Actress and producer Dia Mirza is set to support 'Rural Is Cool' -- an initiative by Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala's Swades Foundation -- to raise funds for the sake of educational and sanitation facilities for residents of the country's rural areas.
When the entire India is rallying behind Anna Hazare, supporting the 74-year-old Gandhian’s fight for a strong Lokpal Bill, Bollywood singer Lata Mangeshkar showed her support to the anti-corruption crusader.
Bollywood actors and filmmakers are showing full support for social activist Anna Hazare`s movement against corruption. While most talked about it at public events or on social networking sites, some like Anupam Kher and Farah Khan went the extra mile, and flew down to New Delhi to participate in the protest at Jantar Mantar.Oscar winning Indian composer ARRahman, said: "It`s the voice of India, he (Hazare) is the voice of India. We all want change for the good things, for the upliftment of the
Noting that caste is a reality in India, Digvijay Singh Thursday supported a caste-based census, the demand for which has been made by the oppn in Parliament, with some members from the treasury benches also supporting this.
BJP`s Delhi chief Vijender Gupta
on Saturday came out in support of the phasing out of tongas in the
Walled city, saying the move will not only help decongest the
traffic but will also do good to the tongawallas.
Ruling BJD in Orissa on Friday
announced support to the 12-hour nation-wide bandh called by
non-Congress, non-BJP parties to protest against the UPA
government`s "anti-poor policies and soaring prices of essential commodities".