Marya Shakil

  • 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...
  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan keeps repo rates unchanged in the policy review 03-02-2015 04:21 PM

    RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has kept repo rates unchanged in the policy review. RBI says GDP growth is likely to rise to 6.5 per cent by 2016. Inflation will be at 6 per cent by January 2016. Sources say RBI may choose to announce a rate cut only after budget...
  • As Delhi election date approaches, BJP ponders over its Kiran Bedi card 02-02-2015 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: With voting date for the 70-member Delhi Assembly approaching, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sharpened its attack on the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Even though BJP is trying to outmanoeuvre the AAP in its bid to regain power in Delhi, it is also worried that...
  • Delhi elections: In 8 days, 8 senior BJP leaders to speak on 8 key issues of the city, say sources 29-01-2015 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: As the battle for Delhi enters its final phase, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not leaving any stone unturned. In eight days, eight Cabinet ministers will be holding eight press conferences in the Delhi BJP office on key issues affecting the city. Senior party leaders like Sushma...
  • Kiran Bedi pitches hard to replicate Gujarat model of Governance in Delhi 18-01-2015 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, who recently joined Bharatiya Janata Party, on Sunday pitched hard to replicate the Gujarat model of Governance in Delhi. She said, "When I went to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, I told him that we will use more technology. If Gujarat can use...
  • BJP top brass divided over naming Kiran Bedi as Delhi CM candidate: sources 18-01-2015 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: The top brass of the Bharatiya Janata Party is divided over naming new entrant Kiran Bedi as the Delhi chief ministerial candidate even as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has cleared her candidature, said sources on Sunday. The final decision on a larger role for Bedi in Delhi polls...
  • Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath retires on Thursday 15-01-2015 08:32 PM

    Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath retired on Thursday. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil , he said its not necessary for retired people to seek constitutional posts to do public service. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 13-01-2015 11:17 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. ...
  • Centre urges MPs, CMs to give up subsidised LPG cylinders to cut government's subsidy bill 13-01-2015 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: In a move to cut the government's subsidy bill, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has called on VIPs to give up their subsidy on LPG gas cylinders. Pradhan is expected to write to Members of Parliament across party lines. According to sources, he has already spoken to three chief...
  • Ideas 2015: More friendly apps 11-01-2015 09:42 PM

    In this special show, we bring you the ideas that could define year '2015'. ...
  • Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi may be replaced, a decision likely in a couple of days 08-01-2015 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst controversial statements made by by Bihar Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi in the recent past, there are speculations that he might be replaced. Sources said Manjhi's predecessor Nitish Kumar is unhappy with the controversial statements he has made ever since he became the Bihar CM and his style...
  • Key strategy meet of BJP leaders begins, members say party will be part of government formation in J&K 05-01-2015 11:20 AM

    New Delhi: As the deadlock over government formation continues in Jammu and Kashmir, key strategic meet of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders is underway at the Delhi headquarters. BJP leaders have said that the party will be a part of the government formation in the state. Party leader Jugal Kishore Sharma...
  • President questioned government's urgency before signing Ordinance on Land Bill: Sources 02-01-2015 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Though the government cleared the ordinance on the Land Acquisition Bill with the approval of Pranab Mujherjee, sources say that the President questioned the Centre over the hurry in the matter. According to sources, the President even communicated to Unions ministers that it would have been better if...
  • J&K mandate decisive as well as divisive, no hurry to form government: PDP's Mehbooba Mufti 31-12-2014 12:33 PM

    Srinagar: Refusing to spill the beans, People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said that they are in no hurry to form government in Jammu and Kashmir. Soon after meeting Governor NN Vohra, Mehbooba said that it was an informal meet and no decision has been taken yet. "J&K has...