SABARMATI ASHRAM

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop 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 Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi gifts copy of Gita in Chinese to Xi Jinping at Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit today from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language. Xi was received by Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on the gates...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarat: Xi Jinping wears khadi jacket while touring Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wore an Indian look as he was attired in an offwhite khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival. Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father...
  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • German ambassador visits Sabarmati Ashram, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi November 15, 2013

    German envoy to India, Michael Steiner, on Friday visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and said that Mahatma Gandhi's unparalleled struggle for nonviolence remains an inspiration for all. The senior diplomat is on a threeday visit to Gujarat, after Germany and other European Union states ended their boycott of Chief Minister...
  • I am follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his ideas: Rahul Gandhi October 3, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday began his twoday Gujarat tour as part of the Lok Sabha election preparations, by visiting Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram. Rahul spent almost halfanhour in the ashram, from where the Mahatma had spearheaded the nonviolent freedom movement of the country till he left for Dandi...
  • Rahul Gandhi to take battle to Modi turf; visit Gujarat on October 3, 4 October 2, 2013

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will pay a twoday visit to Gujarat starting on Thursday, a party statement said. He will visit Mahatma Gandhi's historic Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Thursday and later hold a meeting of officebearers of district and block Congress committees, the statement said. This will be followed by...
  • Attack at Sabarmati Ashram was a conspiracy to kill me: Medha Patkar September 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar on Thursday told a local court that the attack during a public meeting at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad after the 2002 riots was a part of a "conspiracy" to kill her. Patkar on Thursday deposed before Metropolitan Magistrate A S Desai, in...
  • Ashram deaths: SC says no to CBI probe against Asaram November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to direct a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against spiritual leader Asaram Bapu. This pertains to the death case of two boys, Dipesh and Abhishek Vaghela, who were found dead in his Sabarmati ashram in the year 2008. The Gujarat CID had filed...
  • Gujarat Cong leader Vaghela breaks his fast September 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's key rival, senior Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela broke his counterfast on Tuesday. Leaders from the State Congress sat on a fast from Saturday to counter Modi's programme and to promote "nonviolence". Vaghela launched his fast at Sabarmati Asharam on Saturday, which was more or...
  • Congress begins counterfast, slams Modi September 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Gujarat Congress leaders Shankarsinh Vaghela and Arjun Modhvadia on Saturday began their fast as a counter to Chief Minister Narendra Modi's threeday fast, calling it a Satyagraha. "What is the need for Modi to spend taxpayers' money to hold a lavish fast? He could have held his fast at...
  • Narendra Modi or Cong: Whose fast is better? September 16, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Unlike the hot and humid Ram Lila Maidan, the big, cool hall at the Gujarat convention centre is the spot where Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be sweating it out for three full days. Luxury seating arrangements and every other comfort that you can think of will be...
  • Nation pays homage to Mahatma on Martyrs' Day January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Sunday paid homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi with prayer meetings and floral tributes on his 63rd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day. It was on January 30, 1948 that Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi. The day commenced with 2minute's silence at 11...
  • Villages kids hardly know who Mahatma is October 2, 2010

    The Mahatma used to say "the heart of a nation lies in its villages". CNNIBN travels to a village to find out how villages are doing. ...
  • Gandhi's appeal among Indians abroad October 2, 2010

    For many, Gandhiji is not about a defined image but a way of life. ...
  • Mahatma Gandhi: My Experiments With Truth October 2, 2010

    Here's why you should read Gandhiji's autobiography 'My Experiments With Truth'. ...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: remembering Bapu October 2, 2010

    CNNIBN pays tribute to the Mahatma as the world celebrates his 140th birth anniversary on Saturday. ...
  • Nation celebrates Gandhiji's birth anniversary October 2, 2010

    Celebrations have been planned across the country all the way from Porbandar to Sewagram in Nagpur. ...
  • Gandhi's items: Sabarmati Ashram not possessive March 5, 2009

    Ahemdabad: A charkha' used by Gandhi to weave khadi and the writing table he used for writing letters. These are the only two belongings of the Mahatma that the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad can boast of. But the ashram authorities say it does not really matter where Gandhi's belongings are....
  • Nonviolence camp at Gandhi ashram January 30, 2007

    New Delhi: January 30 is Mahatma Gandhi's 59th death anniversary and the Sabarmati Ashram is inaugurating a special youth camp on nonviolence to commemorate this. On this occasion the Secretary of the Sabarmati Ashram Memorial and Preservation Trust, Amrut Modi told CNNIBN, "Youth from all south Asian countries have come and...
  • Business is brisk at Gandhi ashram October 2, 2006

    Ahmedabad: Sabarmati ashram was brimming with life on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. In fact, regulars say there has been a renewed interest in the teachings of the Mahatma and the reason could well be Lage Raho Munnabhai. Apart from schoolchildren, intently listening to the on Gandhi at...
  • Gandhi forgotten in his own homeland September 11, 2006

    Ahmedabad: People from all over the world gathered in South Africa on Monday to mark 100years of Mahatma Gandhi's first Satyagraha. But at home in Bapu's own Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, there is not a single ceremony, or even a prayer to mark the event. "It is extremely sad, that...