Youth

  • Weightlifter Rahul wins silver medal in Youth Olympic Games 9 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul on Thursday bagged India's first medal in the second Youth Olympic Games by winning a silver in the men's 77kg category in Nanjing, China. According to information received, Rahul lifted 141 kg in snatch, followed by 175 kg in clean and jerk to finish with...
  • Saradha scam: CBI raids 56 locations in Odisha, BJD MLA and Congress Youth leader arrested 5 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI on Saturday conducted searches at 56 places, including the premises of BJD MLA Pravata Tripathy and owner of a local newspaper in Odisha, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Searches were carried out at as many as 54 places in Odisha and two in...
  • Uttarakhand rowers to represent India in Youth Olympics in Nanjing August 12, 2014

    Amit Kumar and Atul Kumar of Uttarakhand Rowing Association, accompanied by coach Jenil Krishnan (Andhra Pradesh) will be representing India in the 2nd Youth Olympics Games being held in Nanjing, from August 17 to 20. According to a press release by M V Sriram, secretary, Rowing Federation of India, the...
  • Skill development: Rajasthan signs MoUs with 18 firms to train over 36000 youths August 8, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Thursday signed MoUs with 18 companies for providing training to youths under a project of the Centre and state government. The MoUs were signed by Rajasthan State Livelihood Development Corporation MD Gaurav Goyal and representatives of the 18 companies in the presence of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for...
  • 5-year-old boy allegedly sodomised by a youth in Nirala Nagar village August 3, 2014

    A 5-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a youth at Nirala Nagar village under new mandi police station in the district, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when the boy was playing outside his house, following which the accused, identified as Gaurav took the boy to the...
  • Rahul clears internal election to pick next NSUI president July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking the democratisation exercise within the party's frontal organisations a step further, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided that the next president of National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) will be elected through internal election. Congress sources on Sunday said that NSUI office-bearers have been communicated the decision....
  • Youth Congress demands CBI probe into Mohanlalganj case July 25, 2014

    Activists of Youth Congress on Friday staged a protest against alleged dismal law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. Led by Youth Congress central zone president Ankit Parihar and outfit's national secretary and in-charge of...
  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...
  • Delhi: Manipuri youth beaten to death, 2 arrested July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. He was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took...
  • Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth with octa-core processor, 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 8,450 July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: WickedLeak, India's smartphone and tablet manufacturer, has launched the Wammy Neo Youth smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 8,490, the phone has an octa-core processor and a 5-inch HD display with a pixel density of 320ppi. This dual-SIM smartphone runs Android 4.2 OS (upgradable to Android 4.4 Kitkat). The...
  • Watch: Police lathicharge BJP youth wing members protesting outside UP Assembly June 30, 2014

    The youth wing of the BJP protested outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday against the failing law and order situation in the state. The BJP workers also protested against power cuts, poor development in the state, price rise and inflation. Police used water canons and tear gas to disperse...
  • Youth Congress protest against railway fare hike near Charbagh station June 23, 2014

    Scores of Youth Congress activists staged a protest against the hike in railway fare and freight charges near the Charbagh station on Monday, during which police had to resort to lathicharge to stop them from obstructing train services. The Youth Congress activists, led by outfit's national secretary and in-charge of Uttar...
  • Youth killed in 'firing' in Sopore June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A youth was killed and three others were injured on Monday when security forces allegedly opened fire to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said. A group of youth started pelting stones at security forces, who were leaving Tarzoo area of Sopore after...
  • Youth thrown out of running train in Bengal, killed June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A youth died on Saturday after he was allegedly thrown out of a running train near Diamond Harbour in the Sealdah division of Eastern Railway, police said. A Government Railway Police official said Kalu Mollah, 31, was attacked by two people who allegedly threw him out of a local passenger...
  • Indian Air Force to launch video game to attract youngsters June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to attract youth, the Air Force is all set to launch a video game called 'Guardians of the Sky' in which players can carry out virtual attacks on enemy targets flying a Su-30MKI combat aircraft. "An IAF unit is developing a mobile gaming application called 'Guardians of the...
  • Delhi BJP to launch membership drive, target professionals June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit will launch a 15-day membership drive targeting the city's professionals, especially doctors, engineers along with youngsters and women, a statement said. The drive will take place between June 15 and 30 across the national capital and will "try to connect" with all sections of...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • 13 killed as storm hits eastern belt of the state May 26, 2014

