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20th-century Indian nationalist leader and nonviolence advocate

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Mahatma Gandhi: 20th-century Indian nationalist leader and nonviolence advocate
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 to inspire 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.

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Rajnath Singh: Mahatama Gandhi asked Savarkar to file mercy petitions | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh: Mahatama Gandhi asked Savarkar to file mercy petitions | Oneindia News

Rajnath Singh defended Hindu nationalist icon Veer Savarkar saying that hatred against the man is misplaced and illogical. #RajnathSingh #VeerSavarkar #MercyPetitions

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Mahatma Gandhi jayanti: PM Modi, President Kovind, Sonia Gandhi, others pay tribute | Oneindia News [Video]

Mahatma Gandhi jayanti: PM Modi, President Kovind, Sonia Gandhi, others pay tribute | Oneindia News

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 152nd birth anniversary, several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind, on Saturday paid floral tributes to the Father of the..

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Gandhi ji's talisman: Significance of the timeless 'Jantar' of the Mahatma | Oneindia News [Video]

Gandhi ji's talisman: Significance of the timeless 'Jantar' of the Mahatma | Oneindia News

On the birth anniversary of Gandhi ji we remember a piece of advice he once gave to a friend, which is relevant for all times to come. Tis is Gandhi ji ka Jantar or Gandhi ji's..

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Poona Pact is signed between Gandhi & Ambedkar | Septemebr 23rd in history | Oneindia News [Video]

Poona Pact is signed between Gandhi & Ambedkar | Septemebr 23rd in history | Oneindia News

The Poona pact was signed on this day between Mohandas Gandhi and Dr BR Ambedkar granting rights to Dalits or lower caste Hindus. The Poona pact followed from a proposal by the British Indian govt..

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Gandhi ji undertakes fast to protest caste injustice | September 16 in History | Oneindia News [Video]

Gandhi ji undertakes fast to protest caste injustice | September 16 in History | Oneindia News

Mohandas Gandhi undertook a fast on this day in 1932 in order to fight caste injustices in India. The British government had proposed to separate India’s electorate by caste. Gandhi was then in..

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Navjot Sidhu snubbed by Gandhis, meets Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi| Oneindia News [Video]

Navjot Sidhu snubbed by Gandhis, meets Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi| Oneindia News

Punjab Congress chief Navoj Sidhu was snubbed by party top brass. Sidhu’s request to meet the Gandhis was declined post which reports claim that we will meet Priyanka Gandhi in the national capital...

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Faceoff: Rajnath hails Veer Savarkar, divides Twitter

Hailing Veer Savarkar as a staunch nationalist and India's first military strategist in the 20th century, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said it was on Mahatma Gandhi's request that he wrote..
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Jairam Ramesh, Owaisi attack Rajnath Singh for his 'Gandhi-Savarkar comment', say minister trying to rewrite history

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BJP will soon declare Savarkar as 'father of nation': Owaisi

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Remove Gandhi's portrait from Rs 2,000 notes as they are being used for corruption: Cong MLA to Modi


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PM terms inauguration of national flag in Leh 'unique tribute' to Mahatma Gandhi


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Burj Khalifa lit up with Mahatma Gandhi's image as tribute to mark his birth anniversary: Watch

Born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Bapu's birth anniversary on October 2 is being celebrated worldwide as the International Day of Non-Violence.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri on birth anniversaries


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BJP workers across India to visit khadi stores from October 2 to 7: JP Nadda

To mark Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, Nadda visited a Khadi store in the national capital and purchased khadi products from there. The BJP leader said that to build the India of Gandhi's dreams,..
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Congress trying to follow Gandhiji's principles: Kapil Sibal


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World should heed Mahatama Gandhi's message of peace, usher new era of trust: UN general secretary

United Nations general secretary Antonio Guterres on Saturday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 152nd anniversary and said the world should heed his message of peace and usher in a..
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PM Modi pays tributes to Gandhi, Shastri on their birth anniversaries


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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on 152nd birth anniversary

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Congress must come out of Gandhi family shadow to be relevant: Former HP CM Shanta Kumar

Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister and BJP leader Shanta Kumar on Friday said the Congress must come out of the Gandhi family's shadows to become relevant again in national politics. If the..
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: 10 inspirational quotes by Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

2nd October is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti to observe and remember 'Father of the nation' on his birthday.
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Faceoff: War of words between Gandhi loyalists and G-23 'dissenters' escalates to Twitter

The crisis in Punjab Congress and the G-23 offensive against the leadership has triggered a bitter war of words, with Congress leaders and loyalists of Gandhi family slamming senior party leader Kapil..
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Gandhi siblings left red-faced amid efforts to rejig Congress

