Interview

  • Vaidik-Saeed meet: Centre distances itself, Opposition demands action 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik "interviewing" dreaded terrorist and Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed managed to rock the Parliament once again and force repeated adjournments in both the Houses on Tuesday. Ministry of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj cleared government's stand on the issue saying that...
  • Did Indian mission facilitate Vaidik-Saeed meet, asks Rahul Gandhi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Describing journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik as an "RSS man", Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned whether the Indian High Commission in Islamabad had facilitated the meeting between him and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. "The question is did the Indian embassy facilitate the gentleman (Vaidik) or not. We are...
  • Opposition calls for Vaidik's arrest, MHA says too early to jump the gun 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Ved Pratap Vaidik, journalist and a close aide of Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, did not inform the Indian Embassy in Pakistan about his "interview" with Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, said sources in the Ministry of External Affairs. Sources told CNN-IBN that Vaidik's meeting with the 26/11 mastermind...
  • After Hafiz Saeed meeting, Ramdev aide Vaidik sparks a row on Kashmir 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Ramdev aide and journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik who has been making headlines for his "interview" with Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed has stoked another controversy by pitching for an independent Kashmir. In an interview to Pakistan's Dawn News, Vaidik pressed for more power to Kashmir, adding that if...
  • North Korea calls Seth Rogen-James Franco 'The Interview' as 'act of terrorism' June 25, 2014

    Seoul: North Korea on Wednesday denounced a forthcoming American comedy film featuring a plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong Un as an act of terrorism and threatened to unleash a "merciless counter-measure" if Washington failed to ban the movie. The movie 'The Interview', starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is...
  • Bullets, babes, bromance and a plan to kill a powerful dictator: Seth Rogen and James Franco in 'The Interview' June 13, 2014

    "Okay, lets go kill Kim Jong-Un," says James Franco in the trailer of the upcoming film 'The Interview'.Directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the story revolves around two celebrity tabloid show hosts, who are on their way to North Korea to get the biggest scoop -- an interview with...
  • Prasar Bharati to take a call on Monday about probe into Modi interview May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The decision on whether a probe is needed or not into the row surrounding an interview of BJP leader Narendra Modi by Doordarshan will be taken by Prasar Bharati on Monday. "We will look at papers on Monday and take a call," Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar told PTI...
  • DD row: Prasar Bharati should be given more autonomy, says BJP May 3, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday hit back at the BJP saying that the ministry keeps at an arm's length from Prasar Bharati. The BJP clearly doesn't agree. ...
  • The autonomy of Prasar Bharati is still a joke May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) is in the news again for all the wrong reasons. The controversy over alleged editing of the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's interview to DD has led to a huge controversy prompting the Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar to issue a clarification...
  • Never wanted to stoke a controversy with Modi interview: DD anchor May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Doordarshan news anchor Ashok Srivastav who is in the eye of the storm for interviewing BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi where the Gujarat CM allegedly calls Priyanka Gandhi his daughter, tweeted on Thursday, "I never wanted to create storm I just tried to do my job as...
  • Modi called Congress's Ahmed Patel a 'good friend' in DD interview May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A row broke out over Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's interview to Doordarshan as the party alleged that the public broadcaster has censored a part of the interview. In the unedited version of Modi's interview, the BJP showed that Modi had referred to Congress leader...
  • 1999 Interview: Khushwant Singh on his life and career March 20, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to senior journalist Karan Thapar on BBC's Face-To-Face show in 1999, the noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh talked about his life and career. Khushwant Singh died at 99 this morning. ...
  • Don't back off after one interview: Omar to Rahul Gandhi March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Don't back off after one interview with one channel. This is the advice to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. "All I would tell him (Rahul) not to sort of back off after one interview with one channel. My advice to him,...
  • DMK to interview LS polls aspirants between February 20 - March 3 February 17, 2014

