FREEDOM

  • TWTW: What happens to a journalist when he talks about Telangana CM KCR September 14, 2014

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has sparked a controversy by issuing a stern warning to the media. He threatened to 'bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana'. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Jai Ho', 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' January 25, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho' and biopic 'Madela: Long Walk to Freedom'. He also speaks with singer Sonu Nigam on music and much more. ...
  • London: Freedom Charity rescues 3 women from decades of captivity November 25, 2013

    In the UK, three women were rescued from decades of captivity in a South London neighbhourhood last week. Among the two held for that crime is a person of Indian origin. The case is being described as the biggest case of modern slavery in Britain. Aneeta Prem of the Freedom...
  • 'Don't need proof to salute the martyrdom of our freedom fighters' August 18, 2013

    The debate over the Home Ministry's reply to an RTI application that said that there is no record to show whether Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were declared martyrs or not, has taken on to the roads. CNNIBN speaks people in Delhi and Patna to know their views on the...
  • Watch: First look of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' July 14, 2013

    Nelson Mandela has been immortalised on the big screen but filmamkers can't seem to have enough. A film based on an autobiographical book by Nelson Mandela 'Long Walk To Freedom' will hit the theatres. Here's the first look of the movie. ...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary March 23, 2013

    It is Martyrs' Day today and we remember Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary. ...
  • Everybody should have freedom of expression, says Shah Rukh Khan February 8, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan was in Delhi on February 7 to launch a new collection of ladies' watches by Tag Heuer. Our Correspondent caught up with the actor and got him talking about the growing intolerance towards freedom of expression and his next projects. ...
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? February 6, 2013

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • The Last Word: Is India weak in defending freedom of speech? January 31, 2013

    Do the Ashis Nandy, Vishwaroopam and Salman Rushdie incidents prove that the Indian state is weak in defending freedom of speech? ...
  • 'AntiIslam' film is ugly: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad September 24, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNN, Ahmadinejad accused the West of abusing the freedom of speech and said a war between Israel and Iran was imminent. ...
  • CJ nominee determined to take corruption battle forward January 29, 2012

    Daulat Ram, one of the nominees for the CNNIBN's Citizen Journalist Awards, is fighting to get his pension for his contribution during the freedom struggle. ...
  • Freedom of speech needs a relook: Rahul Bose January 24, 2012

    In the ongoing Rushdie row at the Jaipur Literature Festival, actor Rahul Bose drew attention to the limitations in the Constitution concerning freedom of expression in the country. "We need to take a look at 'Freedom of Speech' under the Constitution of India. We need to campaign for change," he...
  • 30 Minutes: Goa @ Fifty December 17, 2011

    On this episode we bring you the history of Goa and tell you why it is a major tourist attraction in India. ...
  • Bangalore: Anna supporters gather at Freedom Park December 17, 2011

    Scores of supporters are expected to gather at the Bangalore's Freedom Park before Anna Hazare's protest march against corruption. ...
  • This week on CNNIBN 30 Minutes: The Inheritors November 10, 2011

    In this week's '30 Minutes' special meet 'The Inheritors' of India's great legacies men and women who carry the burden and expectations of an illustrious surname. ...
  • FTN: Is freedom of speech an absolute right? October 13, 2011

    Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena members on Wednesday attacked Prashant Bhushan over his comment on Kashmir. ...
  • Bhushan attack a sign of growing intolerance? October 12, 2011

    Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan was attacked by three men for his comments on the removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the Kashmir Valley. ...
  • After fighting for the nation, CJs fight for dignity August 14, 2011

    Citizen Journalists freedom fighter Suresh Aggarwal, Air Cmdr (Retd) KK Badhwar fight for their dignity, respect and pension. ...
  • Independence Day special: Southern struggles August 13, 2011

    In this documentary we showcase South India's contribution in the freedom struggle. ...
  • Does a 'News of The World' type crisis await India? July 12, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, 'News of The World' type crisis is waiting to happen to Indian media. ...
  • Netizens outsmart Gaddafi, subvert internet ban February 28, 2011

    Mohamed Nabbousi, a technical wizard, managed to stream protestsrelated videos despite the ban on internet. ...
  • Apache Indian set to make a comeback February 25, 2011

    The London based reggae artist is back with a new album 'Music Is Freedom' and is in India to promote it. ...
  • Face the Nation: Crackdown on media in Egypt February 4, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts the attacks on journalists covering the unrest in Egypt. ...
  • Our goal is rights for all: Rahul Gandhi December 19, 2010

    Rahul Gandhi spoke on freedom and development at the Congress plenary meet. ...
  • Face The Nation: Limits on creative freedom? October 28, 2010

    The Centre has made it clear that it will not bring sedition charges against Arundhati Roy. But many believe that the Roy is abusing her freedom and undermining India by her recent statements on Kashmir. ...
  • Face The Nation: History owes a lot to Bhagat Singh March 24, 2010

    On March 23, 1931 the revolutionary young freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was hanged for killing a British police officer, along with two comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev. Bhagat Singh is a hero of the freedom movement but beyond the image of the handsome young revolutionary how much of his life and thought...
  • CJ Show: Freedom fighter Gayatri Devi finally gets a home January 17, 2010

    The 90yearold woman was living on the streets of Delhi for the last four years....
  • CJ impact: Govt provides shelter to freedom figher Gayatri Devi January 14, 2010

    CNN IBN Citizen Journalist report showed the lonely battle of a 90yearold Gayatri Devi living on the streets of Delhi demanding her freedom fighters pension. After seeing the report, many responded with financial and medical help and now the Delhi government has also stepped in. The Delhi Government has offered...
  • CJ show: A 90yearold freedom fighters struggle January 10, 2010

    This week we focus on those who struggle to make ends meet but continue to do so with a smile on their faces. ...
  • Watch: India slams report by US body on religious freedom August 13, 2009

    Whether Kandhamal in Orissa or the Gujarat riots of 2002, the Indian government's record in protecting its minorities is disappointing, says the latest report of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. ...