Doctors postponed the discharge of Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, who was hospitalized Saturday days after ending a hunger strike aimed at drawing attention to his cause, a hospital official told CNN's sister network Tuesday.
Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was hospitalized Saturday night, days after ending a hunger strike aiming at drawing attention to his cause, a top hospital official told CNN's sister network.
At Zenana hospital in the western Indian city of Jaipur, Nasroon Bano died after giving birth. Her family blamed it on the absence of doctors.
Thousands of doctors from public hospitals are striking for better pay in India.
China is poised to become the world's largest economy within a decade, according to some economists. Rising giant India already has a middle-class population that is larger than the entire United States population, according to others.
A column by New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane on Sunday raised a plaintive question: "Who is Occupy Wall Street?"
The first recorded use of the phrase "protest march" was in 1913 to describe a demonstration organized by Mohandas Gandhi against the South African government's restrictions on Indian nationals. After Gandhi was arrested and the protests grew more heated in response, the South African government labeled the gatherings "riots." Ever since, impassioned groups of politically similarly situated people have been called either protesters or rioters. Which phrase you choose mainly depends on where your own political sympathies lie.
More than 1,000 people of various faiths gathered Sunday for a unique religious "open house" event as a way to commemorate 9/11 and to get to know each other's faiths.
The heading on 21-year-old Noof Assi's blog page is the classic Gandhi quote: "Be the change you want to see in the world."
A 21-year-old Iraqi woman talks to CNN's Arwa Damon about the past and future for her country.
India's parliament on Saturday debated demands by a 74-year-old anti-corruption activist in what an opposition leader called a "historic occasion" for lawmakers to come together in the fight against graft.
He wears only khadi, a simple garb of homespun cotton, and lives in a small room off a temple in a remote, drought-prone western Indian village. A veteran of the 1965 India-Pakistan war, he retired from the Indian army and took vows of chastity and public service.
On Sunday, you could have flown from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., and watched all of Gone With the Wind and quite a bit of Gandhi en route, while simultaneously undergoing -- start to finish -- an in-flight sex-change operation before landing, 4 hours and 15 minutes after takeoff, in an altogether different climate, as an altogether different gender.
Why am I going on the Freedom Flotilla II to Gaza? I ask myself this, even though the answer is: What else would I do? I am in my sixty-seventh year, having lived already a long and fruitful life, one with which I am content.
Missing from mainstream coverage of Syria's uprising: love, hope and the gleam in the eyes of Syrian people awake as never before. Easily dismissed as quixotic by the jaded, this incredible florescence will see the revolution through.
Death, as Henry James put it, is "that distinguished thing." Whether we believe in immortality or think that consciousness dies with the body, we instinctively treat it with a mixture of nervousness and respect. We remember the deaths of Socrates, of Kennedy, of Gandhi, and of Hitler.
Can an atheist be a good person? Does belief make you better? LZ Granderson talks about his latest article on faith.
I would like to share with you a little story explaining why I believe in God.
President John F. Kennedy once said, "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
The actress, 24, is discharged from the Betty Ford Center after more than three months
President Obama praised "the father of your nation" Mahatma Gandhi and noted his influence on Martin Luther King and the non-violent resistance that typified the American civil rights movement in his address to the Indian Parliament Monday.
For a man who used to hang a framed picture of Mohandas K. Gandhi in his Senate office, President Obama declared that checking out a museum honoring the Indian independence hero's legacy was "pretty cool" Saturday.
President meets business leaders in Mumbai, showcasing U.S.-India trade deals. CNN's Ed Henry reports.
A new jobs report shows 10 straight months of growth, but President Obama says a bipartisan effort is needed to do more.
After a shellacking back home, what better way to get some peace and tranquility than for President Obama to visit this city's famed Gandhi Museum?
Which American politician of the past 25 years has had the most lasting influence? Ronald Reagan, with his vision of low taxes and limited government? The triangulating Bill Clinton? More and more I'm beginning to fear: It's Al Sharpton.
