Sharmila

  • Won't allow any force-feeding, says Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    Imphal: Post her release based on the lack of evidence as cited by a Manipur court, Irom Sharmila has said that she will not allow any attempt to force-feed her. "I will not take any force feed this time. I will not allow any medical set up. I don't feel...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 17 hours 53 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Manipur's Iron Lady vows to continue war on AFSPA after release 18 hours 0 minutes ago

    Imphal: The imagery is old, Irom Sharmila has walked out many times out of the Jawahar Lal Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. But this walk is different, without the tag that here is a woman trying to commit suicide. Once out, an emotional Sharmila led by Meira Paibis, only asked...
  • News 360: Irom Sharmila freed, says her fast against AFSPA will continue 18 hours 36 minutes ago

    Irom Sharmila has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had said that she should be released immediately. ...
  • Imphal: Irom Sharmila set free, asks for mass support against AFSPA 21 hours 54 minutes ago

    Imphal: Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who is on indefinite fast for repeal AFSPA in Manipur, has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had...
  • Irom Sharmila's fast against AFSPA will continue after her release, says her brother Yesterday

    Guwahati: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's brother has said that she will continue her 14-year-long fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. This comes a day after she was acquitted of attempted suicide. "Yesterday, just after hearing the news of Sharmila's release from the court, we were very happy because at...
  • News 360: Molestation survivor harassed by Mumbai Police Yesterday

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Relief for Irom Sharmila as court orders release Yesterday

    A landmark directive from a sessions court in Manipur has come as a relief for anti-AFSPA activist Iron Sharmila. The court has ordered her release from custody. ...
  • Manipur Court orders release of Irom Sharmila, says no proof against her in attempted suicide case Yesterday

    Imphal: In a big relief for activist Irom Sharmila, a Manipur Court has ordered her release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court has said that she should be released immediately. Though according to sources, it will take at least two days to complete the formalities of...
  • My son is lucky to find Soha as his life partner, says Kunal Khemu's father July 25, 2014

    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

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  • 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...