Analysis

  • FMSA hails Narendra Modi's declaration of fair deal about Muslim community June 14, 2014

    The Forum For Muslim Studies And Analysis (FMSA), a body of Muslim intellectuals, has in a resolution hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's declaration in the Parliament that the community would be "given a fair deal'. In a resolution passed on Friday the forum has said that the PM's assurance has given...
  • Muslim body slams Salim Khan, Salman for praising Modi April 18, 2014

    The Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis has slammed Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father and film writer Salim Khan for praising Narendra Modi for "pure commercial gains". FMSA, a body of Aligarh Muslim University, mostly comprising muslim intellectuals, passed a resolution in Aligarh on Thursday. Reacting sharply to Salim Khan's...
  • Watch: Elections in the North East decoded on Microsoft's analytics centre April 9, 2014

    World's largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India's most trusted election news network to bring you the CNN-IBN Microsoft election analytics centre. ...
  • Network18 & Microsoft join hands to set-up Analytics Centre for India Elections 2014 April 7, 2014

    CNN-IBN and IBN7 (a part of the Network18 conglomerate) have gained a reputation for leadership in election programming, robust analysis and credible & accurate projection of likely outcomes. In a first-of-its-kind partnership in India, the Network has joined hands with technology leader, Microsoft India, to create the CNN-IBN - Microsoft...
  • Missing weapons case: Court allows brain mapping, narco analysis test on accused November 28, 2013

    A local court has allowed brain mapping and narco analysis of the three bodyguards of Jharkhand Excise Minister Jaiprakash Bhai Patel and two drivers in connection with the missing weapons case. The police got the permission from the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Hazaribagh, on Wednesday, according to Superintendent of Police...
  • Yasin Bhatkal confesses role in the Varanasi and Hyderabad blasts August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has confessed to his role in the Varanasi and Dilsukhnagar blasts in Hyderabad, say sources. One laptop and mobile phone have also been recovered from him. Both these were very important since Yasin is known to rely on voice over internet protocol for...
  • 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...
  • SC notice to govt on PIL for intelligence agencies audit February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Security Advisor (NSA) seeking their response on a PIL that sought audit of intelligence agencies and making them answerable to Parliament. A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir...
  • Analysis of Vishwaroopam: From a fan's point of view February 11, 2013

    A colleague was recently attacked for his positive review of a film simply because he had authored a book on the filmmaker. This, despite the fact, that he had mentioned that in the review itself (This amounts to full disclosure). Additionally, my colleague had expressly put it on record in...
  • SWOT Analysis: England November 14, 2012

    Ahead of the four-Tests series starting November 15 in Ahmedabad, a look at the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of and to the England team led by Alastair Cook. Strengths: England's biggest strength is their middle order which comprises of Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell. Trott is an...
  • E-readers grapple with a future on the shelf: Analysis October 29, 2012

    Singapore: Amidst our growing love affair with the tablet, spare a thought for its increasingly shelfbound sibling: the e-reader. Take Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc, which makes most of the monochrome displays for devices such as Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook. After five years of heady growth...
  • Now, an iPhone app that can diagnose thyroid diseases September 30, 2012

    Washington: An iPhone and a specially designed image analysis app can diagnose and manage the treatment of thyroid diseases, a new study has claimed. Researchers led by Randy Polson, from the University of Utah have developed a device that uses an iPhone's LED flash, digital camera with collimating lens to...
  • 2G scam: CBI to question Dubai businessman August 19, 2012

    New Delhi: CBI will soon call a Dubai-based businessman for questioning in connection with alleged laundering of funds as a fall out of 2G spectrum scam. The CBI has received an input from Research and Analysis Wing about the money parked in Dubai accounts of companies owned by the businessman. CBI sources...
  • Here's what led to Sena-BJP victory in Mumbai February 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The results of the BMC elections, though not quite the subject of nail-biting anticipation, must have evoked a heaving sigh of relief for the Shiv Sena-BJP combine, whose political future was uncertain after its dismal performance in the State Assembly elections in 2009, not to mention the polls for...
  • CBI for narco-analysis of Bhanwari's husband December 16, 2011

    Jodhpur: The CBI has proposed a narco-analysis test of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi's husband Amarchand who is presently in the agency's custody. The agency expressed this before the double bench of Justice Govind Mathur and NK Jain in the Rajasthan High Court during hearing of a habeas corpus petition filed...
  • Mumbai: 3-year-old's remains held for 2 years December 7, 2011

