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  • Two years on, not a penny spent from Nirbhaya fund: report 14 hours 37 minutes ago

    Even two years after the government had announced Nirbhaya fund for the benefit of women in distress, not a penny has been spent from the fund, said report. Ranjana Kumari, Director of Centre for Social Research, said, "The UPA in spite of the fact that they promised Rs 1000 crore...
  • Need to take PM Modi's remark on policeman's portrayal in films seriously: Mahesh Bhatt December 6, 2014

    Bollywood celebrities said it was their duty to take the issue raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi seriously. Modi had recently said that policemen are often projected in a bad light in films. Director Mahesh Bhatt said, "If you look at the history of Bollywood, we have always tried to...
  • Behind the scenes of 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain' December 3, 2014

    Ravi Kumar directed Bhopal: 'A prayer for rain' talks about the biggest disaster in human history that claimed 10,000 innocent lives within a few hours. It is after 30 years that a film tells us the truth of that fateful night of December 3, 1984. ...
  • Anil Kumar Sinha takes over as the new CBI Director, succeeds Ranjit Sinha December 3, 2014

    Newly appointed CBI chief Anil Kumar Sinha has taken charge. Sinha is a 1979 batch IPS Officer of the Bihar cadre and has become the first CBI chief to be selected by a PM-led panel. Anil Sinha was the special CBI director and succeeds Ranjit Sinha who retired on Tuesday. ...
  • Inappropriate to use such such language: Ashwani Kumar on Niranjan Jyoti December 2, 2014

    Congress leader Ashwani Kumar hit out at BJP minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her controversial remarks and said, "It is very inappropriate to issue such comments and use such language and it has never been used before. From this we understand where politics is heading in the next couple of...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award November 26, 2014

    After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial list of Arjuna Awards, Manoj filed a case in the Delhi High Court and won it, following which he received the award on Wednesday. ...
  • No harm in involving Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi polls: Sheila Dikshit November 5, 2014

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said there was no harm in involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in Delhi Assembly elections. Sheila said, "There is no harm in involving in Tytler and Kumar in Delhi polls, if there is demand." She also made it clear...
  • 1984 Riots accused in Rahul team: Is this a self-goal? November 5, 2014

    Under fire for reportedly forming an election committee with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused as its members, the Congress backtracked and denied media reports claiming such a body had been constituted. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country. ...
  • Bhuvneshwar leads India's challenge in ICC People's Choice Award October 28, 2014

    Fans get to vote for this award, which this year includes five nominations, including Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar. ...
  • Is Shashi Tharoor really guilty of unnecessary adulation of PM Modi? October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. CNN-IBN takes political reactions and discuss the issue with BJP Spokesperson Shaina...
  • Bollywood celebrities come together and pledge for a Swachh Bharat October 2, 2014

    Bollywood actors Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn pledged for a clean India after Narendra Modi launched a five-year 'Clean India' campaign. They appealed to carry the message for a 'Swachh Bharat' forward. ...
  • Akhil Kumar's Asian Games campaign comes to an end September 26, 2014

    Akhil, on a comeback trail after three years of injury-forced hibernation, was impressive to start with against Filipino Charly Suarez but eventually fell short in a thoroughly entertaining bout. ...
  • Comeback-man Akhil Kumar makes a bright start to his Asian Games campaign September 24, 2014

    Akhil, returning to international scene after a three-year absence due to injury, was dominant from the very start and effortlessly beat Lama. CNN-IBN panel of experts discusses his comeback win. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: India wrestlers go for glory in Incheon September 18, 2014

    Sushil Kumar may be missing but led by the other Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt the team hopes to rewrite history. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt eyes Incheon gold September 18, 2014

    Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt leads the team into battle in the absence of double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Indian boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award September 17, 2014

    The sports ministry has finally agreed to give the Arjuna Award to boxer Manoj Kumar. The Kapil Devled award committee had earlier refused to give the coveted award to the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan August 29, 2014

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar gets another shot at Arjuna Award August 28, 2014

    The Delhi High Court has asked the Sports Ministry to reconsider the name of 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manoj Mumar for this year's Arjuna Award if he is deserving. ...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? August 25, 2014

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • Nitish hails people's verdict; Shahnawaz takes responsibility of poll debacle August 25, 2014

    These bypolls were being touted by political pundits as the 'semifinal' before the fullfledged Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in the later half of 2015. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Former NCPCR member Vinod Kumar Tikoo says 'kindergarten schools should fall under regulatory authority' August 22, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Vinod Kumar Tikoo said that the problem with kindergarten schools was that they did not fall under any regulatory authority. "The authority should take onus of the fact that they are actually responsible for the...
  • Hindalco blunder: Did CBI jump the gun on Birla in the coal scam case? August 20, 2014

    In what comes as a huge embarrassment for the CBI, the agency has decided to file a closure report in its high profile coalgate FIR against Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh. Sources say the CBI has found no prosecutable evidence. ...
  • Wrestler Amit Kumar upset over Arjuna Award snub August 13, 2014

    Amit Kumar, who won gold at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow and also has a silver won at the 2013 World Championships, said such decisions are bad for morale. ...
  • Issue has been resolved amicably and professionally: IISc Director Anurag Kumar August 13, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, IISc Director Anurag Kumar said that he was pleased with the decision and that the issue had been resolved amicably and professionally. "The students are actually happier. It will now be called BSc," said Kumar. ...
  • e Lounge: Akshay Kumar performs at the World Kabaddi League in London August 12, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar talks about Kabaddi being the traditional sport of India. Akshay Kumar mesmerized the crowd in London with his opening performance at the World Kabaddi League. "My team Khalsa Warriors and Yo Yo Honey team will be competing for the first match,"...