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  • Maharashtra elections: BJP-Shiv Sena talks on seat-sharing hit a deadend, alliance in trouble 18-09-2014 08:41 PM

    Mumbai: Things may have come to a deadend in the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena talks on seat-sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Signalling more trouble for the BJP, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said it will not be dictated to by anyone and that any decision taken by party chief...
  • Is the Android One best value for your money? 18-09-2014 07:23 PM

    The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V and the...
  • Watch: What the Scots feel about the referendum 18-09-2014 07:10 PM

    Voting has begun in Scotland for the crucial referendum to decide whether to break away from the United Kingdom. Voters began queuing at polling stations from very early in the morning. With 4.2 million people registered to vote, this will be the largest electorate ever in Scotland. Up until Wednesday,...
  • Tihar jailer, son arrested for allegedly burning daughter-in-law 18-09-2014 06:52 PM

    New Delhi: Tihar jailer Gyan Singh and his son Nitin have been arrested by the Delhi police for trying to kill a woman by burning her. The woman is the accused man Nitin's wife. They have been charged under sections 498, 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention). The...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray meets party leaders as BJP demands more seats 18-09-2014 06:16 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday met his party leaders to discuss seat-sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly polls. The meeting came about as ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded 135 seats in the state. BJP leader Amit Shah even said on Thursday that the BJP will form the...
  • UP: RLD workers clash with police, 25 injured; defiant Ajit Singh justifies violence over bungalow 18-09-2014 05:27 PM

    Ghaziabad: A protest led by former union minister Ajit Singh and his supporters turned violent in Gang Nahar in Ghaziabad on Thursday with the police being forced to use water cannons. Earlier in the day, protestors pelted stones at the police, after which there was a lathi charge. Police say...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests 18-09-2014 05:26 PM

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN...
  • Illegal mining: SC dismisses Tamil Nadu government's plea against probe officer 18-09-2014 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the state's plea against the appointment of IAS officer U Sagayam to probe illegal mining in the state. Earlier, the Madras High Court had appointed a committee headed by Sagayam to probe illegal sand...
  • J&K floods: SC expresses concern over relief work, demands status report from state government 18-09-2014 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Thursday expressed concern over the relief work in the flood-affected state of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court asked the Central government to convene a meeting of the health secretaries of all states to dispatch doctors for medical emergencies in the state. It also...
  • How an independent Scotland will impact the farmers 18-09-2014 04:26 PM

    Farmers in rural Scotland will be heavily impacted either way the votes goes. As CNN's Nic Robertson reports, their livelihoods are also on the line. Watch the video for more. ...
  • Kerala: Achuthanandan opposes more taxes to make up for losses after liquor ban 18-09-2014 04:21 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala opposition leader VS Achuthanandan has come down heavily at the state Cabinet's decision to impose additional taxes. In a press statement he said that that a session of the Legislative Assembly has to be called immediately to discuss the proposal where the government through an order is aiming...
  • Watch: Scotland's currency dilemma 18-09-2014 04:20 PM

    The people of Scotland will vote on Thursday whether to seek independence from the United Kingdom. In the final few days of campaigning for Scottish independence, currency is one of the big campaign battle-grounds. CNN's Nina Dos Santos takes a look at why it is causing so many disagreements. ...
  • Xi wants to access Modi and his government, says bureaucrat Jaideep Ranadey 18-09-2014 04:02 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former bureaucrat Jaideep Ranadey gave his views on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India. "Jinping's visit to India is to access Narendra Modi and his government. One has to agree that this visit will help improve Indo-China ties," said Jaideep. ...
  • China's first lady Peng Liyuan visits Tagore International school, students exhibit their skills 18-09-2014 03:53 PM

