Ministers

  • 225 victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 identified 6 hours 56 minutes ago

    The Hague: The thirty additional researchers, who were sent to Kharkiv last week to investigate MH17 crash, returned to the Netherlands due to unstable security situation in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday. "At the moment it is simply not safe enough to send our people in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 15 hours 8 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • Rajnath Singh proposes SAARC centre for good governance 16 hours 51 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday proposed setting up a South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) centre for good governance where officers from all member countries can come together to exchange their experiences. Participating in the sixth meeting of interior and home ministers of SAARC countries in...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion 17 hours 3 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Muslims have and will always be loyal to India, says Shashi Tharoor 18 hours 59 minutes ago

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor agrees with Narendra Modi on the al-Qaeda threat being hyped. "Muslims have and always will be loyal to India. Though a section of muslims have been radicalised due to Modi's followers," said Tharoor. ...
  • Watch: Viewers react as Modi says Indian muslims are patriotic 19 hours 6 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement 'Indian muslims are patriotic' in his first ever international interview since assuming office has evoked strong reactions. ...
  • New panel to tackle female foeticide issues: Harsh Vardhan 22 hours 5 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: A new committee will tackle issues related to female foeticide in India, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday. Addressing reporters here on his first visit to Kerala after becoming a cabinet minister, he said that apart from monitoring, the need of the hour is to have cooperation of...
  • J&K floods: Ministers brave flood water to reach Secretariat Yesterday

    Srinagar: Ministers in Jammu and Kashmir had to wade through water-logged areas to make it to the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar which reopened on Thursday after remaining closed for 11 days due to massive floods in the state. "We have braved flood water to reach to our offices in Civil Secretariat...
  • ISIS terrorists planned to behead an Australian, says Tony Abbott after counter-terrorism operation 2 days ago

    Sydney: Intelligence showed that terrorists connected with Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said there was a "serious risk from a terrorist attack" days after...
  • US to press India on trade row during Narendra Modi's Washington visit 2 days ago

    Washington: The United States said on Wednesday it will press India's new Prime Minister to end his blockage of a global trade pact when he visits Washington this month, something that could dampen the mood of a trip aimed at revitalizing strategic ties. US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal said...
  • Pro-Tibet activists continue protest against Jinping's visit to India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Pro-Tibet activists continue their protests over the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit on Thursday. Ten Tibetan activists were detained on Wednesday outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester as he was...
  • Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, businessmen commented on how Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook. "These talks are very vital. It is a big opportunity for us. One of the key discussions should be on investment," said a businessman. ...
  • Thawar Chand Gehlot assured a quick decision in Salman Khurshid's NGO case 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said that NGO headed by Congress leader Salman Khurshid is likely to face CBI probe. "Decision on issue will be taken soon. Law department is investigating the matter," assured Gehlot. ...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday 2 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Tamil Nadu Governor greets Narendra Modi on his birthday 3 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. "I wish you a long, happy and healthy life in your distinguished service to the people and the nation," Rosaiah said in his greetings to Modi who turned 64. "You are our nation's pride,...
  • CM Jayalalithaa greets Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday 3 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday wishing him many years of good health to serve the country. "On the joyous occasion of your birthday, I would like to convey my felicitations to you and wish you many more happy...
  • Pro-Tibet activists protest Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Pro-Tibet activists in Delhi staged protests on Wednesday as India awaited Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival. Ten Tibetan activists were detained outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester being dragged...
  • National identity card for handicapped soon: Thawar Chand Gehlot 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A national identity card for the handicapped is on the anvil, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said on Tuesday. "The handicapped people face difficulty because of multiple authorities giving the certificates... At times, certificate issued in one district is not valid in other," Gehlot said on...
  • Rajnath Singh inaugurates underwater training tank for National Security Guard 3 days ago

    Gurgaon: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the Diving Training Tank, developed to train commandos in underwater operations, at the NSG camp here, an official said. Rajnath Singh visited the National Security Guard (NSG) camp, Manesar for the first time after becoming Home Minister. After paying homage to the NSG martyrs...
  • Scottish minister insists of using pound even if gets independence 3 days ago

    Edinburg: Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Tuesday insisted that an independent Scotland could not be prevented from using the pound. In an interview with Sky TV news, Salmond reiterated his desire to hold on to sterling, saying that the words about "being able to be vetoed from using the pound"...
  • India and China look to put knotty relations on new footing 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The electricity board in this Indian city has been instructed to avoid any power cuts and officials have been told to have their shoes polished and their shirts tucked in, nothing has been left to chance for this week's visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra...
  • SAARC Home Ministers' meet to discuss terrorism, piracy 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead the Indian delegation at a conference of Home and Interior Ministers of SAARC countries to be held in Kathmandu on September 19 where terrorism, piracy, trafficking of drugs and women and children will top the agenda. Singh is expected to flag issues like cross-border...
  • Railway Minister's son appears before police for questioning, refuses to talk about the case 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik presented himself before the Bangalore Police on Monday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. Karthik is currently out on bail, but has been asked to present himself at the police station every 15 days. He continues to...
  • MH370 mystery: 58 'hard objects' found in Indian Ocean 5 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: The Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery. Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) which is leading the search...
  • Railway Minister Gowda's son questioned for 2nd day over actress' charge 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda underwent a gruelling questioning for the second consecutive day on Saturday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. After another round of marathon questioning, DCP North TR Suresh said, "We are...
  • Centre has highest regard for judiciary: Law Minister tells CJI 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hit back at Chief Justice of India RM Lodha after he expressed concern over corruption in judiciary. Prasad said that the BJP-led government at Centre had the highest regard for judiciary and wants to ensure that its independence is sacrosanct. Responding to...
  • Modi ignored Gujarat constituency after becoming the PM, says Jatin Kella 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress candidate Jatin Kella said that after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India he ignored the Gujarat constituency. ...
  • Laddoos for Narendra Modi when he meets mother on his 64th birthday 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Gujarati sweets such as Churma ke laddoo, lapsi and kansar will be offered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he seeks blessings of his mother on September 17, a day that is his birthday. Modi's mother Hiraba, 95, is counting the days and hours to embrace her son on his...
  • Well water in Goa beach villages has worms: Public Works Department Minister 1 week ago

    Panaji: Well water in tourism-oriented coastal Goan villages is so bad that it is infested with worms, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said on Friday. "In Calangute, if you put your hand in the water, germs cling on to your hands," said Dhavalikar, whose ministry is responsible for collection, treatment...