Gandhiji

  • AAP launches broom march to expose Gujarat state government January 26, 2014

    The Gujarat unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday launched a "broom march" as part of its campaign for the Lok Sabha elections and to expose corruption of the state government. "The march began from Indulal Yagnik's statue in Lal Darwaja area of the city and it will cover...
  • August 9: 70 years of Quit India Movement August 9, 2012

    The Quit India Movement or the August Movement was a civil disobedience movement launched By MK Gandhi and the Indian National Congress in August 1942. The call for determined but passive resistance was issued on August 8 in Bombay when the Congress adopted the historic 'Quit India Resolution' which declared...
  • A day in the life of Anna Hazare April 15, 2011

    Ralegaon Siddhi: Social Activist Anna Hazare is being called the country's man of the moment for making the government bend to his demands over combating corruption. CNN-IBN spent a day with him to find out more about the man. Social activist Anna Hazare wakes up at 5:30 in the morning and...
  • Nation pays homage to Mahatma on Martyrs' Day January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Sunday paid homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi with prayer meetings and floral tributes on his 63rd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day. It was on January 30, 1948 that Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi. The day commenced with 2-minute's silence at 11...
  • Villages kids hardly know who Mahatma is October 2, 2010

    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 October 2, 2010

    For many, Gandhiji is not about a defined image but a way of life. ...
  • Mahatma Gandhi: My Experiments With Truth October 2, 2010

    Here's why you should read Gandhiji's autobiography 'My Experiments With Truth'. ...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: remembering Bapu October 2, 2010

    CNN-IBN pays tribute to the Mahatma as the world celebrates his 140th birth anniversary on Saturday. ...
  • Nation celebrates Gandhiji's birth anniversary October 2, 2010

    Celebrations have been planned across the country all the way from Porbandar to Sewagram in Nagpur. ...
  • Montblanc won't use Gandhi's picture in pens May 3, 2010

    New Delhi: International luxury giant Montblanc on Monday assured the Supreme Court that it will not use the picture and name of Mahatma Gandhi for commercial purposes. The undertaking to this effect by Montblanc Boutique and Montblanc International GMBH was given to the apex court after Government said that it...
  • Sardar Patel misportrayed hitherto, says dramatist November 1, 2008

    Mumbai: In his play 'Mahadev Bhai' , Jamini Pathak has re-imagined the way we think about the iconic freedom fighter and leader Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. The play clearly portrays and brings to the fore, facets of Sardar Patel's personality that are unknown to people. Sardar's wit and humour, his intimate bonding...
  • When Amitabh saw Gandhiji in Paris September 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan noticed something very interesting on his last visit to Paris - a restaurant named Gandhiji. Hoardes of Gujaratis living here are running restaurants - one, oddly named 'Gandhiji'! But 'Gandhiji'? Oh, brother! Try opening an eatery in India with that name, Amitabh posted on his...