• News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe 2 days ago

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • Power of 49: Voters' check list 2 days ago

    Women form 49 per cent of the total electorate and they must check the background of every candidate before voting. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Will Jayalalithaa be the kingmaker in 2014 LS polls? 5 days ago

    In this episode of Kings and Queens, CNN-IBN discusses Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and whether she would be the kingmaker in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • News 360: EC bans Amit Shah, Azam Khan rallies in UP 5 days ago

    The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious offences under...
  • News 360: Boys commit mistakes, don't hang them for rape, says Mulayam 6 days ago

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • Voting on in 91 constituencies in 11 states and 3 union territories 1 week ago

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 1 week ago

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: Tamil Nadu campaign diary

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Election fever At about 40 degrees, and 80% humidity just past noon, there isn't a single spot of shade available in the entire rally ...

  • Time to move on from the Khobragade issue: Sujatha Singh April 9, 2014

    Months after India snapped talks with the US over the arrest of diplomat Devyani Khobragade, it is ready to move on from the issue. While denying any role in the resignation of US ambassador Nancy Powell. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh says it is time to repair the...
  • 'The Syria Dilemma': The only flaw is essays aren't arranged April 9, 2014

    Simply put, there is no good option in Syria. Not only has the time passed for the international community to be able to effect an internal solution to the crisis inside the country, the geopolitical dynamics outside Syria are also changing at a rapid pace. So even if there was...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura April 7, 2014

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • With LS polls round the corner, Jayalalithaa steps up election campaign April 6, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections as the AIADMK has chosen to go solo in the polls. She held a massive rally in Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Abstention louder than any vote

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    With India's abstention vote, it would seem that South Block is wresting back control of its decision-making authority from that domestic sphere that has ridden...

  • News 360: Dissent in BJP over Sabir Ali's induction March 28, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party spokeperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has openly revolted against party's decision to induct expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali on Twitter. ...
  • India should have supported UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka: Chidambaram March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Differing with his government's stand of abstaining from voting in UNHRC on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that New Delhi should have supported it. "Congress took a neutral stand at UNHRC by abstaining from voting on the Sri Lanka resolution....