gandhi gandhi  /ˈɡɑn di/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
  2. (n) political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)

News

  1. This week in disappointment: greenways, guns and landfills

    "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." —Mahatma Gandhi "Several hundred people—mostly white, angry, aged former hippies—appeared and screeched into microphones, talked about solidarity and chanted diatribes. It was 'liberal theater' at its best.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Independent Weekly

  2. Fes Festival of World Sacred Music Inspires Forces for Change through Cultural Expression

    FES, Morocco, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mahatma Gandhi said, "Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable." This resonated with the Director General ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. CBI closes disproportionate assets case against Sonia’s aide

    NEW DELHI: CBI has closed the case of disproportionate assets against Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s aide and former personal secretary Vincent George as it could not get enough evidence.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: INDOlink

Quotes

  1. In his acceptance speech after receiving the Nobel Prize, the first sitting US President to get the coveted prize in 90 years, Obama said: "I know there is nothing weak ?nothing passive ? nothing na?ve ? in the creed and lives of Gandhi and King."
    on Dec 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Press Trust of India

  2. "As I was going through this process I heard about a quote by Gandhi that best expresses my thoughts about this victory: 'First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win,"' Culpepper, who serves as his own agent,...
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Daunte Culpepper Source: USA Today

  3. Narendra Modi, the controversial chief minister of Gujarat, said the "land of Mahatma Gandhi has been bloodied by terrorists whom we shall not spare".
    on Jul 26, 2008 By: Narendra Modi Source: BBC News

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