Few Indian revolutionaries matched Manabendra Nath Roy’s international stature. Born Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, he was feted both by Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin as founder of two communist parties—the Mexican Communist Party and the Indian Communist Party
When a proposed Britain trip by a group of Indian industrialists, led by JRD Tata, in 1945 was seen by many, including Gandhi, as a betrayal of India’s cause—the battle to free herself from the chains of slavery.
Mahatma Gandhi's patient battle with General JC Smuts, the colonial secretary of Transvaal in 1907, helped pass the Indians' Relief Bill in 1914. This was a major triumph for Indians living in a land full of racial overtones