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  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment 31-10-2014 11:39 PM

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Bangalore rape: Such incidents happened earlier as well, says ex-student 31-10-2014 11:38 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, an ex student of the school claimed that there had been more such incidents in the school in the past. "This incident has come out now but there was another man, over 60 years old, who used to do the same thing but that never came out...
  • Shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu targets Olympic quota 31-10-2014 11:24 PM

    Manavjit shot a top class 123\125 in qualifying, shot 15\15 in the semis, yet missed out on a podium finish after finishing 4th. ...
  • Karnataka CM puts the onus on management to ensure security in schools 31-10-2014 11:21 PM

    In Bangalore, a school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 6-year-old. This is the third case of sexual assault on a child in a school in less than a month in the city. ...
  • Centre must exert pressure on Lanka to solve fishermen issue: TN government 31-10-2014 11:16 PM

    A day after five Indian fishermen were sentenced to death for smuggling drugs in Sri Lanka, the Tamil Nadu government says it will appeal in the Lankan Supreme Court but Delhi must exert pressure on Colombo to secure their release. ...
  • Has history been unkind to Sardar Patel? 31-10-2014 11:10 PM

    The Centre celebrated Sardar Patel's birth anniversary, which coincides with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's death anniversary, as National Unity Day with Modi flagging off the 'Run for Unity' campaign on Friday. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 31-10-2014 10:54 PM

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 31-10-2014 10:51 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Police is acting against the accused, circular sent across schools: Karnataka CM 31-10-2014 10:44 PM

    "Police is acting against the accused, he has been arrested. Since most of these incidents are happening inside private schools, the school management will have to act strictly against it," said Karnataka chief minister reacting to the rape of a 6-year-old in Bangalore. ...
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel ignored right from independence, says BJP MLA Jagdish Mukhi 31-10-2014 10:38 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 'Run for Unity' here on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is being commemorated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. BJP MLA Jagdish Mukhi said that right from the day India got independence Vallabhbhai had been ignored. ...
  • Relief for Kerala bar owners, 250 hotel bars allowed to function for a month 31-10-2014 10:23 PM

    Kochi: In a relief for Kerala bar owners, the High Court division bench stayed the court's single bench order permitting bars only in four star and heritage hotels in the state to serve liquor. All 250 hotel bars will be allowed to function for a period of one month. Disposing...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security 31-10-2014 10:16 PM

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • MEA rubbishes reports of gender discrimination in passport matters 31-10-2014 10:09 PM

    The Ministry of External Affairs clarified on Friday that the state does not countenance insensitivity or gender discrimination in passport matters. External affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin strongly denied a media report saying that a lawyer appearing for the ministry had told the Bombay High Court that an unwed mother...
  • NIA announces cash reward for anyone providing leads to Burdwan blast 31-10-2014 10:01 PM

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency has announced cash rewards for any information leading to the arrest of the 12 absconders suspected of being involved in the Burdwan blast case. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh militants were killed in a blast at a TMC supporter's home earlier this month. The case has revealed...
  • Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra's 27th CM; Modi, Uddhav attend the star studded event 31-10-2014 09:42 PM

    Mumbai: In an grand event attended not just by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and other Chief Ministers but also by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Maharashtra's Chief Minister on Friday. Along with Fadnavis, seven other ministers - Eknath Khadse,...
  • Another Bangalore school rape: Still no lessons learnt 31-10-2014 09:17 PM

    The teacher accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl in a reputed Bangalore school has been arrested by the police on Friday. Police arrested the 40-year-old after interrogating him in the case. This is the fourth such incident reported from Bangalore where minor girls have been targeted and that too...
  • 'Super Nani' review: It's earnestness will appeal anyone who likes to be spoon-fed moral science lessons 31-10-2014 08:35 PM

    Cast: Rekha, Sharman Joshi, Randhir Kapoor Director: Indra Kumar If I had a swig of Scotch for each time someone tells Rekha that she belongs in the kitchen, I'd be very drunk watching Super Nani. Come to think of it, that just might be the ideal condition under which to...
  • 'Gone Girl' review: A gripping, handsomely mounted film 31-10-2014 08:26 PM

