Commonwealth

  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar delighted after winning wrestling gold 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    Sushil Kumar on Tuesday won the gold medal after defeating Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a freestyle 74kg gold medal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • CWG 2014: Shooter Ayonika Paul eyes World Championships after Glasgow glory 13 hours 31 minutes ago

    Indian shooter Ayonika Paul won silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle event in Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters' domination continues with Jitu Rai's gold Yesterday

    Ace Indian shooter Ronjan Sodhi reflects on Jitu Rai's gold in 50m air pistol event, which took India to the No. 4 spot on the CWG medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol Yesterday

    Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh clinched the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively to take India to No. 4 in the medals tally. ...
  • Abhinav Bindra returns home after CWG glory 2 days ago

    Abhinav Bindra made his swansong appearance at the Commonwealth Games a memorable one as the star Indian shooter won the battle of nerves in a gripping competition to bag the 10m Air Rifle gold medal, which has eluded him in the previous four attempts ...
  • CWG 2014: Apurvi Chandela wins gold in shooting 3 days ago

    Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal while Ayonika Paul and Prakash Nanjappa claimed a silver. ...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle 4 days 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 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 July 18, 2014

    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. ...