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  • Irom Sharmila Acquitted In 2006 Case Of Attempt To Suicide

    Irom Sharmila Acquitted In 2006 Case Of Attempt To Suicide

    Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila was today acquitted by a Delhi court in a case of allegedly trying to commit suicide while undertaking fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in 2006 demanding scrapping of AFSPA.

  • Irom Sharmila Acquitted In 2006 Attempt To Suicide Case

    Irom Sharmila Acquitted In 2006 Attempt To Suicide Case

    Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila was today acquitted by a Delhi court in a 2006 case of attempt to suicide when she was undertaking a fast until death at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

  • Ready To End Fast If AFPSA Is Repealed: Irom Sharmila

    Ready To End Fast If AFPSA Is Repealed: Irom Sharmila

    Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila today told a Delhi court that she was ready to end her fast if the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) was repealed and expressed her desire to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue.

  • From Bengaluru To Abroad, Indians' Anti-Black Racism

    From Bengaluru To Abroad, Indians' Anti-Black Racism

    The Indian Census has not included "race" as a category since the early in 1950s. Race might be a "biological fiction" according to geneticists, but the world over, it is a social reality. Racism is a topic Indians have been discussing fervently following the reprehensible attack on a Tanzanian woman by a mob that beat and publicly stripped her in ...

  • Irom Sharmila Arrested Yet Again After Resuming Her Hunger Strike

    Irom Sharmila Arrested Yet Again After Resuming Her Hunger Strike

    Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike since November, 2000, demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was today arrested yet again after she had resumed her fast on February 29.

  • Irom Sharmila Resumes Fast Demanding Repeal Of AFSPA

    Irom Sharmila Resumes Fast Demanding Repeal Of AFSPA

    Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who was acquitted by a court of the charge of attempt to suicide, resumed her 15-year-long indefinite fast at the historic Sahid Minar today demanding repeal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act in the state.

  • Imphal Court Orders Release Of Irom Sharmila From Judicial Custody

    Imphal Court Orders Release Of Irom Sharmila From Judicial Custody

    A court in Imphal today ordered the release of Manipuri rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who is on a fast for 15 years demanding repealing of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), from judicial custody.

  • Sharmila Tagore Allowed To Cross Wagah Border By Pak Officials

    Sharmila Tagore Allowed To Cross Wagah Border By Pak Officials

    Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore today crossed the Wagah Border into India, a day after Pakistan's immigration authorities stopped her for not having a 'police report' of her stay in Lahore.

  • At 12, I Was Moved From India To The US. How I Coped.

    At 12, I Was Moved From India To The US. How I Coped.

    We have truly arrived only when we are willing to consider departure.

  • Sharmila Tagore Calls For Equal Wages, Says Times Are Changing

    Sharmila Tagore Calls For Equal Wages, Says Times Are Changing

    "There is no parity. Male actors are still getting more and women are getting less. So that needs to change. In my time, the difference was much more. In my time, we (women) definitely played a secondary role. Now the perception has changed," Sharmilaji said. "Things are changing and it will take time. But we need not despair," she added

  • Sharmila Tagore's Calling, Had She Not Been Cast by Satyajit Ray

    Sharmila Tagore's Calling, Had She Not Been Cast by Satyajit Ray

    Several filmmakers, including Dibakar Banerjee and Anand Patwardhan, have returned their National Awards in solidarity with the FTII students and against growing intolerance in the country. Sharmila Tagore also finds it offensive to label audiences as educated or uneducated, Indian or non-Indian

  • Sharmila Tagore's 'Wonderful' Surname Opened Many Doors for Her

    Sharmila Tagore's 'Wonderful' Surname Opened Many Doors for Her

    "I don't have that much authority on Tagore but yes I have a wonderful surname. It's my heritage and it has opened many doors for me. It's a privilege to be born in such a household. Unfortunately Rabindranath Tagore died three years before I was born so I could not have any direct interaction with him. But I have heard great stories from my mother...

  • Soha Ali Khan Wants to Work With Aparna Sen and Goutam Ghose

    Soha Ali Khan Wants to Work With Aparna Sen and Goutam Ghose

    "I had worked with Rituparno Ghosh in Antarmahal. I miss not working with him anymore. I want to work with Aparna Sen and Goutam Ghose. I also like the way Tony (Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury) handles his subject," said Soha Ali Khan

  • Amitabh Bachchan to Inaugurate 21st Kolkata International Film Festival

    Amitabh Bachchan to Inaugurate 21st Kolkata International Film Festival

    Mr Bachchan's wife Jaya, actresses Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore and Moushumi Chatterjee will also attend the inaugural event. However, Shah Rukh Khan, a regular at the openings, will not be present as he is busy shooting. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will preside over the ceremony. An innovative musical performance titled Maestros of ...

