LOCAL

  • Are Mumbai Locals Disabled Friendly? 5 days ago

    Citizen Journalist Arjun Iyer highlights the challenges faced by specially abled people in the Mumbai local trains. Mihir Trivedi reports. ...
  • Bengaluru: African nationals under scanner, police to deport those overstaying March 15, 2015

    Days after a group of African nationals were attacked by an angry mob of local residents in Bengaluru, police are now planning to conduct a drive to deport foreign nationals who're overstaying in the city. But why is there a divide between the locals and the African community in a...
  • Mumbai locals await infrastructural upgrade in overcrowded suburban railway network February 25, 2015

    12 people are said to die everyday on Mumbai's suburban railway network which is severely overloaded. With no upgrade in infrastructure, rampant corruption, it is to be seen what can Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu can do to improve the situation. ...
  • Mumbai: Delay in local trains led to massive disruption by angry passengers January 2, 2015

    Hours after massive disruption in the Central Railway line, local train services have resumed in Mumbai. The chaos started when a suburban train was stuck on the tracks between Dombivili and Diva for half an hour which led to agitated passengers coming out of the train and protesting on the...
  • Gujarat compulsory voting bill: Is compulsory vote practical? November 12, 2014

    Gujarat became the first state to make it mandatory for voters to exercise their franchise in the local body elections. As per the Bill, any person who fails to vote during local body elections, is liable for punishment. The Bill does not explain the exact nature of action. CNN-IBN takes...
  • Rainfall to increase in the next two days: MeT July 12, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Director of the Meteorological department Charan Singh on Saturday said that rainfall to likely increase in the next two days. "Some global and local factors are together responsible for the low rainfall activity," he said. ...
  • Mumbai local train commuters expect relief from rush in new budget July 7, 2014

    With just a day left for the new government to present its maiden budget, railway commuters traveling in Mumbai local trains hope that the government will launch new trains to effectively reduce the rush and thereby make it a bit easier for the daily commuters. ...
  • Watch: Locals oppose to raising the height of Narmada dam June 13, 2014

    The permission to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam has created controversy. There has been opposition to the move by locals whose lands will be submerged. The locals who are opposing the dam height being raised said that their life depends on the Narmada river. ...
  • CJ Youngistan: Young voters from Haryana demand an end to commuter woes April 27, 2014

    CJ's Runjhun Sharma hops on to a train between Palwal and Delhi to find out about the challenges faced by commuters, their vote and their expectation from the next government. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Kejriwal's 'day-out' in Mumbai March 16, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who recently took a ride of the local trains in Mumbai. ...
  • Mumbai: Kejriwal blames media for ruckus at Churchgate railway station March 13, 2014

    Former Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal has blamed the media for the chaos at Mumbai's Churchgate railway station on Wednesday. ...
  • Watch: Kejriwal travels in 'special' local train in Mumbai March 12, 2014

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal took an autorickshaw ride from the Mumbai airport to the Andheri station to board a local train for Churchgate. He then boarded a special local train, which was arranged only for him and was empty. ...
  • CJ Show: WARR against railway rowdies November 3, 2013

    CJ's Dipesh Tank and Vaishali Janardhan are on a mission to eliminate rowdy behaviour in Mumbai's local trains. They have formed a movement called 'War against Railway Rowdies and are surveying the types of abuse faced by women on board the trains. Watch their story as they try to fight...
  • Local leader blames officials for Mumbai building collapse September 27, 2013

    Local leader Yashwant Jadhav blamed the administration and it's negligence for the Mumbai Building collapse that took place on Friday. Jadhav claimed last month he advised the administration to shift the residents of the building to a safer location till it gets repaired but no one listened. ...
  • FTP: Is the IAS dream becoming a nightmare? August 5, 2013

    Durga Shakti Nagpal, the 28yearold SDM of GB Nagar, who led the crackdown on sand mining mafia in her district, was suspended on July 27 ostensibly for ordering the demolition of the wall allegedly without following the due process. ...
  • Yamunanagar: Army, NDRF teams rescue 52 stranded locals June 17, 2013

    In Haryana's Yamunanagar, all the 52 locals stranded, since Sunday, have been rescued at 10.30 am on Monday. Army and NDRF teams led the rescue operation on boat. So far 4 lakh cusecs of water has been released from Hathnikund barrage by the Haryana government. MET department said rains will...
  • Waterlogged streets, traffic jams: Is BMC prepared to fight rain misery? June 10, 2013

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) preparedness is once again under question as the drop in temperatures has come with waterlogged streets, traffic jams and delayed train schedules. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of good work August 11, 2012

    Local NGO rescues Uttarkashi habitats as the Bhagirathi ravaged the hills; Iswar Sankalpa provides home to the people with special needs. ...
  • Mumbai locals under extreme strain: Central Railways PRO April 20, 2012

    Vidyadhar Malegaonkar, Chief PRO, Central Railway said that people in Mumbai were forced to trespass railway lines as "there are not too many connectivities". ...
  • CJ throws light on commuter woes on Mumbai local trains April 20, 2012

    On Thursday morning, three commuters in an overcrowded KalyanCST local hit a signal pole and fell to their death. ...
  • Rush makes Mumbai's lifeline a deathline April 19, 2012

    Three people died and 15 others got injured after people fell on the tracks due to overcrowding in local train. ...
  • News 360: India successfully test fires AgniV April 19, 2012

    India on Thursday test fired its most powerful longrange missile AgniV successfully giving India the muchneeded muscle and a strong deterrence against China. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 19, 2012

    India test fires its most powerful longrange missile AgniV. Three dead as 18 people fall from Mumbai local due to overcrowding. ...
  • Mumbai lifeline hit: Passengers worried April 18, 2012

    The local train network is running late because of a fire in the electronic signal panel. ...
  • FTN: Is local support in terror attacks a reality? July 18, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, local support in terrorist attacks a growing reality. ...
  • Woman power for Mumbai trains August 2, 2010

    At the age of 34, Preeti Kumari is training to be one of India's few rail motorwomen. ...
  • Polls go digital in Gujarat with evoting June 12, 2010

    The state has decided to introduce evoting in local polls which means voters wouldn't have to queue up at polling booths. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai's lifeline 3 years post7/11 attacks July 11, 2009

    Mumbai: 7/11 serial bombings derailed Mumbai's western suburban local train network, quite literally. Three years after the ghastly terror attack, CNN IBN's Shoaib Ahmed finds out how secure is Mumbai's lifeline. ...