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  • Is the government right in amending the Juvenile Justice act? August 6, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. ...
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...
  • Anderson found not guilty, India miffed August 2, 2014

    The ICC hearing that took place on Friday found James Anderson not guilty of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test. ...
  • Watch: Shia protestors beat up policeman over property dispute in Lucknow July 25, 2014

    Clashes erupted on Friday after a group of Shia protesters marched towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's house furious with SP leader Azam Khan's decision to sell properties of Waqf Board and appoint Waseem Akram as the member of the board. The protest was led by Shia community leader Kalbe Javed....
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Arvind Kejriwal's water promise a viable one? December 30, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party has kept its poll promise by providing 20,000 litres of free water per connection in Delhi from January 1, 2014. However, if the consumption limit crosses 20 kilolitres, then the consumer will have to pay for the water and other charges. Even though Kejriwal is confident...
  • AAP keeps its poll promise, gives 20k litres water free per connection December 30, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has fulfilled its poll promise by providing 20,000 litres of free water per household starting from January 1, 2014. New appointed Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar announced the decision and said, "All the domestic consumers having metered connection will get 20 kilolitres...
  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 December 30, 2013

    Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • Anxious Friday awaits N Srinivasan September 27, 2013

    N Srinivasan faces a last-minute legal challenge to his attempted return to the top job in the BCCI after a petition, filed by Aditya Verma on behalf of the Cricket Association of Bihar claiming Srinivasan has no "moral authority" to vie for a third year as BCCI chief during elections. ...
  • FTP: 3 years for juvenile in Delhi gangrape case: Does the punishment fit the crime? September 2, 2013

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board. He has been sentenced to three years in a correctional home subject to review. His sentence will include the period he has already...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Gopal Subramanium August 31, 2013

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board. ...
  • Juvenile gets three years: Is this real justice for braveheart? August 31, 2013

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board and sentenced to three years in a correctional home subject to review. ...
  • Delhi gangrape verdict: Will challenge the verdict, file special leave petition in SC, says Subramanian Swamy August 31, 2013

    Subramanian Swamy said he will file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court challenging the verdict passed by the Juvenile Justice Board on the lone juvenile accused in the rape and murder of 23-year-old paramedical student on December 16. Swamy said that the case should not be before the...
  • People were on the tracks when Rajya Rani Express came: Railway Board August 19, 2013

    Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar said the Rajya Rani Express train was running as per its scheduled route and some people were walking on the tracks at the time of the accident. "It's a three-track station. Two trains were already standing at the station and the crowd was moving on...
  • Will only interfere when it's time to decide PM candidate: Shiv Sena June 8, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, while commenting on the ongoing rift within the BJP over Narendra Modi's role in the upcoming general elections, said, "What is happening at the National Executive is BJP's internal matter. Shiv Sena, JDU or Akali Dal will not interfere. If it is about NDA's campaign...
  • Modi's role in poll campaign BJP's internal issue: Sharad Yadav June 8, 2013

    JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday distanced his party from the ongoing BJP divide over Narendra Modi's role in upcoming general elections. "Rift within any party of the NDA will definitely weaken the alliance. The Modi issue is an internal matter of the BJP. They are deciding their own poll...
  • Parliamentary Board will decide Modi's fate: Sudhanshu Trivedi June 7, 2013

    Ahead of the two-day BJP National Executive in Goa, a meeting of the Parliamentary Board was held on Friday. Addressing a press conference in Goa, party's national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi said BJP will pass two resolutions at the National Executive. He also denied any rift within the party. ...
  • BJP will analyse how to defeat Cong: Dharmendra June 7, 2013

    The crucial extended Parliamentary Board meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party is underway in Goa. "We will analyse the political scenario of the country and how to defeat Congress and what are its shortcomings," said party leader Dharmendra Pradhan, who did not rule out discussion and constitution of Lok Sabha...
  • Analysis: The big divide within the BCCI June 2, 2013

    Sources say N Srinivasan has told the board members at the meeting in Chennai that he's ready to step aside but not resign as the BCCI President. ...
  • Srinivasan can't step aside, he can either quit or stay: lawyer June 2, 2013

    Lawyer Abhimanyu Bhandari says it is legally not possible for a board president to step aside. ...
  • FTN: Are we far too obsessed with examination marks? May 30, 2013

    The CBSE declared the Class X results on Thursday. This is the first set of results since the optional board rule came into effect. From this year onwards, grades will replace marks. ...
  • CBSE class XII results: Girls outshine boys, differently-abled overcome hurdles May 27, 2013

    CBSE results are out and girls have outshone the boys, yet again. ...
  • Hard work is the key to success, says CBSE class XII topper May 27, 2013

    Paras Sharma scored an aggregate of 99 per cent and a century in four out of five subjects. ...
  • CBSE results: My hard work paid off, says differently-abled topper May 27, 2013

    Differently-abled student Sushant Gupta shares his experience and achievements with CNN-IBN. ...
  • We can aim higher, say girls after outperforming boys in Class XII May 27, 2013

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the Class XII results on Monday. This year too girls have outshined the boys, the pass percentage for girls was 87 per cent while pass percentage for boys was 77 per cent. ...
  • After railway bribery scam, more troubles await Pawan Bansal May 11, 2013

    More troubles await former railway minister PK Bansal. It's not just the cash-for-jobs scam probe that could be a big headache for him, but illegal land dealings and his links with an association that the MHA had recommended a ban against could also a problem him in the near future. ...
  • Pawan Bansal sacked: Is it too little, too late? May 10, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday evening resigned as Railway Minister following allegations of corrupt practices by his close relatives and aides. Sources say that Bansal was forced to resign after Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and asked him to force the Railway Minister to put in...
  • Action against Pawan Bansal too little too late: Venkaiah Naidu May 10, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday resigned as Railway Minister. ...
  • Ashwani Kumar cannot be saved: Kiran Bedi May 10, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal resigned as Railway Minister on Friday. ...
  • Pawan Bansal case a very shameful incident: Ravi Shankar Prasad May 10, 2013

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is facing allegations of being involved in the cash for posts scam in the Indian Railways, resigned on Friday. Reacting to the development, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said the resignation came too late and said Law Minister Ashwani Kumar should also resign. ...