SATYAGRAH

  • No politics for me, want to be loved for my acting, says Big B August 20, 2013

    Amitabh Bachchan shares his experience on his transition from an actor to a politician and how the love from his fans was divided after he got into politics. He said that it was this change in the affection from his fans which made him quit politics. ...
  • Good actors are finally getting work: Manoj Bajpayee April 6, 2013

    Vancouver: Manoj Bajpayee is a busy man these days. After the success of 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Special 26', he is coming up with two films this year and the actor believes it is a good time for people like him in the industry. The 43yearold's 'Shootout At Wadala' is...
  • Snapshot: Kareena, Amitabh shooting for 'Satyagraha' April 4, 2013

    Bollywood actors Kareena Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan arrive at the Raja Bhoj Airport for shooting of the film 'Satyagrah' in Bhopal. ...
  • Big B in Bhopal with Aaradhya to shoot for 'Satyagraha' February 15, 2013

    Bhopal: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be shooting for Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Satyagraha' in the state, arrived here today along with his family. The actor arrived at the Raja Bhoj Airport along with wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishek, daughterinlaw Aishwarya RaiBachchan and granddaughter Aradhya. A large number of his...
  • MP: Protesters defy police, enter water again September 12, 2012

    Harda: Hours after police evicted them from their protest site in Harda in Madhya Pradesh, the villagers staging 'Jal Satyagraha' against raising the level of Indira Sagar Dam, tried to enter water again. On Wednesday morning, situation got tensed in Harda when police evicted all the protesters from the site...
  • MP: Indira Sagar Dam protesters forced out of water September 12, 2012

    The villagers, who were staging a protest in neckdeep water for most than 15 days, were forcefully pulled out of the water and evicted from the site by police on Wednesday. The villagers want the Indira Sagar Dam level to go down by two notches at 260 metres. But the...
  • Is 'Satyagrah' inspired by Anna Hazare's movement? September 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who is set to come out with yet another highvoltage political drama 'Satyagrah', says the middle class people all over the world are distressed over the prevailing system. Jha has teamed up with Amitabh Bachchan for the second time after 'Aarakshan' besides signing Bollywood Alisters like Kareena...
  • MP CM agrees to reduce Omkareshwar water level September 10, 2012

    Khandwa: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has agreed to reduce the water level at the Omkareshwar Dam to 189 metre, says sources, after the villagers were protesting in neckdeep water for 17 days. He has also agreed to form a fivemember committee that will look at all their...
  • MP CM may agree to reduce Omkareshwar water level September 10, 2012

    Khandwa: It has been 17 days since villagers in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh have been protesting in neckdeep water demanding compensation. Sources say that a major breakthrough is likely. Even as a Central factfinding team reaches Khandwa on Monday, sources have indicated to CNNIBN that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan...
  • Kareena Kapoor in Prakash Jha's 'Satyagrah'? September 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor is likely to star in Prakash Jha's political drama 'Satyagrah'. Btown is abuzz with rumours that Kareena has been roped for a role in 'Satyagrah'. Earlier the filmmaker had denied the news. But this time he neither confirmed nor denied it. "'Satyagrah' cast and crew will...
  • Katrina Kaif in awe of Yash Chopra's sharpness March 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Katrina Kaif, who is back in town from London after wrapping up a shooting schedule of Yash Chopra's directorial venture, says she is in awe of the veteran filmmaker's immensely sharp working style. "You know Yash ji is very senior and everyone used to say how young he is...
  • Katrina Kaif in Prakash Jha's 'Satyagrah' March 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Buzz is that Katrina Kaif has been roped in for Prakash Jha's next, tentatively titled 'Satyagrah'. This is the second film for which the actordirector duo is teaming up again after their last film 'Raajneeti'. Akshay Kumar who stars in the film will also produce it. Reportedly, dhakdhak girl Madhuri...
  • Baba Ramdev sets a grand stage for satyagrah June 2, 2011

    The venue can accommodate more than 2 lakh people and elaborate arrangements have been made for the yoga camp on June 4. ...
  • Low turnout at Satyagraha hurts Mbeki October 7, 2006

    Durban: Embarrassed with the poor turnout at the centenary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha attended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Durban, South African President Thabo Mbeki has said it will "remain a black mark against our movement and our people". "It will, for a long time, remain a black...
  • Zuma fans mar Satyagrah celebration October 2, 2006

    Durban: The centenary celebrations of Satyagraha, where Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and South African President Dr Thabo Mbeki paid tributes to the Mahatma Gandhi for his peaceful methods of resistance against colonial rule and racial discrimination, were marred by protests by Zuma activists. The celebrations were briefly disrupted at...
  • Gandhigiri has takers in New York October 1, 2006

    New York: At the Union Square, a lively quarter of Manhattan, lies the Big Apple's tribute to the Mahatma. The statue, installed twenty years ago, is proof to peace activists like Liz Graydon, a former schoolteacher, that Gandhi's message can transcend barriers of time and distance. New Yorkers for Department...
  • PM 'feels' Mahatma's presence in SA September 30, 2006

    Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began a threeday visit to South Africa on Saturday by paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at a railway station in Pietermaritzburg. It was Mahatma Gandhi's humiliating ouster from a train in Pietermaritzburg in 1893 that inspired the launch of the historic Satyagraha movement. Manmohan Singh's...