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  • 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...
  • Nirupam, sitting MP, faces the heat from BJP's Shetty in North Mumbai 19-04-2014 10:46 AM

    Mumbai: Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP's Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24. Nirupam, who won the 2009 poll by just over 5,000 votes, is locked in an electoral battle with Shetty, IIM graduate...
  • Anna Hazare to launch 'Asli Azadi Abhiyan' on August 9 18-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Accusing both ruling and opposition parties of collecting unaccounted donations during elections, Anna Hazare on Fridayannounced that he would launch "Asli Azadi Abhiyan (Real Freedom Movement)" from Mumbai on August 9, on the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The social activist said consultation programmes will be held in nine...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Mumbai 18-04-2014 08:05 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen visits various places in Mumbai to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Mumbai will vote on April 6 in the sixth phase ok Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians up against RCB's batting might 18-04-2014 08:04 PM

    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, and in their second game of IPL 7, the Virat Kohli-led RCB will face defending champions Mumbai Indians in the...
  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai 18-04-2014 04:50 PM

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes...
  • Over 68,000 poll personnel employed for 6 Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai 17-04-2014 05:19 PM

    Mumbai: More than 68,000 officials will be on duty in the six parliamentary constituencies of Mumbai in 9,879 polling centres on April 24, when voting for third and final phase of Lok Sabha elections will be held in Maharashtra. A day-long training camp for officials in all the 36 Assembly...
  • Dropping Kallis and tactics cost Mumbai Indians the game 17-04-2014 11:25 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Lasith Malinga picked up four wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening encounter of IPL 7 but he feels responsible for the team's loss as the Sri Lankan pacer feels the catch he dropped of Jacques Kallis cost he defending champions dearly. Kallis was dropped when he...
  • Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak 17-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: After three days of losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday surged by over 351 points on value buying by foreign funds amid corporates TCS and HCL Tech reporting robust fourth quarter earning figures. The 30-share Sensex soared by 351.61 points, or 1.58 per cent, to end the day's...
  • Rohit Sharma urges team-mates to learn from mistakes 17-04-2014 09:52 AM

    Having started their title defence with a thumping defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma reflected on the sub-par performance of his team, saying they were unable to take wickets when it was most needed and that led to their downfall. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked...