2013

  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? 18-02-2014 09:57 PM

    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 17-02-2014 07:13 PM

    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 10-02-2014 10:59 PM

    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? 10-02-2014 09:05 PM

    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 04-02-2014 10:14 AM

    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 15-01-2014 09:11 PM

    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 04-01-2014 12:18 PM

    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 31-12-2013 10:43 AM

    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 31-12-2013 10:39 AM

    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 30-12-2013 11:19 PM

    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 30-12-2013 08:52 PM

    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 30-12-2013 08:48 PM

    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 29-12-2013 04:44 PM

    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. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand shares his top 5 hits and pits films of 2013 28-12-2013 04:22 PM

    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 27-12-2013 10:53 PM

    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 26-12-2013 11:26 PM

    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? 24-12-2013 10:14 PM

    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...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-12-2013 10:40 PM

    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 23-12-2013 09:54 PM

    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. ...
  • News 360: Delhi deadlock ends, AAP to form government in Delhi 23-12-2013 09:31 PM

    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. ...
  • I am here to serve the people: Kejriwal 23-12-2013 06:37 PM

    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 23-12-2013 12:52 PM

    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 23-12-2013 09:39 AM

    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...
  • Watch: Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2013 22-12-2013 06:52 PM

    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. ...
  • Delhi talks: Should Kejriwal form the government in Delhi? 21-12-2013 03:35 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party now says that the opinion among the people is that it should go ahead and form the government in Delhi. CNN-IBN spoke to some Delhiites. Watch what they had to say. ...
  • Leander Paes bags CNN-IBN IOTY 2013 for Outstanding Achievement 21-12-2013 12:18 AM

    Paes became the only man to win a Grand Slam post his 40th birthday after winning the US Open with Radek Stepanek. ...
  • IOTY: Late Justice JS Verma honoured with lifetime achievement award 20-12-2013 11:40 PM

    The lifetime achievement award has gone to late Justice JS Verma, former Chief Justice of India. Justice Verma, a distinguished judge, died earlier in 2013. As the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), he left his mark on, amongst other achievements, the laws governing rape with the recommendations for...
  • Arvind Kejriwal gets IOTY 2013 for politics 20-12-2013 11:34 PM

    Arvind Kejriwal has been awarded Indian of the Year 2013 award for politics for Aam Aadmi Party's stunning debut and for changing the rules of Indian politics. ...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu gets CNN-IBN IOTY 2013 for sports 20-12-2013 11:25 PM

    On 10 August 2013, Sindhu became the first ever Indian woman to win a medal in singles at the World Championships - India's first singles medal since Prakash Padukone won bronze in 1983. ...
  • IOTY: Team ITBP and NDRF get Special Achievement award 20-12-2013 11:17 PM

    Members of the team ITBP and NDRF were given the CNN-IBN Indian of the year (IOTY) in the Special Achievement award category. Members of the team ITBP and NDRF put their own lives at risk, racing against time and dwindling hopes to save those who were stranded after the Uttarakhand...