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Court finds prima facie evidence against Iron Sharmila Chanu

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 15:53

A local court has ruled that there is prima facie evidence of attempt to commit suicide against Manipur social activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on fast for the past 13 years to demand withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state.

Very much eager to eat if AFSPA is revoked, says Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:44

Rights activist Irom Sharmila, who is on a fast for over 13 years in Manipur demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), on Wednesday told a Delhi court that she was very much eager to eat if she gets the assurance that the "draconian" Act will be revoked.

Irom Sharmila wishes to meet Modi over AFSPA

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 17:33

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, on a fast-unto-death since the past 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, wants to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to secure his help in getting AFSPA repealed in Manipur, her lawyer said Thursday.

Will support anyone who gives our state a better deal: YS Sharmila

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 08:54

YSR Congress party leader YS Sharmila on Wednesday said that her party is keeping all options open on forging a post-poll alliance with any party which offer better deal for her state.

Naidu making false promises: Sharmila

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 02:36

YSR Congress leader Sharmila today accused former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu of making false promises to reduce power tariff and other sops to Seemandhra.

Irom Sharmila not allowed to vote in Manipur

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:39

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law.

Kareena Kapoor to restore Pataudi Palace

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 15:46

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan along with her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore is busy restoring the Pataudi Palace.

Court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 22:01

A Delhi court has issued production warrant for May 28 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in connection with a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006.

Irom Sharmila rejects Congress for AAP, continues fast

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 21:58

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on a fast-unto-death since the last 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, Friday continued her agitation even as she indicated supporting the AAP while rejecting Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh`s offer to join the Congress.

No portrayal of working women in TV serials: Sharmila Tagore

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 18:09

Sharmila Tagore today said that content on the small screen is still stereotypical about women as they are mostly shown in kitchen dynamics.

Irom Sharmila rejects AAP offer to contest polls

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 23:14

Manipur`s `Iron Lady` Irom Chanu Sharmila has rejected an offer from the Aam Aadmi Party to join politics and contest this year`s Lok Sabha elections.

Owe him everything: Sharmila, Soumitra on Satyajit Ray

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 09:38

Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore Tuesday expressed awe that every time they watch his films, there`s always something new to learn.