    DMK will interview aspirants who had sought party tickets for the coming Lok Sabha elections between February 20 and March 3 in Chennai, the party said on Monday. The interview will be held by DMK president M Karunanidhi and general secretary K Anbazhagan at party headquarters, "Anna Arivalayam," in Chennai. Only district...
  • Watch: Satya Nadella's first interview as CEO of Microsoft February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Satya Nadella was named the next Microsoft CEO, the software giant published his first ever interview as Microsoft's CEO on its YouTube channel.46-year-old Nadella, in the interview, said that he loves to learn and gets excited about new things. "I buy more books than I read,...
  • TWTW: Cyrus enacts Rahul's interview to a TV news channel February 2, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his interview to a TV news channel where he kept on repeating his party's initiative on RTI. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Rahul Gandhi over his first TV interview February 2, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha does a 'dramatic reconstruction' of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's interview to a private news channel. ...
  • The Last Word: Lessons Rahul needs to learn after first TV interview January 28, 2014

    His first exclusive TV interview perhaps did not go the way Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi intended. Ten minutes into it, he floundered, faced with questions about the Gujarat and the anti-Sikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Absolutely hilarious takedown of Rahul Gandhi one tweet at a time; don't miss these jokes January 28, 2014

    His first exclusive TV interview perhaps did not go the way Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi intended. Ten minutes into it, he floundered, faced with questions about the Gujarat and the anti-Sikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. But it was a great day...
  • Interview: I'm ready for the New Zealand challenge, says Varun Aaron January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Elated after his call-up to the ODI Indian squad for New Zealand tour, pacer Varun Aaron credited his hard work for the recall. Aaron has represented India in four one-day internationals and has bagged six wickets. Two years ago, Aaron made his debut against England at Wankhede Stadium...
  • Rules for admission to nursery relaxed in Delhi December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has relaxed the guidelines for nursery admissions following a meeting with school authorities. According to reports, the Lieutenant Governor has modified the distance criteria for admissions from six kilometre to eight kilometre, giving parents more choices of schools for their wards. However, there was...
  • Watch: Mallika Sherawat shouts at a journalist during an interview November 28, 2013

    Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat lost her temper at a journalist when she was asked questions about her now famous Cannes interview, where she said that India is a regressive country. ...
  • I will pay to watch Lara but want Tendulkar to bat for my life: Dravid November 5, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar is ready to walk into the sunset of his glittering career, and in a tribute to an iconic sportsman, CNN-IBN looks back at 24 years of arguably India's greatest cricket career. Beginning this series of tribute called 'Thank You Sachin', IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai talks to another iconic...
  • Interview: Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel on sexting, future November 2, 2013

    Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father's house and work on Snapchat. Spiegel's fast-growing mobile app lets users send photos, videos and messages that disappear a few seconds after they are received. Founded in 2011, Snapchat is...
  • Was apprehensive initially on taking up '24': Anil Kapoor October 4, 2013

    Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor is all set to make his small screen debut - with the desi adaptation of the hit American show '24'. The actor says that he was initially apprehensive on moving from the big to the small screen. ...
  • 'The Good Road' now belongs to the audience: Gyan Correa October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Debutant director Gyan Correa's film 'The Good Road' is India's Oscar entry this year. The Film Federation of India selected 'The Good Road' despite a stiff competition from films like 'The Lunchbox' and 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. Gyan Correa explains the idea and inspiration behind 'The Good Road' in...
  • Supriya Dravid on 'A Cool Dark Place': I had a constant movie playing inside me September 25, 2013

    Supriya Dravid, a reporter formerly with India Today and CNN-IBN, decided to put  journalism on hold to write full-time. The result is a dizzying, bold debut novel, A Cool, Dark Place. Excerpts from a conversation with IBNLive: Q: How hard was it to write this book? And then, did you have concerns...
  • What it took to get a TV interview with Syria's President Bashar Assad September 11, 2013

    CBS News had essentially given up its pursuit of Syrian President Bashar Assad for an interview because he would not agree to go on "60 Minutes," until Charlie Rose suggested airing it on the non-profit Public Broadcasting Service. CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager, who accompanied Rose to Damascus last weekend, said...
  • Veteran British broadcaster David Frost dies of a heart attack September 1, 2013

    London: Veteran British broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his interview with former President Richard Nixon, has died, his family told the BBC. He was 74. Frost died of a heart attack on Saturday night aboard the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, where he was due to give...
  • Interview: Milkha Singh on Milkha Singh - part II July 20, 2013

    (Continuing after Part I) Asian Games, Tokyo, 1958. I was itching to jump to that, but held myself back. It was equally important to know when did it all begin. That's how I continued. When did you realise that you can become an athlete? MS: The credit for that goes to the...