  • Sharmila Tagore Supports Protests by Intellectuals

    Sharmila Tagore Supports Protests by Intellectuals

    Bollywood actor Sharmila Tagore on Sunday extended her support to a "resistance meet" by writers, thinkers, scientists and other public intellectuals against the "rising intolerance" in the country.

  • Kamal Haasan Gets Warm Welcome From Raj Thackeray's Family

    Kamal Haasan Gets Warm Welcome From Raj Thackeray's Family

    Raj Thackeray with his wife Sharmila and daughter Urvashi warmly received Kamal Haasan. The reason behind the meeting is not known though MNS officials described it as "a courtesy call" and dismissed speculation the actor was planning to join the party

  • Sharmila Nicollet, Vani Kapoor to Lead Home Challenge at Women's Indian Open

    Sharmila Nicollet, Vani Kapoor to Lead Home Challenge at Women's Indian Open

    France's Gwladys Nocera is the defending champion of the Women's Indian Open, which is a Ladies Asian Golf Tour sanctioned event.

  • Sharmila Tagore: Our Film Industry is Patriarchal

    Sharmila Tagore: Our Film Industry is Patriarchal

    "Society is patriarchal. So film industry by definition is certainly patriarchal. The male gaze has dominated it although we had lengthy roles. But the female characters that became popular were the ones that sacrificed. Now by enlarge, I would say things have changed," said Sharmila Tagore

  • Like IndusInd Bank, SKS Microfinance, LIC Housing Finance: Sharmila Joshi

    Like IndusInd Bank, SKS Microfinance, LIC Housing Finance: Sharmila Joshi

    Market analyst Sharmila Joshi spoke to NDTV and said that the markets are at a point from where they can either head much higher or correct from here.

  • How Many Stars Can You Recognise in This Pic With Indira Gandhi?

    How Many Stars Can You Recognise in This Pic With Indira Gandhi?

    The black and white picture from several decades ago shows then-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a group with some of Bollywood's biggest stars of the era.

  • Sharmila Nicollet Retains Lead After Round Two of Women's Professional Golf Tour 2015

    Sharmila Nicollet Retains Lead After Round Two of Women's Professional Golf Tour 2015

    Sharmila Nicollet, who is chasing her second title of the season, played a cautious front nine carding two birdies on the 2nd and 5th holes and a double bogey on the 3rd hole.

  • Sharmila Nicollet Grabs Lead at Delhi Golf Club Tournament

    Sharmila Nicollet Grabs Lead at Delhi Golf Club Tournament

    Sharmila Nicollet took the lead at the Delhi Golf Club tournament.

  • Sharmila Nicollet Eyes Encore at Delhi Golf Course

    Sharmila Nicollet Eyes Encore at Delhi Golf Course

    Sharmila Nicollet is all set to shine in the Rs.6 lakh event featuring 17 professionals and four amateurs will be played from September 9 to 11.

  • Sharmila Nicollet Wins First Title of The Year

    Sharmila Nicollet Wins First Title of The Year

    Sharmila Nicollet fought off a challenge from Amandeep Drall and Vani Kapoor to finish on top.

  • Oil Retailers Fall on Petrol, Diesel Price Cut

    Oil Retailers Fall on Petrol, Diesel Price Cut

    The oil companies on Monday cut prices of petrol by Rs 2 per litre while the prices of diesel were reduced by 0.5 paise per litre.

  • Buy Hindalco, Ashok Leyland, NBCC, Avoid BPCL: Sharmila Joshi

    Buy Hindalco, Ashok Leyland, NBCC, Avoid BPCL: Sharmila Joshi

    Market analyst Sharmila Joshi says the full impact of yuan devaluation in China is yet to play out completely. Markets are likely to be volatile in the near future and are unlikely to go up in a hurry, she added.

  • Raj Thackeray's Wife Has Plastic Surgery After Pet Dog Bites Her

    Raj Thackeray's Wife Has Plastic Surgery After Pet Dog Bites Her

    The condition of Sharmila, wife of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, was reported to be stable on Wednesday after she was seriously hurt following a dog bite, party sources said.

  • Court to Record Irom Sharmila's Statement on Wednesday

    Court to Record Irom Sharmila's Statement on Wednesday

    A Delhi court on Tuesday set August 12 for recording the statement of human rights activist Irom Sharmila as an accused in a suicide attempt case against her during her fast-unto-death in 2006.

  • Timex Sees India Among Top 3 Global Markets in 5 Years

    Timex Sees India Among Top 3 Global Markets in 5 Years

    US-based Timex Group is betting big on sale of specialised watches and accessories in India and expects it to be among its top 3 markets globally within the next five years.

  • Stock Talk: Sharmila Joshi on Tech Mahindra, Ambuja Cement, Shriram Transport

    Stock Talk: Sharmila Joshi on Tech Mahindra, Ambuja Cement, Shriram Transport

    Independent market analyst Sharmila Joshi says she expects more downside in the markets going forward. However, the downside won't be too much given that it is expiry week, she said.

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