Struggle

  • Anna launches 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmers to Parliament 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Expressing disenchantment with party-based politics, anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday launched a 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmer representatives to Parliament by 2024. Stating the first struggle took 90 years from 1857 to 1947 to get Independence, he said, "Now, the second goal of establishing real democracy and...
  • Gandhian and freedom fighter Savitaben Patel no more 07-12-2013 06:49 PM

    Vadodara: Staunch Gandhian and freedom fighter Savitaben Bhanubhai Patel passed away on Friday after a prolonged illness. She was 90. The last rites were conducted at Vadi Vadi crematorium, where her daughter Usha lit the funeral pyre in the presence of local residents and Hitendra Patel, Chairman of the Standing...
  • Sardar Patel belongs to the nation, not one party, says BJP 24-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Asserting that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel belongs to the whole country, BJP, on Sunday, said it is not trying to claim the legacy of the nation's first Deputy Prime Minister by installing his huge statue in Gujarat. "(Sardar) Patel belongs to the entire country. He does not belong to one party....
  • Gandhi's charkha sold for 110,000 pounds at UK auction 05-11-2013 09:27 PM

    London: Mahatma Gandhi's 'charkha' which he used in Yerwada Jail during the 'Quit India Movement' was on Tuesday sold at an auction in the UK for a whopping 110,000 pounds, nearly double the expected price. Gandhi's last will was also sold for 20,000 pounds at a specialist sale of historical...
  • Listing the best online resources on the Indian independence movement 14-08-2013 06:21 PM

    The Web appears to be filled with pages upon pages on India's independence movement, but much of its is not only repetitive but reproductions from the online world's favourite online information source - Wikipedia. As India celebrates its 67th Independence Day, we scraped the Web for the best online resources...
  • Struggling actors should be mentally prepared: Rahul Roy 05-06-2013 07:03 PM

    The untimely death of Jiah Khan, like many others before her, once again brings to fore the dark underbelly of Bollywood behind all the glitz and glamour where failure leads to depression and depression to extreme measures. Actor Rahul Roy joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q....
  • Neha Dhupia: Struggle is a continuous process in filmdom 05-06-2013 05:14 PM

    Mumbai: Former Miss India and actress Neha Dhupia, who made her Bollywood debut in 2003 with 'Qayamat: City Under Threat', says everyone is constantly struggling in Bollywood and adds that "I am not at number one, but struggling to make my way up everyday". The 32-year-old tasted success with her...
  • AP: Pochampally's sari weavers struggle to survive 19-11-2012 10:04 AM

    Pochampally: Pera Kamalana sits in a small room of her house, spinning the dyed yarn that will bring alive beautiful ikat designs on the nine-yard silk sari Pochampally is famous for. Wearing a polyester sari herself, Kamalana's life is, however, an irony and hardly as exotic as the timeless creations...
  • Mia Wasikowska struggled in 'Alice in Wonderland' 02-10-2011 07:13 PM

    London: 'Alice in Wonderland' star Mia Wasikowska says she found working in the film difficult because of the extensive use of green screen. The 21-year-old Australian actress took on the titular role in the Tim Burton-directed film, but the use of green screen technology on the movie - which has...
  • You don't get older, you get better - really! 29-08-2011 05:42 PM

    Tokyo: Jokes about creaky knees, thinning hair and spreading -- or vanishing -- waistlines have long been an inevitable, if unwelcome, part of watching the birthdays pile up. But it shouldn't be that way, argues Wendy Lustbader, who maintains that youth, with all its insecurities and confusion, is more of...
  • AP: TDP urges Rahul Gandhi to help farmer's cause 13-05-2011 05:12 PM

    Vijayawada: After the AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi was arrested in Uttar Pradesh for supporting farmers' agitation in Bhatta Parsaul, TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday invited him to Andhra Pradesh to support farmers' agitation against land acquisition for SEZ's by the state government. Naidu said this during his...
  • Ban on books: a question mark on democracy? 01-04-2011 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: The latest biography on Mahatma Gandhi, 'Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India' is not even available here yet, but Gujarat and Maharashtra are banning it. The central government is deciding not to, after some consideration. The Pulitzer Prize winning author and former New York Times...
  • Book on Gandhi stirs up a controversy 31-03-2011 10:45 AM

    The book, 'Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India', by Joseph Lelyveld has found itself in a pool of controversy with state governments of Gujarat and Maharashtra banning it while the author himself is defending his book, saying that he never called the Mahatma a racist and a...
  • Author of Mahatma book defends himself 31-03-2011 10:07 AM

    The word bisexual never appears in the book, said Joseph Lelyveld in an interview. ...
  • After Maharashtra, Gujarat bans book on Gandhi 30-03-2011 03:39 PM

    Gandhinagar: A controversial book on Mahatma Gandhi was banned in his home state of Gujarat on Wednesday. A resolution to ban the book, 'Great Soul', was moved in the state assembly by Chief Minister Narendra Modi and passed unanimously. The book, 'Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India',...
  • Denials after book says Bapu bisexual, racist 29-03-2011 10:01 AM

    London: A controversial new biography on Mahatma Gandhi has claimed that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the man who led India into independence, was bisexual and racist. These startling claims in the book titled "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his struggles with India", which has been penned by Joseph Lelyveld, former executive...
  • Bapu a bisexual, racist: Controversial book 29-03-2011 09:27 AM

    Book also claims that Gandhi had an affair with German-Jewish architect & bodybuilder Hermann Kallenbach. ...
  • Places associated with India's freedom struggle 14-08-2010 09:36 PM

    Travel with CNN-IBN to the places where the spirit of freedom was born. Revisit the historic places where India's freedom struggle played out. ...
  • Lights, Camera, Struggle: A luck by chance tale 08-02-2009 12:33 AM

    Is talent and hard work overpowered by lady luck in Bollywood? ...
  • In Balia, Mangal Pandey is God 10-05-2007 11:49 PM

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