JAIPUR

  • India and Pakistan must change their mindset: Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri January 24, 2015

    CNN-IBN spoke to Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri at the Jaipur Lit Fest. "India and Pakistan must change their mindset," said Kasuri. ...
  • Author Amish Tripathi announces his new series on Lord Ram January 24, 2015

    Bestselling author Amish Tripathi has announced his new series on Lord Ram. The first book that is expected to be out by October is titled 'Scion of Ikshvaku'. Not revealing much about the plot, the author said it is his fictitious and respectful interpretation of the Ramayan. Amish's Shiva Trilogy...
  • Caste politics only spreads hatred, says Tamil author Meena Kandasamy January 23, 2015

    Tamil poet, author and activist Meena Kandasamy speaks to CNN-IBN about the controversy involving Author Perumal Murugan at the Jaipur Literature Festival. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 22, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 22, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: SC disallows Srinivasan to contest BCCI elections January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • Trains in India have lost their charm: Paul Theroux January 22, 2015

    The first day of the Jaipur Literature fest witnessed a reunion between Nobel Laureate VS Naipal and his American protégé Paul Theroux, after the two had a fall out a few years ago. ...
  • Musical session marks the beginning of Jaipur Literature Fest January 21, 2015

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the Jaipur Literature festival on Wednesday. A host of writers, poets, Nobel laureates and celebrities have descended in Jaipur for the festival. ...
  • JLF: High auto-rickshaw fares, over-charged local goods disappoint visitors January 20, 2015

    Ahead of the Jaipur Literature Festival many visitors to the Pink city complain that local businesses have been fleecing them during their visit from near and far. But many are disgruntled with the travel agencies and local businesses at the Pink City which are trying to make a quick buck...
  • Foreign national narrates harassment instances in Jaipur December 15, 2014

    If Indian women feel unsafe in the country, the scene is even more difficult for foreign nationals. "Men stare at me constantly, misbehave with me," Loredana Chifu who lives in Jaipur narrates her experiences. ...
  • Nihal Chand fails to turn up in a Jaipur court on Wednesday, police under scanner November 12, 2014

    Minister of State for Panchayati Raj Nihal Chand, accused of rape in Rajasthan did not turn up in a Jaipur court on Wednesday, though he did send his lawyer. But the failure of the police to serve notice to him for the last six months puts the role of police...
  • Clean up India: Jaipur a garbage dump with open drains posing health hazards August 9, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at pink city Jaipur where open drains are posing many...
  • No rain causes increase in the price of tomatoes July 16, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN a resident of Jaipur expresses his anxiety over the rising price of tomatoes. The crop has been majorly affected this time because of no rains. "The way things are, we might have to resort to tomato ketchup,"he says. ...
  • Travel escape: Exploring Gangtok, Jaipur and Kovalam June 21, 2014

    CNNIBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Gangtok, Jaipur and Kovalam. ...
  • 30yearold man allegedly rapes Malaysian woman June 8, 2014

    A 30yearold man has been arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman who was in Jaipur on a business trip. This latest shocker comes just days after a class 8th student was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jaipur and set herself on fire. ...
  • What is causing this heat and will El Nino kill monsoon? June 6, 2014

    North India continues to be in the grip of an unprecedented heat wave. The national capital recorded 47 degress Celsius, its highest temperature in 19 years, while Jaipur is the hottest in 33 years. ...
  • Voting for the first time, I'm confident, not nervous: Rathore April 17, 2014

    Shooter turned politician Rajyavardhan Rathore is contesting elections from Jaipur Rural on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Rajasthan April 15, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Swati Vashishtha visits various cities in Rajasthan to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Rajasthan has 25 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • Watch: Which way are the people of Jaipur likely to vote? April 15, 2014

    Congress leader CP Joshi is pitted against BJP's Rajyavardhan Rathore in the rural seat of Jaipur this Lok Sabha election....
  • Open Mike: Is the entry of sportsmen into elections a healthy sign? April 14, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore from Jaipur (Rural) Lok Sabha constituency. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Jaipur (Rural), Rajasthan as part of 'Open Mike' series. She interviews Rathore and finds out the views of...
  • Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore confident of bagging Jaipur Rural seat April 14, 2014

    Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore who is contesting on a BJP ticket from Jaipur (Rural) is confident that he would be able to garner public support and emerge victorious. ...
  • Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore kick starts election campaign in Jaipur March 22, 2014

    Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore who is BJP's candidate from Jaipur (Rural) started his election campaign on Saturday in his constituency. ...
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow: Stories that transformed India March 9, 2014

    Infosys joins hands with Network 18 in bringing forth fascinating stories behind innovations that have transformed India. On the show this week, we talk about innovations that have helped the differently-abled people move ahead in their lives. First on the show we talk about Aurolabs innovation which has given the...
  • Outrage over December gangrape led to more awareness: Gloria Steinem January 19, 2014

    Iconic feminist, activist and writer Gloria Steinem says that the Delhi gangrape was a very important incident that helped in fighting violence. "I think it's very important and it helps all of us, because we are all fighting violence in general and specifically female violence whether its in war...
  • CJ Rahul highlights the absence of streetlights in Jaipur November 3, 2013

    While the entire country is litup to celebrate the festival of lights, there is one area in Jaipur city which continues to remain in darkness. Malviya nagar in Jaipur is where CJ Rahul Tolumbia lives. He finds it unsafe to move out at night and has filed this report to...
  • Watch: Mid day meals cooked in unhygienic conditions in Jaipur July 18, 2013

    When CNNIBN team visited Jaipur's Madrampura it found that there was a complete lack of hygiene in kitchens where mid day meals were being cooked for poor children. ...
  • IPL 6 spotfixing: BCCI to hold emergency meet in Chennai today May 19, 2013

    BCCI on Sunday will hold an emergency meet in Chennai to discuss the spotfixing scandal in IPL 6. Three players of Rajasthan Royals Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila were arrested on Wednesday after Delhi Police broke out Spotfixing scandaL. The Special Commissioner, Special cell, SN Srivastava has told...
  • FTN: Tale of two cultures: Apathy in Jaipur, help pours out in Boston: Does India lack good samaritans? April 17, 2013

    The latest from Jaipur, where public apathy was captured on CCTV which showed passerby leaving a woman and her infant bleeding to death after an accident. A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter in Jaipur died waiting for help on a busy road after their bike was hit by a...
  • Jaipur: Still no check on twowheelers at accident site April 17, 2013

    Day after public apathy captured on CCTV showed how passerbys left a woman and her infant bleeding to death after an accident in Jaipur, there is still no check on cyclists and twowheelers entering the tunnel. ...
  • Jaipur accident shame: Experts suggest ways to reform society April 16, 2013

    A 26yearold woman and her infant daughter were killed on the spot when the motorcycle they were riding on was run over by a truck. The cries of help by the woman's husband were ignored by the passersby. ...