Rajghat

  • EC notice to Kejriwal for assembling with crowd at Raj Ghat 09-04-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for assembling with a crowd at the Raj Ghat. According to the poll body, Kejriwal did not have permission for taking more than five persons with him to Raj Ghat. After being slapped...
  • Remembering Mahatma Gandhi, 66 years after his assassination 30-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited Rajghat to pay their respects to Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday. The father of the Nation was assassinated 66 years ago on January 30. ...
  • Kejriwal attends Republic Day parade after he threatened to disrupt it 26-01-2014 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who threatened to disrupt the Republic Day celebrations a few days ago was seen attending it at Rajghat in the national capital. The Kejriwal government was protesting against the Centre, Delhi Police on January 21 and 22 in the heart of the national...
  • Kejriwal at Rajghat; visitor happy with 'Aam visit of a CM' 28-12-2013 07:10 PM

    It was a pleasant surprise for people visiting Rajghat when Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal came to pay homage at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial sans the usual restrictions and security paraphernalia associated with VIPs. People felt happy that they were not shooed away by security personnel during the "aam visit of a...
  • Delhi High Court asks teacher to pray at Rajghat for a week for lying 21-12-2013 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Holding a woman teacher guilty of contempt for repeatedly lying under oath about her marital status, the Delhi High Court directed that she offer prayers at Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, to "repent her sin". A bench of justices Kailash Gambhir and Indermeet Kaur passed the order after refusing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Suu Kyi visits Rajghat, to meet PM 14-11-2012 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: India rolled out the red carpet for global icon Aung Sang Suu Kyi as she returned to the country after 40 years. Suu Kyi visited the Rajghat on Wednesday morning and will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh later in the day. The Myanmar opposition leader arrived in New...
  • Anna supporters pray for his health at Rajghat 01-01-2012 10:09 PM

    New Delhi: As Anna Hazare recuperates in a Pune hospital, his supporters in the capital on Sunday held a prayer meeting at Rajghat for his health and vowed to make Jan Lokpal a reality this year. Volunteers and other members of India Against Corruption converged at Rajghat here and prayed...
  • Huge crowds gather as Anna begins token fast 11-12-2011 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Putting pressure on the government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare began his day-long token fast at Jantar Mantar to press for a strong Lokpal Bill on Sunday. "My fast has begun. I will not speak much now," he told his supporters as he also chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'...
  • Anna prays at Rajghat before beginning fast 11-12-2011 09:45 AM

    Anna Hazare paid a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat before heading for his token fast at Jantar Mantar on Sunday. ...
  • Anna begins token fast at Jantar Mantar 11-12-2011 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare began his day-long token fast at Jantar Mantar to press for a strong Lokpal Bill on Sunday. Before beginning his one-day fast at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, Anna Hazare, accompanied by his team member Kiran Bedi, visited Rajghat to pay tribute to...
  • Anna ends 19-day vow of silence at Rajghat 04-11-2011 07:31 AM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare ended his 'maun vrat' (vow of silence) on Friday at Rajghat in the national capital. His first words after ending the maun vrat were 'Bharat mata ki jai'. "My 'maun vrat' was not against any party or class. After my fast at the Ramlila...
  • Telangana: KCR steps up attack, fasts at Rajghat 02-10-2011 06:37 PM

    New Delhi: One of the many headaches for the Congress at the moment, the Telangana crisis is now threatening to take a new turn as protests entered their 20th day on Sunday. Stepping up the pressure was TRS Chief K Chandrashekhar Rao who sat on a token fast on Sunday...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-08-2011 11:27 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Anna out of jail: Is it victory of people's power? 19-08-2011 10:27 PM

    As Anna Hazare walks out of Tihar jail, on 'Talking Point' Rajdeep Sardesai asks, is it victory of people's power. ...
  • People lose shoes in Anna frenzy 19-08-2011 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: Several people including an ACP of Delhi Police had to return barefooted after their footwear went missing at Rajghat, which Anna Hazare visited on Friday before launching his fast. The visitors to the samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi have to take out their footwear before entering the lawns. As...
  • Anna sprints out of Rajghat, leaves securitymen behind 19-08-2011 03:37 PM

    Despite continued fasting for the past four days, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare displayed high energy levels at Rajghat. ...
  • Anna pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat 19-08-2011 02:07 PM

    Anna Hazare, who walked out of Tihar Jail on Friday morning, paid homage to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat during his rally. Thousands of people joined Hazare's rally from the jail premises to Ramlila Maidan. ...
  • Fire at Rajghat power station, no casualites 03-07-2011 01:06 PM

    New Delhi: A fire which broke out at Rajghat power station on Sunday morning has been brought under control. The blaze was reported to have taken place at 11:40 am and over 23 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, officials said. Reports say a short circuit sparked off the...
  • Govt trying to discredit Lokpal panel: Hazare 08-06-2011 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday critisised the Government for trying to discredit the Lokpal Bill Drafting Committee and threatened to go on fast again from August 16 if the Government sabotages the Lokpal Bill. "The Government is bringing many hurdles in Lokpal Bill. The Government is attempting to malign...
  • Anna begins fast, slams Govt for Ramdev swoop 08-06-2011 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare and his associates on Wednesday called the police crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his supporters at Ramlila Maidan on Saturday night an attack on democracy. "Government action at Ramlila Maidan late at night not justified. Lathicharge on sleeping people is killing democracy," said Hazare. "Agitation against...
  • Anna Hazare fasts against Ramdev swoop 08-06-2011 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare and his associates are going on a day-long fast on Wednesday at Rajghat to protest against the midnight police crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his followers over the weekend. But, unlike the previous Anna dharna in April, the Congress has upped the ante against the civil...
  • Defiant Anna to fast; is UPA targetting him? 07-06-2011 10:08 PM

    New Delhi: Stung by the Baba Ramdev bungling, the UPA government is not allowing any protests at Jantar Mantar. But Anna Hazare is not giving up. He will now fast at Rajghat on Wednesday to protest the midnight crackdown on Baba Ramdev. Team Anna, however, has clarified that it will...
  • Dancing and singing at BJP's 24-hour Satyagraha 06-06-2011 09:32 AM

    BJP ministers Sushma Swaraj and others danced and sang at the 24-hour Satyagraha at Rajghat late on Sunday night. ...
  • BJP launches 24-hour Satyagraha 06-06-2011 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday evening launched a 24-hour Satyagraha here to protest against the police's post-midnight swoop on Baba Ramdev and his supporters at the Ramlila Ground. A large number of BJP workers and Ramdev's supporters assembled at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat and shouted...
  • BJP kicks off 24 hr Satyagraha against corruption 05-06-2011 08:17 PM

    BJP's 24 hour Satyagraha against corruption started on Sunday evening demanding an apology from Sonia Gandhi and the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ...
  • BJP to start 24 hour satyagraha against corruption 05-06-2011 06:51 PM

    BJP General Secretary Ananth Kumar slammed the police brutality showed to Baba Ramdev and his supporters on Saturday night and said the BJP would start a 24 hour satyagraha against corruption at Rajghat on Sunday evening. ...