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Indian anti-corruption activist to remain hospitalizedupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 12:46:00

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 activist hospitalizedupdated: Sun Jan 01 2012 03:59:00

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.

10,000 doctors strike for better pay in Indiaupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 13:01:00

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.

Doctors strike for better pay in Indiaupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 13:01:00

Thousands of doctors from public hospitals are striking for better pay in India.

The myth of America's declineupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 15:51:00

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.

How technology is reorganizing political protest movementsupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 19:30:00

A column by New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane on Sunday raised a plaintive question: "Who is Occupy Wall Street?"

Protesters: Today's 'rioters,' tomorrow's righteousupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 11:52:00

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 turn out for multifaith 9/11 eventupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 10:20:00

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.

Iraqi activist: Baghdad betrayed meupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 10:04:00

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."

Life still conflicted for Iraqisupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 10:04:00

A 21-year-old Iraqi woman talks to CNN's Arwa Damon about the past and future for her country.

Indian parliament debates demands by anti-graft activistupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 06:29:00

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.

From soldier to savior: India's Hazare another Gandhi?updated: Fri Aug 19 2011 02:30:00

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. Steve Rushin: Watching a baseball game has become a marathonupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 17:29:00

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.

Alice Walker: Why I'm sailing to Gazaupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 09:24:00

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.

Syria's revolution of loveupdated: Fri May 13 2011 11:04:00

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.

Opinion: Bin Laden's sea burial was 'sad miscalculation'updated: Mon May 09 2011 18:19:00

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.

God, unicorns and your beliefsupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 11:36:00

Can an atheist be a good person? Does belief make you better? LZ Granderson talks about his latest article on faith.

Why I believe in Godupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 11:36:00

I would like to share with you a little story explaining why I believe in God.

A 'democracy Renaissance?'updated: Fri Jan 28 2011 19:02:00

President John F. Kennedy once said, "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." Lindsay Lohan Leaves Rehabupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 10:31:00

The actress, 24, is discharged from the Betty Ford Center after more than three months

Obama praises Gandhi in speech to Indian Parliamentupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 07:27:00

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.

Obama pays tribute to Gandhiupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 16:46:00

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.

Obama in India for start of Asian tourupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 16:46:00

President meets business leaders in Mumbai, showcasing U.S.-India trade deals. CNN's Ed Henry reports.

Obama: Jobs up but not good enoughupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 14:38:00

A new jobs report shows 10 straight months of growth, but President Obama says a bipartisan effort is needed to do more.

Obama seeks new partnership with Indiaupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 14:38:00

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?

Quran burning and politics of grievanceupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 16:35:00

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 greets Myanmar junta leaderupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 17:46:00

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.

India welcomes Myanmar military leaderupdated: Sun Jul 25 2010 05:44:00

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.

World Cup inspires lesbian footballers to play with prideupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 11:37:00

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.

World Cup inspires lesbian footballersupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 11:37:00

CNN's Ben Wyatt meets South Africa's only openly gay soccer team for women .

Free and easy? One man's experiment in living without moneyupdated: Wed May 19 2010 04:58:00

For most of us it seems that money makes the world go round.

Don't deny peaceful protests in West Bankupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 18:48:00

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.

West Bank barrier protestupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 18:48:00

Villagers claim a small victory on the fifth anniversary of their protests in the West Bank. Paula Hancocks reports.

India: A republic with much left to accomplishupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 04:02:00

Power will belong to the people of India, Mahatma Gandhi envisioned for his country, then ruled by the British.

Peace in fashion, but only as a hip symbolupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 12:06:00

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.

Gay rights activists need to show love and patience for foesupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 11:33:00

I'm a single father of a 12-year-old boy who every five minutes seem to switch personalities on me.

Memories of a bitter past ignite Indian book controversyupdated: Sun Aug 23 2009 23:48:00

The wounds of partition festered again this week in India, resulting in the banning of a book and the expulsion of a respected politician.

'Gandhi' star returns to India with Bollywood movieupdated: Fri May 22 2009 13:44:00

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)

Searching for Sir Ben Kingsleyupdated: Fri May 22 2009 13:44:00

At Cannes it can be hard to find your interviewee amid all those yachts, as Neil Curry found out.

Johannesburg's growing painsupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 03:57:00

Barely 120 years old, Johannesburg is suffering from growing pains as it goes through an awkward adolescence.

Gandhi items auctioned offupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 02:44:00

CNN's Terence Burke reports on the controversy swirling around the auction of Gandhi's few worldly possessions.

Indian CEO buys Gandhi's items for $1.8Mupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 02:44:00

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.

Collector to India: Make an offerupdated: Tue Mar 03 2009 21:17:00

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 wants Gandhi's glasses backupdated: Tue Mar 03 2009 20:01:00

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.