    Director: David Fincher Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris It's hard to think of a director better suited to bring Gillian Flynn's deliciously twisty bestseller to the screen than David Fincher. Having gravitated consistently towards deeply cynical stories, he has explored the more unsettling elements of human nature...
  • Modi, Uddhav Thackeray exchange pleasentaries at Maharashtra government swearing-in 31-10-2014 08:23 PM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday briefly exchanged pleasentaries with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at the swearing-in ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis. Thackeray attended the event after BJP President Amit Shah and Fadnavis reached out to him and assured him that BJP will consider Shiv Sena's demands for top...
  • Will focus on development of the state, says new Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis 31-10-2014 07:41 PM

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra unit head Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers. Addressing media personnel after his swearing-in ceremony, Fadnavis said that his whole focus is on development of the state and right to service is one...
  • Birbhum clash: BJP delegation meets Bengal governor KN Tripathi to apprise him of situation 31-10-2014 07:22 PM

    Kolkata: A Bharatiya Janata Party delegation, led by the party's state president Rahul Sinha met the West Bengal governor KN Tripathi to apprise him about the political situation in Birbhum. Earlier on Thursday, a three-member BJP fact finding team was stopped in Birbhum and arrested. The BJP team was in...
  • J&K: Srinagar Police busts LeT sleeper cell, 2 terrorists arrested 31-10-2014 06:34 PM

    Srinagar: Srinagar police on Friday busted a LeT sleeper cell that was planning to carry out subversive activities in the city. Two terrorists have also been arrested and a large cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered from them. Srinagar police received a specific input regarding the activities of...
  • Maharashtra gets BJP government, Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as CM 31-10-2014 05:39 PM

    Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers. This is the Bharatiya Janata Party's first government without an alliance in the state. 44-year-old Fadnavis was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in a...
  • Kerala HC division bench gives 2-3 star hotel bars to function for a period of 1 month 31-10-2014 03:44 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala High Court has stayed the single bench order and has given two star and three star hotel bars to function for a period of one month. The high court on Thursday allowed bars in four star and heritage hotels. The government had announced its new liquor policy on...
  • Uddhav to attend Devendra Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony after Amit Shah calls him 31-10-2014 03:06 PM

    Mumbai: Ahead of the swearing-in ceremoney of Maharashtra Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Shiv Sena, which had said it will boycott the event. BJP President Amit Shah and Fadnavis called Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and invited him to the ceremony. Sena chief...
  • World's worst corporate criminal died unshackled, says Satinath Sarangi 31-10-2014 03:04 PM

    Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world's most lethal industrial accidents, has died in the US state of Florida aged 92. Activist Satinath Sarangi said, "The struggle will go on...
  • Tamil Nadu fishermen announce indefinite strike, want Centre to ensure release of 5 Indians from Sri Lanka 31-10-2014 02:48 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu fishermen on Friday announced indefinite strike to protest against the Sri Lankan court's capital punishment to five Indian fishermen. The fishermen were arrested by the Lankan Navy in alleged drugs case in 2011. Fishermen want the Centre to ensure release of the five Indians. Fishermen associations said...
  • Court slams West Bengal police for abuse of power in investigation of Birbhum clashes 31-10-2014 01:52 PM

    Kolkata: Siuri court severely reprimanded West Bengal Police and directed top brass of district police to remove the officer in charge of Parui PS Kartick Mohan Ghosh and suspend Investigation Officer in the Parui political clash case Dhrubajyoti Dutta for dereliction of duty. The court referred the case to Calcutta...
  • Jharkhand: Congress to join hands with RJD, JDU after alliance with JMM breaks ahead of elections 31-10-2014 01:14 PM

    Ranchi: Alliance between the Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has collapsed in the run-up to Assembly elections in the state. Congress will now join hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal (United), said party general secretary B K Hariprasad. Hints of a break-up were visible on October 27 when...
  • It's Centre's responsibility to honour Indira Gandhi's sacrifices: Manish Tewari 31-10-2014 12:53 PM

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said it was responsibility of the government to honour sacrifices of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Tewari said. "Indira Gandhi lived for this country and died for this country. She sacrificed her life for this country. So, this is the responsibility of the government to...