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  • SC extends bail of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Madani by 4 weeks 22-08-2014 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of Abdul Nasser Madani, main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case for four weeks. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore in July 2008, killing two and injuring 20. Based on the confession...
  • Centre on backfoot as SC questions status of LOP post in Parliament 22-08-2014 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Forcing the government to be on the backfoot, the Supreme Court on Friday questioned the status of Leader of Opposition post in the Lok Sabha. The apex court has raised a concern on why there is no LOP in Parliament. SC has agreed to interpret the LOP provision...
  • Meerut: Woman beats up men heckling her and her husband, bystanders take pictures instead of helping 22-08-2014 11:51 AM

    Meerut: Amidst everyday reports of sexual assaults and domestic violence, a Meerut resident bravely defended herself and her husband in front of a group of miscreants. The incident took place at a crowded chowk in Meerut when a car driven by some boys hit a couple on a bike. As...
  • Mathura: Two-day old child abandoned for being a girl, actor Deepika Padukone appeals for help 22-08-2014 11:26 AM

    Mathura: Actor Deepika Padukone has appealed for help for a two-day old girl child abandoned by her mother in Mathura for being a girl. "If I was not working I would have adopted her. I hope she gets shelter and somebody takes care of her," said Deepika. It is Deepika's...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later 22-08-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • Former NCPCR member Vinod Kumar Tikoo says 'kindergarten schools should fall under regulatory authority' 22-08-2014 11:06 AM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Vinod Kumar Tikoo said that the problem with kindergarten schools was that they did not fall under any regulatory authority. "The authority should take onus of the fact that they are actually responsible for the...
  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila arrested yet again while protesting against AFSPA 22-08-2014 10:37 AM

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila has yet again been arrested while she was protesting against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Imphal. When the police arrived at the protest venue on Friday morning, Irom and her mother resisted arrest, following which the police forcibly picked her up and took...
  • Meghalaya: Army kills two terrorists in Garo Hills 22-08-2014 10:22 AM

    Garo hills: The Army on Friday killed two terrorists in Garo Hills in Meghalaya. Explosives have also been recovered from the two arrested. More details awaited. ...
  • Manipur: Irom Sharmila and her mother resist arrest as police arrive at the protest site 22-08-2014 10:21 AM

    Imphal: The police in Imphal arrived at Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's protest venue to arrest her on Friday morning. However, Irom and her mother have been defiant and have been resisting arrest. Irom Sharmila is continuing her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Soon after her...
  • Unstamped handbags? No need to go back to security check points, board aircraft after manual checks now 22-08-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a relief for passengers at the airports, a proposal by the Civil Aviation Ministry states that in case a handbag does not have a security stamp, security officials can manually check bags at the boarding gates and allow the passengers to board the flights. The move aims...
  • Chennai@375: Oldest dance school Kalakshetra continues to infuse vibrancy in the city 22-08-2014 09:49 AM

    Chennai: Chennai's Kalakshetra is not just the oldest and the largest dance school in India, but also an integral part of the cultural fabric of the city. 22-year-old Sharada Acharya has been learning bharatanatyam almost all her life. She started at age 3, but it was only when she enrolled...
  • Kerala: People will only end up paying more for liquor due to ban, say residents 22-08-2014 09:40 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a move that has sent ripples across Kerala, the state which was once infamous for its love for liquor is soon set to run dry. The state government has bowed down to pressure from within to announce that it will enforce prohibition in a phased manner. "Our aim...
  • J&K: Another ceasefire violation in RS Pura sector, one civilian injured 22-08-2014 08:35 AM

    Jammu: Another incident of ceasefire violation was reported from RS Pura Sector in Jammu last night. Heavy firing commenced in the area of Abdulian and Korotana from 2 AM, continuing till early morning. One civilian has been injured after a shell hit his home near the LoC. No casualties have...
  • Irom Sharmila likely to be detained today, heavy police presence at her protest site 22-08-2014 08:32 AM