India erupts in celebrations for 'Slumdog' Oscar winsupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 05:48:00

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."

MLK: Retracing a legacyupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 21:40:00

Martin Luther King III retraces his father's travels to India to learn about Mahatma Gandhi. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

King moved, as father was, on trip to Gandhi's memorialupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 21:40:00

In 1959, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to India to further understand Mahatma Gandhi's tactics of passive resistance.

Anil Kapoor: Bollywood's Mr Indiaupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 05:55:00

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.

CNN Classroom Edition: MLK Papers - Words That Changed a Nationupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 14:57:00

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: India's financial, cultural hubupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 21:26:00

Mumbai is India's financial capital, home to its largest port, and the heart of its famed Bollywood film industry.

Mumbai's dabbawalas still serving up lessons in lunchupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 22:06:00

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 Latest to Ban Smoking in Public Placesupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 13:00:00

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 Why Karadzic Wants No Lawyer updated: Tue Jul 29 2008 12:00:00

The Bosnian Serb accused war criminal is following a long-standing tradition by planning to defend himself Ben Kingsley: Mary-Kate Was 'In Charge' of Make-Out Sceneupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 16:36:00

The actor dishes about their on their onscreen lip-lock in The Wackness Forgiving Rajiv Gandhi's Assassin updated: Fri Apr 18 2008 12:00:00

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?

Commentary: How would-be assassin's bullets changed meupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 11:16:00

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. Facing Malaysia's Racial Issues updated: Mon Nov 26 2007 22:00:00

A massive protest turns violent as underprivileged ethnic Indians demonstrate against the country's longstanding pro-Malay affirmative action policy

Jim Carrey: Help Aung San Suu Kyiupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 02:24:00

Jim Carrey has made a straight-to-YouTube video. And it's not funny at all.

Assessing India's independenceupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 03:44:00

Assessing India's independence

Transcript: Vikram Akula, Founder & CEO of SKS Microfinanceupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 07:11:00

Vikram Akula is on an economic mission: to empower India's poor.

EW review: Johnny Cash's brilliant finaleupdated: Tue Jun 27 2006 14:46:00

Has there been a recent musical project more death-obsessed than Johnny Cash's American Recordings cycle?

Fortune: Infosys U. updated: Thu Mar 16 2006 15:30:00

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...

FBI: Body of U.S. hostage found in Iraqupdated: Fri Mar 10 2006 21:19:00

The body of Tom Fox, a Christian peace advocate held hostage in Iraq, has been found, the U.S. State Department confirmed Friday.

A poet who took on the warupdated: Mon Dec 12 2005 12:25:00

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.

The quest for greatnessupdated: Fri Jul 15 2005 03:17:00

This month Richard Quest embarks on a quest for greatness.

Fortune: A different take on techupdated: Mon Jan 24 2005 00:01:00

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...

Love movies? 'Shout' it out loudupdated: Fri Jan 21 2005 12:02:00

Parker Brothers' "Shout About Movies" doesn't require a console, PC or a joystick. Born to stumpupdated: Mon Oct 04 2004 17:10:00

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.

Bombs in northeast India kill 35updated: Sat Oct 02 2004 03:32:00

Two bomb blasts in northeastern India Saturday killed 35 people and wounded scores of others.

FSB: Out of India Why American business's love affair with Bangalore can't last.updated: Tue Jun 01 2004 00:01:00

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...

Gandhi has power, but declines postupdated: Fri May 21 2004 15:06:00

Ever hear of a politician who wins a stunning victory and then refuses to take office?

U.S. repeatedly asked Taliban to expel bin Ladenupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 16:09:00

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.

The man of a thousand accentsupdated: Mon Jan 12 2004 10:35:00

Sir Ben Kingsley doesn't look like he can be just anybody -- and maybe that's his secret.

Business 2.0: Making Ideas Take Flight Open-source works for programmers and scientists. Now the rest of us should use it updated: Wed Oct 01 2003 00:01:00

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...

FSB: The Best Bosses Our first survey of great leaders looks beyond heroics to find the most effective managers for updated: Wed Oct 01 2003 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: Bite-Sized Chunks o' Leadershipupdated: Mon Dec 06 1999 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: The Stuff Of Life Some lives, good or bad, can be distilled to a single object. The artifacts here represent a updated: Mon Nov 22 1999 00:01:00

Chaplin, Lindbergh, and Sigmund Freud

Fortune: Okay, Gandhi Thought Different. But Did He Wear Khakis?updated: Mon Apr 26 1999 00:01:00

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 ...

Fortune: WHERE BHOPAL'S MONEY WENTupdated: Mon Jun 03 1991 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: Patrick Henry in Beijing, forgery in Yankee Stadium, a wistful look at Leningrad, and other matters. GOING WESTupdated: Mon Jul 03 1989 00:01:00

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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