India accorded a red-carpet welcome Tuesday to the top leader of Myanmar's military junta, who is on a five-day visit aimed at strengthening diplomatic and economic ties between the neighboring countries.
Indian officials welcomed the top leader of Myanmar's military junta Sunday in a visit aimed at strengthening diplomatic and economic ties between the neighboring countries.
The training pitch is a dusty patch of ground used by the local police force as a car park, and the club house is located in a former women's prison that held Winnie Mandela captive during the apartheid era.
CNN's Ben Wyatt meets South Africa's only openly gay soccer team for women .
For most of us it seems that money makes the world go round.
Every year, beginning with the January birthday celebrations for the Rev. Martin Luther King and moving through Black History Month in February, Americans and others revisit the history, role and significance of the black freedom movement in the United States.
Villagers claim a small victory on the fifth anniversary of their protests in the West Bank. Paula Hancocks reports.
Power will belong to the people of India, Mahatma Gandhi envisioned for his country, then ruled by the British.
Walk into any sleek West Elm store, and the first thing you're likely to see is a giant red banner emblazoned with a white peace symbol. Peace is pretty. Browse Pottery Barn Teen, and you'll be dazzled by backlit peace signs and multicolored peace-sign bedding. Peace is cool.
I'm a single father of a 12-year-old boy who every five minutes seem to switch personalities on me.
The wounds of partition festered again this week in India, resulting in the banning of a book and the expulsion of a respected politician.
Editor's note: Watch The Screening Room Cannes special on CNN at the following dates and times: Wednesday 27 May: 0730, 1730, Saturday 30 May: 0730, 1800, Sunday 31 May: 0430, 1730, Monday 31 May: 0300 (All times GMT)
At Cannes it can be hard to find your interviewee amid all those yachts, as Neil Curry found out.
Barely 120 years old, Johannesburg is suffering from growing pains as it goes through an awkward adolescence.
CNN's Terence Burke reports on the controversy swirling around the auction of Gandhi's few worldly possessions.
The chairman of India's UB Group, which includes Bangalore-based Kingfisher Airlines and United Breweries, made the winning $1.8 million bid on a number of Mahatma Gandhi's personal items on auction.
The California-based collector who plans to auction off Mahatma Gandhi's belongings said he will meet with Indian government officials on Wednesday to try to settle a row over the rightful ownership of the items.
India is trying to reclaim the famous metal-rimmed glasses and some other artifacts from freedom leader Mahatma Gandhi that are up for auction next week in New York, a top official said Saturday.
The collective cry throughout India of "Jai ho" (May you win) received a resounding answer when composer A.R. Rahman took home two Oscars for the movie "Slumdog Millionaire."
Martin Luther King III retraces his father's travels to India to learn about Mahatma Gandhi. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
In 1959, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to India to further understand Mahatma Gandhi's tactics of passive resistance.
Actor and producer Anil Kapoor has long been a Bollywood luminary, but after his award-winning performance in global hit "Slumdog Millionaire," he is set to become an international star.
Record the CNN Special Investigations Unit Classroom Edition: MLK Papers -- Words That Changed a Nation when it airs commercial-free on Monday, December 15, 2008, from 4:00 -- 5:00 a.m. ET on CNN. (A short feature begins at 4:00 a.m. and precedes the program.)
Mumbai is India's financial capital, home to its largest port, and the heart of its famed Bollywood film industry.
Every day the fate of 200,000 Mumbai residents' lunches lie in the hands, and on the heads, of the city's lunch delivery men, the dabbawalas.
India banned smoking in public places on Thursday, leaving public health officials with a much tougher task: get the nation's estimated 120 million smokers to stub out their cigarettes
The Bosnian Serb accused war criminal is following a long-standing tradition by planning to defend himself
The actor dishes about their on their onscreen lip-lock in The Wackness
Viewpoint: In India, the daughter of a brutally slain politician meets with a woman imprisoned for her role in the killing. Why is there a need to forgive?
