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  • FTP: Is this election going to be marked by a culture of violence? 05-03-2014 10:57 PM

    The day the Election Commission announced the dates for 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed in the national capital, Lucknow and Gujarat. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether this election going to be marked by a...
  • FTP: Rajnath apologises to Muslims: Are young Muslims willing to give the BJP a chance? 27-02-2014 11:01 PM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give the party a chance. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi and asked...
  • FTP: Health Secretary transferred: Do honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system? 26-02-2014 11:08 PM

    Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju was removed by the PMO earlier this month due to issues with the Cabinet Secretariat. Desiraju has been transferred to Consumer Affairs Ministry. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts, whether honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system. ...
  • FTP: Kejriwal, Shinde attack journalists: Is the media a soft target for politicians? 25-02-2014 11:05 PM

    The recent attacks by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the media has raised serious questions on the journalists becoming a soft target for politicians. ...
  • FTP: Does Tarun Tejpal have a valid case to project himself as a victim? 19-02-2014 11:10 PM

    After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening alleging political vendetta. Tejpal has also got no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March...
  • FTP: Has the pepper spray incident heightened public disgust with politicians? 13-02-2014 11:10 PM

    The Lok Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on Thursday morning. The moment Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde tabled the Bill in the Lok Sabha, industrialist and suspended Congress MP L Rajagopal, from Vijayawada, did the unthinkable. He sprayed pepper sprays in the House. It caused burning sensations to several MPs...
  • FTP: Attacks on Northeast students: Time for icons of the region to speak up? 12-02-2014 11:16 PM

    With the reports of attack on Northeast people in the last week and the death of Arunachal Pardesh boy Nido Taniam, serious questions have been raised over their security. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts if the time has come for icons of the region to...
  • FTP: Is Hasiba Amin being targeted for appearing in Rahul Gandhi ad? 04-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Hasiba Amin, who is the face of Congress party's pre-election TV commercial 'Yuva Josh', is being targeted on social media. People allege she is a tainted Congress worker. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discussed with a panel of experts whether Hasiba Amin is being targeted as she featured in a...
  • FTP: Asha Mirje controversial remarks: Do members of women's commissions obstruct gender justice? 29-01-2014 11:38 PM

    Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, "women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play...
  • FTP: One month of AAP government in Delhi: Is AAP honeymoon over? 28-01-2014 06:07 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government completes one month on Tuesday. The AAP government has been in the news mostly for the wrong reasons ever since it took charge on December 28. ...
  • FTP: Birbhum gang rape: Is the Khap mentality spreading across India? 27-01-2014 10:56 PM

    The 20-year-old woman was gangraped for falling in love with a man from a different community. The young woman had been gangraped by 12 men on orders of a Panchayat as punishment. The investigation officer, Bahadur Mondal, a sub-inspector with Labhpur PS, Birbhum, has been removed following criticism over the...
  • FTP: Can AAP style protests bring real change? 21-01-2014 11:24 PM

    The AAP dharna was called off on Tuesday evening only after high drama on the streets of Delhi with AAP supporters breaking barricades at several places and clashing with the police. 15 people, including some policemen, were injured in the scuffle. AAP leaders claimed that those who spurred the violence...
  • FTP: Is there an housing apartheid when it comes to castes and communities? 11-11-2013 11:50 PM

    A leading property portal is in the line of fire after a broker posted an advertisement for the sale of a flat in Mumbai clearly mentioning that Muslims are not welcomed. The advertisement about a flat located at Dadar's Hindu Colony in Mumbai was put up on 99acres.com by broker...
  • FTP: Does India need universal toilets more than it needs temples? 07-10-2013 11:50 PM

    Build toilets first and temples later, said Hindutva icon and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi last week. Speaking at a function organised in New Delhi for the youth, Modi said he dared to say so even though his image as a Hindutva leader did not allow him. A similar...
  • FTP: Ordinance rolled back, Lalu goes to jail: Has middle class power come of age? 03-10-2013 11:50 PM

    With the Cabinet rolling back the ordinance shielding convicted legislators, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad was sentenced to jail for five years in the fodder scam. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts with ordinance being rolled back, has middle class power come of age....
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