    Students of Tagore International School flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interaction with students. Peng interacted with a select group of students and did some calligraphy. ...
  • RLD chief Ajit Singh's supporters threaten to cut off water supply to Delhi 18-09-2014 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: In a show of muscle power by RLD chief and former union minister Ajit Singh, his supporters on Thursday threatened to stop water supply to Delhi. Following this, a protest led by Ajit Singh and his supporters turned violent at Gang Nahar near Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Protestors...
  • India signs 15 agreements with China, strengthens ties 18-09-2014 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday signed a series of documents with India at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi, strengthening ties between the two countries. This is Xi's first visit to India as head of the state. Among the 15 MoUs signed between India and China is...
  • Modi says must resolve incursion issue soon, Xi assures China determined to finding a solution 18-09-2014 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and...
  • Amit Shah says talks with Shiv Sena still on, hopes for a BJP government in Maharashtra 18-09-2014 02:50 PM

    Mumbai: Even as there are resports of the Bharatiya janata Party bowing before the Shiv Sena over seat sharing, there is still no clarity over the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance talks in Maharashtra. BJP President Amit Shah has now indicated that it is not a done deal yet. Shah said that...
  • It's not fair to compare two great leaders, says Rashid Alvi 18-09-2014 02:20 PM

    BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said that if Sardar Vallabhai Patel had been entrusted with the task of integrating Jammu and Kashmir with India, instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, there would have been no Kashmir problem. Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi said, "It's not fair to compare two great leaders. BJP...
  • SC raps Modi government over lack of transparency in the appointment of CVC 18-09-2014 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over the procedure proposed by the government for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance and Vigilance Commissioners. The court has criticised the appointment procedure saying it lacks transparency. The apex court said that the lack of a transparent procedure will deprive deserving...
  • Dalai Lama hopes for peace and better ties between India and China as Xi Jinping visits India 18-09-2014 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: Tibetan leader Dalai Lama hopes for peace and better ties between India and China as the latter's President Xi Jinping visits India. According to Dalai Lama both these countries are strong players as they are emerging economies and maintaining a good relationship with each other is very vital for...
  • Delhi: Cultural extravaganza in Tagore International school 18-09-2014 01:09 PM

    Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Jagriti Chandra spoke to some students who performed for the first Lady. "We could present our culture, which is diverse. She loved our performances, she was overwhelmed," students said. ...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief 18-09-2014 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jaya opposes UGC's Hindi circular, says it's illegal 18-09-2014 12:39 PM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has strongly opposed the Universities Grants Commission (UGC)'s circular for compulsory Hindi in the colleges. In a statement she said "the UGC circular is unacceptable and illegal. The circular wouldn't apply for Tamil Nadu universities. Tamil Nadu universities under state government control...
  • CJ Mehak Zubair's first person account of the J&K floods 18-09-2014 12:09 PM

    Mehak Zubair shows us in detail of the floods and its aftermath in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • China's First Lady Peng Liyuan visits Tagore International school 18-09-2014 12:08 PM

    China's First Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. Students sang a song in Mandarin for the first lady. They also performed a classical dance rendition of Tagore's poem. ...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement 18-09-2014 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka- Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP...
  • PM Modi discusses incursion with Chinese President, to continue talks on the issue today 18-09-2014 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: As incursions continue by China's People's Liberation Army into the Indian side along the Line of Actual Control, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. The Ministry of External Affairs said that the issue was raised by Modi on Wednesday and...
  • Ties with BJP strong but CM candidate will be from Shiv Sena, says Sanjay Raut 18-09-2014 10:52 AM

    Mumbai: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's climbdown on its demand for fighting 135 seats in the Maharashtra elections, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that ties between both the parties are strong. However, speaking to CNN-IBN, he added that the Maharashtra Chief Ministerial candidate will be from the Shiv...
  • MP minister hints at corruption in the state, says won't tolerate bribery 18-09-2014 10:21 AM

    Rajgarh: Another Bharatiya Janata Party leader is in the news for another controversial remark. Madhya Pradesh Industry Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia hinted at corruption in the state at a public function recently. Scindia said that it was not possible to get government work done without bribing in the state. "Unless...