Divya Iyer

  • Over 3 lakh homeless braving winter chill on Delhi streets 02-01-2013 11:47 AM

    Over three lakh people in Delhi live on streets braving extreme weather, economic hardship and government apathy. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Brand Ramdev 18-06-2011 09:14 PM

    This week on '30 Minutes', Divya Iyer highlights Ramdev's journey from yoga guru to a brand against corruption. ...
  • UP teen case: Oppn steps up pressure on UP govt 15-06-2011 09:25 PM

    New Delhi: Five days after the controversial murder of a minor girl in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati finally broke her silence on Wednesday promising stern action. Mayawati said, "What happened in Lakhimpur is regretful... We are taking strict action. The government is ready for a CBI probe...
  • Ramdev declares assets, doesn't disclose all 09-06-2011 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev on Thursday made an attempt to silence his critics by giving details of his business empire. The yoga guru listed capital and expenses of his trusts but remained silent on companies run by his trusts. In the end he ended up hiding more than what he...
  • Ramdev's aide denies charges, says he is Indian 07-06-2011 07:11 PM

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna surfaced in Haridwar on Tuesday, three days after he went missing following the police crackdown at the Ramlila Maidan on Ramdev's supporters, claiming that he was an Indian and not a citizen of Nepal as was being alleged by a Congress...
  • Is Baba Ramdev's campaign losing steam? 07-06-2011 12:15 AM

    Baba Ramdev resumed his protest against corruption from Haridwar on Monday. ...
  • Ramdev's fast: satyagrah or a political stunt? 06-06-2011 09:17 PM

    CNN-IBN asked citizens across the nation whether Baba Ramdev's fast is a satyagrah or just a political stunt? ...
  • Enraged Ramdev continues fast in Haridwar 06-06-2011 07:31 AM

    New Delhi: From the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi to his yagyashala in Patanjali Peeth in Haridwar, in his home turf Uttarakhand, yoga guru Baba Ramdev's movement against corruption was cruelly cut short. But the feisty new age yoga guru is undeterred. The midnight crackdown by the government may have...
  • What makes Baba Ramdev so influential 02-06-2011 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev's threat of an indefinite hunger strike has left the government jittery. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Cabinet colleagues got into a huddle on Wednesday to try and resolve the crisis. So what is it about Baba Ramdev that makes him seem so influential, not just...
  • As allegations fly, fear rules BhattaParsaul 21-05-2011 02:10 PM

    Greater Noida: The National Council for Women has challenged the Uttar Pradesh Police forensic report that there were no human remains in the mounds of ash found at Bhatta and Parsaul villages. CNN-IBN revisited the villages to find out what the people have to say. The mounds of ash in...
  • BhattaParsaul: did Rahul mislead PM? 18-05-2011 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi seems to have misled Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the nation on alleged rape and killings at Bhatta-Parsaul. A CNN-IBN report finds that several of Rahul's claims are not backed by evidence. Rahul misquoted: Congress But the Congress stands by Rahul with the...
  • Eye in the sky: India's indigenous UAV makers 11-05-2011 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Shobhit Niranjan had an offer to join Mentor Graphics for seven lakhs per annum. US based Symantec wanted to recruit Mohit Mundra for nine lakhs per year. Raman Puri had a comfortable job at Hero Honda and a seat at IIM Lucknow. But the 26-year-olds decided to grind...
  • Sisters lock themselves up for 7 months, rescued 12-04-2011 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking story, two sisters, who locked themselves up in their own home in Noida for the last seven months, were finally rescued from their home on Tuesday afternoon by the police. Anuradha and Sonali Behl were carried out of their house seven months after the two...
  • Customs grills Goa Minister, registers case 09-04-2011 01:02 PM

    Mumbai/Panaji: Goa's controversial Education Minister, Atanasio Babush Monserrate, was questioned for over six hours by the Customs Department in Mumbai on Saturday. After Monserrate failed to explain why he was carrying about Rs 25 lakh worth unaccounted cash, a case was registered against him under the Customs and the Foreign...
  • What the census means for the country 31-03-2011 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: Counting over a billion people is no easy task. But the Census 2011 has done just that, giving India its newest headcount. At 121 crore population, it's the combined population of USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Japan. But the good news is that despite a growth rate...
  • Nationalism at its peak ahead of IndoPak semifinal 29-03-2011 10:10 PM

    Watch the war paint, drumbeats and over-the-top nationalism ahead of the mother of all battles. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Of those who want euthanasia 13-03-2011 06:53 PM

    This week on 30 Minutes, watch people who do not wish to live more and thus, ask for mercy killing for themselves. ...
  • Women's Day: India's golden sportswomen 08-03-2011 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: Meet the Kumari sisters from India's sporting heartland Haryana. Geeta and Babita, the wrestling duo, who made the country proud with a gold and a silver medal. Geeta said, "We have won before but the publicity now is because the CWG was held in India." Geeta won India's...
  • 30 Minutes: Chasing your dream career 06-03-2011 08:48 AM

    This week on 30 Minutes, we meet people who have learned to say 'No' to regular careers to chase their dreams and go for lucrative careers. ...
  • Top hospitals out of bounds for poor patients 10-12-2010 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN and Cobrapost, through a major investigation across leading private hospitals of Delhi, have found that the poor are not being treated at private hospitals in Delhi in gross violation of government regulations. The law says these state-of the-art hospitals must reserve 10% of their beds for the...
  • DDA to give 90 pc of CWG flats to bureaucrats 30-11-2010 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) caught up in controversy again. Sources say the agency is planning to give away 90 per cent of the CWG flats to the same bureaucrats who could have been involved in corruption. If the Delhi Development Authority has its way, then the babus...
  • Building collapse a result of official apathy 17-11-2010 11:16 PM

    New Delhi: Three days after Delhi's worst building collapse tragedy, the search is on to nail the guilty. But the fact remains that there are several Laxmi Nagars waiting to happen because, there is a vicious nexus between government authorities and officials who allow unauthorised structures to come up. On...
  • Delhi building collapse: Hope dims for survivors 16-11-2010 10:39 PM

    At least 67 people have been killed and 130 other injured after five-storey residential building in East Delhi's Laxmi Nagar collapsed on Monday night. The majority of those killed and injured are migrant daily wage labourers from Bihar and West Bengal. Rescue operations are still on but chances of finding...
  • 30 minutes: India's golden girls 17-10-2010 09:28 PM

    Meet the India's golden girls, who belongs to ordinary families but has extra-ordinary talents. ...
  • Flood victims struggle to come to terms 23-09-2010 01:41 PM

    Bijnor: The floods may be receding in Uttar Pradesh, but it's now that people are coming to terms with what the floods took away. People are returning home to pick up the pieces. Reaching the villages where the flood had wreaked havoc was impossible without tractors. If at some places...
  • Flood havoc; 25 Bijnor villages are under water 21-09-2010 08:48 PM

    Several lives have been lost and thousands are rendered homeless in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district. ...