Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh says toilets are more pure and holy than temples. Tonight at 10, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether universal toilets are more important than temples. You can ask a question to our panelists here or tweet us @face_the_nation.
CNN-IBN exposed Air India pilot who produced fake documents to obtain his licence. Two pilots have already been arrested for forging documents. CNN-IBN asks, 'will you feel safe the next time you fly'?
The Indian Air Force is set to confer the honorary rank of a Group Captain on Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a sportsperson. Traditionally, honorary ranks in the Air Force have been given to outstanding achievers. Past recipients include J R D Tata and Vijayapat Singhania who were both awarded the honorary ranks of Air Commodore. Tendulkar, however, would have no official responsibilities with the IAF. Will conferring Sachin with an IAF honorary rank inspire the country's youth to join the forces?
The new Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi which opens to the public next month is touted to have world-class facilities for passenger travel comfort. It also boasts of the highest number of aerobridges in the world at a single site. After Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore, this is the fourth airport in India to have been privatised. Do you think privatised airports have improved the quality of service and infrastructure in India? Has your travel experience improved?
It's not been the best of times for the Indian aviation sector lately. There has been trouble in the skies -- Mangalore air tragedy, near-misses etc -- and on the ground with the IA crew going on strike. Are Indian air safety standards less rigid than global ones?
Following the Dantewada massacre, the Army Chief V K Singh said that the CRPF battalion's training in counter-insurgency does not match up to that of the Army's. The Air Force Chief, had said that air power cannot be used against Maoists even as the Home Minister said that the Government was looking at airpower as an option to combat the Maoist menace. Do you think Service Chiefs should be banned from speaking out in the public?