Beant Singh and Satwant Singh killed Indira Ghandi. Both men were members of her security forces. The assassination took place on Oct. 31, 1984 as she walked to an interview behind her private residence. More » History Modern History Modern Asia

Gandhi's main mission in life was to help India gain independence from Great Britain and establish home rule. To achieve this, he developed a method of non-violent protest involving passive resistance to authority. After... More »

Indira Gandhi is most famous for being a political leader and is known as the "Iron Lady of India." She was the first and only woman to hold the office of Prime Minister in India, which she held for most of the period fr... More »

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, led the independence movement of India against the British, working against racial and socioeconomic repression. He used nonviolent tactics, inspiring civil right... More »

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated with a pistol by Nathuram Godse. On January 30, 1948, Godse emerged from a crowd admiring Gandhi to shoot him three times at close range. More »

Mahatma Gandhi, a civil rights leader in India, helped lead the country's movement for independence. His work on behalf of Indians took place both in India and South Africa. He was assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu... More »

The young Gandhi was a small, quiet boy who disliked sports and was an average student. When he was 6 years old, Gandhi went to school in Porbandar, where he had difficulty learning to multiply. The following year, his f... More »