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  • Supreme Court recognises transgenders as third category 15-04-2014 08:30 PM

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus wants to know what changes people want in government 13-04-2014 04:24 PM

    In this episode, Cyrus Broacha asks people what changes they want in the new government and whom do they favour. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Indian government endangering national security? 24-03-2014 08:55 PM

    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. ...
  • Parole extensions: Is Sanjay Dutt getting special treatment? 25-02-2014 10:57 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Indian government mishandled the Italian marines' case? 25-02-2014 08:58 PM

    In a major relief for the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, India has agreed to drop the anti-piracy charges against them. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that the marines will not be tried under the...
  • 1993 blasts case: HC to hear PIL alleging bias towards Sanjay Dutt 25-02-2014 03:20 PM

    Trouble is brewing for actor Sanjay Dutt as his multiple paroles have come under the judicial scanner. The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday which says that Maharashtra flouted laws by extending Dutt's parole repeatedly. The PIL says repeated paroles are unconstitutional and discriminatory. The Ministry of...
  • After ex-DGMO, Antony says Army units' movement a routine drill 21-02-2014 02:15 PM

    Two years after reports were published on how the govt feared a coup by the army under General VK singh's command, ex-DGMO Lt General AK Choudhary has now validated that the government had feared a coup by the army under former Army chief General VK Singh's command. Meanwhile, Defence Minister...
  • Interim Budget 2014: Reactions from across the country 17-02-2014 07:13 PM

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. CNN-IBN takes the calls of people from across the country to know their reactions over this interim budget 2014. ...
  • Raj Thackeray reiterates stand, asks people not to pay toll 13-02-2014 07:30 PM

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray said that the party's toll agitation won't stop. "We will continue to agitate until the promises made by the Maharashtra government are implemented," he added. Thackeray once again urged the people not to pay toll. ...
  • Will go to any extend to get Jan Lokpal Bill passed, says Kejriwal 08-02-2014 09:45 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that he will go to any extent to have it passed. But the AAP government has now clarified that they never sought legal opinion from 4 experts on the Jan Lokpal Bill. It says they only sought opinion on the Home Ministry...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project 08-02-2014 11:31 AM

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • AAP should work in the purview of the Constitution: BJP 07-02-2014 11:21 AM

    After Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran said that Delhi government's plan to enact the Jan Lokpal Bill without seeking Centre's clearance will be unconstitutional, the BJP asked the AAP to work in the purview of the Constitution. "Aam Aadmi Party is now in a constitutional position and it should work in...
  • AAP, BJP workers' face-off at Arun Jaitley's residence 04-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Dramatic scenes were seen outside Arun Jaitley's residence on Tuesday morning as Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party workers protested against each other. The AAP demanded an apology from Jaitley accusing the BJP of trying to bribe its MLAs to topple the Delhi government. ...
  • AAP crisis: Is it a conspiracy or beginning of the end for Kejriwal? 03-02-2014 11:03 PM

    The Delhi government on Monday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee asking for a probe against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for issuing fake provisional certificates to unauthorised colonies. ...
  • The Last Word: Cooling-off time for government staff before politics? 03-02-2014 09:16 PM

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN 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....
  • A Billion Votes: Is a Third Front government in 2014 a pipedream? 03-02-2014 08:40 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday asserted that a 'Third Front' will not be possible without his party. His statement came after AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa entered into an alliance with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the Lok Sabha elections just...
  • Harsh Vardhan hits back at AAP, calls it desperate 03-02-2014 03:43 PM

    While BJP leader Harsh Vardhan hit back at Aam Aadmi Party for claiming that the former was trying to bribe AAP MLAs to topple Delhi government, Union Minister and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that it was too early to order a probe into the allegations. ...
  • AAP has become a self-certifying government: BJP 30-01-2014 08:04 PM

    Slamming the AAP government, BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, "The Aam Adami Party has become a self-certifying government in Delhi." ...
  • Trouble for Congress, AP CM challenges the Centre on Telangana 30-01-2014 08:40 AM

    Hyderabad: In yet another trouble for the Centre, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has challenged the government to bring the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in Parliament, even when the state Assembly remains divided on the issue. ...
  • Telangana Bill will be passed in Parliament: BJP 29-01-2014 06:03 PM

    The Centre is unlikely to wait for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to clear the Telangana Bill. Meanwhile, BJP leader N Janardhan Reddy said, "The Bill will be passed in the House with the BJP support." The other BJP leader, TG Venkatesh said, "The agitation is because they are going to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-01-2014 10:44 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Status check of promises made by AAP in 30 days 28-01-2014 07:54 PM

    As debutant politician Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the seventh Chief Minister of Delhi on December 28, 2013, there was hope, freshness and optimism. However, a month on, the Aam Aadmi Party and its leaders seem to have been mired in one controversy after another. ...
  • Kolkata rates AAP government's performance 28-01-2014 10:20 AM

    Arvind Kejriwal's government has completed one month in Delhi. Here, Kolkata rates the Aam Aadmi Party government's performance. ...
  • Satisfied with our performance, media being unfair: AAP's Manish Sisodia 28-01-2014 10:06 AM

    One month in power and the Aam Aadmi Party is already mired in several controversies. Manish Sisodia speaks on the issue to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Somnath Bharti evades media after victim identifies him 22-01-2014 05:02 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti was seen on Wednesday evading the media. He was identified by one of the complainants as the leader of the midnight raid in Delhi's Khirkee extension area. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is this the beginning of AAP Lok Sabha campaign? 20-01-2014 08:22 PM

    The rift between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Delhi Police is getting wider every day it seems. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday defied the barricading and bans to continue his protest against the Delhi Police. Speaking outside Parliament, Kejriwal blamed Delhi Police of having knowledge of...
  • Delhi Police-Somnath row: Is AAP dharna a gimmickry? 20-01-2014 07:36 PM

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal called for greater police accountability in an impassioned speech on 20 January 2014. He accused police of being in cahoots with drug traffickers, and demanded resignations and transfers in the case of a Danish tourist's gang rape in the capital earlier this year. Kejriwal said that...
  • Not sure AAP can govern, voters must be regretting: Kiran Bedi 20-01-2014 06:49 PM

    Leaders across parties have slammed the protest by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, calling it gimmickry over governance. Kejriwal's former comrade-in-arms Kiran Bedi said he was elected to bring order not chaos in Delhi. "I don't know if they know how to govern. I don't know their motives, the voter...