After the central leadership completely owned the Punjab restructuring and felt it had settled the chaotic unit, the surprise resignation by state president Navjot Singh Sidhu caught everyone by..
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Cong hopes Amarinder will reconsider ‘Gandhi siblings inexperienced' remarks


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BJP has no agenda except polarisation: Congress on Yogi Adityanath's 'abba jaan' remark

The Congress on Monday criticised Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath for his "abba jaan" remark, saying it comes ahead of the state assembly polls where the BJP has no other agenda except..
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Kashmir problems a legacy of Gandhi family and Cong's politics of appeasement: BJP


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Power of Goddess Lakshmi, Durga, Saraswati has diminished due to Modi govt: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at Gandhi over this statement, BJP leader Sambit Patra said that due to his petty politics, he has not even spared the deities.
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When Gandhi chose TOI as his messenger


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Congress to protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over farmers agitation, Pegasus issue

Congress MPs will hold protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament over farmers' agitation and the 'Pegasus Project. Preceding to joining the protest, the Congress MPs will attend a..
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Punjab episode shows lateral entry under Gandhi siblings


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SC: Why keep colonial sedition law used against Mahatma Gandhi, Tilak?

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre's views on whether the British-era sedition provision Section 124A in the Indian Penal Code, used to punish freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi and Bal..
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SC seeks Centre's response over colonial sedition law; opposition parties welcome top court's observations

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the "enormous misuse" of the colonial-era sedition law and asked Centre why it was not repealing the provision used by the British to “silence”..
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Supreme Court: Sedition law 'colonial', does govt want to retain it?

"Sedition provision Section 124A of IPC is a colonial era which was used to silence dissent or protest against British and was used against Mahatma Gandhi and Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Does the government..
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Mind the gap, says Rahul highlighting difference between actual and targeted vaccinations

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday claimed a growing gap between the actual and targeted vaccinations and asked where are the vaccines. "Mind the gap," Gandhi said on Twitter along with a chart..
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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

On the occasion of the 91st anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday highlighted India’s journey towards “atmanirbharta (self-reliance)” from the..
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PM Modi launches Amrit Mahotsav, marks 75th year of Independence: Highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday marking the 75th year of India's ​Independence launched 'Amrit Mahotsav'. The Mahotsav has been launched on March 12 which also marks 91 years of Dandi March...
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PM Modi launches 'Azadi ka amrut mahotsav': All you need to know

Celebrating the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the 'Azadi ka amrut mahotsav' marking the occasion. 'Azadi ka amrut mahotsav' is a series of..
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Rahul accuses Modi govt of carrying out raids against those who are pro-farmers

A day after income tax raids on the homes and offices of Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and others, Gandhi used the hashtag 'ModiRaidsProFarmers' with his tweet in Hindi to..
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Motera stadium: Nadda says naming it after PM Modi to honour his vision

Amid allegations from several Congress leaders that the renaming of the stadium was an insult to freedom fighter and the country's first home minister Vallabhbhai Patel, several BJP leaders and union..
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Hearing in defamation case against Rahul Gandhi on May 15

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh local functionary Rajesh Kunte filed the case against Gandhi in 2014 after watching his speech in Thane's Bhiwandi township, where the Congress leader alleged that the RSS..
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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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BJP slams Rahul, calls him a 'migrant leader' who has taken refuge in Kerala after being rejected in Amethi

Targeting Gandhi, who represents Kerala's Wayanad seat in Lok Sabha, on the Sabarimala women entry issue, senior BJP leader and Union minister Pralhad Joshi claimed that the national leadership and..
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Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter visits Ghazipur, extends support to protesting farmers

Farmers have been protesting on different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three farm laws newly enacted by the Centre.
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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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Farmers observe Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary as 'Sadbhavna Diwas' with day-long fast

The fast is also the farmers' way of reasserting the 'peaceful' nature of their protest against the three farm laws passed in September.
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Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalised in California, NRIs demand action


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India condemns desecration of Gandhi statue in California


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“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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PM Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, says his ideals continue to motivate millions

On Shaheed Diwas, Prime Minister recalled the heroic sacrifices of all those who devoted themselves towards India's freedom on Shaheed Diwas.
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Mahatma Gandhi 73rd Death Anniversary: 5 assassination attempts on his life

Before suffering the final fatal blow on January 30, 1948, Gandhiji had already been subjected to five failed assassination attempts.
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Farmers put off February 1 Parliament march

A day after violence during the tractor parade rocked the capital, farm unions agitating for repeal of the new central agri laws put off their ‘Sansad March’ (march towards Parliament) scheduled..
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Relationship with Amethi not political but that of a family: Priyanka Gandhi

"The relationship with Amethi is not political, it is that of home and family. It is an old relationship, and a strong one. The relationship, which we had with the people of Amethi, the same is intact..
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