Sharmila

  • My son is lucky to find Soha as his life partner, says Kunal Khemu's father 4 days ago

    Leh: It's the wedding invite we've been waiting for and going by the recent development in their love life, Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu have signaled the possibility of their official union as a married couple. For the uninitiated, Soha and Kunal, who've been dating each other for close...
  • ECB invites Tiger Pataudi's wife for trophy presentation July 15, 2014

    The England and Wales Cricket Board has sent a formal invitation to late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's wife Sharmila Tagore for the prize distribution ceremony after completion of the fifth and final Test between India and England scheduled from August 15-19 at the Oval. Since the India versus England Test series...
  • Court finds prima facie evidence against Irom Sharmila June 5, 2014

    A local court has ruled that there is prima facie evidence of attempt to commit suicide against Manipur social activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on fast for the past 13 years to demand withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state. Chief Judicial Magistrate of Imphal...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 1, 2014

    This week, Citizens from across the country post their messages to Prime Minister Modi. Plus, Irom Sharmila's appeal to the PM and much more. ...
  • Want to meet Modi to seek repulsion of AFSPA: Irom Sharmila June 14, 2014

    Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on hunger strike for over a decade, was in Delhi for a court hearing and hoped to meet PM Narendra Modi to seek the repulsion of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. She was asked to appear in a 2006 case of attempting...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • There shouldn't be a conflict between law and human rights: MoS Home May 28, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN on the Irom Sharmila case, MoS Home Kiren Rijiju said that while dealing with Irom Sharmila's case, there can't be any conflict between human rights and the law. "While establishing the rule of law, there should not be any abuse of human rights," he said. ...
  • I hope Modi government repeals AFSPA: Irom Sharmila June 14, 2014

    Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila tells CNN-IBN her expectations from the new government. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Jailed Irom Sharmila not allowed to cast vote in Manipur April 17, 2014

    Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was on Thursday not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law. "Under Section 62 (5) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, a...
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sharmila Tagore to restore Pataudi Palace April 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan along with her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore is busy restoring the Pataudi Palace. Despite having a choc-a-bloc schedule due to ad shoots and shooting for Rohit Shetty's 'Singham 2', Kareena, who is married to actor and Nawab of Pataudi Saif Ali Khan, has been juggling her schedule...
  • Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust's new executive board constituted March 16, 2014

    A new executive board of the Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust (Bhopal) was constituted on Sunday. Former cricketer Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore's daughter, Saba Sultan, who is the head of the organisation, made this announcement in a press conference here. Former MP and Waqf Board's former chairman Gufran-e-Azam, industrialist Sikander Hafiz...
  • Power of 49: Women activists' demand to remove AFSPA still unfulfilled March 8, 2014

    Imphal: On Women's Day, CNN-IBN's Power of 49 series highlights how women, who form 49 per cent of the electorate, are wielding greater power in the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. However, in Manipur it seems politicians just do lip service about women's empowerment and the major demand of women...
  • No portrayal of working women in TV serials: Sharmila Tagore February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Sharmila Tagore today said that content on the small screen is still stereotypical about women as they are mostly shown in kitchen dynamics. Sharmila, 69, said that none of the female protagonist on the small-screen shows are working irrespective of their modern settings. "Content of TV is...
  • Irom Sharmila rejects AAP offer to contest polls February 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila has rejected an offer from the Aam Aadmi Party to join politics and contest this year's Lok Sabha elections. "She got an offer, but she is not interested in joining politics at all," Sharmila's brother Irom Singhajit said from Imphal on Friday. The offer...
  • MNS workers, Raj Thackeray's wife head towards Pune without paying toll February 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Daring the Maharashtra government to take action against them, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers and supporters headed towards Pune, from the city and its suburbs on Sunday, without paying toll, to attend a public meeting to be addressed by their leader Raj Thackeray. Among those who did not pay the...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila January 30, 2014

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued a production warrant for March 29 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death in New Delhi in 2006. The Manipuri activist, on a fast for over 12...
  • We owe him everything: Sharmila, Soumitra on Satyajit Ray January 29, 2014

    Kolkata: Fondly reminiscing their relationship with their 'mentor' and legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore Tuesday expressed awe that every time they watch his films, there's always something new to learn. Privileged to have worked with the master in the early phases of their career, Chatterjee...
  • Suchitra Sen's presence was felt everywhere: Sharmila Tagore January 18, 2014

    Sharmila Tagore expressed shock at the death of legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen. Speaking to IBN18's Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tagore said that Suchitra carried an aura of stardom and that her presence was felt everywhere. Sen, who was undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Kolkata for serious respiratory problems,...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhi court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila December 19, 2013

    A Delhi court on Thursday issued production warrant for January 30 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she failed to turn up in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto- death in 2006. The Manipuri activist, who has been on a fast for over 12 years...
  • Sharmila Tagore calls SC verdict on homosexuality shameful December 13, 2013

    Agra: Veteran actress and former Indian Film Censor Board chief Sharmila Tagore has described the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality as "shameful". The SC on Wednesday had upheld the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and...
  • Fit-again Sharmila Nicollet all set for comeback December 3, 2013

    India's only representative in the Ladies European Tour, Sharmila Nicollet is back on the golfing greens after sitting out for most of the season due to yet another injury. ...
  • Don't get enough time with my kids and my mother, says Saif November 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who played a fun-loving and friendly dad to his on-screen children in 'Ta Ra Rum Pum', says in real life he does not get enough time to spend with his children. The 43-year-old has daughter Sara and son Ibrahim from his ex-wife and actress Amitra Singh....
  • Amma did a cabaret 40 years back, she was a trendsetter: Soha Ali Khan November 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Soha Ali Khan has not just worn a bikini in her upcoming film 'Mr. Joe B Carvalho', but has also grooved to a cabaret number. She says she has added her own touch to it. Soha's mother, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, also featured in a cabaret years back in 'An...
  • I hope to work with some great Bengali directors: Kareena November 19, 2013

    Kolkata: Keen to follow the footsteps of her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore, actress Kareena Kapoor wants to work in Bengali film industry. "Satyajit Ray was one such director with whom my mother-in-law had the opportunity to work in so many films. I also hope to be able to work with some...
  • Can return to screen if role is challenging: Amol Palekar November 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: Veteran actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar, who has stopped acting in films, is ready to return to the silver screen if a challenging and exciting role came his way. "I have not acted for 22 years now. But, I did come out and act in one of my own...
  • Sharmila Nicollet leads in Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour October 29, 2013

    Bangalore's Sharmila Nicollet fired a five under 67 to lead after Day 1 at the Rs.5 lakh Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour in the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida on Tuesday. Trailing Sharmila by a stroke was Delhi’s Vani Kapoor. Sharmila had a brilliant round scoring the lowest total. With an...
  • Do not rule out Irom's chances of winning the Nobel peace prize: Harpviken October 11, 2013

    Director, Peace Research Institute Oslo Kristian Berg Harpviken said that he did not rule out the chances of Irom Sharmila being named as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Irom has been on fast since 2000 to highlight the suffering of the people in Manipur. ...
  • Nobel Peace Prize to be announced today, Malala a frontrunner October 11, 2013

    Norway: All we know is this: a record 259 candidates, including 50 organizations, have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013. With no clues from the judges in Norway, speculation about the frontrunners for Friday's announcement is primarily based on the committee's previous choices and current events. Here's...