2013

  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? February 20, 2014

    The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) was on Tuesday bulldozed through the Lok Sabha amidst dramatic scenes. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs demanding united Andhra protested in Parliament. ...
  • Interim Budget 2014: Reactions from across the country February 17, 2014

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. CNN-IBN takes the calls of people from across the country to know their reactions over this interim budget 2014. ...
  • Infosys Prize 2013: The science and society debate February 10, 2014

    The Infosys Awards are in the 5th year. This year, these awards have been instituted to recognise excellence in the pure sciences and in the social sciences. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel if India is doing enough to bring its scientists back to the country. ...
  • The Last Word: What is the true state of Indian economy? February 11, 2014

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed confidence that the economic growth rate for the current financial year will be revised to not less than 5 per cent. Growth in 2012-13 slipped to a decade-low of 4.5 per cent. The economy expanded 4.6 per cent in the first half (April-September)...
  • JNU professor Ayesha Kidwai wins 2013 Infosys Prize for Linguistics February 4, 2014

    Professor Ayesha Kidwai is this year's Infosys Prize awardee. A professor at JNU, Kidwai says each language has a unique system of grammar. Her work on understanding these systems - especially Indian languages like Hindi, Urdu, Santali, Bangla and Malayalam has led to newer theories in universal grammar. ...
  • Jammu and Kashmir are no longer pushovers January 15, 2014

    For the first time in their history, Jammu and Kashmir reached the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy, showing plenty of spunk and spark on the way. ...
  • Bollywood roundtable: In conversation with directors who made a mark in 2013 January 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to the directors who made a mark in the film industry in the year 2013. Ayan Mukherjee, Rohit Shetty, Mohit Suri, Vikramaditya Motwani and Abhiskek Kapoor in conversation on what makes a film a success. ...
  • 2013 in images: The bravery of rescue teams during Uttarakhand floods December 31, 2013

    Before stepping into the new year, here is a look at the the defining moments of 2013. The one image that will always resonate is that of rescue teams reaching out the the victims of the Uttarakhand tragedy. ...
  • 2013 in images: AAP and Kejriwal's stunning political debut January 6, 2014

    One of the defining moments of 2013 is most definitely the stunning political debut of Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party. Kejriwal, an IITian who cleared the civil services examination and became an Indian Revenue Service officer only to resign and become a social worker, founded the AAP in 2012...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 December 30, 2013

    Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • India surrender on the final day of Durban Test December 30, 2013

    CNN-IBN cricket expert Krishnamachari Srikkanth discusses what went wrong for India as they suffered heavy defeat against South Africa in Durban. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Year End Special Show December 29, 2013

    As the curtains come down on 2013, we get the best Citizen Journalist reports, pictures, video blogs and much more to rewind year gone by. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal takes charge: Here's how the day unfolded December 28, 2013

    Delhi got an 'aam aadmi' as its Chief Minister when Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who spectacularly ended the duopoly of Congress and BJP in the national capital in the recent Assembly elections, took oath at the historic Ramlila Maidan on Saturday amidst thousands of cheering supporters. The most...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand shares his top 5 hits and pits films of 2013 December 28, 2013

    On this special yearender edition of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand shares the top 5 hits and pits of Bollywood in 2013. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal: The new master blaster in town December 27, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi's seventh Chief Minister at the historic Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday. The AAP and Arvind Kejriwal have delivered the unexpected in their own fresh and unexpected ways. No one expected Kejriwal's AAP to create a huge space in...
  • Bollywood Roundtable: The finest actors of 2013 December 30, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Farhan Akhtar, Rajkumar Yadav, Irrfan Khan, and Ranveer Singh about their filmmaking experience. ...
  • The Last Word: Does focus on rape laws, gay rights, AAP show 2013 as a year of people's power? December 24, 2013

    The year 2013 has seen a rise in people's participation in various issues ranging from strong rape laws to the recent protest against the Supreme Court order on Section 377. The year also witnessed the infamous IPL spot fixing scandal. People's anger against the government even led to the emergence...
  • BJP slams Kejriwal over Delhi Cabinet December 24, 2013

    The BJP has accused AAP of not including MLAs from outer Delhi constituencies in its list for the Cabinet. "The AAP Cabinet does not represent all of Delhi. Outer Delhi and other parts of Delhi have not been represented," said Vijendra Gupta. ...
  • Has AAP committed political suicide by forming government with Congress support? December 23, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. After surprising everyone with its spectacular political debut, AAP announced its decision to accept Congress's outside support...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 24, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhiites show faith in AAP, say a new era is set to start December 23, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. ...
  • The Last Word: How different will an AAP government prove to be? December 23, 2013

    After surprising everyone with its spectacular political debut, AAP announced its decision to accept Congress's outside support to form a minority government in Delhi. The decision came after a 5-day long exercise in which the party returned to the electorate with an unofficial referendum on whether to form a government...
  • News 360: Delhi deadlock ends, AAP to form government in Delhi December 23, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. ...
  • AAP gathers support on referendum, to form government in Delhi December 23, 2013

    The deadlock in Delhi has ended with the Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal with taking outside support from the Congress to form the government. The decision came after a 5-day long exercise in which the party returned to the electorate with an unofficial referendum. ...
  • I am here to serve the people: Kejriwal December 23, 2013

    Delhi chief ministerial designate Arvind Kejriwal said that he was forced to take up politics for the sake of the comman man and that he did not harbour any ambition to become chief minister of the national capital. "I never had an ambition to become the CM, I am here...
  • AAP to form government in Delhi, Kejriwal to be CM December 23, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party, which had a spectacular debut in the polls winning 28 seats in the 70-member House, is staking claims to form the government with the outside support of the Congress. AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal will be the chief minister of the nation capital. ...
  • AAP PAC meet on, decision on government formation after 11 pm: Kejriwal December 23, 2013

    It is a big day ahead for the Aam Aadmi Party as it is all set to stake claim to form the next government in Delhi on Monday. The Political Affairs Committee meeting of the party has begun. "We are going in for political affairs meeting now. At 11 am...
  • People extend support as AAP forms government in Delhi December 23, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. After surprising everyone with its spectacular political debut, AAP announced its decision to accept Congress's outside support...
  • Watch: Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2013 December 22, 2013

    The Rajagiri National Business Quiz is an annual mega event hosted by the Rajagiri Centre of Business Studies at their valley campus in Cochin, Kerala. The quiz was conducted in 2010 with an aim to bring together the best corporate and student teams from across the country. ...