    Mumbai: For more than two years, Upendra Rai and his family have been waiting for the police to hand over the skeletal remains of their three-year-old daughter who was found murdered in Borivli (East). Shreya Rai had gone missing on October 14 in 2009. Some 50 days later, her skeleton was...
  • Bhanwari case: Court rejects narco of accused November 15, 2011

    Jodhpur: In a setback to CBI, a court on Monday turned down its plea for undertaking narco-analysis, brain mapping and polygraph tests on Shahabuddin, a key accused in Bhanwari Devi disappearance case, despite the agency pleading that it was the 'only ray of hope' to crack the case. The CBI had...
  • Obama's India visit: Analysis November 8, 2010

    CNN-IBN's team of experts analyse US President Barack Obama's India visit. ...
  • Investigators hit by SC's ban on narco tests May 6, 2010

    The Supreme Courts has said no to narco tests. The apex court on Wednesday ruled compulsory narco, brain-mapping and polygraph tests unconstitutional. So now no individual can be forced and subjected to such techniques involuntarily. ...
  • No lie-detection tests without consent: SC May 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared as "illegal" use of narco-analysis, brain-mapping and polygraph tests -- important tools in police investigative process-- on suspects. "We are of the considered opinion that no individual can be forced and subjected to such techniques involuntarily, and by doing so it amounts to...
  • Narco test approved but Aarushi case hits a dead end January 6, 2010

    New Delhi: In May 2008 the twin murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and her domestic help in Noida caught the imagination of an entire nation. Soon the police and then the CBI put forth contrasting theories. The police accused Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar and the CBI held the three servants...
  • Watch: US women an unhappy lot, says analysis October 16, 2009

    An analysis from the Wharton School of Business says women across the US are an unhappy lot compared to men. The analysis has brought a lot of criticism from feminist groups. ...
  • Watch: SC judge name in Kerala nun murder hearing August 10, 2009

    Thiruvanathapuram: A fresh controversy has erupted in the Sister Abhaya murder case in Kerala. The CBI told the court that the then chief justice of the Karnataka High Court had witnessed the narco-analysis tests done on the three accused. The CBI has not named the judge but says he is...
  • Analysis: What preceded the Nepal PM's resignation May 4, 2009

    Kathmandu: Nepal's first Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal also known as Prachanda on Monday announced his resignation in a televised address to the nation. The resignation sent shock waves through the nation and raised grave questions about peace and stability in the turbulent Himalayan republic. The PM was miffed over...
  • RAW official arrested by CBI on bribery charges February 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Research and Analysis Wing responsible for gathering external intelligence came under spotlight again for the wrong reason when one of its senior officials was arrested by the CBI for allegedly taking bribe of Rs one lakh from a Chennai-based manufacturer. Dr A S Narayan Rao, an officer of Director...
  • Pandey, terror-tainted godman had VIPs on speed-dial November 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Dayanand Pandey, the man arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Mumbai Police appears to have connections in high places. Dayanand Pandey alias Swami Amritanand Shankaracharya aka Sudhakar Dwivedi has been handed over to Maharashtra ATS. Pandey, a native of Varanasi, had been living in Jammu for a long...
  • Malegaon blast: No narco test on Pragya, says dad November 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's father, Chandrapal Singh Thakur has told the media that he is not sure that even one narco-analysis test was conducted on his daughter. He also said that he hasn't been allowed to meet his daughter for the past 15 days. "It doesn't seem like even one test...
  • Malegaon blasts: Lt Col to undergo narco-analysis test November 10, 2008

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has taken one of the main accused in the Malegaon blasts case, Lieutanant Colonel Prasad Purohit to the Air Force Command hospital in Bangalore for a narco-analysis test. Purohit will be put through 17 tests before being made to undergo the narco test under...
  • Narco test conducted on 3 Malegaon blast suspects November 4, 2008

    Mumbai: Narco-analysis tests have been concluded on sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, Sameer Kulkarni and Major (Retd) Ramesh Upadhyay in the Malegaon blast case. All the three underwent the narco-analysis tests on Tuesday at a hospital in south Mumbai, a Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) official said. The sadhvi has already been subjected to...
  • Sadhvi Pragya to undergo narco test | More arrests October 27, 2008

    Mumbai: A Nasik court on Monday granted permission to the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad to conduct narco-analysis on sadhvi (female saint) Pragya Singh Thakur, The sadhvi was arrested on October 24 along with Shivanarayan Singh and Shyam Bhavar Lal in connection with the September 29 bomb blast in Malegaon in which five...