Mumbai

  • Watch: Enthusiastic senior citizens come out to vote in Mumbai 24-04-2014 03:53 PM

    Even though Mumbai has seen very low voter turnout on Thursday till 3 pm, senior citizens came out to vote with full enthusiasm in Mumbai. ...
  • Responsibility of the youth to follow the path of peace: Gulzar 24-04-2014 03:53 PM

    After voting for the Lok Sabha polls, award winning lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar said, "Since partition we have seen, we have come from there and realised that no such thing must happen again. There should never be communal disharmony in India ever again. This time it is the responsibility of...
  • Watch: Mumbaikars blame 'cynisim, disdain' for low voter turnout 24-04-2014 03:35 PM

    Mumbai witnessed a low voter turnout on Thursday. The voter turnout stood at 26.7 per cent till 1.00 pm in Mumbai. Mumbaikars tell us why the elections don't excite them. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Very low voter turnout in Mumbai 24-04-2014 03:06 PM

    Just 26.7 per cent people turned out to vote in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday till 1 pm. ...
  • Mumbai: Milind Deora serving crony capitalists, says AAP's Meera Sanyal 24-04-2014 02:42 PM

    Mumbai saw a low voter turnout on Thursday. Till 1.00 pm, the turnout was 26.7 per cent. ...
  • Mumbai: Shobhaa De says she voted for the 'Opposition' 24-04-2014 11:53 AM

    Writer and socialite Shobhaa De on Thursday came out to exercise her franchise in Mumbai the sixth phase of voting of the Lok Sabha elections. While taking a jibe at the Congress, Shobhaa said this time she has voted for the 'Opposition'. ...
  • Watch: Sachin Tendulkar casts his vote in Mumbai 24-04-2014 11:47 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar, who celebrates his birthday on April 24, took time out to vote in Mumbai in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Watch: Aamir Khan casts his vote in Mumbai 24-04-2014 10:24 AM

    Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai came out early in the morning to cast their votes. Aamir Khan after casting his vote said, "to vote is my responsibility as a citizen." ...
  • 'Yeh hai Mumbai meri jaan': 30 vintage, black and white photos of Bombay from the last 100 years you need to see as the city goes to polls today 24-04-2014 09:56 AM

    To know Bombay is to love Bombay. If you've ever lived in one of the world's most populous cities, you know that Mumbai sneaks up on you when you least expect it to. This is a city of contrasts - housing one of the world's biggest slums in perfect harmony...
  • Watch: Vidya Balan casts her vote in Mumbai 24-04-2014 08:54 AM

    "It is my responsibility to vote and if I want something to change then it is important to cast my vote," said actress Vidya Balan after casting her vote. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-04-2014 10:31 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Should a college principal take sides during an election campaign? 23-04-2014 09:49 PM

    A day before Mumbai votes, the Principal of the city's prestigious Xavier's College has sparked off a controversy by writing an e-mail to his students. Dr Frazer Mascarenhas in the e-mail questions Modi's Gujarat model and urges students to vote wisely. The BJP has complained to the Election Commission, accusing...
  • Mumbai's St Xavier's College Principal slams Modi's Gujarat model 23-04-2014 09:10 PM

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St. Xavier's College wrote to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. In the letter, he even seemed to criticise Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Dr Frazer...
  • A Billion Votes: Should academicians refrain from political activism? 23-04-2014 07:47 PM

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St Xavier's College has written to his students, urging them to 'choose well' while voting on Thursday. ...
  • Mumbai LS polls: Maximum contrasts in maximum city 23-04-2014 06:14 PM

    Mumbai, the maximum city is also the one with maximum contrasts. In the north-east constituency of Mumbai, life on the two sides of the highway literally presents the two faces of the city. Ghatkopar and Mankhurd lie on two sides of a highway in northeast Mumbai. While one is eager...
  • Why I differ with Fr Frazer Mascarenhas of St Xavier’s, Mumbai

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    In an email to students of St Xavier's College, Mumbai, its principal Fr Frazer Mascarenhas has questioned the Gujarat model with its emphasis on private...

