30 MINUTES

  • 30 Minutes: Modi-Shah leadership takes BJP to new heights Yesterday

    The all-charged up leadership of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah led BJP to register record victories in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • Watch: The story of Narendra Modi September 28, 2014

    Once shunned by world powers, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of the largest democracy, takes giant steps in showcasing India on the global platform. Watch the story of Narendra Modi in this week's '30 Minutes' show. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Going Viral September 21, 2014

    With internet becoming the new television, platforms like YouTube has opened up a new vista of entertainment for people of all ages. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Deluge in Paradise September 14, 2014

    The 'paradise on Earth' is under water. At least most if its parts are after floods triggered by heavy rains wreaked havoc in Jammu & Kashmir. While official death toll stands at over 200, administration fear many more lives have been lost in the deluge- the worst ever in 109...
  • 30 minutes: No justice for victims even a year after Muzaffarnagar riots September 7, 2014

    It has been a year since the communal clashes broke out in Muzaffarnagar. CNN-IBN revisits Muzaffarnagar to find out if the divide between Hindus and Muslims has deepened and if the wounds are healed. ...
  • 30 minutes: Is it possible for Kashmiri pandits to return to the valley August 31, 2014

    Over 25 years have passed since the Kashmiri Pandits suffered an exile from the ancestral homes in the valley. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dispensation has given new hope to the pandits to return to the valley. In 30 minutes, we discuss what prospects are available for the pandits to return...
  • 30 Minutes: Story of the 'Third Gender' July 5, 2014

    What if your gender does not confirm to the conventional definition? CNNIBN brings you a report on the ordeal a person of the 'third gender' has to face in everyday life. ...
  • 30 Minutes: From Porn star to Bollywood diva, the story of Sunny Leone June 29, 2014

    Born Karanjeet Vohra to an immigrant Indian family in America, Sunny Leone discusses her childhood from a girl uninterested in learning how to cook or learn niceties, to her daring venture in the adult film industry to her surprising entry into Bollywood. ...
  • 30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots January 18, 2014

    Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNNIBN team traveled to Phugana village in...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside China January 11, 2014

    The programme covers all about rise and success of China as well as the challenges facing the country. China has changed its face in the recent past with Beijing and Shanghai emerging beaming with skyscrapers. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling? November 2, 2013

    CNNIBN brings you how builderpoliticianbureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage October 19, 2013

    CNNIBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Military The Apolitical Force September 29, 2013

    Has Former Army chief General VK Singh's claims that money from the secret fund was used to pay Kashmiri politicians damaged the credibility of the Army? ...
  • 30 Minutes: 48 people died in communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar September 14, 2013

    Three days after Muzaffarnagar riots, which shook the foundation of communal harmony in Uttar Pradesh, the death toll on Wednesday increased to 48. According to reports, 42 people have died in Muzaffarnagar while six died overnight in the adjoining towns. Curfew will be relaxed from 10 am to 5 pm. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Has India become 'No country for women'? September 7, 2013

    Women in Delhi and Mumbai share the candid stories of daily sexual harassment. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Jiah Khan's suicide puts focus on the grim world of Bollywood July 6, 2013

    Young actor Jiah Khan's suicide reminds us of the long and lonely battle that Bollywood stars go through to achieve success. It reveals the grim picture behind all the fame and glitz. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Are we to be blamed for Uttarakhand catastrophe? June 22, 2013

    On 17th June, Uttarakhand witnessed nature's worst fury, damaging hundreds of buildings and submerging entire village. Over 1000 people are feared dead and thousands are stranded in the state. But was it just nature's fury or an ecological disaster in the making? Watch the show to unravel the mystery behind...
  • 30 Minutes: Punjab fights to steer students away from a life of drugs June 8, 2013

    Punjab, the land of plenty. The state today is faced with an enemy within drugs. And it's most lethal attack has been on one of the holiest cities for the Sikhs Amritsar. ...
  • 30 Minutes: India's forgotten spies May 19, 2013

    While Sarabjit Singh received a state funeral after his death in Pakistan, there are hundreds like him who have taken extraordinary risks, often spending years in Pakistani jails, but are never remembered. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Coal scam and beyond May 5, 2013

    The SC on April 30 tore into the UPA government and the Central Bureau of Investigation demanding answers on the government's alleged interference in the CBI coal allocations probe. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Kashmir after Afzal April 13, 2013

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, a resident of Baramulla in Kashmir, was executed inside Tihar jail on February 9 this year. Kashmir saw a series of protests and demonstrations in its aftermath. Watch the show on Saturday at 10.30 pm and repeat telecast on Sunday at 12 noon and 9.30...
  • 30 Minutes: Maharashtra reels under chronic drought March 23, 2013

    Maharashtra is said to be reeling under its worst drought in over four decades. What makes it worse is government inaction and corruption. ...
  • Musharraf set to return to Pakistan on Sunday March 23, 2013

    Karachi: After remaining in selfexile for over four years, Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf will return home on March 24 to participate in historic elections in May. Musharraf, 69, will be flying from Dubai to Karachi where his supporters are planning to give him a rousing welcome. Clearing the...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside Bangladesh March 17, 2013

    42 years after Bangladesh was liberated, it is resonating with nationalist chants that are demanding hanging of war criminals and are looking for closure to the country's darkest chapter. ...
  • 30 Minutes: The Regional Fillum Boom!! March 2, 2013

    CNN-IBN takes a look at the plethora of regional superhits. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Pollbound Meghalaya in focus February 10, 2013

    The people of Meghalaya reveal what their expectations are from their leaders. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Is there no country for women? January 6, 2013

    She is the voice of customer, dream girl of Bollywood, corporate leader and even the face of power. From being confined to the home with the limited role in decision making, they are more visible. They lead home, they work and bring home salaries. They make their own choices. They...
  • 30 Minutes: 1962, lest we forget October 20, 2012

    October 20 marks 50 years since the 1962 conflict with China. The 1962 SinoIndian conflict claimed the lives of 5,000 Indian soldiers. For the first time, an Indian Defence Minister along with the top military brass of the country paid homage to the martyrs. Defence Minister AK Antony and the three service...
  • 30 Minutes: FDI and You October 7, 2012

    There is political sound and fury about the government's decision to allow 51 per cent Foreign Direct Investment in multibrand retail. In this episode of 30 Minutes, we will get in touch with different stakeholders in FDI in retail and try to understand how multibrand retail will effect their lives. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Rape victims' diaries September 8, 2012

    One woman is raped every 29 minutes, two women every hour, every day of the year in India. ...