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  • Karnataka CM clarifies his remark 5 days ago

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been forced to clarify his insensitive comment on being questioned about the rape of a six-year-old in a top Bangalore school. He had lost his cool and asked reporters if the Bangalore rape was the only news they had. ...
  • CM Akhilesh Yadav assures justice in Mohanlalganj rape and murder case 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the culprits of the brutal rape and murder of the 35-year-old woman will be punished. The incident happened in Mohanlalganj in Lucknow. The CM assured that investigations were underway. On Wednesday, the UP police said that particles found in the nails of the...
  • Omar Abdullah on Shiv Sena MPs: Hooliganism is not expected of MPs 5 days ago

    This public dining space, which was the centre of this entire controversy where the Shiv Sena men were seen in the video engaging in hooliganism continues to remain shut. Omar Abdullah clearly says that he despises such behaviour. The MPs are chosen by the people, and it is the responsibility...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test 1 week ago

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Kejriwal to move back to Kaushambi residence by July end July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal is likely to move back to Kaushambi, his place of residence prior to him moving to official accomodation as Delhi Chief Minister at Tilak Lane, sources said. The former Delhi Chief Minister is also expected to retain the Hanuman Road office in Central Delhi,...
  • Karnataka CM seen sleeping in Assembly during debate on sexual offences July 18, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday found himself in an embarrassing spot as video footage on TV channels showed him apparently dozing off during a debate on sexual offences against women in the Legislative Assembly. Siddaramaiah was seen in the video grab tilting his head in the front with eyes...
  • Kanimozhi welcomes Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's statement on the dhoti issue July 16, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Kanimozhi member of the Parliament said that she welcomed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's statement on the dhoti issue. Kanimozhi moved on to say how dhoti was the national dress and such archaic British laws could not be welcomed. ...
  • Congress decides to retain Prithviraj Chavan as Maharashtra CM July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ending speculations of a change in leadership in Maharashtra post the deafening defeat of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections, the state party in-charge Mohan Prakash told CNN-IBN on Friday that Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will continue to hold the top position. Speaking to CNN-IBN Prakash said, "There will be...
  • 'Will act according to report': Karnataka Law Minister on Kumaraswamy issue July 7, 2014

    The Home Ministry has now sought a report from the Karnataka govt over the Kumaraswamy issue. This after the former Chief Minister and JDS Chief H D Kumaraswamy was heard demanding 40 crore rupees if he was to nominate an MLC from the JDS. Karnataka Law Minister TD Jayachandra,...
  • Goa CM defends PWD minister, says bikinis fine on beach, not in temples July 2, 2014

    Panaji, Goa: In a defence of Goa PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar's comment made on Tuesday that there should be a ban on women going to pubs in short dresses, the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar took a stance in favour of Dhavalikar, saying that the media is deliberately twisting Dhavalikar's...
  • Flash floods kill at least 12 in Guwahati June 28, 2014

    Guwahati: Incessant rains have led to flash floods in Assam's Guwahati killing at least 12 people. According to reports, half the city is submerged in flood waters. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday conducted tour of the worst-affected areas. The authorities have blamed illegal encroachments across Guwahati for the flash...
  • Bombay HC fixes final hearing on PIL against CM's housing quota June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday fixed for July 28 the final hearing on a PIL challenging double or multiple allotment of houses from the Maharashtra Chief Minister's discretionary quota. A bench, headed by Justice Abhay Oka, asked petitioner Ketan Tirodkar to file an additional affidavit within a week...
  • Naveen Patnaik: Poor will be largely affected by the rail fair hike June 20, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik comments on the rail fare hike. He states that hike in fare will further aggravate inflation and increase price rise. The poor people will be largely affected by this move. ...
  • AP CM announces ex-gratia payments to heat wave victims June 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: With the heat wave claiming as many as 169 lives in Andhra Pardesh, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to grant Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia to family members of victims, it was officially announced on Sunday. AP Deputy Chief Minister K E Krishnamurthy, who held a review meeting...
  • Watch: Preparations in full swing for Chandrababu Naidu's swearing-in ceremony June 8, 2014

