Marya Shakil

  • Sushma Swaraj likely to make statement on PM's foreign trips after returning from Kathmandu: Sources 26-11-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants his ministers to be more pro-active in making statements on everything including WTO and PM'S foreign trips, said government sources on Wednesday. Union Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is accompanying Modi in Kathmandu for the 18th SAARC summit, is expected to make a...
  • Congress on front foot on issue of black money: Shashi Tharoor 26-11-2014 12:47 PM

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that the party was on front foot over the issue of black money. Tharoor said, "We want the government to fulfil poll promise and bring back black money. When it comes to real action, the government has not done enough." ...
  • Opposition parties stage protest in Parliament over black money; government seeks support 25-11-2014 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: The first working day of winter session witnessed disruptions as the opposition tried to corner the government on the issue of black money. The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which led the opposition's charge, got support from several other parties like the Samajwadi Party, JDU, Congress, and AAP -- all...
  • Government ready for discussion on black money issue: Venkaiah Naidu 25-11-2014 02:24 PM

    Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu said that the government was ready to discuss black money issue after it was cornered by the opposition in the House over the issue. Naidu said, "Just learnt opposition wants to discuss black money issue. We are ready for discussion. The government...
  • Opposition targets Centre on black money, TMC MPs with black umbrellas protest outside Parliament 25-11-2014 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is all set to be cornered in Parliament as opposition parties have joined hands to take on the government on the issue of black money. The Centre which was hoping of a productive session witnessed protests on the first working day of the winter...
  • PM Modi highlights how India-Australia relations can expand: Steve Waugh 18-11-2014 03:28 PM

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to the former Australian captain Steve Waugh about the growing relations between India and Australia. Waugh said, "I've been very positive about the Australia-India story for a long time. Modi's visit here has opened the eyes of many Australians of the possibilities, the opportunities and to...
  • Looking forward to Modi's 'Make in India' vision: Infosys 18-11-2014 09:53 AM

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to the CEO of Infosys Vishal Sikka about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Australia. Sikka said, "Modi's speech at Allphones Arena was inspiring. He speaks from heart." Sikka also said that he is looking forward to Modi's "Make in India" vision. ...
  • Modi's magic worked on us, say Indians in Australia 17-11-2014 08:47 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the crowd of Indian community in Australia during a cultural event at Sydney Olympic park in Australia. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi is an enigma, excited to see him, says a perfromer 17-11-2014 03:41 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Sydney for his 2nd leg of the Australian tour. CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil talks to the gropu of dancers who will be performing at the event. "Modi is an enigma. We are expecting a lot from him. Let's see what he does for India," said...
  • Sydney proud to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi: New South Wales premier 17-11-2014 10:22 AM

    The Premier of South Wales Mike Baird is scheduled to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Baird said that Sydney is very excited to receive PM Modi along with other leaders. He also spoke about the grand welcome that the Indian diaspora in Sydney has been planning for...
  • Newspapers in Brisbane talk about PM Modi's 'standout shake' with Tony Abbott 16-11-2014 08:38 PM

    Newspapers in Brisbane talk about PM Narendra Modi's 'Standout Shake' with Tony Abbott. "The hug between Tony Abbott and Narendra Modi stood out. Good to see ties between India and Australia being strengthened," said Brisbane resident. ...
  • Watch: Indian Australians speak on Modi's visit 16-11-2014 03:38 PM

    Indian Australians express their needs and wants from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he visits the island nation on a three-day tour. ...
  • PM Modi takes up black money issue at G-20 Summit, calls for close global coordination 16-11-2014 07:23 AM

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for close global coordination as he raised the issue of black money at the G-20 Summit on Sunday. During his address at the session 'Delivering Global Economic Resilience', Modi said, "Close coordination is important not just for addressing the challenge of black money but...
  • Modi's visit good for India-Australia ties, say foreign journalists 15-11-2014 03:29 PM

    There is a lot of buzz in the media in Australia about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Magazines and newspapers alike are talking about the excitement around his visit and how it symbolises a new chapter in India-Australia relationship. ...
  • PM Modi meets G20 leaders at Retreat hosted by Abott 15-11-2014 11:40 AM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the G20 leaders ahead of the annual summit at a retreat hosted by Australian PM Tony Abott. ...
  • Repatriation of black money stashed abroad a key priority for India: PM Modi to BRICS leaders 15-11-2014 07:41 AM

