BARACK OBAMA

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 20, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rift within BJP exposed, street fight over tickets distribution January 20, 2015

    Dissent in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over ticket distribution spilled on the streets a day after the party released its list of candidates with supporters of party's Delhi unit Satish Upadhyay staging protests over denial of ticket to him. Another group shouted slogans against Upadhyay and party MP Ramesh...
  • Serious security lapses detected at Mumbai airport by CISF January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Serious security lapses have been detected at Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. As part of a security drill, it was found that Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel managed to enter inside the airport with fake e-tickets. The second busiest airport in the country sees thousands...
  • Obama visit: UP police to hire chopper January 20, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police is all set to hire a helicopter to secure the air in view of the likely visit of US president Barack Obama to Agra in January. "The state government has authorised the police to hire Pawan Hans helicopter for the next 11 days to assist in the...
  • A private dinner with PM, President's banquet, CEO's summit among Obama's India itinerary January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has accessed complete itinerary of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. He is likely to reach Delhi on January 25 at 4:45 am and will reach Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10:10 am, according to the tentative schedule which is subject to change. Obama will be at Rajghat at...
  • Air Force One: The plane that carries the US President and can launch a nuclear attack January 20, 2015

    United States President Barack Obama will visit India to attend the Republic Day parade as the chief guest on January 26. The special aircraft, Air Force One of the 'The Flying White House' that carries the President the United States is a customized Boeing 747-200B Jumbo and has a bomb...
  • A sneak peek into Obama's presidential suite at ITC Maurya January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: ITC Maurya, the most sought after star hotel in New Delhi is grabbing everyone's attention, as the ultra luxury hotel will be hosting the US President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama. While it is already under tight security, CNN-IBN managed to get an exclusive sneak...
  • US, India likely to sign key pacts during Obama's visit January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Several important negotiations between India and the US are likely to be inked during President Barack Obama's visit to the country. The global entry programme, which will expedite the entry of Indian travellers to the US and give a boost to commerce between the two countries, is among...
  • Obama's visit reflective of personal ties with Modi: US government sources January 20, 2015

    Ahead of the most awaited visit US government sources have told CNN-IBN that Obama's visit to India is rare and unprecedented. "Obama's visit reflective of personal ties with Modi," said US government sources. ...
  • Delhi turns into a fortress ahead of Obama's India visit January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome US President Barack Obama as chief guest on Republic Day. However, security agencies are gearing up after Intelligence agencies warned of a Lashkar-e-Toiba attempt to infiltrate into India and stage a terror attack to mar Obama's visit. According to sources,...
  • Indian security agencies worried about terror attack during Obama's visit January 20, 2015

    Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome the US President Barack Obama as chief guest on republic day but the security agencies are worried that Pakistan based terror groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba could stage a terror attack. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • No link between terrorist infiltration bid and Barack Obama's visit, says Manohar Parrikar January 19, 2015

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday dismissed reports linking any possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border with the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. "The reports of terrorists trying to infiltrate from across the border are unnecessarily linked with Obama's visit. From the information given...
  • Obama visit: Taj Mahal to be shut for general public on January 27 January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Taj Mahal will be shut for public on January 27 in view of US President Barack Obama's visit to Agra. Heavy security forces have been deployed in the city. Extra CCTVs have been installed, a special control room has been set up and more CISF personnel will be deployed...
  • Three-day traffic restrictions imposed in Delhi for Obama's visit January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Several traffic restrictions have been imposed in the national capital ahead of Barack Obama's India visit. Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road will be closed for public from January 24 to 26. Traffic Special Commissioner Mukesh Chander said, "There will be some restrictions in New Delhi area. People can...
  • Obama's 'Beast', an armor on wheels January 19, 2015

