DAUGHTERS

  • Have you seen MS Dhoni's daughter's first official picture yet? 5 days ago

    It's finally out! The first picture of MS Dhoni's little daughter Ziva was shared on Facebook by the proud father himself. The picture has the captain of the Indian cricket team proudly holding his little one and his wife Sakshi Dhoni is seen standing next to him. Ziva, Dhoni's daughter...
  • Even 6 years later, mother's wait to take adopted daughter home continues April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: In a heart wrenching incident, an Indian woman who migrated to Canada 43 years ago has been making frequent trips to India for the last six years to take her adopted daughter back to Toronto. Mytreyi Bharadwaj's adopted daughter Bimala is living in a Kolkata orphanage. Mytreyi...
  • I told my three daughters they weren't allowed to date, says Sylvester Stallone April 15, 2015

    London: Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone says he has barred his three teenage daughters from dating until they are in their 40s. The 68-year-old 'Expendables' actor - who has Sophia, 18, Sistine, 16, and Scarlet, 13, with wife Jennifer Flavin, realised he was not going to be an "accepting" father when...
  • Reactions that Nirbhaya documentary got bothers me a lot: Leslee Udwin April 4, 2015

    British filmmaker Leslee Udwin said that the reactions to her documentary on Nirbhaya bothers her a lot. "This really sickens me. The hypocrisy of mini mouthed, unthinking comments by those who say my film gives platform to rapists, but why has Indian Parliament for many years, given a platform to...
  • Giriraj Singh no better than a rapist, says Nirbhaya documentary director Leslee Udwin April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: There is no end to the row over Union Minister Giriraj Singh's racist comments. Strongly objecting to comments by ministers, controversial British filmmaker Leslee Udwin who directed the documentary on Nirbhaya said that Singh is "no better than a rapist". "This really sickens me. The hypocrisy of mini mouthed,...
  • Nirbhaya documentary: SC seeks reply from advocates of accused March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from two advocates, representing the December 16 gangrape convicts, against whom a women lawyers body has sought action for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women in a BBC documentary on the case. "We have heard the argument, pleadings and grievances urged...
  • Delhi HC to hear plea to put December 16 gangrape documentary CD on record March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea seeking to place before it a copy of the controversial documentary on the December 16 gangrape case. The application to place a CD of the video and other documents was mentioned before a bench of justices...
  • Indian man's answer to 'India's Daughter' is 'United Kingdom's Daughters', a film on rapes in UK March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After the broadcast of a BBC documentary by Leslee Udwin 'India's Daughter' which deals with the brutal and horrific gangrape, and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student popularly called Nirbhaya, the world is looking at India as a 'country of rapists'. The documentary shows the convicted rapists and...
  • Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to lift the ban to broadcast Nirbhaya Documentary 'India's daughter' on December 16, 2012 gangrape incident. The PIL filed by lawyer Vibhor Anand sought lifting of the ban on the telecast of the documentary. The High Court has re-notified the matter to...
  • Wrong to ban rape documentary, says Kiran Bedi March 11, 2015

    Washington: Former top cop and BJP leader Kiran Bedi has said that the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape case need not have been banned by the government without watching and analysing it, as it meets the "needs of crime prevention strategies" in chauvinistic segments of Indian society. The...
  • 'India's Daughter' doesn't defame India: Farhan Akhtar March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar voiced his strong opinion in favour of 'India's Daughter', his son Farhan Akhtar has come forward to support the controversial documentary, saying filmmaker Leslee Udwin's intent is not to defame India. The documentary, on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi, has triggered an...
  • Leslee Udwin not defaming India through the documentary 'India's Daughter': Farhan Akhtar March 11, 2015

    New York: Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has sought lifting of the ban on Leslee Udwin's documentary on the December 16 gangrape, saying the British filmmaker has focused on the aftermath of the incident. The 'Rock On!' star watched 'India's Daughter' during its US premiere last night along with Oscar-winning actress Meryl...
  • Nirbhaya's friend, who was with her on the fateful night, calls 'India's Daughter' a fake film March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: While the British filmmaker Leslee Udwin claims that her documentary on the horrific Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, 'India's Daughter', accurately depicts what happened on the night of December 16, 2012, the sole witness to the barbaric assault on the 23-year-old woman called the film "fake". Backing the...
  • India's ban on gangrape documentary will 'not last very long': Leslee Udwin March 10, 2015