  • MPs rating: Priya Dutt scores 4 on a scale of 10 23-04-2014 03:11 PM

    Two-time MP from Mumbai North-Central Priya Dutt's performance is below average. Dutt scored 4.6 for accessibility and 4.1 for trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Sunil and Nargis Dutt's daughter, Priya scored 3.6 for law and order,...
  • Social organisation working hard to ensure Mumbaikars come out to vote 23-04-2014 02:26 PM

    "Enough is enough" was the clarion call after the 26/11 attacks but less than 50 per cent people turned up to elect their government. Be it BMC elections or Assembly, one thing that characterises Mumbai elections is low voter turnout. As the maximum city gets ready to vote for Lok...
  • FIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims 23-04-2014 12:42 PM

    Mumbai: An FIR has been filed against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for his hate speech against Muslims at a rally in Mumbai on Tuesday. Addressing party workers in Kalyan, Mumbai, Kadam said the attack on women police personnel and the damage to public property during the Azad Maidan riots...
  • BJP moves EC after Mumbai college principal's anti-BJP letter to students 23-04-2014 12:25 PM

    Mumbai: A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St. Xavier's College wrote to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. In the letter, he even seemed to criticise Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Dr...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai @ ground zero: Mumbaikars on their choice of candidates 22-04-2014 10:19 PM

    The six Lok Sabha constituencies in Mumbai will go to polls on April 24. One of the the most keenly awaited contests is for the Mumbai South seat. Union Minister Milind Deora is locked in a four-cornered contest with Arvind Sawant (Shiv Sena), Bala Nandgaonkar (MNS) and Meera Sanyal (AAP)...
  • LS polls: Tough for Congress-NCP, BJP-Shiv Sena eye big win in Mumbai 22-04-2014 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: The third and the last phase of voting in Maharashtra is on April 24. Voters in 6 constituencies in Mumbai, 6 in North Maharashtra known as Khandesh region, 4 in Thane district, 2 in Marathwada and 1 in Konkan will exercise their franchise in the third and last phase....
  • Shiv Sena's Ramdas Kadam targets Muslims at a rally as Modi looks on 22-04-2014 12:03 PM

    Mumbai: The targeting of specific communities is on the rise with a few right wing leaders pouring vitriol in their election speeches. Confident of a BJP-led NDA victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam said on Monday that "Muslims" who vandalised police vehicles, damaged public property...
  • MPs rating: Sanjay Nirupam's performance is below average 21-04-2014 12:55 PM

    Congress leader and sitting MP from Mumbai North Sanjay Nirupam has scored 5.2 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. While he scored 6.7 on 10 for accessibility and 5.2 for trusthworthiness, Nirupam has been rated 5.2 both for...
  • Sonia suffers mild asthma attack, to resume campaigning soon 21-04-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi cancelled her Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons, sources told CNN-IBN that she had a minor asthma attack. The UPA chairperson is likely to resume the campaigning soon. Sonia was scheduled to address three election rallies in Maharashtra on Sunday in Dhule,...
  • Mumbai: Sharad Pawar skips Rahul Gandhi's rally, Congress embarrassed 21-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Sharad Pawar was earlier scheduled to share the dais with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi at a joint NCP-Congress rally, that was meant to be a show of strength. But Sonia Gandhi pulled out of the rally stating ill-health. The NCP chief then decided to skip...
  • Gujaratis toiled hard, but Modi hogging credit, says Rahul 20-04-2014 10:05 PM

    Mumbai: In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that though Gujarat model was created by the people of the state, BJP's prime ministerial nominee Modi is hogging credit for it. "Gujarat model of development was created by the people of the state. Is...
  • Sharad Pawar skips Rahul Gandhi's rally, doesn't share stage with him 20-04-2014 09:03 PM

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday skipped Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's election rally organised in Mumbai. The NCP chief reportedly pulled out of the joint rally after Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. The NCP said Sharad Pawar had originally changed his...
  • IPL 7: Shoddy Mumbai lose to RCB for second straight defeat 19-04-2014 07:02 PM

    It won't be wrong to analyse that Mumbai Indians lost in the first 20 overs of their IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai on Saturday, as their 115 was never enough to challenge a batting-heavy RCB, who romped home by 7 wickets with 2.3 overs to spare. Mumbai...
  • As it happened: RCB vs MI, IPL 7 19-04-2014 02:50 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides. In their second game of IPL 7, the...