    Brisbane: Ahead of his first appearance at the G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday raised the issue of black money in an informal meeting with the BRICS leaders. Modi said that repatriation of unaccounted money kept abroad is a key priority for India. Calling for close coordination on...
  • PM Modi must look after all the international students, says Indian taxi driver 14-11-2014 05:10 PM

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to an Indian taxi driver in Brisbane. Indian origin cab driver said that he would not mind going back to India if given better job opportunities. "PM Modi must look after all the international students," said the cab driver. ...
  • Indian Australians thrilled about Modi's visit 14-11-2014 11:01 AM

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Australia, the NRIs residing in the island nation eagerly await a meeting with the Indian PM. ...
  • PM Modi in Australia for G-20 meet, cooperation on black money probe to top the talks 14-11-2014 07:49 AM

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Brisbane in Australia early on Friday morning to attend the G20 summit of the world's developed and emerging economies this week. It is the first bilateral visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Australia in 28 years. The last Indian PM to visit Australia...
  • India-Australia ties can strengthen in various fields, says ex-diplomat 13-11-2014 11:47 PM

    "India and Australia are establishing strong civil nuclear ties. There is a new found professionalism in the relationship. India-Australia ties can strengthen in various fields," said ex-diplomat. ...
  • Gujarati food festival at Indian restaurant in Sydney, awaits PM Modi's arrival 13-11-2014 11:39 PM

    CNN-IBN visits the Taj Bhavan restaurant in Sydney. Sydney is awaiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival. Gujarati food festival is on at a Indian restaurant in Sydney. "We are making preparations for a traditional Gujarati thali," said a restaurant owner. ...
  • Will make PM Modi's visit memorable, say Indians in Australia 13-11-2014 07:47 PM

    Prime minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to fly to Australia later on Thursday evening. Indians in Australia promise to make his trip more memorable than the American one. ...
  • PM Modi's address at Sydney Olympic Park will be as good as US Madison Square's: RSS worker 13-11-2014 10:23 AM

    The second stop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation tour is Australia. He will also be addressing 15,000 members of the Indian community at Sydney Olympic Park. A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh worker said the event will be as good as that happened in Madison Square in US. He said, "Modi's...
  • Cabinet expansion: PM hosts high tea for MPs ahead of oath ceremony 09-11-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting a high tea at his residence for the MPs who will take oath as Union Council of Ministers on Sunday afternoon. Political bigwigs to the likes of Manohar Parrikar, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrived at the PM's residence for...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Assi Ghat in Varanasi 08-11-2014 09:15 AM

    On day 2 of his visit to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Assi Ghat. This was his first visit to his constituency after taking charge on May 16. He then took forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. ...
  • Modi likely to expand his Cabinet on Sunday; Jayant Sinha, Hansraj Ahir may be inducted: sources 06-11-2014 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet in the Narendra Modi government is likely to be expanded on Sunday. According to sources, Hazaribagh MP and son of senior leader Yashwant Sinha, Jayant Sinha could be inducted in the Cabinet. The man who exposed the coal block allocation scam, Hansraj Ahir could be...
  • BJP's Subramanian Swamy calls Robert Vadra a thug, says society needs to be protected from him 02-11-2014 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Leaders of various political parties have hit out at businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for losing his cool and pushing the reporter's mic away from him at an event in the national capital. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy went to the extent of...
  • Robert Vadra loses cool, pushes aside reporter, mic when questioned on his involvement in land deals 01-11-2014 11:01 PM

    New Delhi: Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra lost his cool at an event in Delhi on Saturday when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Robert Vadra got angry and pushed the...
  • Burdwan blast: Mamata meets NSA, assures assistance in fight against terrorism 27-10-2014 05:44 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday assured all help to the Centre in fight against terrorism. The assurance from the West Bengal CM came after her meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Talking to CNN-IBN, Special secretary Of General Security Prakash Mishra said, "The Government...
  • It's the beginning of the end for those who have stashed illegal money abroad: BJP 27-10-2014 01:20 PM

    The Narendra Modi government on Monday revealed names of three black money account holders in the Supreme Court. However, the list includes no politicians. But the BJP says that more names will be revealed as per the due procedure. ...