    As many as 13 people were killed and several injured in a storm that hit eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, officials said. The storm killed people in Sonebhadra, Mirzapur and Bhadohi where many hutments collapsed and tin sheds were blown away in the wind. Over a dozen people were...
  • Delhi starts drinking real young, before 18 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: An astonishing 83.8 per cent boys and 64.6 per cent girls in Delhi start drinking before age 18, and 11.1 per cent boys and 2.1 per cent girls spend around Rs 8,000 on alcohol per month, revealed a survey released on Monday. The survey, Alcohol and Youth - Survey...
  • Development and employment the most important issues, claim young voters May 7, 2014

    CNN IBN's Marya Shakil caught up with a few first time women voters in the Saran constituency of Bihar to find out the issues which they think should hold importance in the ongoing elections. ...
  • Srinagar youth killed in clashes with security forces on polling day April 30, 2014

    Srinagar: On the day when Srinagar populace voted to elect their representative to the Lok Sabha, a youth was killed during clashes with the security forces in the Valley. The security forces fired at a mob which was attacking polling staff during the de-induction of polling booth and the youth...
  • Amit Shah rejects Priyanka's attack on Modi on 'Snoopgate' April 28, 2014

    Brushing aside Priyanka Gandhi's attack on Narendra Modi on the 'Snoopgate' controversy, his close aide Amit Shah has said a judicial commission was investigating the case and people should wait for its report. Shah also rejected Congress' demand for a detailed probe into the controversy saying no fresh inquiry committee was...
  • Watch: 'Young India Debates' on 2014 Lok Sabha elections April 27, 2014

    In the run to 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN brings forth the issues raised by first-time voters. ...
  • LS polls: Bangalore youth who did not cast their vote tell us why April 17, 2014

    Bangalore witnessed a low to moderate voter turnout today. These youngsters tell us why they did not exercise their franchise. Watch! ...
  • Carnival mood in Assam as youth, women flock to vote April 7, 2014

    'Rongali Bihu' (Spring festival) seems to have come early to Assam with enthusiastic youth and women voters flocking to the booths in a carnival mood  to cast their votes in the first phase of polling in five parliamentary constituencies on Monday. With Bihu round the corner, the pleasant spring weather also...
  • CJ Youngistan: What do young voters think about contemporary political speeches? April 25, 2014

    Are political speeches successful in influencing youth vote? Watch these hilarious reactions by young voters. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show April 6, 2014

    Catch all the election buzz, spoofs and everything that is trending as the entire country gets ready to vote in our first CJ Youngistan show. ...
  • CJ Youngistan: All things young about Lok Sabha Elections April 4, 2014

    The Citizen Journalist Show goes young and interactive with all the election news, trivia, spoofs and everything that is trending this election season. Watch the show every Saturday night at 9:30 PM. ...
  • UP: FIR against Youth Congress leader over Manmohan, Rahul posters April 3, 2014

    Allahabad: Congress leaders have sparked another controversy by putting posters portraying a scene of mythological book The Mahabharata. Five Congressmen have been accused of displaying the posters and hurting religious sentiments. An FIR has been registered against Congress member Haseeb Ahmed at the Darabanga police station in Allahabad and four others...
  • Maharashtra: Two Youth Congress members arrested in murder case March 30, 2014

    Latur: Two Youth Congress members in Maharashtra were arrested by the local police in connection with the murder of a female party worker. The two accused were arrested from Latur on Saturday night. According to local police, the victim had left with both the accused in the same car after a...