Gandhi Jayanti

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Lalu who is jailed for 5 years 05-10-2013 10:07 PM

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on RJD chief Lalu Prasad jailed for 5 years in fodder scam, Rahul Gandhi's ordinance 'nonsense' remark and Gandhi Jayanti celebrated across India. He also spoke about Ranbir Kapoor's 'Besharam'. ...
  • CJ: Intolerance on Gandhi Jayanti as members of AAP and Cong youth wing quarrel at Rajghat 03-10-2013 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party workers got into an argument on Wednesday with a student from the Hyderabad-based NALSAR institute after he objected to them visiting the Mahatma's Samadhi with their party symbols. A quarrel broke out with a policeman and CISF personnel also coming in. The student said he...
  • Akhilesh govt gagging political class, says Varun Gandhi 02-10-2013 05:04 PM

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Wednesday accused Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh of gagging political class and said such a regime cannot last long. "The government which prevents political leaders or a needy person from speaking truth and puts them in jail is set for doom," Varun, who was...
  • Be inspired by Mahatma Gandhi: Ban Ki-moon 02-10-2013 03:14 PM

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday urged the world to be inspired by the courage shown by Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of non-violence who was born on this day in 1869. "Today we celebrate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and his resonant legacy of non-violence," Ban said in a...
  • Youth need to follow Mahatma, say Bollywood celebrities 02-10-2013 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti Wednesday, Bollywood celebrities like Shekhar Kapur and Anupam Kher remembered the teachings of the Father of the Nation, and rued how much the youth needs to adopt his principles of non-violence. On Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary Wednesday, celebrities shared their thoughts via...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: India's who's who pay homage through Twitter 02-10-2013 02:24 PM

    Who says that Mahatma Gandhi is no longer a national trend? He is at least trending on the social media. Even 144 years after his birth and 65 years after his death, Mahatma still inspires the whole nation and the people remember him at least on October 2 (his birth...
  • Gandhi Before India: Ramachandra Guha on his book on the 'Mahatma' 02-10-2013 02:17 PM

    Eminent historian and author Ramchandra Guha explores lesser known facets of Mahatma Gandhi, especially his days in South Africa in his new book 'Gandhi before India'. As he says, he discovered many new things about Gandhi during his research in South Africa.'Gandhi before India', takes into account the life of...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's 144 birth anniversary celebrated in Australia 02-10-2013 12:45 PM

    The 144th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was marked in Australia on Wednesday with prayer ceremonies, panel discussions and book fairs. A prayer ceremony was held in the capital, Canberra, by Indian High Commission to mark the special occasion. Remembering the 'Father of Indian Nation', University of New South Wales...
  • Mahatma Gandhi was a mediocre student, says Ramachandra Guha 02-10-2013 08:52 AM

    Modern historian and writer Ramachandra Guha's latest book 'Gandhi before India' explores Gandhi's life in the early years of his struggle against racism in South Africa, the experience which made him the Mahatma. While talking to IBN18 Network's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Guha said, "His skills as a propagandist, an editor...
  • 'Wagah of the East' event along India-Bangladesh border put on hold 02-10-2013 08:30 AM

    The unveiling of the 'Wagah of the East' event, along the India-Bangladesh border, to be held on Wednesday on Gandhi Jayanti has been postponed. "Petrapole programme for October 2 has been postponed jointly with Bangladesh authorities due to bad weather," a statement issued by BSF said. Sources said new dates...
  • A night with the homeless on Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birthday 02-10-2013 08:18 AM

    On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary, hundreds of people across the country would spend a night under the stars with the homeless in their respective cities, an NGO said on Tuesday. The campaign - Aman Biradri and Joy of Giving Week - organised by ActionAid India, will...
  • PM, Sonia pay respect to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat; Rahul missing 02-10-2013 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he visited Rajghat on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti to pay respect to Mahatma Gandhi. But conspicuous by his absence was Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Rahul's absence raised many eyebrows as it came just before the Prime Minister's...
  • Imbibe Bapu's teachings: President's message on Gandhi Jayanti 02-10-2013 08:11 AM

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday asked countrymen to imbibe and follow the teachings of the Father of the Nation so that his values are immortalised. "Gandhi Jayanti is an occasion for us to reflect on the life and contribution of the Father of our Nation. This is a day to...
  • Planning Commission to hold twitter conference on Gandhi Jayanti 02-10-2013 12:23 AM

    New Delhi: Planning Commission will hold a twitter conference to discuss the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 144th birth anniversary on Wednesday. Sam Pitroda, Chairman National Innovation Council and the Adviser to Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure to Improve Governance ~~amp;amp; Public Services...
  • Sam Pitroda organises a Twitter conference on Gandhi Jayanti 01-10-2013 12:42 PM

    To mark the 144th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, Sam Pitroda, Chairman, National Innovation Council, has organised a Twitter conference to discuss the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi. The Gandhi Heritage Portal was also launched by the Prime Minister recently. The Portal, now available at www.gandhiheritageportal.org, was developed...
  • CJ Teaser: The Citizen Journalist Show 27-09-2013 05:34 PM

    This week's CJ show celebrates the undying spirit of the Father of Nation. On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, CJ show brings you inspiring teachings of Mahatma and CJ stories from children across the nation. Plus your videos and pictures and much more. ...
  • FTN: Gandhi Jayanti: Is Gandhi still relevant in our times?

    On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether Gandhi is still relevant in our times....
  • Pakistani makes Gandhi's portrait with blood 03-10-2011 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: It was a rare event to see a Pakistani draw a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and, that too, with his blood. Abdul Waseel presented one such creation of his on Sunday - the birth anniversary of Gandhi - at the Gandhi Darshan in the capital. "I think this...
  • Indians abroad pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi 02-10-2011 07:53 PM

    Geneva/London: President Pratibha Patil on Sunday led the Indian community abroad in paying homage to the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi on his 142nd birth anniversary. Pratibha, who is in Geneva on a State Visit to Switzerland, offered flowers at the statute, where a group of Indian children sang...
  • Mahatma Gandhi, an inspiration to Bollywood 02-10-2011 05:50 PM

    On the 142nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, CNN-IBN brings you a glimpse of the movies inspired by him. ...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: PM, Sonia visit Rajghat 02-10-2011 07:24 AM

    New Delhi: It is Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi's 142nd birth anniversary on Sunday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visit Rajghat alongwith UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath were also present to pay honour the Mahatama. Senior BJP leader LK Advani...
  • CJ Show: 50 days, 50 citizens special 04-09-2011 12:12 AM

    From August 15 to Gandhi Jayanti the Citizen Journalist show focuses on 50 citizens who have fought corruption in their own unique way. ...
  • Villages kids hardly know who Mahatma is 02-10-2010 04:43 PM

    The Mahatma used to say "the heart of a nation lies in its villages". CNN-IBN travels to a village to find out how villages are doing. ...
  • Gandhi's appeal among Indians abroad 02-10-2010 04:39 PM

    For many, Gandhiji is not about a defined image but a way of life. ...
  • Congressmen hobnob with Dalits, carry comfort along 04-10-2009 03:22 PM

    Life sans city-comforts too unimaginable for most politicians. ...
  • Tharoor kicks up debate over Gandhi Jayanti tweet 03-10-2009 06:43 PM

    He said that October 2 be revered by working harder rather than holiday. ...
  • Tharoor's Oct 2 tweet gets praise 03-10-2009 12:10 PM

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  • Citizen Journalist keeps alive Gandhian ideals 02-10-2009 09:28 AM

    Dhimant Badhia still weaves khadi as advised by Mahatma Gandhi. ...