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  • DGCA raps SpiceJet after a flight delay, asks to refund fare 28-07-2014 08:32 PM

    In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday. The aviation regulator also asked the no-frills airline to refund the money it charged from passengers of this delayed...
  • Hidden cameras reveal security lapses at the New Delhi railway station 07-07-2014 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Railway Station has 16 platforms, 6 entry and exit points where 290 trains arrive daily with over 5 lakh passengers using the service everyday. It is a crucial part of the capital which keeps the city running. During a status check just ahead of the...
  • Language row at JNU, students say 'forced to fill mess forms in Hindi' 27-06-2014 07:38 AM

    New Delhi: After the government was hit by it, the language row has now erupted at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. Left students leaders claim that all students including those from non-Hindi speaking states are being forced to fill mess forms in Hindi. The university says that it is running short...
  • Lalu Prasad hits out at the Modi government over Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani derailment 25-06-2014 10:29 AM

    Patna: The political blame game over the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailment has begun with Former Railway Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad slamming the Narendra Modi government for not taking any precautions. "This is gross negligence. From the day this government took oath, there have been accidents across the country....
  • 57 Delhi University colleges ready to admit students to the 3-year course 24-06-2014 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has sent another letter to Delhi University on Tuesday asking it to admit students to the 3-year course. Out of 64 colleges, 57 has sent reply agreeing to comply with UGC directives. The press release issued by the UGC listed the colleges which have...
  • Modi to revamp aviation industry, not keen on privatising Air India 24-06-2014 01:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is planning revamp of the aviation industry. The Civil Aviation Ministry has made several proposals to the Prime Minster during a presentation last week to bring changes to the ministry. Though according to sources, the ministry is not keen on privatising the ailing Air...
  • A year after deadly floods, Uttarakhand still ill-prepared for the monsoon 16-06-2014 10:25 AM

    Uttarkashi: A year after the Uttarakhand floods that left thousands dead, the lack of preparedness for the coming monsoon is more than evident. Flood protection work has started late and the quality of construction is low. Important work on border roads has been left untouched. In Uttarakhand, the signs of...
  • A year after Uttarakhand tragedy, victims still face government's apathy 15-06-2014 08:47 AM

    Parori/Devali: Even a year after the Uttarakhand floods, the scars of those whose lives and livelihood were devastated by the tragedy have not yet healed. It's not just the loss of life and livelihood, the victims have to also put up with the government apathy. The horrific images of are...
  • Smriti Irani breaks silence, urges people to judge her for her work 29-05-2014 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: Breaking her silence over her qualification row, Human Resource Development Minster Smriti Irani requested the people to judge her for her work. "I have been judged by my organisation with my capacity to deliver on assignments. I will humbly request all of you to judge me by my...
  • Qualification row: BJP defends Smriti Irani, Congress a divided house 28-05-2014 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Smriti Irani took charge of the Human Resource Development Ministry, a controversy stirred up over her educational qualification. Even though she is being targeted by the Opposition, Irani refused to comment on the issue. While filing her affidavit in 2004 and 2014, Irani had made...
  • Shazia, Gopinath quit AAP; party tries to play down crisis 24-05-2014 10:19 PM

    Just a few days after the Lok Sabha election results, which showed that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had failed to make much impact in large parts of India, two of its prominent members have resigned from the party. AAP's founding member Shazia Ilmi and businessman Captain GR Gopinath resigned...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond 23-05-2014 11:50 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Kejriwal jailed for two days, section 144 imposed outside Tihar 21-05-2014 11:20 PM

    Chaotic scenes were witnessed outside the Tihar jail after Aam Aadmi Party supporters protested against their leader Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Around 70-80 workers including some Delhi MLAs and other senior leaders were arrested from...
  • Watch: Preparations on in full swing for Modi's visit to Varanasi 17-05-2014 03:21 PM

    Ahead of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's visit to the temple town of Varanasi, security has been hiked. Preparations are on in full swing at the ghaat where Modi will perform the Ganga aarti on Saturday evening. ...
  • Never doubted that we will win: BJP's Nalin Kohli 16-05-2014 11:18 AM

    BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that there was never any doubt that we will win. But what is humbling is the trust that the voter has placed not only in the leadership of Mr Narendra Modi but our agenda of governance. ...
  • Peaceful morning at ghats in Varanasi ahead of results 16-05-2014 07:47 AM

