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  • Indira Nehru: A Controversial Prime Minister Of India

    Indira Nehru, also known as Indira Gandhi, was one of the most controversial prime ministers of India who led from 1966 to 1980. Gandhi came to power after the death of her father and India’s leader of the Indian National Congress at the time, Jawaharlal Nehru. She started Indian feminism and increased the potential power of women in the world, but she committed many crimes that prove that she was a bad leader for India. She did everything she could to keep herself in power even though she was harming India and taking away rights. Narendra Modi was elected as prime minister of India in 2013, and he has continuously proved himself worthy by improving India’s economy. He “campaigned hard, [portrayed] himself as a pragmatic candidate capable of turning…

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  • Summary Of Imperial Life In The Emerald City By Rajiv Chandrasekaran

    In the book Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone, former Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, investigates the Green Zone, a sectioned off lavished city in Iraq where the United State authorities lived and worked. The book is centered on the failure of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) not achieving their goal of helping the postwar nation Iraq, due to not fixing crucial immediate needs. Chandrasekaran does a wonderful job of explaining how…

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  • Indira Gandhi Research Paper

    Indira Gandhi, a former prime minister of India. During her time as prime minister, she made a lot of strides toward political and economic independence. Gandhi had an exciting childhood, personal life, and four term political career. On November 19, 1917, Indira Pryadarshini Nehru was born in Allahabad, India. She was the child of Jawaharlal and Kamala Nehru. Her parent was married in 1916, through an India, custom of arranged marriage of by her grandparents (Willcoxen 27). Her family was so…

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  • Analysis Of Midnight's Children

    with a screenplay by Salman Rushdie, a British Indian novelist, produced the film “Midnight’s Children.” Together they brought to the screen a magical yet historical tale on the partition of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The basis of the film is how the life of Saleem is inseparably linked to the history of India which carries him through a journey full of trials, triumphs and tragedies. This paper focuses on how the film “Midnight’s Children” represents what was brought upon by the partition…

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  • Biographical Sketch Of Jawaharlal Nehru Analysis

    awesome greatness. His most famous book is “Discovery of India”. He was believed in modern values and thought, stressed secularism for unity of India and,fight against ethnic and religious diversity, forwarded scientific innovation and technological progress. Nehru was in favour of secularism and gave importance to the present experiences, present life and present world. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a Long- serving political leader. Jawaharlal Nehru can be considered mainly as a social and…

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  • Indira Gandhi Influence

    Indira Gandhi was a prominent stateswoman, a key player in the Indian National Congress Party, and the first and only female Prime Minister of India. She was Prime Minister Jawaharal Nehru’s only child, born on November 19, 1917 (Wolpert). At twelve, she became involved in politics by protesting the British Raj. It was during this time that Indira met future husband, Feroze Gandhi (Dommermuth-Costa 33). Later, as her father grew older, Indira Gandhi stepped in as his personal assistant.…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Demonetization In India

    than two weeks time will be the Chief Justice of India. The leader of a major political party making such a serious accusation against the Prime Minister would under normal circumstance be no laughing matter, however, in light of the circumstances, it has resulted in nothing more than making the accuser a laughingstock. Perhaps it is the collective laughter of the nation that is causing a few tremors down Tuglak Road. The weak leadership and graft that defined the last government have become…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi Movie Analysis

    In 1983 Richard Attenborough made a movie based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi also known as Mahatma Gandhi. This movie is a biography, drama, and historical. The movie starts off by showing the assassination of Gandhi, and then goes into flashback of his life in South Africa and India. The movie covers all importance events that were lead by Gandhi in South Africa and India. The makers put in $22 million worth of hard work to make this film possible. From the story to the actors and…

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  • The Symbolism Of Gandhi In Richard Attenbrought's Film

    The movie Gandhi addresses one of the most important times in Indian history. It follows the story of Gandhi, the leader of the independence movement in India against the British. Directed by Richard Attenbrought, the movie follows Gandhi’s adult life until he died. The movie does not explore Gandhi’s childhood or university years. Attenbrought use symbols and techniques to help convey his message. Through this film the director hoped to portray Gandhi as a holy man with all positive attributes.…

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  • From Neo-Analytical Approach To Gandhi's Personality

    Mohandas K. Gandhi, later known as Mahatma Gandhi was the well-known leader of the Indian independent movement in British-rule India who used non-violence civil disobedience that inspired civil right and freedom across the world. Even though Gandhi is known around the world, but does the world know the personality of young Gandhi to the civil rights activist Mahatma Gandhi. In this paper, the reader will understand Gandhi’s personality as a child with the help of neo-analytical theory, to…

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