Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's independence movement, was born in Porbandar, India on on October 2, 1869. Here's a look at the many tributes to Gandhi on his birthday.
As Ang Lee and 'Argo' took home big honors last night, we reflect on the Asian impression left on the Academy Awards.
"The family has a tough way forward in gaining popular confidence," says political analyst Yashwant Deshmukh. "However, that’s the only way they can cling to power, that is, gaining people’s confidence."
Will the Gandhian activist succeed in creating a politically engaged middle class?
Joseph Lelyveld discussed his controversial new Gandhi biography at the Asia Society in New York on April 7.
Author Joseph Lelyveld speaks at the Asia Society in New York on April 7.