    Imphal: Activist Irom Sharmila is continuing her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Soon after her release, Irom refused a medical examination. There is heavy police presence at the protest site in Imphal where she is continuing her hunger strike. She is likely to be detained...
  • 2008 Bangalore blasts: SC to hear Madani's bail plea today 22-08-2014 08:04 AM

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the bail plea of Muslim political leader from Kerala Abdul Nasser Madani. Madani is the main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case that killed 2 and injured 20. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore...
  • Situation remains tense at Assam-Nagaland border, main highway blocked 22-08-2014 07:49 AM

    Guwahati: The situation along the Assam-Nagaland border remains tense after three people were killed in police firing and the main highway between the two states remains blocked. The situation remains tense even as the Chief Ministers of both states decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent similar...
  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila refuses to be examined by doctors, likely to be detained 21-08-2014 11:47 PM

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila may be detained or arrested overnight, say sources, after she refused to be examined by doctors in Imphal on Thursday. The police presence at her protest site has been increased. Sharmila had, upon her release on Wednesday, said that she wouldn't allow anybody to force-feed...
  • Chennai @ 375: Mohan Raman tells the story of Kollywood 21-08-2014 11:36 PM

    Mohan Raman is a Tamil movie actor and film historian, on the occasion of 375 years to the foundation of Chennai he tells about the journey of Tamil film industry popularly known as Kollywood. ...
  • Not India, Pakistan but people of Kashmir are real stakeholders of land: Mirwaiz 21-08-2014 10:51 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN the Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq explained his meeting with Pakistan High Commission on Monday. In response to the only two stakeholders of Kashmir statement of MEA, the separatist leaser said neither India nor Pakistan but people of Kashmir are real stakeholders of land....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 21-08-2014 10:28 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • I will only be happy if AFSPA is repealed: Irom Sharmila 21-08-2014 10:13 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila who is on indefinite fast against AFSPA for last 14 years said, she is cheerful after being released from house arrest of almost one and a half decade house arrest but she will only be happy when the AFSPA will...
  • Duncan Fletcher won't be sidelined, says Ravi Shastri 21-08-2014 10:00 PM

    Shastri, who has been appointed the team director for the ODI series against England, said his role would be to oversee the team but added that coach Fletcher has not been sidelined. ...
  • Is there a total breakdown of trust between Centre and Congress states? 21-08-2014 10:00 PM

    After the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana had faced some awkward moments at public programmes attended by PM Modi, the Congress high command had advised them not to share dais with the Prime Minister at public places. ...
  • Former England goalkeeper David James excited about playing in ISL 21-08-2014 09:42 PM

    The former England goalkeeper has been picked as marquee-player-cum-manager for Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League (ISL). ...
  • ISL: Sachin Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters sign Michael Chopra 21-08-2014 09:39 PM

    Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Is putting age limit for smoking good idea to curb tobacco use? 21-08-2014 09:01 PM

    There is more bad news for cigarette smokers as there could soon be an age limit for smokers. Three months into being in power, the Narendra Modi government is working on curbing the consumption of tobacco products. Here are views from the viewers of CNN-IBN. ...
  • Border violence: Locals slam Assam police 21-08-2014 08:40 PM

    Guwahati The situation along the Assam-Nagaland border remains tense after three people were killed in police firing on Wednesday. Even as the Chief Ministers of both states have decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent similar flare ups, the anger is palpable among the locals. CRPF soldiers...
  • Woman turns CJ to expose school's negligence after child consumes chemical 21-08-2014 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: In a disturbing incident, one that would make every parent uncomfortable, a school in west Delhi dumped a critically ill child home instead of admitting him to an ICU despite the doctors' advice. The child nearly died and is now undergoing critical care. The school principal has disappeared...
  • Congress split on boycott of public events with Modi? 21-08-2014 07:48 PM

    New Delhi: After being heckled at recent events Congress Chief Ministers have decided not to attend functions where the Prime Minister is present. Congress taking this tough stand said the Prime Minister is deliberately misusing government platforms to malign non Congress chief ministers. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was heckled...