    CNN-IBN's Priyanka Dube visits the city of Varanasi where BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi fought elections. Standing at the ghats in the temple town, she brings all the live actions just before the numbers start coming in. ...
  • Watch: What future are Varanasi residents hoping for 15-05-2014 10:48 AM

    Exit polls are giving Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a thumbs up. CNN-IBN's Priyanka Dube finds out what the common man in Varanasi, from where Modi is contesting, thinks. "This time we will have Narendra Modi as our PM. We have seen other parties, now BJP should...
  • Watch: What Varanasi astrologers are predicting for Modi 15-05-2014 09:45 AM

    While numerical projections are coming ahead of the verdict, there are many others who are doing some crystal ball gazing. Astrologers in Varanasi told CNN-IBN's Priyanka Dube what the stars hold for BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Ramdev faces arrest, says never insulted Dalits 29-04-2014 11:08 PM

    Yoga Guru Ramdev faces arrest over his honeymoon comment on Dalits and Rahul Gandhi. Four FIRs have been filed against him under the non bailable SC/ST act in Gorakhpur, Agra, Patna and Nagpur. While the BJP has stood by the yoga guru so far, with a crucial phase of elections...
  • EC admits to lapses, apologises for names missing from voters lists 25-04-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Election Commissioner HS Brahma on Friday admitted to lapses in the election procedure and apologised to people for missing names in voters list across the country. "I apologise firstly that such a large number of our Indian voters were unable to cast their votes," Brahma said speaking to...
  • Kejriwal visits Varanasi's Muslim stronghold on day 1 of his campaign 16-04-2014 08:20 AM

    Varanasi: Uttar Pradesh is seeing many key contests this Lok Sabha elections, but the biggest one will unfold in Varanasi. Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal began his month-long campaign against the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in the holy city on Tuesday. On day one...
  • Kejriwal reaches Varanasi, to kickstart campaign against Modi today 15-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Varanasi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal reached Varanasi early on Tuesday morning to kick start a month-long campaign against the BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Kejriwal will camp in Varanasi till the polling day on May 12, the final day of the 9-phase parliamentary election. He is expected to meet...
  • Physically challenged girl rape case: Haryana Police's laxity revealed 11-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Chandigarh: It is not just the politicians who are insensitive to gender issues but a DSP in Haryana too has been caught on a hidden camera displaying complete callousness in dealing with the gangrape of a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl. The victim is 17, visually impaired and...
  • Mulayam's rape remark shocks young voters 11-04-2014 01:09 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark which stirred a hornet's nest received flak from the young voters in Delhi too. ...
  • Watch: Why did Delhiites vote? 10-04-2014 02:39 PM

    The voting is underway in Delhi for seven Lok Sabha seats which is a triangular battle between the Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party. A large number of people exercised their franchise and Delhiites reveal the reason behind it. ...
  • It will be a smooth ride for AAP in LS polls: Ashish Khetan 08-04-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: Investigative-journalist turned AAP candidate Ashish Khetan asserted that it will be a smooth sailing for the party in the Lok Sabha elections. "I think it is going to be a smooth sailing for us, because our vote share will go up by at least 10-12 per cent. All...
  • LS polls: Congress vs AAP in New Delhi, Modi vs others in South Delhi 07-04-2014 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: The December 16 gangrape was a turning point for Delhi's polity. The anger and frustration of the common man, pent up for years, found a reason for outpour. The street protests that took place across the country were a wake up call for the powers to be. They...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Congress vs AAP in New Delhi, Modi vs others in South Delhi

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    The December 16 gangrape was a turning point for Delhi's polity. The anger and frustration of the common man, pent up for years, found a...

  • Election Yatra: Three-way battle in Delhi 04-04-2014 10:03 PM

    In the December 2013 Assembly election, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP dethroned the Sheila Dikshit government in Delhi. Though the AAP government collapsed in 49 days, the party is going to give a tough fight to the Congress and the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Does the Delhi voter still trust AAP? 04-04-2014 10:07 AM

    Delhi looks like it is voting differently for the Lok Sabha elections, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has the projected lead, than for Vidhan Sabha, where voters still give the Aam Aadmi Party the edge. The 2013 Assembly elections in Delhi saw an AAP sweep, but things seem to...