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  • Agrarian crisis deepens in Marathwada, 93 farmer suicides reported in 2015 03-03-2015 10:05 AM

    Mumbai: The agrarian crisis in the arid Marathwada region of Maharashtra is deepening and as many as 93 farmers have reportedly committed suicide since January 1, 2015. Successive droughts, hailstorm in 2014 and faulty agriculture policy are all contributing to the crisis. In February, 40-year-old Shamrao Rambhau Parde owning less...
  • Truly hope PDP-BJP alliance works in Jammu and Kashmir: Omar 03-03-2015 09:25 AM

    Just after entering into an alliance to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, the PDP has been embarrassing the BJP. It first thanked Pakistan and Hurriyat for peaceful polls in the state and then called the Afzal Guru hanging a 'travesty of justice', both statements which are against BJP's stand....
  • Court to announce verdict on Salman Khan black buck poaching case today 03-03-2015 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: It is a crucial day for actor Salman Khan. A Jodhpur court will today pronounce verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case. Salman and a few other Bollywood stars were accused of poaching blackbucks on the midnight of Oct 1-2, 1998 during the shooting of Hindi movie...
  • Arvind Kejriwal loyalists release audio tape to target Yogendra Yadav for anti-party activities 03-03-2015 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: A day before the Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive meeting, the rift within the party is reaching a new high. In yet another attempt to bring down party member Yogendra Yadav, loyalists of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have released a recorded conversation with a journalist who held...
  • Pedestrian succumbs to injuries after being hit by Haryana CM's convoy 03-03-2015 08:21 AM

    Karnal: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's convoy hit a pedestrian in Karnal on Monday night, who later succumbed to his injuries. The incident occurred when the Chief Minister's convoy was travelling from Chandigarh to Delhi. The PCR car escorting Khattar reportedly lost control at a turn and hit a...
  • Ceasefire violations, SAARC connectivity to top foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan today 03-03-2015 07:48 AM

    Islamabad: It is a crucial day in the SAARC yatra as India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar is visiting Pakistan on Tuesday. The issue of repeated ceasefire violations is likely to top the agenda when he meets his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary. He is also likely to push for better...
  • Differences in AAP, attempts being made to remove Arvind Kejriwal, says Sanjay Singh 02-03-2015 11:59 PM

    New Delhi: Infighting within the Aam Aadmi Party reached breaking point on Monday when the outfit hinted at action against founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav after they criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the party's style of functioning. Without naming Bhushan and Yadav, AAP senior leader Sanjay...
  • Heavy rains across north India cause damage to crops in several states 02-03-2015 11:39 PM

    Just ahead of the summer, the rain has brought the mercury level down in the national capital and heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India has brought temperature down by 5-10 degrees. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the next 24-48...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 02-03-2015 10:48 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 02-03-2015 10:45 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party a one man show? 02-03-2015 10:39 PM

    Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. ...
  • News 360: J&K CM Mufti says Afzal Guru's hanging travesty of justice; BJP distances itself 02-03-2015 09:55 PM

    A group of People's Democratoc Party (PDP) MLAs on Monday fired another salvo at its coalition partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) calling the hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru issue as "a travesty of justice". The issue is sure to embarrass the PDP leadership too and expose chinks in the relations...
  • Australian diaries: CNN-IBN at the iconic Sydney Opera House 02-03-2015 09:09 PM

    Designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon, Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney that was built in 1973, spending around 102 million dollars which is approximately $859 million dollars in today's world (as of 2012). ...
  • World Cup: Kris Srikkanth feels India should go with the best team against West Indies 02-03-2015 08:23 PM

    With three more games to go, India should not experiment too much with their team, specially against Zimbabwe, feels former India captain Kris Srikkanth. ...
  • Rift within AAP: Are Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to be axed? 02-03-2015 07:33 PM

    Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. ...
  • Can Jagmohan Dalmiya clean up Indian cricket? 02-03-2015 07:10 PM

    Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected as the BCCI president, replacing Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who will have his work cut out in trying to restore faith in the gentleman's game in India. ...
  • Gurgaon: Foetus of baby girl found dumped in garbage yard 02-03-2015 06:35 PM

