a Dalit woman': Ramdas Athawale on 'hum do humare do' jibe

During an event in Ranchi, the RPI chief said that if he wants to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi's dream, Rahul Gandhi should get married to a Dalit girl.
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Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter visits Ghazipur, extends support to protesting farmers

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Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter visits farmers' protest site in Ghazipur

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Previous govts drafted Budget with eye on vote bank: PM Modi

PM Modi on Thursday said the previous governments drafted the Union budgets with an eye on their vote banks and made them just a medium of announcements they could not fulfil. The PM was launching a..
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PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary

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Farmers observe Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary as 'Sadbhavna Diwas' with day-long fast

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People should adhere to Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of peace, non-violence: Prez Kovind

“On behalf of a grateful nation, my humble tributes to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi who embraced martyrdom this day. We should adhere to his ideals of peace, non-violence, simplicity,..
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Mahatma Gandhi 73rd Death Anniversary: 5 assassination attempts on his life

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Rahul's dig at PM Modi: Mr 56” hasn’t said the word ‘China’ for months

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Digital exhibition dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, Mujibur Rahman opens in Delhi

Exhibition dedicated to the lives of Mahatma Gandhi and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is currently displayed at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan.
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BJP chief poses questions for Rahul on China, farmers and Covid-19

BJP president J P Nadda on Tuesday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for his barb on the Modi government over national security and also targeted the Congress leader over a host of issues, including agriculture..
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Congress leaders laugh at Rahul's remarks, party had promised similar laws: Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar

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Sonia Gandhi to hold meeting with party general secretaries, in-charges on farmers issue

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Not trying to appropriate Bapu: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said patriotism is the central theme of Hinduism as love for the nation is the basic character of being a Hindu, while citing Mahatama Gandhi who had said his..
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Farm stir: Protesters deface Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington; 'Khalistani' flags sighted

Members of Khalistani separatists desecrated the statue of Mahatma Gandhi during a protest organised by Sikh-American youths in support of farmers who are protesting against the recently enacted agri..
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Lost an irreplaceable comrade: Sonia Gandhi on Patel's demise

Congress president Sonia Gandhi condoled senior party leader Ahmed Patel's demise on Wednesday, saying she has lost an "irreplaceable comrade, a faithful colleague and a friend" whose entire life was..
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South African great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi Satish Dhupelia succumbs to Covid-19

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Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson Satish Dhupelia dies of COVID-19 in South Africa

Dhupelia's sister Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie confirmed that her brother had died of COVID-19 related complications after he contracted the disease.
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No leadership crisis in Congress; support for Sonia, Rahul apparent to 'anyone not blind': Khurshid

Khurshid, who is among the leaders considered close to the Gandhi family, also said there are enough forums in the Congress for airing views and doing so outside the party "hurts" it, remarks that come..
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