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  • India came close to killing Dawood in Karachi, called off operation after a last minute phone call: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a year ago India came very close to eliminating Dawood Ibrahim, the country's most wanted terrorist and accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, who is being shielded by Pakistan. A team of Indian commandos had infiltrated into Pakistan to hunt Dawood and were all set...
  • He attacked my integrity and tried to camouflage his cowardice: Gauahar Khan reacts after being slapped on the sets of 'India's Raw Star' December 2, 2014

    In a press conference that was held in Mumbai today, model and actress Gauahar Khan reacted to the recent incident wherein she was slapped by a man for reportedly wearing skimpy clothes. "He attacked my integrity and tried to camouflage his cowardice. Why doesn't a loser like him have a fear...
  • My focus is on playback singing, says 'India's Raw Star' winner Rituraj Mohanty December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: After winning music reality show 'India's Raw Star', Odisha's Rituraj Mohanty says the victory is just the beginning and that he now wants to pursue playback singing. "After the show, my focus is on playback singing. Yes Sufi is close to my heart, but before entering the show, I...
  • Gauahar Khan slapped during 'India's Raw Star' finale: I'm shocked, the incident is disgusting, says Kushal Tandon December 1, 2014

    New Delhi:'I'm completely shocked. This incident is so disgusting," said Kushal Tandon as he discussed the recent incident wherein model and actor Gauahar Khan was slapped by a 24-year-old guest, identified as Akil Malik, on the sets of 'India's Raw Star'. Gauhar Khan, who hosts the show, was shooting for...
  • Rituraj Mohanty wins 'India's Raw Star' December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Odisha's Rituraj Mohanty was named the first 'India's Raw Star' after receiving votes from audiences across India. Known for his soulful voice, Rituraj's consistent performance throughout the season of the singing reality show led him to victory. Going home with a Maruti Suzuki Swift, a contract with STAR Plus and a...
  • Gauahar Khan slapped by a 24-year-old during 'India's Raw Star' finale December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Gauahar Khan, who hosts musical reality show 'India's Raw Star' was slapped by a 24-year-old man during the finale, yesterday. The man identified as Akil Malik was detained after the incident. He was apparently against Gauahar Khan wearing short dresses during the show. A police officer said, "A man...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP blames Mamata Banerjee government, says CM should immediately resign October 25, 2014

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh blamed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal for harbouring terrorists and providing a safe haven for them to execute their terror attacks. Singh said that possibly money in the Saradha scam had reached terrorists of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, who then used that money to launch...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 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 October 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NSA to visit Burdwan blast site in West Bengal October 24, 2014

    A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. ...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NSA-led high level delegation to visit WB on Monday October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. On Friday, NIA Director General Sharad Kumar visited the...
  • RAW tent purchase case: CBI conducts searches, files FIR against three people October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday conducted searches at three places in connection with its probe into tent purchases by the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). The CBI has registered an FIR against three Directors of M/s Sai Baba Builders and Consultants, unknown officials of Cabinet Secretariat...
  • CBI to probe external intelligence agency, RAW over purchase of high-altitude tents October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation will probe the external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing over the purchase of high-altitude tents. The move came after the Prime Minister's Office wanted RAW to be investigated in the purchase of high-altitude tents by the Special Frontier Force which is under the...
  • Intelligence chief briefs Home Minister May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Chiefs of three intelligence agencies Research and Analysis Wing, Intelligence Bureau and National Technical Research Organisation on Friday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and briefed him about security situation in India and its neighbourhood. R&AW chief Alok Joshi, Director of IB Asif Ibrahim and NTRO chief...
  • Enormous task ahead, says SIT black money probe panel chief MB Shah May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the government constituted a Special Investigation Team to bring back black money, retired SC Judge Justice MB Shah, who is heading the SIT said the committee has an enormous task ahead of it. "The task is enormous. It will take some time. We will have...
  • Raw satellite data on missing MH370 may be released on Tuesday May 26, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Monday said that it may release raw satellite data about missing Flight MH370 on Tuesday, meeting a demand by kin of the 239 people on board the illfated jet. The Malaysian government and UK's Inmarsat had earlier said that they will release raw satellite data used to...
  • RAW wants background check of telcos setting up ILD facility May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Security agency Research and Analysis Wing has asked the Department of Telecom to make background verification of telecom companies mandatory even before granting them provisional permission for starting international long distance communication services. "R&AW has requested that security clearances from the national security agencies viz, R&AW and IB for...
  • RAW officer sentenced to ten years imprisonment in dowry death case May 14, 2014

