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Indian independence activist (1869–1948)

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Mahatma Gandhi: Indian independence activist (1869–1948)
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. He inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā, first applied to him in South Africa in 1914, is now used throughout the world.

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Gandhi's Skipping Amethi, Chirag Paswan's Attack on RJD, PM Modi's Varanasi Visit & More | Oneindia [Video]

Gandhi's Skipping Amethi, Chirag Paswan's Attack on RJD, PM Modi's Varanasi Visit & More | Oneindia

Check out the latest stories covered in Episode 16 of Poll Pulse! Chirag Paswan's legal threat against Tejashwi Yadav over reservation remarks, Amethi's historic shift as it sees no contender from the..

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All About Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Leader Set to Face Smriti Irani in Amethi | Oneindia News [Video]

All About Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Leader Set to Face Smriti Irani in Amethi | Oneindia News

Get to know Kishori Lal Sharma, the Congress leader gearing up to contest against Smriti Irani in the Amethi Lok Sabha seat. Discover his journey, his ties to the Gandhi family, and the upcoming..

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'Sonia Gandhi spent more than 70% of MP funds on minorities': Amit Shah in Rae Bareli rally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched a scathing attack on Congress leader Sonia Gandhi during an election rally in Rae Bareli, accusing her of allocating over 70% of her MP funds to minorities. He..
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PM Modi should learn from Indira Gandhi: Priyanka Gandhi in Maharashtra rally

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a Congress leader, criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally in Nandurbar, Maharashtra. She accused him of delivering "hollow talk" in his election speeches and..
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'What is PM doing if ...' Kharge hits back at Modi for his 'tempo loads of black money' jibe

Kharge questions Modi's inaction on Adani-Ambani money. Modi accuses Congress of a deal with industrialists. Post elections, Modi-Shah abuse. Gandhi challenges Modi. PM favors top industrialists...
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DNA Exclusive: From roaming on cycle to close confidant of Gandhi family, read inside story of Amethi's KL Sharma

During its ground visit, DNA found out that for Amethi, Kishori Lal Sharma is not a new name
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DNA Exclusive: Smriti Irani has advantage in Amethi, but sympathy for Gandhi family could be decisive

For the first time since 1999, a non-Gandhi family member will be contesting under the Congress banner, as the party has fielded KL Sharma in Amethi
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After 40 years in Gandhi family borough, Rajiv's 'high potential boy' is Congress pick

Kishori Lal Sharma is the first of the cadre of youngsters recruited by Rajiv Gandhi who, new to politics in 1983, had the idea of creating a team of young ideologues who would provide feedback on the..
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Rahul picks Gandhi home turf Rae Bareli as second LS fight

Rahul Gandhi nominated in Rae Bareli and Amethi, with loyalists joining. Sonia Gandhi calls Rae Bareli the family's completion. Indira Gandhi initiated a tradition in 1967. The Gandhis continue the..
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'Rahul has abandoned Amethi': BJP sharpens attack after Congress picks Gandhi from Rae Bareli

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'Most dubious track record': India slams Pakistan over remarks at UNGA

India condemns Pakistan's 'dubious track record', rebukes negative remarks by Pakistan's UN envoy on Kashmir. Kamboj emphasizes terrorism's opposition to peace, referencing Mahatma Gandhi's Ahimsa..
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Congress workers hold sit-in, demand Gandhi family member as Amethi candidate


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Congress again skips call on Rae Bareli, Amethi; Rahul may visit old seat soon

Stoking the suspense further on Amethi and Rae Bareli candidatures, Congress on Saturday left it to party president Mallikarjun Kharge to decide on the nominees, amid another strong demand that Rahul..
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BJP-led Union govt wants to change Constitution, curtail people's rights: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi criticizes BJP for wanting to change Constitution and using religion in politics. She emphasizes protecting people's rights, warns of the impact on tribal culture and Dalit development...
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'Treated as a soft target ...': Robert Vadra hints at joining politics

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PMLA adjudicating authority upholds assets attachment of Congress-held Associated Journal Limited

ED upholds Rs 750 crore attachment linked to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul's Young Indian. Properties include National Herald. Gandhis questioned and on bail. Investigation based on court-issued process.
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Here, Gandhi shook Raj with salt

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'Sleeping after taking opium?': Kharge's jibe at PM Modi on India-China standoff

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the India-China border issue, asking whether the PM has been "sleeping after consuming opium" while China "entered"..
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Party flags conspicuously absent at Rahul roadshow, CPM takes a dig

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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren resurfaced in Ranchi after avoiding an ED team in Delhi. He made the 1,295km journey by road. Soren discussed strategies with his MLAs. Pictures emerged of him with all 47..
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Hanuman flag row: CM Siddaramaiah says Godse''s "descendants" are disturbing peace

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah accuses the descendants of Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse of disturbing peace in the state over the removal of a Hanuman flag. Siddaramaiah criticizes the..
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'Ideology of hatred and violence took away our beloved Bapu': Rahul Gandhi takes fresh swipe at BJP as Yatra reaches Bihar

Rahul Gandhi urges citizens to protect the 'flame of truth' from 'hatred' on the 76th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's martyrdom. His 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' enters Bihar after Nitish Kumar's exit from the..
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Mahatma Gandhi Death Anniversary: Key events following Father of the Nation's assassination and trial

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Cong yatra in Assam: Rahul not allowed to visit Sankardeva's birthplace; party blames PM

Rahul Gandhi's yatra encountered significant drama on Monday as he faced denial of permission to visit the Sri Sri Sankardeva Satra in Nagaon district and to hold a meeting in the Morigaon district...
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Rahul to visit Assamese icon Sankardeva's birthplace on January 22 as scheduled: Congress

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Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in UK for defence, security dialogue

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