    CNN-IBN takes you thought the ground in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh where TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu is set to take oath as the first Chief Minister of the new state of Andhra Pradesh. Naidu will be sworn in with his 18 ministers at a on Sunday evening....
  • SC extends stay on Jayalalithaa's trial till June 16 June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended till June 16 its order staying the trial in a disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa by a Bangalore court. "Interim order to continue till next date of hearing. List the matter for final hearing on June 16,"...
  • Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao's cabinet meets informally June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad : The council of ministers of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held an "informal" meeting on Monday after he assumed charge, sources said. Rao took charge at about 1300 hours in his office in the Secretariat building here after priests performed a puja and blessed him. The Telangana Legislative Assembly...
  • Chandrababu Naidu invites KCR for his swearing-in ceremony June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu rang up Telangana Rashtra Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR), who took over as Telangana's first Chief Minister on Monday and invited the latter to his swearing-in ceremony as Andhra Pradesh CM on June 8. Though KCR did not extend...
  • BJP faces revolt over naming Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A storm is brewing in the BJP with many Delhi leaders allegedly threatening to "not cooperate" and even "lose deliberately" if former top cop Kiran Bedi was named the party's next chief ministerial nominee, party sources said. "There is severe opposition to her (Bedi) in the party. A...
  • Tripura: Manik Sarkar reshuffles his ministry May 23, 2014

    Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday reshuffled his council of ministers following the election of Commerce and Industries minister Jitendra Chowdhury, as an MP. Chowdhury resigned on Tuesday and would leave for Delhi on Wednesday. A notification of the government stated that Naresh Chandra Jamatiya, who was on Friday sworn...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Kiran Bedi all set to join BJP and become Delhi CM candidate? May 21, 2014

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has said that she is ready to join active politics and will consider the Delhi chief minister's post if she is offered. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bedi said, "I have expressed by desire to see that a Delhi Assembly gets...
  • Assam CM Tarun Gogoi to submit resignation to Sonia Gandhi on Thursday May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who has been facing severe opposition within his Cabinet after party's poll debacle will tender his resignation to Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. Gogoi who had offered to resign the day the Lok Sabha elections were out has reached New Delhi to meet...
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik sworn in as CM for fourth consecutive term May 21, 2014

    After steering the BJD to a landslide victory in Assembly elections, Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday took oath as Odisha Chief Minister for a record fourth consecutive term. Also sworn in were 21 ministers, including eight fresh faces as five members of the previous ministry were dropped. Governor S C Jamir administered...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Naveen Patnaik to take oath as Odisha Chief Minister on Wednesday May 20, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Raj Bhavan is all set to conduct the swearing-in ceremony of the new council of ministers under the leadership of Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday, a Governor's Secretariat release said. "The swearing-in ceremony of the new council of ministers led by Sri Naveen Patnaik will be held on May 21...
  • Jeetan Ram Manjhi sworn in as Bihar Chief Minister May 20, 2014

    Patna: Jeetan Ram Manjhi has been sworn in as the 25th Chief Minister of Bihar. Manjhi was administered the office of oath and secrecy by Bihar Governor DY Patil in Patna on Tuesday. A total of 17 ministers also took oath along with Manjhi. Manjhi, an MLA from Makhdumpur constituency, was elected...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • New CM for Bihar: Has Nitish played caste card? May 19, 2014

    Badly mauled in the Lok Sabha electoral slugfest by Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party and facing the prospects of a massive rebellion in his own party, Nitish Kumar decided to go for broke. A few hours after Lok Sabha results started pouring in, it became clear that a massive BJP...
  • Stage set for new alliance in Bihar after Nitish Kumar's resignation May 18, 2014

    Patna: Nitish Kumar's resignation as the Bihar Chief Minister has set the stage for an overhaul of alliances in the state Assembly. Sources say the JDU is in talks with both the Congress and arch rival Rashtriya Janata Dal. While the Congress has reciprocated positively to JDU's hints, the RJD has...