    A RAW officer was on Wednesday sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a court in Bihar's Patna district which found him guilty of burning to death his wife for dowry in 2008. Additional District and Sessions JudgeXI Anil Kumar Singh passed the order sentencing the officer, Manish Kumar Singh, to...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably hammered...
  • Kolkata: Special HC bench to take up Netaji case January 16, 2014

    The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered constitution of a special bench to take up a petition demanding declassification of secret documents on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Hearing the PIL filed by Kolkatabased NGO India's Smile, Chief Justice Arun Mishra said the special division bench...
  • NIA chief, Bihar Police grill Yasin Bhatkal August 30, 2013

    Patna: National Investigation Agency Director General Sharad Kumar is interrogating arrested Indian Mujahideen terrorist Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal at the Bihar Military Police camp in Patna. Bihar Police officials have also grilled Bhatkal and he had admitted to his role in several blasts across the country, but...
  • Oblique angle to life via 'Madras Cafe' August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A fragile sense of identity which latches on to any major group, be it in terms of geography, race, religion, race, gender or language, is always in jeopardy of falling apart at the slightest sign of insecurity and seeks reassurance. A passing racist comment, or a wellresearched article...
  • IB, RAW, Army exchiefs to make joint statement on security issues August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Around 15 former Army chiefs, Foreign Secretaries, Home Secretaries and Intelligence Bureau and RAW chiefs will issue a joint statement on Friday on national security issues. They claimed that there was a crisis on the Indian border that the government was not addressing. Recently, five Indian soldiers were killed...
  • Nikhil Advani's 'DDay' censored, gets U/A certificate July 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Nikhil Advani's 'D Day', a film on crossborder terrorism, was passed by the Central Board Of Film Certification with a few dialogue cuts and an 'UA' certificate. Surprisingly, no cuts were ordered in verbal content regarding Pakistan, but Shruti Haasan's dialogues have been cut short. In the film, a...
  • They made false promises and sent me into Pak: former Indian spy May 15, 2013

    Thirty six years ago a young Vinod Sahni crossed the Line of Control as Agent 22. After months as an active spy, Sahni was captured and given 11 years in a Pakistani jail. After undergoing inhuman pain and torture for 11 years, When he returned to India, Sahni found his...
  • Sarabjit case opens wounds of spies who spent years in Pak jails May 14, 2013

    Ferozepur: Two weeks after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's tragic killing in a Lahore jail, CNNIBN is meeting other spies who have spent decades in Pakistani jails, but are almost never acknowledged. Gopal Das wears his scars as proudly as a soldier, claiming he was on the payroll of the Research and...
  • I was sent by RAW but no one recognised me when I was in jail: Daniel May 3, 2013

    Daniel hails from Gurdaspur district's Dadwain village and was apprehended by Pakistani rangers in 1993. He was jailed for over four years. He now pulls a rickshaw. He alleges that the Indian authorities who sent him across the border refused to recognise him and help him out once he was...
  • Bangladesh: Government says Indian envoy safe April 13, 2013

    Dhaka: A day after three crude bombs were hurled at the Indian High Commissioner's car in Bangladesh, the External Affairs Ministry on Saturday said that its too early to say if the bombs were meant to target envoy Pankaj Saran specifically as the car he was using was hired...
  • Bangladesh: Indian envoy car was not attacked, says RAW April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has refuted reports that the car of the Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh was attacked. Reports came on Friday evening that unidentified men had attacked Pankaj Saran's car injuring three, including the driver. The miscreants had hurled three crude bombs at the...
  • Cases of terror funding have increased by 300 per cent: Report February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Finance Ministry report has come out with shocking details about terror funding just a few days after the Hyderabad bomb blasts. According to the report terror funding has gone up by 300 per cent in the last one year while cases of hawala transaction and fake currency...