ANNIVERSARY

  • Anand Sharma refutes charges of senior Congress leaders not invited for Nehru's event 4 days ago

    The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth anniversary of...
  • Chidambaram, Kamal Nath other Congress leaders upset at not being invited for Nehru's event: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth...
  • Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow to spend anniversary together 6 days ago

    London: Despite consciously uncoupling earlier this year, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are set to spend their wedding together on December 5. The 37-year-old Coldplay frontman, who is believed to have rekindled his romance with Jennifer Lawrence, will still see his wife in order to keep things as normal as possible...
  • Shiv Sena to flex muscles on Bal Thackeray's second death anniversary November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will flex its muscles on the second death anniversary of its founder-patriarch, late Bal Thackeray on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Shiv Sainiks are expected to visit the Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park for which elaborate arrangements have been put in place, said party secretary and parliamentarian...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru: A leader and his legacy November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The nation observes the birth anniversaries of two of the tallest leaders of post-Independence India - Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel - two weeks apart. This year, these celebrations have generated a controversy in view of the efforts being made by different political parties to 'appropriate' the legacy...
  • Watch: Sonia Gandhi's address at Nehru's 125th birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed the party's conclave saying, "Jawahar Lal Nehru's vision was liberal, democratic rooted for a united India. We need to fight for the people, we need to create a people's movement to fight for the ideals of Pandit Nehru." ...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi's speech at Nehru's birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressed the party's conclave at 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and said, "On one hand they are cleaning the road for photo opportunities and on other hand they...
  • At Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, Rahul calls PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' a photo opportunity November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday began massive celebrations to mark the 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in the national capital. After a drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls, the party is hoping to motivate its workers and increase its cadre...
  • Congress celebrates Jawahar Lal Nehrui's 125th birth anniversary: As it happened November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war over commemorating national leaders continues. While the BJP government celebrated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary by calling it National Unity Day, the Congress has taken a cue and organised massive celebrations for Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary. The Congress has organised one of its biggest...
  • Congress to take Nehru's legacy to people in a bid to regain its foothold November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After being reduced to just 44 MPs in the Lok Sabha, the Congress is struggling to find its feet and in its hour of crisis, the party has decided to take former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's legacy to the people and re-emphasise what it stood for. Congress offices...
  • Congress invites 55 international leaders for conference on Nehru's legacy but ignores Modi November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Keen to resurrect Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy at a trying time for the party and take the message to the masses, the Congress is organising an international conference from November 17-18 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of India's first prime minister. The party, however, has not invited Prime Minister...
  • Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall November 9, 2014

    Berlin: Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country's emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe. A 15-kilometer (nine-mile) chain of lighted balloons along the former border will...
  • Germany after Berlin Wall: Not always best in west November 7, 2014

    Dresden, Germany: In the German city of Dresden, trumpet player Ludwig Guettler takes pride in the soaring spires of the Baroque Frauenkirche church, rebuilt from the ruins of World War II, and sees them as a symbol of his city's vibrant economic and cultural life. Some 275 miles (440 kilometers) away...
  • Modi chairs meet on Nehru's 125th birth anniversary celebrations November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the 125th birth anniversary of late Jawaharlal Nehru should be celebrated in a manner so that the younger generation can be inspired by India's first Prime Minister. Modi, who chaired a meeting of the National Committee for Commemoration of the 125th birth...
  • Has history been unkind to Sardar Patel? October 31, 2014

    The Centre celebrated Sardar Patel's birth anniversary, which coincides with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's death anniversary, as National Unity Day with Modi flagging off the 'Run for Unity' campaign on Friday. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 31, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • Congress says PM Modi's way of treating Indira Gandhi's death anniversary disgusting, petty-minded October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday termed as "disgusting" and "petty-minded" the way the Narendra Modi government marked the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi while the ruling BJP wondered if that party prefers to see history through the "perspective" of Nehru-Gandhi family. "It is petty-minded, it is partisan and disrespectful to...
  • It's Centre's responsibility to honour Indira Gandhi's sacrifices: Manish Tewari October 31, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said it was responsibility of the government to honour sacrifices of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Tewari said. "Indira Gandhi lived for this country and died for this country. She sacrificed her life for this country. So, this is the responsibility of the government to...
  • Modi launches 'Run for Unity', remembers Sardar Patel's contribution towards nation's unity October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the 139th birth anniversary of former deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In remembrance of the 'Iron Man', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the 'Run for Unity' marathon in which over 10,000 people participated. The central government declared October 31 as the National Unity...
  • 30th year of assassination: Memories of Indira Gandhi October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: My earliest memories of Shrimati Indira Gandhi were as a five year old when she had just taken over as prime minister in January 1966. My father, HY Sharada Prasad, had joined the Prime Minister's Secretariat as Deputy Information Advisor. He had earlier worked closely with her on...
  • Centre decides not to commemorate any anniversary apart from Gandhi and Sardar Patel's October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another sign of changing times with the Narendra Modi government in power, the Centre has decided not to commemorate any anniversaries except that of Mahatma Gandhi's and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's. The government will be celebrating Sardar Patel's birth anniversary on October 31 by calling it the...
  • No early sign of 'missing' Kim Jong-Un on key party date October 10, 2014

    Seoul: North Korea's ruling party celebrated its 69th anniversary on Friday with no early sign that "missing" leader Kim Jong-Un might finally resurface after more than a month out of the public eye Kim's unexplained absence has fed a cycle of rumour and wild speculation that only a country as...
  • Eyes on Kim Jong Un as North Korea gets ready for 69th anniversary of ruling party October 9, 2014

    Tokyo: As North Korea's ruling party prepares to mark its 69th anniversary on Friday, the world will be watching to see if leader Kim Jong Un will make his first public appearance in more than a month. Kim's absence from the public eye, along with suggestions in the North Korean media...
  • Playlist: Best of Begum Akhtar on her 100th birth anniversary October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Begum Akhtar, born in Faizabad District, Uttar Pradesh, would have been 100, had she been alive today. Begum was just seven when she was captivated by the music of Chandra Bai, an artist who worked with a touring theatre group. On being insisted by her uncle, she was...
  • Watch: Courteney Cox tells Jimmy Kimmel that she has always wondered why nobody wanted 'the Monica haircut' September 24, 2014

    Courteney Cox talks about the 20th anniversary of 'Friends' and tries to correct a mistake she made when she appeared in a 'Friends' re-enactment on the show earlier. ...
  • 'I'm Monica. I'm disgusting. I stalk guys and keep their underpants' 10 best quotes of Monica Geller as 'Friends' TV show turns 20 September 22, 2014

    Those who grew up the 1990s, must have had 'Friends' playing an integral part in their lives. The six characters based living in New York struck a chord with people across the world and became household names. Each group would have a geeky Ross, a dreamy Phoebe and a perfectionist...
  • How I Met Your Mother turns 9: 15 legendary quotes from the show September 20, 2014

    It's been 9 years since we all began the quest to find out how Ted Mosby met his children's mother in the popular TV show 'How I Met Your Mother'. Centered around an architect living in New York, the show narrated the story of Mosby and his four friends. While...