    Gurgaon: The foetus of a baby girl was found in an open dump yard in Gurgaon on February 25. A boy playing nearby saw pigs carrying the foetus in their mouth and made a video. In the video, the pigs roaming around the dump yard can be seen holding the...
  • After crediting Pakistan for peaceful polls, PDP pricks BJP, calls hanging of Afzal Guru 'travesty of justice' 02-03-2015 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: A group of People's Democratic Party (PDP) MLAs on Monday fired another salvo at its coalition partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) calling the hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru issue as "a travesty of justice". The issue is sure to embarrass the PDP leadership too and expose chinks in...
  • Corporate espionage case: Police recover Cabinet Secretariat note from leak suspect 02-03-2015 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has recovered a Cabinet Secretariat note from the custody of Lokesh Sharma, one of the arrested persons in the corporate espionage case. Police sources said it will be decided on the basis of this note whether violation of Official Secrets Act should also be added to...
  • Finance Ministry proposes levy of tax on all government services 02-03-2015 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Monday proposed the levy of service tax on all services provided by the government and an enabling provision has been proposed in the Finance Bill in this regard. Although the list of services which will incur the service tax has not been decided, telecom...
  • J&K: CM Mufti side-steps controversy over his remark, Mehbooba calls it teething problems 02-03-2015 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday sought to side-step controversy over his remark that Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants allowed conducive atmosphere for Assembly elections in the state. However, his daughter and People's Democratic Party (PDP) MP in Lok Sabha Mehbooba Mufti was more upfront...
  • Does Anurag Thakur's win mean Srinivasan can't remote control BCCI? 02-03-2015 02:50 PM

    Anurag Thakur was the nominee from the Pawar faction and he won the secretary post by one vote. ...
  • PM Modi eats lunch in Parliament canteen, pays Rs 29 for veg thaali 02-03-2015 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: In a rare gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday ate lunch in the Parliament canteen. Sources said the PM was accompanied by two MPs from Gujarat to the canteen, which serves highly subsidised food for the MPs, journalists and Parliament staff. The sources said the PM ordered...
  • Absence of internal democracy, no transparency in AAP, says Shazia Ilmi 02-03-2015 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: Even as internal conflicts within the Aam Aadmi Party begin to come to the fore, former party member and now a Bharatiya Janata Party member Shazia ilmi trained guns at her former colleagues claiming that there is a dearth of transparency within the party. "There is absence of...
  • Seeking PM's response on Mufti Sayeed's remark on J&K polls, Opposition walks out of Lok Sabha 02-03-2015 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: In heated scenes witnessed in Lok Sabha, the Opposition lambasted Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed for giving credit to Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants for the smooth conduct of elections in the state. Entering into a damage control mode, the government and the BJP made a...
  • Sonia Gandhi silent on reports over Priyanka's elevation as Congress General Secretary 02-03-2015 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday refused to comment on reports that suggested her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could be elevated to the post of Congress General Secretary. She was also tight-lipped when asked about party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. She said "all will become clear once Rahul...
  • Telangana CM to relocate Secretariat to Hospital site citing poor vaastu conditions 02-03-2015 01:47 PM

    Hyderabad: While Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's belief in vaastu is well known, he has found himself in the middle of a controversy after the Opposition accused him of wasting state funds over shifting the state Secretariat citing vaastu as a reason. The Telangana government has decided to build...
  • Status check: The impact of the toxic air pollution in Delhi 02-03-2015 12:53 PM

    An experiment conducted by Centre for Science and Environment reveals the levels of pollution one is exposed to in the national capital on a daily basis. The findings of the pollution levels are at an all time high in open modes like the autos and cycle rickshaws. ...
  • J&K: Centre dissociates from CM Sayeed's remarks on peaceful polls, credits EC, security forces, people 02-03-2015 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday dissociated from newly-appointed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's remarks and gave credit for peaceful elections in the state to the Election Commission, Army personnel, paramilitary forces and the local people. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Singh said questions were...
  • Maharashtra government to pay for treatment of H1N1 patients 02-03-2015 11:16 AM

    As the death toll due to swine flu crosses 1,000, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has instructed private hospitals to treat H1N1 patients even if they can't pay. He said the government will bear the costs. The state health minister is also reviewing situation. ...