Big News

  • Watch India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 28, 2010

    Take a look on the headlines at the top of the hour and big stories of the day on CNNIBN at 9.00 pm. ...
  • Big News: Why visa power can't make Taslima happy February 17, 2008

    Excerpts from the Bangladeshi author's interview to CNNIBN and a debate. ...
  • Kanyakumari cop assures: Justice delayed, not denied February 17, 2008

    New Delhi: In the last week, if there was any image that moved, shocked and outraged the nation, it was the dramatic footage on an attempt to murder caught on camera. The incident took place in Tamil Nadus Kanyakumari where two highway engineers were run over by a white Ambassador...
  • Freedom versus faith: Only law may prevail December 2, 2007

    For those questioning the Islamic faith, the going has never been easy. Salman Rushdie and Taslima Nasreen are both cases in point. Protests and demonstrations were taken out and effigies had been burnt when Rushdie was knighted by the British Government, in June this year. Taslimas case is no different from...
  • Man behind Aaja Nachle row comes clean December 2, 2007

    Madhuri Dixit's comeback film became a victim of competitive Dalit politics on Saturday, just a day after its release. The film was banned first in UP and then in Punjab and Haryana after some Dalit organisations objected to derogatory lines in the title track. The ban was withdrawn in UP only...
  • Has Nandigram become a political battleground? November 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Over the last week CPM cadres went on a rampage in a bid to regain their supremacy over Nandigram in West Bengal. With several people gunned down, homes vandalised, and women gangraped, this episode was certainly the CPM's moment of shame and a controversy the Left government in...
  • BCCI gag order has more to it than the media mess November 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian cricket is always dominated by intrigue. More so now after the BCCI diktat which says the national selectors can't comment publicly on their choices. But there is a growing fear that the BBCI move may lead to more speculations dominating the headlines. But why has the BCCI...
  • Debate: Cong's signs of impatience or early poll? November 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress, it appears, is finally getting into election mode. Hitting out at her allies at the AICC meet in New Delhi, Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asked her partymen to assert their identity and not get lost in coalition politics. But with a weak organisation and...
  • The politics of a fake encounter June 19, 2007

    Three IPS officers are under arrest for the murders of for the murders of Soharabbudin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi. Sheikh was gunned down in a fake encounter in November 2005 near Ahmedabad and Kauser Bi was killed later. The murders have embarrassed the Narendra Modi government and raised question...
  • Reporting on wedding and kisses June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The past week saw the media not just reporting news, but making it as well. It started with the incessant media focus on the Richard GereShilpa Shetty kiss at an AIDS awareness event. The moral police was soon up in arms. Then came the terrible attack on the...