Mandela

  • CJ Show: Lack of pedestrian safety in Delhi January 19, 2014

    CJ's Amitabh Kumar and Rohit Negi highlight the lack of pedestrian safety in the capital. They had earlier uploaded their videos on ibncj.com about how pedestrians in the city are finding it difficult and risky to cross the road. ...
  • Watch: Final journey of Nelson Mandela December 15, 2013

    Big guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road on Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on SC verdict on 377 and Lal Batti December 15, 2013

    This week on the The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Also on the show, India pays tribute at the Mandela Memorial, Supreme Court verdict on Lal Batti (Red Beacon). ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha salutes the antiaparthied leader Nelson Mandela December 15, 2013

    Cyrus Broacha takes on India pays tribute at the Mandela Memorial. Nelson Mandela, the man who demolished the much despised apartheid policy of racial segregation and went on to become South Africa's first black president, died on Thursday at the age of 95. ...
  • Watch: Nelson Mandela laid to rest in Qunu December 15, 2013

    Nelson Mandela's funeral service is going on at his hometown Qunu. Here is an exclusive look at the spot where Mandela has been laid to rest on Sunday. ...
  • Interpreter at Mandela's memorial made mistake, admits SA government December 13, 2013

    The South African government has now admitted that while the interpreter at the antiapartheid icon Nelson Mandela's memorial made some mistakes, he was not a fake. The interpreter has also defended himself by saying his portfolio of work speaks for itself but has also said that he suffers from schizophrenia....
  • Watch: Cameron defends Mandela memorial 'selfie' in UK Parliament December 12, 2013

    British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself in a spot of bother after he posed for a self portrait with Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. So much so that Cameron had to defend himself in Parliament on Wednesday saying the photo was only in tribute to Mandela who...
  • Watch: Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to Mandela at his memorial December 11, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday paid tribute to antiapartheid hero Nelson Mandela at his memorial. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back December 10, 2013

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11yearold son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Nelson Mandela reminded us of Mahatma Gandhi's principles: Pranab December 10, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who was at the at the Memorial Service for the antiapartheid icon Nelson Mandela, said he reminded of the principles that Mahatma Gandhi stood for. He said, "His life and struggles which represented hope for the down trodden not only in South Africa but all over the...
  • Watch: Nelson Mandela's life and legacy December 6, 2013

    South African antiapartheid hero Nelson Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. The former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate had been frail...
  • Parliament pays tribute to Nelson Mandela December 6, 2013

    Both houses of parliament have been adjourned till Monday to pay tribute to South African antiapartheid hero Nelson Mandela. President Pranab Mukherjee also condoled his death, calling Mandela a statesman and an inspiration for humanity. Mandela has been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest honour. ...
  • Gandhi and Mandela, similar yet different, says Ramchandra Guha December 6, 2013

    Historian Ramchandra Guha talks about the legacy of Nelson Mandela and his about the comparisons of the South African leader with Mahatma Gandhi. "In there personal courage they were similar but they were differences you cannot reduce Mandela to Gandhi or Gandhi to Mandela," he said. ...
  • Nelson Mandela: An icon with a sense of humour December 6, 2013

    Cartoonist Zapiro recalls his moments with Nelson Mandela. He recalls how Mandela enjoyed the cartoons that he once phoned him up to complain when his drawings were no longer printed in the newspaper Mandela liked to read. ...
  • Mandela's family friend Devaki Jain remembers his spirit and warmth December 6, 2013

    Nelson Mandela's family friend Devaki Jain remembers how Mandela really loved being with people and laughing with them. She recalls the moments that she shared with Mandela. ...
  • Farewell Madiba: What the world lost with Mandela's death December 6, 2013

    Madiba as he was known in South Africa, was 95 years old and had battled health issues in recent months, including a recurring lung infection that led to numerous hospitalizations. With advancing age and bouts of illness, Mandela retreated to a quiet life at his boyhood home in the...
  • World mourns the death of South Africa's peacemaker Nelson Mandela December 6, 2013

    South African antiapartheid hero Nelson Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. Although Mandela had been frail and ailing for nearly a year,...
  • 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. ...
  • South Africa: People pray for Mandela's health July 1, 2013

    The world is praying for Nelson Mandela's health, who remains critical, but stable. On Sunday, people from all age groups gathered outside the hospital where Mandela is currently battling for life, wishing for speedy recovery. ...
  • South Africa: Mandela's health improves; he is critical but stable June 30, 2013

    South Africans have been keeping a vigil outside Pretoria Hospital, where Nelson Mandela has been hospitalised. ...
  • World View: Are India and US unable to tackle the tough issues between them? June 29, 2013

    This week on WorldView: In an exclusive interview with US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell and Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao, we ask are India and US unable to tackle the tough issues between them? ...
  • Mandela is a personal hero, his legacy will stay: Obama June 28, 2013

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela's health has "improved" overnight but he is still in critical condition and on life support. US President Barack Obama began his week long visit to South Africa in Senegal where he told the press that Mandela was a personal hero of his and also...
  • Obama prays for Nelson Mandela's health, says he is a hero March 29, 2013

    Former South African president Nelson Mandela's condition is said to be improving. Doctors say he is responding well to treatment. The 94yearold antiaparthied leader was hospitalised on Thursday following a relapse of his lung infection. US President Barack Obama has also sent his good wishes to the leader. ...
  • Mandela's family to star in a reality TV show October 1, 2011

    Three of Nelson Mandela's grand daughters will soon open their lives to a rare level of scrutiny. ...
  • Bike rally to honour Mandela on his 93rd birthday July 18, 2011

    Nelson Mandela is one of the world's most revered statesmen, leading the struggle against apartheid in S Africa. ...
  • Mandela comes up with 'Conversations With Myself' October 12, 2010

    A new collection of Nelson Mandela's private papers and letters of his life are compiled into a new book. ...
  • Nelson Mandela turns 92 today July 18, 2010

    It will be a quiet family affair nothing like the public parties we saw for his 90th birthday. ...
  • Cyrus takes on Bardhan's horsetrading claims July 21, 2008

    Cyrus Broacha explains how the current state of Indian politics is one big joke. He also reveals why Paul McCartney is upset with Olympics organisers and why there's no point in Rahul Mahajan trying to find life on Mars. ...
  • Junior Mandelas on what they learnt from grand dad June 30, 2008

    Nelson Mandela spent 27 years behind bars for his fight against apartheid. As a result of his incarceration in an island prison, he lost precious time with his children. He's trying to recover that time with his grandchildren. They spoke to Robyn Curnow about what Mandela has taught them. ...