    New York: India's ban on the BBC gangrape documentary will "not last very long" as the country's courts "are not puppets" of the government and civilised values will return, the British filmmaker behind the controversial film has said. "My prediction is that the ban will not last very long at all...
  • Director calls banning rape documentary 'international suicide' for India March 8, 2015

    London: India committed 'international suicide' by banning a documentary about the gang rape and murder of a woman in Delhi, the director of the film said after a Friday night screening in London. India last week prohibited the release of the film 'India's Daughter' and also asked video-sharing website YouTube to...
  • A woman's body is her own, it shouldn't be violated: Advaita Kala sends out a strong message on International Women's Day, doesn't support ban on 'India's Daughter' March 8, 2015

    Whether it was the 29-year-old Aisha Bhatia of 'Almost Single' or a pregnant Vidya Bagchi of 'Kahaani', author Advaita Kala was successful at creating two female characters that towers over everybody around them. They were both compelling and admirable, and that's precisely why they still remain important for her fans....
  • US premier of BBC documentary 'India's Daughter' to be attended by Meryl Streep and Frieda Pinto March 7, 2015

    New York: The BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal gangrape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, will have its US premier next week and will be attended by Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep and Frieda Pinto in a show of support for the film banned in India. The...
  • India's decision to ban Nirbhaya documentary has backfired: US group March 7, 2015

    New York: A prominent writers group in the US has said the Indian government's decision to ban the British Broadcasting Corporation documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident has "backfired" as attempts to suppress the film have given rise to a broader debate on issues of women's rights and freedom of...
  • Why ban 'India's Daughter'? Debate continues amongst Bollywood celebrities March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Film celebrities like Madhoo and Soha Ali Khan on Friday continued to question the viability of the ban on the broadcast of 'India's Daughter', a documentary based on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi. Actress Soha Ali Khan, daughter of former Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)...
  • Government needs to be banned: Hansal Mehta on documentary ban March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The ban on the documentary based on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape has left national award-winning director Hansal Mehta appalled. He says it's difficult for him to comprehend the government's order and questions why the government is restricting cinema from reflecting the truth in society. "My only reaction...
  • Bollywood stars appalled by ban on 'India's Daughter' March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: The ban on the broadcast of a documentary based on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi, including an interview with one of the rapists, has left members of the film fraternity shocked and appalled. They called the ban shameful. The documentary "India's Daughter" by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 5, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BBC airs controversial documentary 'India's Daughter', government servers legal notice March 5, 2015

    Government has asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape, saying that it is a very sensitive matter. Despite the Indian Government's protest, BBC went ahead and released the documentary on Wednesday night in the UK and also uploaded it on the YouTube. ...
  • Ban on 'India's Daughter': Writer Ruchir Joshi says ban on documentary won't any effect seriously March 5, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Writer Ruchir Joshi said, "There was no problem seeing it and it was very clear, sound was very good, image was very clear. It's not the ban that can be put an effect seriously because YouTube may ban it but there are 100 different...
  • Ban it to make it go viral: Twitter reacts to BBC's documentary 'India's Daughter' March 5, 2015

    By now, anyone with a decent internet connection should have seen the documentary that has been causing so much controversy. 'India's Daughter' has brought in front of us that mirror that reflected exactly where we have failed as a nation; to stop the rise of rape culture. It was a...
  • Don't shoot the messenger: Why we need to watch BBC's banned documentary 'India's Daughter' March 5, 2015

    At the fag end of BBC's much discussed and now banned documentary 'India's Daughter' defence lawyer Anil Singh points out "There are some 250 cases of murders and rapes against some of sitting members of the parliament registered in court. No one takes note of those? Why only take action...
  • Our daughter is dead, the documentary doesn't matter to us, we only want justice: Nirbhaya's parents March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Even though the government took steps to stop the broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary, parents of the 2012 Delhi gangrape victim said they have no objection with its broadcast. The documentary 'India's Daughter' features the interview of Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the Delhi gangrape and murder....
  • Delhi court orders ban on broadcasting documentary on Delhi gangrape March 4, 2015

    After a huge row over the interview of the 16 December gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in the documentary 'India's Daughter', a Delhi court has ordered ban on its broadcast. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR and moved the court to stop the broadcast. ...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza March 3, 2015

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...