Marya Shakil

  • 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...
  • Cabinet approves Ordinances on land acquisition, regularisation of illegal colonies in Delhi 29-12-2014 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Monday approved two ordinances - one on Land Acquisition and another on National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions). The Bills could not be passed in the winter session of Parliament because of the ruckus on conversion issue. Informing about the ordinances, Information and...
  • 30 Minutes: Life and times of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee 28-12-2014 12:02 AM

    The life and times of Bharat Ratna and India's former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. ...
  • BJP keeps up the suspense on government formation in J&K, Arun Jaitley meets elected MLAs 25-12-2014 12:49 PM

    Jammu: Keeping up the suspense on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party is talking in two voices on the issue. While sources said that National Conference leader Omar Abdullah met BJP leaders in New Delhi on Thursday morning, a section of BJP members refuted reports about...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 24-12-2014 10:37 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 government to confer Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya 24-12-2014 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. "President Mukherjee has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit...
  • Announcement of Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee likely today 24-12-2014 08:52 AM

    New Delhi: A day before former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday, announcement for a Bharat Ratna for him is likely to be made on Wednesday, said sources in the government. Sources said that the announcement could be made post the Cabinet meeting that will take place in the morning....
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP Parliamentary board will decide on CM, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 23-12-2014 02:59 PM

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Ravi Shankar said, "We have a system and the BJP Parliament board will decide on the chief minister of Jharkhand." ...
  • Battle for the states: Watch the early action at BJP headquarters in New Delhi 23-12-2014 08:52 AM

    When the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand is underway, CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil gets you all the early action from the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. ...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a role model for me, says LK Advani 22-12-2014 11:38 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, BJP patriarch LK Advani said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a role model for him. "I always regarded Vajpayee my leader. He was a role model for me." ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 22-12-2014 11:07 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. ...
  • LK Advani calls Atal Bihari Vajpayee his role model, guide 22-12-2014 10:24 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani called former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee his role model and guide. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Advani said, "In Vajpayee's entire tenure as PM there is not one single aspect which I can regard as been a blot on him in his...
  • LK Advani backs Atal Bihari Vajpayee for Bharat Ratna, says it's befitting for a patriot like him 21-12-2014 07:52 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch Lal Krishna Advani backed former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name for the Bharat Ratna calling him a true patriot. In an intervew to CNN-IBN he said, "A Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee should not be seen in terms of a reward for...
  • BJP MP mocks Swachh Bharat campaign, allegedly throws garbage into TMC leader's house 19-12-2014 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: TMC MP Kakoli Dastidar has complained to Parliament House Committee Chairman Arjun Ram Meghwal accusing BJP MP OP Yadav, residing on the first floor of the housing complex, of throwing garbage in her backyard. The TMC MP has refused to shift to her newly allotted house on North...
  • BJP MLA Prahlad Gunjal suspended from party for abusing and threatening Chief Medical Officer 19-12-2014 02:41 PM

    Kota: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Kota Prahlad Gunjal has been suspended from party for allegedly abusing and threatening a Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) for transfer of a male nurse. Police had registered a FIR on Thursday evening against Gunjal under various sections of IPC for intimidating and...
  • Centre cites a 1987 circular in its defence on Good Governance day celebration on Christmas 18-12-2014 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: After being targeted by the opposition over an official circular that reportedly stated that Navodaya Vidyalaya schools should stay open on Christmas in order to observe Good Governance day, the government has found an ammunition to hit back at the Congress. The BJP-led government at the Centre has...
  • Crucial day for Modi government in Parliament as it will table Insurance Amendment Bill today 16-12-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: A crucial day for the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Tuesday as it will push for the big reform measure by tabling Insurance Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha. The Bill aims to hike the foreign direct investment from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. The passing...
  • BJP MP defends alleged forced conversion, calls it home coming, says it will continue in Aligarh 11-12-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: There was high drama in Lok Sabha with opposition MPs cornering the Narendra Modi government in Parliament over alleged forced conversion row for the second day in a row on Thursday. MPs were shouting slogans against the government and entered the well of the House. The Bharatiya Janata...
  • Backed by Congress, Select Committee to submit report on Insurance Bill in Rajya Sabha today 10-12-2014 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: After a delay of almost seven years, the legislative approval to hike foreign direct investment in insurance sector from 26 per cent to 49 per cent may finally come from Parliament. The Select Committee on the Insurance Bill will submit its report to the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
  • PM Modi to meet CMs on Planning Commission; Mamata, Omar to skip it 07-12-2014 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold consultations with Chief Ministers on Sunday on the structure and role of the new body that will replace the Planning Commission. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who has been at loggereheads with the Bharatiya Janata Party over Burdwan blasts and Saradha...
  • PM Modi strongly criticises BJP minister's abusive remarks 05-12-2014 12:04 AM

    Forced to bow down to pressure from political parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made a statement on the floor of the Rajya Sabha strongly criticising his minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks. ...