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  • Former CJI P Sathasivam to be the next Kerala Governor 30-08-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam is all set to become the Governor of Kerala after former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit vacated the post earlier this week. Justice Sathasivam served as the CJI from 2007-14. Dikshit was the seventh UPA-appointed governor to quit after the change...
  • EC orders transfer of Moradabad SSP ahead of by-poll 30-08-2014 07:27 PM

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to remove Senior Superintendent of Police Moradabad Dharamveer Yadav. "On the directives of the EC, SSP Moradabad has been removed and Luv Kumar has been posted in his place," a senior officer said. Yadav's transfer has been done following...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82 per litre 30-08-2014 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: In major relief for the common man, petrol prices will be cut by Rs 1.82 per litre from midnight tonight. The diesel price, however, has been hiked by 50 paise. This is the third reduction in fuel prices in the month of August. Prior to Independence Day, the...
  • Idol Chat: Tabu talks about 'Haider' 30-08-2014 05:33 PM

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Tabu shares her behind the scene experience of her upcoming film 'Haider'. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, 'Haider' starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is set to be released on October 2. ...
  • Visva-Bharati University suspends four students for stripping, photographing junior 30-08-2014 05:19 PM

    Shantiniketan: The prestigious Visva Bharati University in West Bengal has suspended four of its students after a girl student alleged that her seniors ragged and stripped her. The Visva Bharati university authorities today lodged a police complaint against four persons, including three students, in connection with the alleged sexual harassment...
  • India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into a 'smart city' like Kyoto 30-08-2014 05:09 PM

    Kyoto: India and Japan on Saturday signed an agreement to develop the age-old Varanasi city using the experience of Kyoto, the 'smart city' of Japan, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha,...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In' 30-08-2014 05:07 PM

    In this episode on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In'. Also on the show, Masand talks to Bollywood actress Tabu on her upcoming film 'Haider'. ...
  • Inflation in check, growth and investment picking up, assures Arun Jaitley 30-08-2014 04:11 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday presented the Finance Ministry's report card for the last hundred days since the NDA government came to power, as well as the recent initiatives taken by the Finance Ministry. Jaitley assured that inflation is in check, growth and investment is steadily picking...
  • WB girl ragging case: Visva-Bharati University lodges complaint with police 30-08-2014 03:20 PM

    Kolkata: A day after the alleged ragging of a girl student was reported from the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, authorities on Saturday lodges a complaint with the police. The girl, a first year Arts student from Sikkim, has accused three students of stripping her. One of the...
  • UP: Police constable mowed to death for taking on the sand mafia 30-08-2014 03:13 PM

    Shahjahanpur: Sand mafia in Uttar Pradesh is back in the news for causing the death of a police constable in Shahjahanpur district. The constable was killed for stopping illegal sand mining. The incident occured when the constable tried to stop a tractor that was illegally mining sand. He was mowed...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Japan to hold bilateral talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe 30-08-2014 02:02 PM

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka on Saturday and left for Kyoto where he will be received by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This is PM Modi's first bilateral visit outside of the subcontinent. Modi will tour Japan till the third of September and will also visit the...
  • PM Modi promises to bring high speed bullet trains to India 30-08-2014 01:59 PM

    One of the dreams that Narendra Modi has been showing to the nation is of bringing bullet trains to India. It's incredible because these trains move at a speed of close to 265 to 270 km per hour. But, it might not be very feasible in India where rail safety...
  • Hindu-Hindi row: Hindutva aims to convert secular India into an intolerant nation, says Yechury 30-08-2014 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: CPM Politburo member Sitaram Yechury has slammed Minority Affairs Minister Najma Hetpullah for her controversial remark that Indians living in India should be called Hindus. Even as she later clarified that she did not say the word 'Hindu' but 'Hindi' to refer to Indians, Yechury said, "distorting history...
  • Women join the rank of ISIS as religious policewomen 30-08-2014 01:49 PM

    Women join the rank of ISIS as religious policewomen. UN says that women come in use for policing, patrolling streets and help their male comrades at check points. ISIS has a new group of female fighters. ...
  • 100 days of Modi government: One-man show so far, doubts linger over its success 30-08-2014 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in power, one wonders whether the last hundred days have been a one-man show and whether it will continue to be so for the next four years. The 2014 general elections were interesting not only because Modi was the face...
  • WB girl ragging: University dismisses father's claims that he was asked to shut the case 30-08-2014 11:35 AM

    Kolkata: A day after the alleged ragging of a girl student was reported from the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, the college authorities on Saturday dismissed the girl's father's charges of asking him not to approach the police. The college authorities have dismissed the charges saying that the...
  • Congress proved right, GDP data shows decline in economic growth halted in 2013-14: Chidambaram 30-08-2014 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: In response to the first quarter growth figures being the highest its been in two-and-a-half years, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that the results are in line with the Congress's stand that the decline in growth had ended in their term. "Congress party and I are...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, eco-friendly clay idols flood the market 30-08-2014 11:12 AM

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an eco-friendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60-feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad is drawing the attention of every passerby. The gigantic idol took almost three months and 200 artisans...
  • J&K: One soldier killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara 30-08-2014 09:40 AM

    Srinagar: A soldier has died and another one has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Incidents of continued aggression have been doing the rounds since the past two weeks on the line of Control (LOC) and the...
  • Bullet trains expected to be on agenda during PM Modi's Japan visit 30-08-2014 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for a five-day trip to Japan, hopes are high that the issue of bullet trains will feature on the agenda. The NDA government had promised to launch bullet train in its Railway Budget. While presenting the Railway Budget, Union Minister DV Sadananda...
  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear 30-08-2014 07:42 AM

    Srinagar: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan for making a spectacle out of the talks, it is the residents along the Line of Control that are facing the brunt of the daily ceasefire violations. Tears well up the eyes of Shah Din as he sits next to the...
  • PM Modi leaves for 5-day visit to Japan, agreements in defence, civil nuclear sectors to be signed 30-08-2014 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for a five-day tour of Japan which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the strategic and global partnership to a higher level. This is Modi's first bilateral visit outside the subcontinent. In the first leg...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 29-08-2014 11:38 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 lodges strong protest with Pak over ceasefire violations at third flag meet 29-08-2014 11:35 PM

    India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations by the neigbouring country. The BSF and Pak Rangers held a key sector commander-level flag meeting to defuse tension along the Indo-Pak border due to these violations. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 29-08-2014 10:47 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan 29-08-2014 10:44 PM

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' review: Interesting story told predictably, it leaves you bored out of your mind 29-08-2014 10:42 PM

    Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Mallick, Kay Kay, Paresh Rawal, Deepak Tijori, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub Director: Kunal Deshmukh I can think of a few things one could do to bide 2 hours and 20 minutes. Like catch reruns of Modern Family on television, speed-read the new Chetan Bhagat bestseller so...
  • Sindhu enters World Championships semis, bronze assured 29-08-2014 10:37 PM

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese world No.2 Wang in a thrilling quarterfinal match of World Championships. ...
  • 'Step Up: All In' review: Too much plot and less dancing defeats the film's very purpose 29-08-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, and Adam G Sevani Director: Trish Sie With Step Up: All In, we've arrived at the fifth installment in the dance-movie franchise, although - let's face it - they really keep making the same movie over and over again. Sure the faces change, and they...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' review: Bland, unimaginative, this film needn't have been made 29-08-2014 10:17 PM

    Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner Director: Jonathan Liebesman The question you'll likely ponder after watching the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is this: Who exactly is it meant for? The 30-something-year-olds who might be nostalgic about reconnecting with characters from their youth? Or kids themselves, unfamiliar...