Marya Shakil

  • Had suggested that Atal Bihari Vajpayee be given Bharat Ratna, says LK Advani 27-03-2015 05:48 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior BJP leader LK Advani said that he had urged the Centre to award former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee the Bharat Ratna. ...
  • VK Singh forced to clarify his stand, says fully committed to government 25-03-2015 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: After a series of tweets on attending Pakistan National Day celebrations, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh was forced to clarify his stand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in. Singh said that he is fully committed to the government and the Prime Minister and...
  • Quashing 66A of IT Act a message to politicians to tolerate critisicm: Ravi Shankar Prasad 25-03-2015 09:11 AM

    After a historic judgment by the SC ensuring free speech, the government has said that it has no plans of challenging the verdict. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also said this is a message to politicians to learn to tolerate critisicm. ...
  • Sitaram Yechury slams Modi government, says UPA's Land Bill was better 23-03-2015 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst outrage over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, CPIM leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday hit out at the Centre government over the proposed legislation. He said the Narendra Modi government is fooling the farmers and UPA's Land Bill was much better than the NDA's. "BJP supported UPA's Land...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 20-03-2015 11:35 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. ...
  • 34 dead, 150 injured as three coaches of Janta Express train derail in Raebareli 20-03-2015 10:38 AM

    Raebareli: Thirty four people are feared dead while 150 others have been injured when three coaches of the Janta Express train 1422 derailed in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The incident took place near Bachhrawan in Raebareli. The 150 injured people have been transferred to nearby hospitals. Several relief vans...
  • SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan 19-03-2015 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the police has detained...
  • J&K: BJP will not compromise national interest just to remain in power, says Amit Shah 19-03-2015 02:15 PM

    "BJP will never compromise on national interest, merely to remain in power in Jammu and Kashmir. The J&K government has been formed only to solve Kashmir issue and I have full trust that we will find a solution. If not, then nobody can stop our party workers from leaving the...
  • UP: Class 11 student detained for allegedly posting against Azam Khan on Facebook 18-03-2015 09:19 AM

    Lucknow: Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the Uttar Pradesh Police has detained a Class 11 student for allegedly putting up a Facebook post against UP minister Azam Khan. An FIR had been lodged by Azam Khan's media in-charge Fasahat Ali claiming that the post is objectionable. A court...
  • Modi government open to extending first part of Budget session to get key Bills passed: sources 16-03-2015 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday said it is open to the idea of extending the first part of the Budget session which ends on March 20 to ensure the passage of key legislations, said sources. The sources said the government's priority is to get two legislations -...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 11-03-2015 10:51 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. ...
  • Lecture row: Misa Bharti must speak on the issue, says RJD MP Pappu Yadav 10-03-2015 04:35 PM

    RJD MP Pappu Yadav said that Misa Bharti is a public figure and she can not do such things. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the RJD MP said, "If there is such a wrongdoing then it's not right and should be condemned." ...
  • Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang accused of money laundering 09-03-2015 11:52 PM

    Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has been accused of stashing 78 crores black money in foreign accounts. Zeliang who faced a floor test in the first week of February, faces rebellion from within his party which has accused him of money laundering. ...
  • YouTube blocks access to BBC documentary Nirbhaya in India 05-03-2015 08:29 PM

    After government's request, video sharing website YouTube has removed the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter' in the country. The YouTube link in India gives the message, "This content is not available on this country domain due to a court order." ...
  • Government is working on a long-term plan for the railways: Manoj Sinha 26-02-2015 03:59 PM

    Manoj Sinha told CNN-IBN that the government is working on a long-term plan for the railways. "We have introduced competitive element in railways which will give scope to better performance," he said. ...
  • High speed train a great idea but we have to be realistic: Dinesh Trivedi on Budget expectations 26-02-2015 09:21 AM

