Commonwealth

  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. ...
  • News 360: Telangana BJP opposes Sania as state's brand ambassador Yesterday

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. ...
  • Commonwealth Games: Judokas lead the way for India on Day 1 Yesterday

    India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish with judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam assuring the team of at least two silver medals. ...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Time for India to go for glory 2 days ago

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discuss how India will perform in upcoming Commonwealth Games and who are the medal contenders. ...
  • Saina Nehwal pulls out of 2014 Commonwealth Games 1 week ago

    A major blow to Indian badminton's chances at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as defending champion in women's singles Saina Nehwal pulls out due to injury. ...
  • 11-member Indian boxing team for Glasgow July 15, 2014

    Shiva Thapa is always a medal favourite for India but a first round exit in London is what has kept him motivated to aim for gold. ...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project February 8, 2014

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Delhi government reopens CWG scam case, targets Sheila Dikshit February 6, 2014

    There is trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The Aam Aadmi Party government has ordered a probe into her alleged role into the purchase of street lights in the Commonwealth Games scam. Although an FIR registered in the case does not name Dikshit, CNN-IBN has accessed a government...
  • Kejriwal vs Sheila: Is Kejriwal daring Congress to withdraw support? February 6, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. But CNN-IBN has accessed a note of the Delhi government that former Delhi chief minister says Sheila Dikshit...
  • Kejriwal has lost his mental balance: Congress leader February 6, 2014

    An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. CNN-IBN has accessed a top secret note of the Delhi government which says that Sheila Dikshit took an unusual interest in purchase of the lamps and several meeting were...
  • CWG scam: Sheila Dikshit has done no wrong, Cong to Kejriwal January 19, 2014

    The Congress hit back at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and said former chief minister Sheila Dikshit has nothing to worry about with regards to the Commonwealth Games scam. Party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said, "Shiela Dikshit was a competent chief minister. Kejriwal is free to do what he wants, he...
  • The Last Word: Is the PM's decision not to attend CHOGM a blunder? November 11, 2013

    Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM). External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead Indian delegation at CHOGM. ...
  • The Last Word: Should the Prime Minister attend the CHOGM summit in Colombo? November 5, 2013

    Two more central ministers have spoken out against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in view of their alleged atrocities on Tamils. The government is yet to decide whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the CHOGM summit Nov...
  • World View: Should PM attend the Commonwealth Summit in Colombo in November? October 26, 2013

    In the past 4 years, Sri Lanka has taken many steps, along with the Indian government's help towards addressing the concerns over its treatment of the Tamil minority from holding elections, to rebuild the Northern Province. His decision to skip the meet is likely to jeopardise the process and lose...
  • Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda': The co-founder of jehadi movement in India August 17, 2013

    Bomb expert of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda' is one of the 3 co-founders of jehadi movement in India. He is wanted in 33 criminal and 40 blasts cases. He is a suspect in Delhi, Panipat, Sonipat and Ludhiana blasts. The Delhi Police has arrested Tunda on Friday...
  • Boston blasts: What lessons do they hold for USA, India and the world? April 16, 2013

    In a major terror strike on the United States of America, three explosions rocked Boston on Monday, killing three people and injuring at least 140 others. ...
  • Should Kalmadi step down from Parliament, sports bodies till his name is cleared of all charges? February 5, 2013

    A special CBI court on Monday framed charges against Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly favouring Swiss Timing in the run up to the Commonwealth Games and causing a loss of Rs 95 crore to the exchequer. ...
  • I'm always ready for a fight, says Mary Kom October 5, 2012

    Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom looks forward to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games where women's boxing is set to make its debut. ...
  • Khwaabb: A film on sports August 27, 2012

    Commonwealth games gold medalist Morad Ali Khan is changing careers from shooting to movies. Moraad has released the first look of 'Khwaabb', a film about the dreams of Indian sportspersons. ...
  • Suresh Kalmadi moves court to attend London Olympics July 12, 2012

    Sacked CWG organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi has sought permission from a Delhi court to attend the Olympic Games. ...
  • Maldives crisis: The Commonwealth to probe fall of Nasheed February 14, 2012

    Mohamed Nasheed was Maldives' first democratically elected leader who came to power in 2008. ...
  • Is the cong justified in backing Sheila Dikshit? August 8, 2011

    On Talking Point Rajdeep Sardesai asks if, the congress is justified in backing Sheila Dikshit. ...
  • CAG blames Centre, Delhi govt for CWG mess August 5, 2011

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Commonwealth Games has been tabled in Parliament. ...
  • Crores spent, but CWG works lie in a shambles August 3, 2011

    Sheila Dixit needs to answer more than one question on why so much of money went down the drain. ...
  • Is India's CWG glory turning to shame? July 1, 2011

    On 'Talking Point', CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'is India's CWG glory turning to shame'? ...
  • Hall of shame for India's CWG heroes August 26, 2011

    Mandeep Kaur and others could face a ban of up to two years for their doping offenses....
  • Didn't know about TSR kickback: Jarnail Singh April 29, 2011

    PM nominated CWG OC CEO Jarnail Singh talks to Rajdeep Sardesai about the TSR deal. ...
  • Can Kalmadi be sacked from IOA chairmanship? April 25, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai discusses with a panel, if it is possible to remove Suresh Kalmadi from IOA. ...
  • Is the UPA govt serious about tackling corruption? April 25, 2011

    On Talking Point, CNN-IBN asks, 'Is the UPA government serious about tackling corruption?' ...
  • Role of Kalmadi's key aides in the CWG scam April 25, 2011

    Lalit Bhanot and VK Verma were involved in time scoring and records device purchase scam. ...