On February 11, a group of renegade soldiers invaded my home. As I walked toward my house, I was not aware that they had disarmed my guards and broken into the house, knocking down doors looking for me. But as I walked up the street -- ironically, Robert F. Kennedy Boulevard, named for one of my heroes -- I saw one of the renegades and knew that he was going to shoot me. As he aimed for my heart, I turned to run. Instead of the left side of my chest, he shot me twice in the right side of the back.
A massive protest turns violent as underprivileged ethnic Indians demonstrate against the country's longstanding pro-Malay affirmative action policy
Jim Carrey has made a straight-to-YouTube video. And it's not funny at all.
Assessing India's independence
Vikram Akula is on an economic mission: to empower India's poor.
Has there been a recent musical project more death-obsessed than Johnny Cash's American Recordings cycle?
In the Jeff Bezos Room, there's a lecture about the importance of body language. Down the hall, in the Harley-Davidson Room, four students are performing a skit about missing curfew after drinking...
The body of Tom Fox, a Christian peace advocate held hostage in Iraq, has been found, the U.S. State Department confirmed Friday.
The election that made him famous, he didn't win; Lyndon Johnson did, 49 percent to 42 percent, in New Hampshire's 1968 Democratic presidential primary. But Eugene McCarthy, who died last week at 89 in Washington, had scared the sitting President by articulating a principled opposition to the Vietnam War and corralling enough idealists to turn vexation into votes.
This month Richard Quest embarks on a quest for greatness.
PIP COBURN IS NOT YOUR AVERAGE STOCK PICKER. AS THE global technology strategist at UBS, he scours the market for opportunities on behalf of the firm's investment-banking clients and renders opinio...
Parker Brothers' "Shout About Movies" doesn't require a console, PC or a joystick.
Forty-five minutes into the first presidential debate, Bruce Springsteen wandered into the craft services room of the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia where two dozen roadies and a few members of his E Street Band were silently gathered around a TV. "How we doin'?," he asked, pointing to the screen. There was no response. Next he tried a few inquisitive gestures. Thumbs up? Way up? Down? No one shifted his or her gaze. Finally, smiling wryly in recognition of his relative unimportance, Springsteen pulled up a chair and watched with the others.
Two bomb blasts in northeastern India Saturday killed 35 people and wounded scores of others.
We Americans make no apologies for our geographic promiscuity. No sooner have we collectively fallen in love with one dirt-cheap labor haven then we pack up and move on to the next one. So border t...
Ever hear of a politician who wins a stunning victory and then refuses to take office?
The U.S. government asked the Taliban regime in Afghanistan to expel or hand over Osama bin Laden more than two dozen times between September 1996 and summer 2001, according to a recently declassified State Department cable.
Sir Ben Kingsley doesn't look like he can be just anybody -- and maybe that's his secret.
By and large, Americans are optimists. We like to believe that anything is possible. Conquering polio, traveling to the moon, and creating the World Wide Web are but a few notable examples of the t...
The conventional way to start a story about management is to conjure up the scene of a leader's decisive moment. Prompted by crisis or inspiration, the impassioned boss speaks to his flock. His lis...
Are you like me? Does the word "leadership" in a book title make your eyes glaze over and your mind wander toward lunch? James O'Toole means to change that, and in Leadership A to Z: A Guide for th...
Chaplin, Lindbergh, and Sigmund Freud
There are no second acts in American lives, only second lives in American ads: Ever more often the dead walk among us, Wearing Khakis, Just Doing It, generally Thinking Different. In the spirit of ...
Two years have passed since Union Carbide handed the Indian government $470 ^ million for the survivors of 1984's Bhopal disaster and for the families of the 3,700 who died. But so far less than $5...
Insufficiently remarked upon in the avalanche of commentary on the Beijing students is their source of inspiration. It was, and is, democracy Western- style. You could fairly say American-style. In...
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