    Hours before the Budget is set to be announced, former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi said that the political system has not understood the strength of Indian Railways. ...
  • Rail budget 2015: Fare hike unlikely, stress on Make in India, cleanliness and safety & security 25-02-2015 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: Just a day before the Narendra Modi government is set to unveil the Rail Budget, sources say that its focus will be on attracting investment, modernisation of trains through Wifi and transparency in railway systems. Sources say that a lot of suggestions from the Prime Minister's office have...
  • Swine flu scare: Health Minister promises strict action after CNN-IBN exposes glaring lapses 20-02-2015 12:31 AM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Health Minister JP Nadda on Thursday promised strict action against glaring lapses in Delhi hospital. "Give me recording and I promise action," he said. ...
  • PM Modi backs freedom of faith 17-02-2015 11:03 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • J&K government formation: PDP wants status quo on Article 370, BJP non-commital 17-02-2015 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: With an aim to end the deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh is set to meet state governor Narinder Nath Vohra on Tuesday. Singh will apprise Vohra of progress in talks between the Peoples Democratic party...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 12-02-2015 11:32 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. ...
  • Modi unhappy over temple in his name, says it's shocking and against India's traditions 12-02-2015 09:12 AM

    New Delhi: Hours after reports and photographs of a temple in Narendra Modi's were surfaced, the Prime Minister on Thursday expressed anguish over such a thing in Gujarat. Calling it shocking, Modi said that such a temple is against India's traditions. "Have seen the news about a Temple being built...
  • Air India crew member caught smuggling 3 kgs gold valued at Rs 78 lakh, claims Customs 11-02-2015 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another major embarassment for national carrier Air India, some of its crew members are alleged to have smuggled gold in the flight. In a letter by the Customs Air Intelligence unit the department has highlighted serious lapses in the customs clearance by the Air India crew....
  • Reasons behind BJP's humiliating rout in Delhi polls 11-02-2015 09:00 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party had pulled out all stops in the Battle for Delhi only to face an embarrassing and humiliating rout in the hands of Aam Aadmi Party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party dismissed the opinion polls that gave a clear edge to the AAP by calling...
  • Political crisis in Bihar: Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi expelled from JD(U), says KC Tyagi 09-02-2015 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday was expelled from the Janata Dal (United), said party spokesperson KC Tyagi even as Manjhi's supporters moved the Patna High Court against his dismissal. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi on Monday, Tyagi said JDU national president Sharad Yadav has...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi asks Governor to dissolve Bihar assembly, Nitish Kumar supporters oppose move 07-02-2015 03:22 PM

    Patna: Playing his last card before resigning, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi recommended the dissolution of state assembly in the Cabinet meeting that took place on Saturday. Two thirds of the ministers opposed Manjhi's proposal. Ministers in favour of former Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal United leader Nitish...
  • Delhi polls: After a star-studded campaign trail, BJP confident of a win 07-02-2015 09:47 AM

    After holding more than 250 big and small rallies, BJP is confident of their victory for the February 7 Delhi assembly polls. BJP deployed all its political might to conduct rallies across constituencies. ...
  • For progress in Delhi, people must back BJP, Modi and Bedi: Anurag Thakur 06-02-2015 10:49 AM

    A day before Delhi elections, BJP leader Anurag Thakur said that if people wanted progress in Delhi they should vote for BJP. "Delhi has seen 49 days of AAP rule and 8 months of PM's good governnace," said Anurag Thakur. ...
  • Delhi elections: Nobody better than Kiran Bedi to lead BJP, says Arun Jaitley 05-02-2015 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that nobody was better than Kiran Bedi to lead the BJP in Delhi Assembly elections. He also said the main agenda in the campaign is governance versus anarchy. "Nobody was better than Kiran Bedi to lead BJP in Delhi elections....The primary...
  • Amit Shah hits out at AAP over donation row, says BJP will win Delhi polls 05-02-2015 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Hitting out hard at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah questioned how it claims of not knowing about details of the donations given to them. "How did you not know about the Rs 2 crore donations given to you? Tomorrow you'll say...