FAREED ZAKARIA

  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • CNN India correspondent analyses PM Modi's persona September 22, 2014

    Editor's note: Ravi Agrawal is CNN's New Delhi bureau chief. He was part of the CNN team that exclusively spent time with Narendra Modi in his first interview since becoming India's Prime Minister. Follow him on Twitter. New Delhi (CNN): Four months ago Narendra Modi emerged as the runaway winner of...
  • Yoga synchronises heart, mind, and body: PM Modi's advise to everyone September 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "I'm fortunate that I was introduced to the world of yoga and pranayama at an early age. That has been very useful to me. I always advise everyone to make this a part of their lives. Sometimes,...
  • AlQaeda dreaming if it thinks Indian Muslims will listen to it: PM Modi September 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "My understanding is that they are doing injustice towards the Muslims of our country. If anyone thinks Indian Muslims will dance to their tune, they are delusional. Indian Muslims will live for India. They will die for...
  • CNN World Exclusive: Full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview September 21, 2014

    Speaking on the need of development of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the girl child's education and also on the need to ensure the safety of the girl child. He said that the dignity of women is a collective effort and not an issue which should be...
  • Girl child's education important for the empowerment and development of the country: PM Modi September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. "The main thing is the girl child education. By doing so the possibility of...
  • Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi in CNN World Exclusive September 21, 2014

    Terming democracy as a great legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his world exclusive interview to CNN said that it is only due to India's inherent strength that a person like him born in a poor family has been able to become the PM of the country. Speaking on the need...
  • Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue: PM Modi on RussiaUkraine crisis September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about the India's views on the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia. "Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue," he said. ...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just DelhiWashington ties, says PM Modi September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • India need not become China, it has to regain its lost glory: PM in CNN world exclusive interview September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Asserting that the current era belonged to Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN said that India was at par with China, adding that the two nations were growing at a similar pace. Reminiscing the days when India was called the 'Golden Bird', Modi...
  • Watch: PM Modi's CNN World Exclusive interview at 4:30 PM September 21, 2014

    This is the first interview by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he took the charge. Modi speaks to CNN's Fareed Zakaria just a few days before his visit to the US. Watch the full interview on CNNIBN at 4:30 PM on on Sunday. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop 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 Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • Modi's big statement to CNN: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? September 19, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an exclusive interview to CNN, said that no Indian Muslim will respond to the al Qaeda's call for recruitment. He added that their patriotism could not be questioned. We ask: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Modi smart, tough and driven, I underestimated him, says the man who interviewed the Indian PM September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Fareed Zakaria, the man who interviewed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a CNN world exclusive, has described the 64yearold as being "among the sharpest" he has met. "Narendra Modi is among the sharpest I have met. I underestimated him. He is very smart, intelligent and focused. He is...
  • Watch: Promo of CNN World Exclusive interview with PM Modi September 19, 2014

    This is the first interview by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he assumed the office. Modi speaks to CNN's Fareed Zakaria just a few days before his visit to the US. Watch the full interview on CNNIBN on Sunday (September 21) at 4:30 pm....
  • Modi World Exclusive: Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India, says PM September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes," Modi told CNN. Modi, whose historic...
  • Narendra Modi should revive US investment: Fareed Zakaria May 22, 2014

    How does the world view Narendra Modi's victory? What is the future of IndiaUnited States relationship with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister? CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sgarika Ghose interviews Fareed Zakaria, Editor, TIME magazine, author and commentator. ...
  • Denying visa to Modi was a big mistake by the US: Analyst Fareed Zakaria May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: As Narendra Modi gets ready to take oath as India's 15th Prime Minister, analyst Fareed Zakaria says it was a big mistake by the United States of America to have denied him a visa for all these years. "It was a mistake, it was shortsighted, it was foolish....
  • Watch: Fareed Zakaria on the impact of Egpyt army 'coup' July 5, 2013

    The ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi has its own repercussions. As the Egypt army says it's a transition and not a coup, CNN's Fareed Zakaria says it may be a coup on the path to make more genuine democracy. ...
  • The aspirations of a billion people of India will ensure prosperity: Mukesh Ambani February 11, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNN, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that he was bullish on India and that he was more than thrilled with the India growth story. Speaking to Fareed Zakaria, Mukesh Ambani added that the aspirations of the Indian people will translate into prosperity. Below is an...
  • Economy on road to recovery: Mukesh Ambani February 11, 2013

    Mukesh Ambani exudes optimism over India's longterm growth, says a billion aspirations will ensure prosperity. ...
  • Pakistan is more dangerous than Afghanistan: Fareed Zakaria January 17, 2013

    Amidst rising tension between India and Pakistan, CNN Editoratlarge Fareed Zakaria said India had become too big a player for any third party to interfere in its relations with Pakistan. Speaking to CNNIBN Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar, Zakaria went to the extent of calling Pakistan the most dangerous place on...
  • Protests against gangrape India's Arab Spring: Zakaria January 8, 2013

    Washington: The popular protest across India against the brutal gangrape case of a 23yearold medical student, in a way is the country's Arab Spring, believes Fareed Zakaria, one of the most influential foreign policy journalist in the US. "In a way, this is India's Arab Spring. But it needs to...
  • Attack on US consulate an attack on Libyan govt: Zakaria September 14, 2012

    Condemning the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, CNN's Fareed Zakaria says the attack in a sense was directed at the government of Libya because it is an ally of the US, it is a democraticallyelected government and is antiextremist. ...
  • Fareed Zakaria resigns from Yale governing board August 21, 2012

    Washington: After a long association with the Yale University, noted Indian American writer and journalist Fareed Zakaria has resigned from its governing body to focus on journalistic career. Zakaria, who received his bachelor's degree from the university, was associated with the Yale Corporation for past six years. The decision of Zakaria to...
  • Past week was tough and clarifying, says Zakaria August 20, 2012

    New York: Noted IndianAmerican writer and journalist Fareed Zakaria, who was briefly suspended by Time magazine and CNN after he was accused of plagiarism, described the episode as "tough" and "clarifying" and said he now realises the focus of what he wants to do ahead. Fortyeightyearold Zakaria's suspension was revoked by...
  • Time and CNN revoke Fareed Zakaria's suspension August 17, 2012

    Washington: The Time magazine and CNN on Thursday announced to revoke the suspension of Fareed Zakaria, the noted Indian American writer and journalist, who was suspended last week by both outlets for alleged plagiarism. Following a review of the allegations of plagiarism, for which Zakaria has apologized, CNN and Time...
  • New plagiarism charge against Fareed Zakaria August 15, 2012

    Washington: IndianAmerican journalist and author Fareed Zakaria, who has been suspended by CNN and Time magazine after he admitted to plagiarism, is now accused of publishing without attribution a passage from a 2005 book, a charge vehemently denied by him as "totally bogus". The new allegation against 48yearold Zakaria levelled by...