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  • Focus is on rescue operations, says Omar Abdullah September 6, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that rehabilitation operations were his prime focus. "Our focus is on rescue operations now. More than 80 people have lost their lives in the rain havoc across J&K," said Omar. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus's spoof on RJD Chief Lalu Prasad August 31, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the possibility of forming an antiBJP "secular" front as former Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad meet. ...
  • Deficient rainfall has hit Uttar Pradesh farmers, says Akhilesh Yadav August 29, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that deficient rainfall has hit farmers in the state. He says he will write to the Centre seeking government intervention. ...
  • SC puts moral pressure on PM, CMs, says those facing criminal charges not to be made ministers August 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court has put moral pressure on the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers by observing that people facing criminal or corruption charges should not be made ministers. The apex court, however, stopped short of prescribing disqualification for such people from becoming ministers and left it to the wisdom of the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Censor Board CEO August 24, 2014

    The CBI on August 18 arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. ...
  • BJP's Jagdish Mukhi rules out his name as next Delhi CM July 16, 2014

    BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday ruled out his name as the next chief minister of Delhi. In an interview, Mukhi said, "We will decide when the time comes. As of now the decision will that be of the Lieutenant Governor. We will decide only after he makes a decision." ...
  • PM asks NCW, SC/ST panel heads to quit June 19, 2014

    The Union government has asked the heads of National Commission for Women and SC/ST Commission to step down from their respective posts, say sources. This comes after the PMO asked all seven members of the National Disaster Management Authority to put in their papers. The PMO has asked the National...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...
  • Government well within rights to appoint next Army chief: Congress May 14, 2014

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi has said that the UPA government is well within its rights to appoint next Army chief. ...
  • Why so much hurry in appointing Army chief, VK Singh asks Centre May 13, 2014

    The UPA government looks all set to name Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the Army Chief designate. The Prime Minister headed Appointments Committee of the Cabinet is yet to sign on the dotted line for the post for which the President's assent is still awaited. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Indian government endangering national security? March 24, 2014

    Even after a month Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned, it still headless. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks the panel of experts whether the Indian government is neglecting the navy and endangering the national security. ...
  • Admiral DK Joshi on resignation as Indian Navy Chief February 26, 2014

    Admiral DK Joshi, the 21st Indian Navy Chief, said on his resignation, "I have nothing to say - the Defence Ministry press release says it all. I accept all moral responsibility for all incidents and accidents that hv happened in the last few months." ...
  • DK Joshi's resignation admirable: Retd Brigadier V Mahalingam February 26, 2014

    Retired Brigadier V Mahalingam said, "My hats off to admiral Joshi because he has set a bench mark in as far as accountability is concerned in the true traditions of the Indian defence forces." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Indian Navy's 21st Chief resigns after a seven-month tenure February 26, 2014

    Indian Navy Chief DK Joshi resigned on Wednesday after a seven-month tenure marred by as many as 10 mishaps. ...
  • After bomb threat, Hyderabad international airport on high alert February 21, 2014

    The Hyderabad international airport was on Friday put on high alert after an anonymous letter threatening that explosives will be used and transported through a flight was received at the facility. Sources said the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO) of the sprawling complex received the letter which threatened that "explosives"...
  • Is Kejriwal better of resigning now? February 10, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been threatening to quit if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed. He said, "If Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed then there is no reason I should be CM, ready to sacrifice the chair of CM to free the country from corruption." ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey January 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Should serving police officers join politics? January 31, 2014

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNNIBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • The Last Word: What should CJI do in Justice Ganguly case? December 2, 2013

    A law intern has accused retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of allegedly sexually harassing her. However, Justice Ganguly has denied all the charges saying he's a victim of circumstances. He said, "I am shocked and shattered. I deny all the charges." CNNIBN's raised the question to a panel of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm November 27, 2013

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • Sheila hits out at Oppn for attacking Rahul Gandhi October 26, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has hit out at comments that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is yet to prove his mettle as an administrator if he aspired to be the prime minister. NCP Chief Sharad Pawar had told CNNIBN that the Congress Vice President was not yet prepared for...
  • News 360: Modi slams Rahul'S ISI remark October 25, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi questioned the credibility of Rahul's statement on the alleged role of Pakistan's ISI in Muzaffarnagar riots. "Rahul Gandhi claimed that some Muslims were in touch with the ISI. He should make their names public. Can such leaders be trusted? Is the Congress government a news...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam October 17, 2013

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 14, 2013

    Five states Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • 30 Minutes: Military The Apolitical Force September 29, 2013

    Has Former Army chief General VK Singh's claims that money from the secret fund was used to pay Kashmiri politicians damaged the credibility of the Army? ...
  • Is VK Singh a victim of government vendetta or is it a case of serious misconduct? September 20, 2013

    Former Army chief General VK Singh, who is in the middle of another controversy, has said that he is going through legal options following the allegations against him. The government has also said it is going through the report against General VK Singh and will initiate probe if any discrepancy...
  • Does Right To Information frighten political parties? September 5, 2013

    Most of the major political parties except the BJD, TMC and CPI, are keen to pass the RTI Amendment Bill, which aims at keeping political parties out of the RTI ambit. In June 2013, the Chief Information Commissioner's office had passed an order saying political parties should come under the...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal pleads innocence August 2, 2013

    Amidst uproar on the suspension of SDM Durga Shakti Nagpal, the suspended IAS officer met the UP Chief Secretary on Friday. In her meeting with the UP Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, she claimed that she is innocent. ...