Marya Shakil

  • 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. ...
  • An unrelenting Opposition rejects Union Minister Niranjan Jyoti's apology, demands her dismissal 02-12-2014 10:52 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in Monday's public rally in New Delhi. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. "I had no intentions of hurting sentiments....
  • Rahul Gandhi leads Congress protest outside Parliament against Modi government's 'U-turns' 02-12-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday led the protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party government over 'U-turns' taken by it. MPs held up the booklet 'U-turn Sarkar' outside Parliament highlighting issues of black money, incursion by Chinese troops, ceasefire violations by Pakistan. The 33-page booklet was released...
  • Opposition parties seek clarification from BJP over minister's 'Muslims, Christians sons of Ram' remark 02-12-2014 11:08 AM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday came under fire for her controversial statement with opposition parties demanding a clarification from the Narendra Modi government. The Congress will raise the issue in Parliament and has given a suspension notice in Rajya Sabha on...
  • BJP rubbishes Congress booklet on Modi government's U-turns 01-12-2014 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the centre has hit back at the Congress which has brought out a booklet on the U-turns of the Modi government. Addressing the media, senior BJP leader and Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress was out of...
  • TMC MPs target BJP's Amit Shah over his alleged links with Sahara group 01-12-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: The war of words continue between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party as both the parties are not missing a chance to target the other. The stand off between the two parties once again played out in Parliament on Monday as TMC MPs held protest outside the...
  • BJP has achieved what UPA couldn't do over the years: Javadekar 01-12-2014 07:46 AM

    Lauding the work of the Central government in the past six months, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved what the previous UPA government could not achieve over the years. ...
  • Sushma Swaraj not a dummy External Affairs Minister, says Prakash Javadekar 29-11-2014 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: Lauding the work of the Central government in the past six months, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved what the previous UPA government could not achieve over the years. "What we have achieved in months was not achieved by UPA in...
  • Black money is a poll gimmick, current debate is misplaced, says Deve Gowda 28-11-2014 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: The former Prime Minister and MP H D Deve Gowda claims that he was the first Prime Minister who made an honest effort to bring out black money by introducing the voluntary disclosure of income scheme during the United Front regime during 1997. Gowda said that the net...
  • 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...