Rajiv Gandhi (1944-91)
Rajiv Gandhi served as the Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He was killed by a suicide bomber while campaigning to return to power.
Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997)
Nobel Laureate and Roman Catholic nun, Mother Teresa is known for her compassionate work on the streets of Calcutta
The Attack of Mutineers, July 30, 1857
"One of their leaders waving his sword, shouted 'Come on my braves!"
Illustration from London Printing Company Limited
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975)
Radhakrishnan was a freedom fighter and a great philospher. He serverd as the President of India from 1962-1967
Nehru releasing a pigeon (a symbol of peace) to mark his birthday on November 18, 1954
A Congress Election campaign
Photograph shows rural folk admiring their leader India Gandhi on a election signboard
Satragrahis Make Salt
Photograph shows volunteers boiling sea-water to make salt and violate a ban on salt-making.
Indian Policemen Hassling Indian Freedom Fighters
Gandhi's Civil Disobedience Movement involved citizens courting arrest by deliberately breaking the law
Sister of Jawaharlal Nehru, and and a leader of the Congress Party of India, Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was the first woman to have been appointed minister in the political history of India.
Portrait of Naga Head-Hunter
Yan Yuwak, 29-year-old head-hunter from the Tuensang Division of Eastern Nagaland, wears the colorful ornaments and facial makeup of the head-hunting tribe
Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal Posing with his Bride
Hope Cooke, 22, New York socialite, and Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal, 39, are shown during the Buddhist ceremony in which she became his bride and Crown Princess of the exotic Himalayan principality of Sikkim at Gangtok, March 20th, 1963
Massive Rally of Protestors
A two mile long rally of Indians in Bombay protesting the arrest of Gandhi, 1930
Decorated Elephants of Gwalior, 1903
State elephants belonging to the Maharaja of Gwalior
Nehru at a Congress Rally
Jawaharlal Nehru addressing Indian crowd in Gurgoan, 1957