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  • Iraq PM says he will protect civilians after US-Iraq air strikes against Islamic State 4 days ago

    Baghdad: Iraq's Shiite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that he had ordered his air force to halt strikes on civilian areas, following attacks by both Iraqi and US jets in large areas of the country held by Islamic State fighters. The announcement, which comes as the United States tries...
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai's charges put Manmohan Singh in the dock, BJP seeks answers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is once again in the dock after ex-Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai made stinging allegations against him in the 2G spectrum case, questioning his integrity as the PM. "Integrity is not just financial; it is intellectual integrity; it is professional integrity. You...
  • No special programmes on my birthday: PM Modi to ministers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed his ministers not to broadcast any special programmes marking his 64th birthday on September 17. He also cracked the whip on his ministers telling them to strictly adhere to deadlines. He has asked all the ministers and their secretaries to be transparent...
  • Planning Commission to be turned into a monitoring & accountability panel: sources September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The decades-old Planning Commission will be turned into a monitoring and accountability panel, government sources told CNN-IBN. This new commission will headed by the Prime Minister himself. The panel's main role will be to supervise and monitor central and state schemes. It will be accountable to Parliament and...
  • Singapore's former PM on official visit to India September 8, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore's former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong is on a five-day visit to India during which he will be meeting several political heads, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and business leaders with a view to reaffirm the close bilateral ties. "The visit, from September 7 to 11, is to promote...
  • PM greets people on the occasion of Onam September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the people on the occasion of Onam and said the festival was a symbol of national integration, justice, peace and prosperity. "Greetings to Malayali friends on Onam. May Onam enhance the spirit of peace, prosperity, brotherhood and truthfulness in our lives," he...
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe begins South Asia trip September 6, 2014

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Saturday in a move to boost Japan's trade and investment in the counties. Abe will hold talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday in Dhaka and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo Sunday, Xinhua reported. "I...
  • PM pays tributes to Dr Radhakrishnan on Teachers' Day September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the occasion of Teachers' Day, saying the late President still remains an inspiration for the entire country. "The Prime Minister paid tributes to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the occasion. Teacher, scholar and statesman, he remains an...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

    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 Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Should it be mandatory for students to listen to PM Modi's Teacher's Day speech September 4, 2014

    With a day to go for Teachers' Day, schools across the country are preparing to telecast Narendra Modi's speech live to students. The question doing the rounds is should it be mandatory for students to listen to PM Modi's Teacher's Day speech. Students all over are excited to listen to...
  • Smriti Irani lauds PM Modi, says teachers should be trained to be tech savvy September 4, 2014

    A day before Teacher's day Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that we should all help realise the PM's dream of training all teachers to effectively educate the new generation of tech savvy students. ...
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal says Modi has the drive and vision for a better India September 3, 2014

    Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal in an interview to CNN-IBN said that majority people back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growth. "PM Modi is replicating the Gujarat Model at a national level," said Badal. ...
  • Schools prepared to show PM's Teacher's Day speech September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: With just two days to go, schools are prepared to show the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech live to students on September 5. As per government sources no private school has objected to the directives. Although HRD ministry insists its not mandatory, a strict directive has...
  • Political Roundtable: 100 days of Modi government September 2, 2014

    As Narendra Modi completes 100 days as Prime Minister of India, CNN-IBN discuses his journey from PM candidate to PM elect and then PM of India. ...
  • Imran Khan, Qadri lead thousands of protestors to PM Sharif's house August 30, 2014

    Islamabad: Setting the stage for a confrontation, Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri led thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters who broke barricades and forced their way towards Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence pressing for his immediate resignation. Raising slogans against Sharif and his government, protesters marched from the National Assembly...
  • 'Ministers enjoy large powers under PM Modi' August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday sought to dismiss any perception that power is centralised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying ministers enjoy large extent of decentralisation with accountability. "See this whole debate is not about over centralisation. For instance I look after different departments in the government and...
  • PM Modi promises to bring high speed bullet trains to India August 30, 2014

    One of the dreams that Narendra Modi has been showing to the nation is of bringing bullet trains to India. It's incredible because these trains move at a speed of close to 265 to 270 km per hour. But, it might not be very feasible in India where rail safety...
  • J&K: One soldier killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara August 30, 2014

    Srinagar: A soldier has died and another one has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Incidents of continued aggression have been doing the rounds since the past two weeks on the line of Control (LOC) and the...
  • High-end defence technology cooperation possible with Japan: PM August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India sees possibility of a new era of cooperation with Japan in high-end defence technology and equipment and noted that progress has been made in parleys on civil nuclear agreement and amphibious aircraft deal between them. "In the field of defence and...
  • PM Modi comes to Rajnath Singh's defence, says reports against him and his son are 'plain lies' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday issued a statement dubbing allegations leveled against the conduct of some Union Ministers, and the alleged misconduct of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh as 'plain lies' and 'motivated'. The PMO tweeted on the matter saying that the rumours were a 'malicious...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on 'Clean Up India' August 24, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing campaign 'Clean Up India.' He states that the status of toilets could equate to that of a club in the future. ...
  • PM undergoes medical check-up at AIIMS August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday went to AIIMS for a routine medical check-up. The 63-year-old Modi went at 7 AM to the country's premier institute which was turned into a fortress. Sources said it was a routine medical check-up conducted every three months. ...
  • India reviews state hospitals to end widespread corruption August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the health minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration's crackdown on malpractice in the healthcare sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has vowed to eradicate graft in India's $74 billion...
  • Rajnath, Amit Shah meet PM to discuss bypolls August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh tonight held consultations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence to discuss the upcoming bye-elections in various states including UP and Gujarat. Sources said the two leaders discussed with Modi, the party's strategy as well as BJP candidates...
  • Eight-member think tank to replace Planning Commission: sources August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to scrap the Planning Commission, sources in the central government tell CNN-IBN that the panel will be replaced by an eight-member think tank. This eight-member body will comprise of top economists, social activist and scientist. Out of the eight members, four will...
  • Arvind Subramanian likely to be chief economic adviser August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: US-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to be named as chief economic adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, two sources at the finance ministry said on Friday. If confirmed, the appointment would bring a second economist of international renown to a key policy post following the naming of...
  • Corruption a 'disease and sin': Narendra Modi August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Terming corruption as a "disease and sin", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government was committed to banishing it from the country. "Corruption has destroyed the country... For some, it has become a way of life. This disease has to be banished, we have to get rid...
  • PM Modi emphasises on the role of DRDO, says technology plays a key role today August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Addressing scientists at a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) function in new Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the role of the DRDO and said that it has a crucial stature today as the "nature of war has changed and technology plays a key role today." "Are our...
  • PM envisages 24x7 electricity for all villages August 16, 2014

    Solapur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the government was planning to provide each village in India with 24-hour electricity through a national network of roads, power transmission, power and water grids. "Electricity is produced and supplied, but the task of saving it is also important. Saving electricity is equal...