Mullock's auctioneers said the price paid for the spinning wheel had "exceeded expectations"
A spinning wheel used by Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi while in prison has been sold at auction for about £110,000 ($180,000).
I just happened to read somewhere that Gandhi once called Guru Gobind Singh a " misled prophet of india".
Now i dont think Mr Gandhi ever happened to do sudy of Guru Mahraj,If he would have he would never had uttered such rubbish with due respect to Gandhi.
Gandhi use to carry bhagvat geeta...
Now, Mormon church in US baptises Gandhi
PTI | Feb 29, 2012, 09.10AM IST
WASHINGTON: Mahatma Gandhi has been baptised in proxy by a US church, drawing sharp reaction from his grandson and others.
Gandhi was baptised by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)...
The body language of Gandhi shows that he is petrified. Same as Ram Dev's running in a sari at Ramlila Maidan. They can't be 'saints' - they are ordinary mortals.
Godse is often a misunderstood character. He is referred to as a Hindu fanatic. It is often hard to understand Godse because the...
Congress Party will turn again to the Gandhi family
As the prime minister declines, attention turns to Harvard, Cambridge grad
By Jonathan Manthorpe, Vancouver Sun - October 17, 2011
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses an election campaign
rally in 2009. It is believed that he...
August 14, 2011
No single solution for corruption: President
ITGD Bureau | New Delhi, August 14, 2011 | 20:10
President Pratibha Patil addresses the nation on the eve
of 65th Independence Day.
Terming corruption a cancer affecting the nation, President Pratibha Patil on...
Received this mail from Nitin Gupta (Rivaldo) B Tech, IIT Mumbai, Hats Off to him. Send this to all educated people (hope they understand) and explain to all uneducated people (as many as possible) –
Must read fully!!!!!!
DISCLAIMER: I DON'T ENDORSE ANY POLITICAL PARTY. NOR DO I ENDORSE...
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Dr.Subramanian Swamy, Janata Party President and former Union Cabinet
Minister for Law &Justice, today submitted a Petition of 206 pages, seeking
from the Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh the required Sanction to...
The Gandhi Nobody Knows
By Richard Grenier
March 1983, published monthly by the American Jewish Committee, New York, NY.]
I had the singular honor of attending an early private screening of Gandhi with an audience of invited guests from the National Council of Churches. At the end of the...
The WikiLeaks storm is beginning to rock India.
A couple of cables released on the website discuss assessments of Rahul and Sonia Gandhi by US diplomats and officials.
One - in a cable dated August 2009 - has US Ambassador Timothy Roemer recalling a...
Rahul Gandhi, the "crown prince" of Indian politics, told the American ambassador last year that Hindu extremist groups could pose a greater threat to his country than Muslim militants.
In comments likely to cause a storm in India, Gandhi, who is considered a likely prime...
In the Modern Review, Calcutta, of April 1911(starting at page 334), there appeared a paper entitled, "The rise and fall of the Sikh power." Ostensibly, it had been written earlier by Rabinderanath Tagore (May 7, 1861-August 7, 1941) in Bangla and had then been translated to English by the well...
As director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mark Juergensmeyer brings the sociology of religion to bear on the analysis of violent conflict in the contemporary world. His recent books include Global Rebellion: Religious...
In Bed with Gandhi: Are God and Sex Incompatible?
Kate Fridkis: In Bed with Gandhi: Are God and Sex Incompatible?
When I found out, it felt like Mother Teresa all over again. For the longest time, no one had imagined that there was a single negative thing to be said about that woman. And...
I have been wondering about a thing. I've read a little about the massacre in 1984, and was wondering, what was the general view on the assassins of Indira Gandhi? Did sikhs mean it was a right thing to do, or did they mean it was wrong? I'm sure there were many different...
To the world he was the spiritual leader of India's independence movement, a pioneer of non-violent resistance and father of the Indian nation.
Read more: A new book reveals Gandhi tortured himself with the young women who worshipped him, and often shared his bed | Mail Online
The Government of India has constituted a National Advisory Council (NAC) with Smt. Sonia Gandhi as its Chairperson. She will hold the rank and status of Union Cabinet Minister with immediate effect . The salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of the Chairperson and members shall...