HUNGER

  • Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Acid attack survivors, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, on Thursday accused the police of manhandling them. Led-by Laxmi, who has been the face of campaign against acid attack, the survivors were allegedly beaten up when they were marching to the Parliament Street police station. The...
  • Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida' sweeps European Film Awards 6 days ago

    Riga: Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida', a drama about a young novitiate nun who discovers her parents were Jewish and perished in the Holocaust, dominated the European Film Awards on Saturday, winning five prizes, including best film, best director and people's choice. 'Ida' also won the Special Presentations award at 2013...
  • 'Mockingjay' disarms 'Penguins' to retain top spot at U.S. box office December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles/New York: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,' the third film in the dystopian action series starring Jennifer Lawrence, collected $56.9 million to hold off advances by animated films 'Penguins of Madagascar' and 'Big Hero 6' and claim victory at the U.S. holiday weekend box office. 'Penguins of Madagascar,'...
  • Expect more 'Hunger Games' films, says director Francis Lawrence November 29, 2014

    Los Angeles: If director Francis Lawrence is to be believed, more films in 'The Hunger Games' movie franchise are being talked about. Lawrence, who took over the director's chair with Catching Fire last year, and will stay with the franchise until it concludes next year, has also said he would be...
  • Watch: Masand reviews 'Ungli', 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay', 'Penguins of Madagascar' November 29, 2014

    In this episode, CNN-IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews movies, 'Ungli', 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' and 'Penguins of Madagascar'. ...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' review: The movie leaves with more question marks than full-stops November 28, 2014

    Director: Francis Lawrence Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth Not very much happens in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. The studio's decision to make two films from the final book in Suzanne Collins' bestselling trilogy may have made sense from a business point of view - hey, it worked...
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1: Live tweet review November 28, 2014

    Directed by Francis Lawrence, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1' stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh1 Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks and Julianne Moore. It is the sequel to 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' and is the first of two films based on the novel...
  • Actress Natalie Dormer reacts to Jennifer Lawrence's nude photo leaks, calls the incident 'horrific' November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1' co-star Natalie Dormer has said the incident involving the leak out of the former's nude photographs, as "horrific". The 32-year-old has spoken of the internet havoc in Nylon magazine's December 2014/January 2015 double issue, reports eonline.com. "What Jen went through recently was...
  • Watch: The new trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1' November 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: The brand new 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay', Part 1 trailer has aired during 'The X Factor'. The sneak peek of the film shows 'Hunger Games' regulars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and newcomers Julianne Moore and Natalie Dormer, reported E! online. The tracklisting for the movie's soundtrack has...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' trailer: Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen is ready to take on the Capitol September 16, 2014

    It is not just games any more. The entire District 13 is ready to go against the Capitol, after they find the celebrated heroine, Katniss Everdeen. Starring Oscarwinning actress Jennifer Lawrence, the film is based on the first part of the final novel in Suzanne Collins' bestselling trilogy. The film...
  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila charged with attempted suicide, jailed for 15 days August 22, 2014

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila was on Friday charged with attempted suicide and sent to 15day judicial custody. Sharmila, who had refused to be examined by doctors upon her release on Wednesday, was taken away forcibly by police personnel from her protest site in Imphal. Irom, who was freed on Wednesday,...
  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila arrested yet again while protesting against AFSPA August 22, 2014

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila has yet again been arrested while she was protesting against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Imphal. When the police arrived at the protest venue on Friday morning, Irom and her mother resisted arrest, following which the police forcibly picked her up and took...
  • Manipur: Irom Sharmila and her mother resist arrest as police arrive at the protest site August 22, 2014

    Imphal: The police in Imphal arrived at Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's protest venue to arrest her on Friday morning. However, Irom and her mother have been defiant and have been resisting arrest. Irom Sharmila is continuing her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Soon after her release,...
  • Irom Sharmila likely to be detained today, heavy police presence at her protest site August 22, 2014

    Imphal: Activist Irom Sharmila is continuing her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Soon after her release, Irom refused a medical examination. There is heavy police presence at the protest site in Imphal where she is continuing her hunger strike. She is likely to be...
  • RJD MLA on a hunger strike threatens selfimmolation on Independence Day August 13, 2014

    RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh, who is on a hunger strike for the third day on Wednesday threatened self immolation on Independence Day if Bihar government did not declare drought in the state to help farmers tide over the problems due to scarcity in rainfall. "I will immolate myself on August...
  • Lucknow rape and murder case: Akhilesh Yadav recommends CBI probe July 28, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Monday recommended a CBI probe into the Mohanlalganj murder case of a 36yearold woman. The victim's family members have been on a hunger strike demanding a CBI inquiry into the case. "Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered recommendation of the CBI probe into the Mohanlalganj incident as...
  • Watch: The first trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' takes the series to a whole new level July 28, 2014

