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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Mahatma Gandhi
Yes, you read that headline right. Mahatma Gandhi's blood really is set for auction in London on Tuesday.
To the Honorable Darrell E. Issa and Elijah E. Cummings: As chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, respectively, your plate is always full because your committee's taut mission statement is to ensure an "efficient, effective government" on the national and D.C. level, which you also oversee.
D.C. Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi is resigning after 13 years holding the post, he announced Friday.
"Satyagraha," Philip Glass' at times magical _ and at times maddening _ meditation on the early career of Gandhi, is back at the Metropolitan Opera where it enjoyed a triumphant run three years ago.
"Dear Friend Hitler," a new Bollywood film based on an actual exchange of letters between Adolf Hitler and Mahatma Gandhi, seemed to have all the makings of a cultural provocation. Instead, it's turning out to be a punch line.
An educational organization has canceled an event planned for a Mahatma Gandhi biography that was banned in part of India after reviews hinted the father of the nation's independence had a homosexual relationship.
A state in western India banned Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship.
A state in western India banned Pulitzer-Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship. The author says his work is being misinterpreted.
A state in western Indian state has banned Pulitzer-Prize winning author Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi
"Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Joseph Lelyveld: In this revealing, original portrait of the man known as the "Father of India," Joseph Lelyveld charts the development of Gandhi's social vision, tying his early experiences as a lawyer in South Africa to the movement he went on to lead at home.
The year 2010 has been rough on the reputation of Sir Winston Churchill, the wartime leader of Great Britain. In the spring, "Winston's War," a book by the respected military writer Max Hastings tore so many holes in Churchill's reputation as a strategist that one reviewer wondered that had he died in 1942, "Germany might have been defeated sooner."
He glowingly wrote, "[Gandhi] rejects Darwin's survival of the fittest, Adam Smith's laissez-faire and Karl Marx's thesis of a natural antagonism between capital and labor, and focuses on the interdependence between the two ... .