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  • Is it time to scrap the collegium system? 1 hour 1 minutes ago

    After the controversy generated by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's allegation of corruption in judiciary, the Centre on Monday pushed for reforms in the judicial appointment process. The Law Ministry has began consultations to prepare a draft to change the collegium system, whereby judges appoint judges. ...
  • Decision on gas pricing will be taken after consulting stakeholders: Government 4 days ago

    Oil and Gas Minister Dharmender Pradhan, in an interview to ETV, has said that a decision will be taken on gas pricing at the right time after consulting all stakeholders. He said that the government will soon take a decision keeping in mind what's good for the country and it...
  • Katju expose: Is 'political fixing' of judges a reality? 6 days ago

    As Justice Katju's allegations create a storm, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday broke his silence, saying that he had nothing more to add to former law minister Hansraj Bhardwaj's comment. Bharadwaj had slammed Justice Katju's allegations saying that the procedure followed in the appointment of the judge, in...
  • Is there an English bias in the civil services exam? July 16, 2014

    After a week of protests demanding that the Civil Services Aptitude test be scrapped, the government has finally intervened. The NDA government has asked the Union Public Service Commission to postpone preliminary exams scheduled for August 24. CNN-IBN asks UPSC aspirants from across the country for their views over the...
  • Civil Services Aptitude Test: Government intervenes after a week of protests July 16, 2014

    After a week of protests demanding that the Civil Services Aptitude test be scrapped, the government has finally intervened. The NDA government has asked the Union Public Service Commission to postpone preliminary exams scheduled for August 24. ...
  • Row over Vaidik-Saeed meet: The diplomatic misadventures of a private individual July 15, 2014

    The extremely controversial meeting between 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed and journalist Ved Prakash Vaidik has sparked off a nationwide debate. While opposition Congress slammed the meeting as government sponsored, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj strongly refuted such claims, saying that the government equally condemns such a meeting. ...
  • News 360: NDA distances itself from meeting between Hafiz Saeed, Vaidik July 14, 2014

    The government was cornered on Monday by the Congress who demanded if the NDA government had sanctioned the controversial meeting between journalist Ved Prakash Vaidik,a close Ramdev aide and also part of the same think thank as NSA's Ajit Doval; and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Sayed.The government however, distanced itself from...
  • Happy that leaders have recognised my work: UP Governor Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Ram Naik who was recently appointed as the governor of Uttar Pradesh, expressed gratitude to the NDA government for showing confidence in him. Naik said that he will dutifully carry out all his responsibilities and was flattered that leaders have recognised his work. ...
  • Budget 2014: Nothing for poor sector, says Shashi Tharoor July 10, 2014

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that he did not hear any bold project announcement in the Finance Minister's budget speech. "Nothing done for the poor sector and nothing to encourage the people," he said. ...
  • Modi government has only blamed UPA in last 7 week: Abhishek Singhvi July 9, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Wednesday said, "In the last 7 weeks, the government has only blamed the previous government. They haven't done anything. They merely made noise about how they have inherited empty coffers from us." ...
  • Modi government's six-month action plan to control inflation July 4, 2014

    The NDA government has drawn up a six month action plan to control prices before they spiral out of hand. According to the plan the emphasis will be put on supply of cereals, pulses, edible oils, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, bread, milk and eggs. The state governments will establish price monitoring...
  • Gopal Subramaniam one of the finest lawyers of his time: Anand Sharma June 25, 2014

    Reacting to former Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam's decision to opt out of the race for Supreme Court judge's post, Congress leader Anand Sharma said, "He is respected globally,one of the finest lawyers of his time. I can only say this is most unfortunate." ...
  • 'If I were FM, I would offload unessential public sector units' June 17, 2014

    As part of CNN-IBN special series 'If I am FM', people express what they would do if they were the Finance Minister. A resident of Mumbai said, "I would offload the unessential public sector units which are making losses and divert the funds allotted to those units for essential public...
  • Is there zero Opposition now to Narendra Modi? June 14, 2014

