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  • Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paying floral tributes at his memorial. Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Union Urban Development Minister...
  • Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary. Former PM Manmohan Singh and several other senior leaders were also present at Rajghat. Modi also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who shares his birthday with Mahatma...
  • ChinaIndia relationship has global, strategic importance, says Xi Jinping September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping began the second day of his 3day visit to India by visiting the Rashtrapati Bhavan along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jinping was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Jinping said, "I hope to change a lot from my first visit to India. We...
  • UPSC aspirants protest against CSAT, 4 metro stations closed June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of UPSC aspirants today staged a protest in north Delhi's Civil Lines area demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test, following which four metro stations have been closed, police said. Anticipating the protesters to reach Rajghat and the Prime Minister's residence on Race Course Road, the police advised...
  • Live tweets: Narendra Modi to be sworn in as India's 15th Prime Minister May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of being sworn in as India's 15th Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today visited Rajghat and paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi spent around 10 minutes at Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi, who led BJP to an astounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, will be sworn...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat May 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday evening. Modi began his day by paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. ...
  • Narendra Modi to swornin as 15th Prime Minister today May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP Parliamentary Party leader Narendra Modi will take oath as the 15th Prime Minister of the country on Monday. Modi began his journey to 7 Race Course Road by paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. The swearingin ceremony will take place at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan...
  • Modi to visit Rajghat on Monday May 25, 2014

    Narendra Modi will visit Rajghat on Monday morning to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi ahead of being sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister. Modi, who is scheduled to take the oath of office and secrecy at 6 PM on Monday, would visit Rajghat at 7 AM, official sources said on...
  • EC notice to Kejriwal for assembling with crowd at Raj Ghat April 9, 2014

    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 by an...
  • Remembering Mahatma Gandhi, 66 years after his assassination January 30, 2014

    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 January 26, 2014

    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 capital...
  • Kejriwal at Rajghat; visitor happy with 'Aam visit of a CM' December 28, 2013

    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 VIP". When...
  • Delhi High Court asks teacher to pray at Rajghat for a week for lying December 21, 2013

    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 to...
  • CJ: Intolerance on Gandhi Jayanti as members of AAP and Cong youth wing quarrel at Rajghat October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party workers got into an argument on Wednesday with a student from the Hyderabadbased 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 was...
  • PM, Sonia pay respect to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat; Rahul missing October 2, 2013

    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 meeting...
  • Suu Kyi visits Rajghat, to meet PM November 14, 2012

    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...
  • Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trips at Rajghat October 17, 2012

    Visiting Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard tripped and fell on the grass during her visit to Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat on Wednesday. Gillard's shoe got stuck in the grass but soon got up and carried on with her visit. Gillard is on a threeday visit to India. Gillard, while...
  • Read Pranab Mukherjee's first speech as President July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee took over as the thirteenth President of India on 25th July 2012. In his first speech as the 13th President of India, Pranab Mukherjee vowed to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of India. Here's the full text of the speech: Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Shri Hamid Ansari, Smt....
  • Pranab visits Rajghat, other memorials before taking oath July 25, 2012

    Presidentelect Pranab Mukherjee paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi by visiting their memorial before being sworn in as India's 13th president on Wednesday. ...
  • Highs and lows of Pranab's political career July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: He has walked the corridors of power for almost 40 years. It's a journey which has ensured that today Pranab Mukherjee has friends in every party and it's the one advantage which he is counting on as he prepares to become India's next President. "He represents unique repository...
  • Live: Will defend Constitution, says Pranab July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: 11:40 am: In his first speech as the 13th President of India, Pranab Mukherjee vowed to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of India. "I will strive to preserve, protect and defend our constitution not just in words but also in spirit," said President Pranab Mukherjee. Talking of poverty...
  • Anna supporters pray for his health at Rajghat January 1, 2012

    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 December 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Putting pressure on the government, anticorruption activist Anna Hazare began his daylong 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 December 11, 2011

    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 December 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare began his daylong token fast at Jantar Mantar to press for a strong Lokpal Bill on Sunday. Before beginning his oneday 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 19day vow of silence at Rajghat November 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Anticorruption 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 October 2, 2011

    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 October 2, 2011

    On the 142nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, CNNIBN brings you a glimpse of the movies inspired by him. ...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: PM, Sonia visit Rajghat October 2, 2011

    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 was also...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 19, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...