Candlelight Vigil

  • Delhi gangrape: Candlelight vigil at Jantar Mantar January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A number of people gathered in Jantar Mantar on Wednesday evening for a candlelight vigil to mark one month of the gruesome gangrape and assault of a 23yearold paramedic student in the national capital. People holding lit candles marched towards Parliament Street but were prevented from moving beyond Jantar...
  • Delhi: Japanese embassy holds candlelight vigil March 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian lawmakers, artistes and activists on Sunday joined Japanese officials in New Delhi to offer prayers for the victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan which claimed more than 1000 lives and rendered over 2.15 lakh homeless. The vigil saw MPs, journalists, noted activists and artists...
  • Young MPs march for India's future April 30, 2008

    New Delhi: If hunger was darkness, lighting a candle would help. This time around when a candlelight march was held, it was not for Bhopal gas victims or Narmada oustees or even Greenpeace activists vying for a eco-friendly world. It was the turn of Members of Parliament, cutting across...
  • Candlelit protests create judicial revolution in India October 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Keep the candle burning for Rizwan. Ever since this slogan was raised on the pavement outside Kolkata’s St Xavier's College on the evening of September 28, 35,000 signatures have been penned down in Rizwan's name. In India today, the burning candle has become a symbol for justice. Whether in...