    Contrary to the tradition, US President Barack Obama is likely to travel in his own car for the Republic Day parade, instead of travelling in President Pranab Mukherjee's car. The US President's car is a black Cadillac - dubbed as 'barack mobile' or 'the beast'. It's body is virtually impregnable...
  • LeT trying to infiltrate into India before Obama's visit, security hiked along the international border January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Security has been hiked along the international border after specific inputs of an infiltration by Lashkar-e-Toiba trained terrorists into India ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. According to sources, second line of security has been enforced with 10 additional companies of Border Security Force being deployed along the...
  • Contrary to tradition, Obama may travel in his own car to Republic Day parade January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: To accommodate demands made by the United States of America, the Indian government is likely to break the Republic Day tradition this year. Chief Guest of the parade US President Barack Obama is likely to travel in his own car instead of travelling in President Pranab Mukherjee's car...
  • No terror attack during Obama's India trip: US warns Pakistan January 18, 2015

    Washington: Ahead of President Barack Obama's India visit, the US has asked Pakistan to ensure that there is no cross-border terror incident during the trip and subtly warned of "consequences" if any such attack is traced back to the country. Obama will travel to New Delhi later this week to attend...
  • Ahead of Obama's visit, police recovers 1,020 live cartridges from metro station in Delhi January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi and Republic day celebrations, the special cell of Delhi police has recovered 1,020 live cartridges of mainly 9mm and 7.65 mm from Welcome Colony metro station in New Delhi on Sunday. According to sources the police has arrested 3...
  • Barack Obama's India visit chance to tap real potential in ties: US January 18, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's unprecedented second visit to India offers an "incredibly important opportunity" for the world's two largest democracies to tap the "real potential" of their strategic ties, a top American diplomat has said. The "real potential" of Indo-US strategic and economic relationship, which leaders of the two...
  • Unprecedented seven-layer security ring for Barack Obama's visit to India January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: A seven-layer security ring will be thrown around the VVIP enclosure on Rajpath for the Republic Day parade to be witnessed by US President Barack Obama and the airspace over the area would be monitored by a radar to be specially set up. This will form part of...
  • US lawmaker asks Brack Obama to support Diwali postal stamp January 18, 2015

    New York: An influential American lawmaker has appealed to President Barack Obama to support issuance of a Diwali US postal stamp, saying it will signify that the US honours its religious diversity and inclusiveness and help strengthen Indo-US cultural ties. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney from New York wrote to Obama in...
  • India rejects US request for a no-fly zone over Rajpath for Republic Day January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as US President Barack Obama's visit to India has led to unprecedented security grid, the Indian government on Sunday rejected the US request for a no-fly zone over Rajpath for the Republic Day. Obama's security detail had asked Indian authorities to impose a no-fly zone around Rajpath...
  • Final stamp on US academics teaching in India likely during Obama's visit January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: International academicians could be paid as high as $12,000 for a 20-day teaching session in institutes under a government sponsored-programme to help students across the streams get exposure to the best of faculties from abroad. They would teach in centrally-funded educational bodies like IITs and central universities and...
  • Modi government preparing long list of initiatives to boost bilateral relations on Obama's visit January 17, 2015

    India is counting down to US President Barack Obama's visit later this month and the Modi government is preparing a long list of initiatives to boost bilateral relations in various sectors. ...
  • Barack Obama will not be allowed in Agra if demands not met: Lawyers January 17, 2015

    Mathura: Lawyers of western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday said they will not allow US President Barack Obama to enter Agra on January 27 unless the Central government assures them of establishing a separate bench of Allahabad High Court in the region. "If Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives assurance that by January...
  • Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo attended 'Selma' screening at the White House hosted by President Obama January 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: US President Barack Obama hosted a private screening of the historical drama film 'Selma' at the White House. It was attended by a string of celebrities. Guests at the Friday night screening included media mogul Oprah Winfrey, hip-hop artist Common, director Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo (who plays Martin Luther...
  • Pakistan not mending its ways, says Rajnath Singh January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: With Intelligence reports suggesting Pakistan-based terrorists planning strikes in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday attacked the neighbouring country for "not mending its ways" despite being given a befitting reply many times. "Pakistan is not mending its ways. Despite getting a befitting reply many times, it is...