    The UPA coordination committee met on Tuesday ahead of Parliament session that begins on Wednesday. In their first meeting after the rout in the Lok Sabha elections, UPA discussed the strategy for the session. The Congress had named former railway minister Mallikarjun Kharge as its leader in the Lok Sabha. ...
  • Collecting inputs on increasing FDI in media: I&B Minister June 1, 2014

    "The Centre is currently busy collecting views of various stakeholders in connection with the issue of allowing 100 percent FDI in news media," Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said. ...
  • Priority is to take the Look East policy forward: General VK Singh May 29, 2014

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh took charge as the Minister for Development of the North East region. He said his priority is to take the Look East policy forward to enhance development in the region. ...
  • We should not be treated just as a regional party: Shiv Sena May 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi mollified the Shiv Sena on Wednesday after Anant Geete refused to take charge as the Heavy Industries Minister. Geete has now taken charge of his ministry. The party says while it was unhappy with the ministry given to it, it has spoken to Modi about its...
  • Watch: The key economic challenges for Modi government June 14, 2014

    One of the top priorities for the new government will be putting the economy back on track. CNBC's Managing Editor Shereen Bhan tells us what are the key economic challenges for Narendra Modi's government. ...
  • Challenges, expectations from Narendra Modi government June 14, 2014

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers assume office, panel of experts on CNN-IBN discuss the challenges in store for the new government. ...
  • FTP: Is Modi's oratory the hallmark of his leadership? May 20, 2014

    An emotionally high Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary party on Tuesday elected Narendra Modi as its leader, officially making him the Prime Minister-in-making. The meeting saw party patriarch LK Advani and Modi break down while speaking of the party and their service. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of...
  • Narendra Modi as PM: Will 'Achhe din' truly come? May 20, 2014

    Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Pranab Mukherjee along with other leaders of the National Democratic Alliance to stake claim to form the government. He was congratulated by the President for his 'grand victory', who then invited him to form the government. ...
  • President appoints Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister May 20, 2014

    Prime Minister delegate Narendra Modi will take oath as the next Prime Minister on May 26. ...
  • Development will take place under the NDA government: Babul Supriyo May 20, 2014

    Asansol MP Babul Supriyo on Tuesday said that the country has waited for Narendra Modi to become the Prime Minister and now development will take place under his government. ...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's full speech at the BJP parliamentary party meet May 20, 2014

    An emotional Narendra Modi broke down in Parliament on Tuesday after he was unanimously elected as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party. Modi hailed the strength of the democracy saying that the son of a poor man was now on the verge of becoming the Prime Minister of the...
  • NDA is more dangerous alternative to the corrupt Congress: CPM May 20, 2014

    Admitting terrible performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CPI(M) Leader MA Baby has said that the National Democratic Alliance is a far more dangerous alternative to the corrupt Congress. ...
  • People have shown Congress the door: Chandrababu Naidu May 16, 2014

    TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said on Friday, "I have always had confidence that people will vote for development and they have shown the door to Congress. I along with Narendra Modi have the responsibility to develop Seemandhra from scratch. We have that agenda and we will take it up." ...
  • After Ram and Krishna, new krantikari in the incarnation of Modi: Ramdev May 16, 2014

    Yoga guru Ramdev said on Friday, "I said that after lord Ram and lord Krishna, there will a krantikari in the incarnation of Modi that has finally happened. Gujarat has given many great men to India." ...
  • Poll results a verdict against bad governance, corruption: LK Advani May 16, 2014

    Veteran BJP leader LK Advani said that every political party needs to learn a lesson from this verdict. Main reasons for this kind of verdict is price rise, corruption, he said. ...
  • Results say all religions have voted for us: Ravishankar Prasad May 16, 2014

    BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad said, "Today Muslims have voted for us hence the result, today Christians have voted for us hence the result. We have done well in unknown lands. We understand the demands of the people and we will deliver our promises." ...
  • People believe that Modi can make a difference in country: Nitin Gadkari May 16, 2014

    BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said that people have given them good votes. "We are very happy that people could trust Narendra Modi and believe that he can make a difference in the country. We are going to form a very strong government," he said. ...