    After two morsels of teasers, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' finally has a trailer! The trailers pick up from where the first two films have left off; The Capitol is upset over the events of the first two films, Katniss is the face of the rebellion, and Philip Seymour...
  • Susan Sarandon admits to dating 'The Hunger' costar David Bowie July 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Susan Sarandon has confirmed rumours about her having a secret fling with David Bowie in the 1980s. The actress starred with the legendary musician in the 1983 movie "The Hunger". Earlier this year, her friend Melissa MCCarthy sent gossips into a spin when she mentioned the romance at...
  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' pushed aside for new Comic Con fare July 25, 2014

    Reuters: Young adult film franchises have dominated the conversation at San Diego's annual Comic Con gathering in recent years, but as the buzzbuilding convention kicked off on Thursday, the absence of established blockbusters has allowed studios to push new fare targeting a similar audience. Without the starstudded film panels promoting November's...
  • West Bengal: The Gardens of Hunger July 21, 2014

    Kolkata: In Dante's eighth circle of Hell, Count Ugolini, the infamous political betrayer recounts the grisly details of eating his own children after being driven by hunger. Apart from the gory account of cannibalism the line that perhaps stays with the reader the most is when a blind Ugolini getting...
  • No one died of hunger in Kotdara in 2014, says Nand Lal Meena July 17, 2014

    The Rajasthan government claimed that there was no "hunger death" in Kotdara village of Udaipur district in 2010. Rajasthan Tribal Area Development Minister, Nand Lal Meena also told the House that a committee set up by former Congress government to solve the charter of demands of tribal people completed its...
  • Digvijaya Singh ends fast over delayed compensation to farmers July 13, 2014

    Senior Congress leader DigvijaySingh on Sunday ended his sevendaylong fast here seekingimmediate disbursal of compensation to farmers affected by thecrop damage and a CBI probe into alleged MPPEB scam. Singh also gave a 15day ultimatum to administration to dothe needful and threatened to approach court of law if"justice is not done...
  • Joined politics because hunger strike didn't help me: Arvind Kejriwal July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death, urging them to end their strike. A group of teachers from All Guest Teachers Association teaching in different government...
  • Digvijay Singh to begin his week long hunger strike on Monday July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh will stage a sevenday hunger strike at the Guna district headquarter in Madhya Pradesh starting on Monday. He is protesting against the state government for not providing relief to naturalcalamity hit farmers. In a statement, Mr Singh on Sunday said that he had submitted a...
  • Digvijaya Singh to stage weeklong hunger strike in Guna July 5, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said he will stage a sevenday hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to naturalcalamity hit farmers. In a statement, Singh said that he had submitted a letter to the Guna district collector...
  • Congress MLA starts hunger strike, demands action against overloaded vehicles June 27, 2014

    Congress MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga on Thursday sat on a hunger strike demanding action against overloaded vehicles on the AgraMumbai Highway passing from the district. He began the strike outside the collectorate here. Malinga said he wants a check on the movement of overloaded trucks and stern action against them. The MLA told...
  • Watch: President Snow's address in the teaser for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' is chilling June 26, 2014

    After 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire', the story in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' follows Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, who, after escaping the Third Quarter Quell, becomes a reluctant hero and symbol of hope for the nation of Panem. The key role of President Snow has been...
  • 'Hunger Games' salute used as protest in Thailand June 4, 2014

    Bangkok: The threefinger salute from the Hollywood movie "The Hunger Games" is being used as a real symbol of resistance in Thailand. Protesters against the military coup are flashing the gesture as a silent act of rebellion, and they're being threatened with arrest if they ignore warnings to stop. Thailand's military...
  • Hunger Games salute becomes symbol of Thai resistance June 3, 2014

    Bangkok: Opponents of Thailand's military coup are risking arrest by flashing the threefinger salute from the "Hunger Games" movies to defy a junta that has banned all public protests. The gesture has become the unofficial symbol of resistance against a military regime that has suspended democracy and severely curtailed freedom of...
  • 'Hunger Games' to become a mobile game May 31, 2014

    San Francisco: "The Hunger Games" is becoming a mobile game. Interactive entertainment company Kabam announced Friday that it agreed with film studio Lionsgate to make a title for play on smartphones or tablet computers based on the dystopian books and films. San Franciscobased Kabam specialises in mobile games that are freetoplay,...