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  • Anna Hazare protest against Modi-government's land ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday 1 week ago

    Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said BJP had...
  • Is the Congress Vice President running away from his responsibilities? 1 week ago

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Hope lesser disruptions in Parliament, says Arun Jaitley 1 week ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee addressed both Houses of the Parliament making a pitch for the contentious Land Acquisition Ordinance saying the government will protect the interest of farmers. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Hope there are lesser disruptions in Rajya Sabha." ...
  • The ordinance should be revoked immediately: Anna Hazare February 22, 2015

    Activist Anna Hazare will be holding a protest in Delhi this week. "When the law was made, why was such an ordinance passed which would cause problems for the farmers? It should be revoked and the 2013 law should be amended for the benefits of the farmers," said Anna Hazare. ...
  • 101 mines will be allocated and auctioned in this financial year: Coal Secretary January 1, 2015

    After the Cabinet cleared the coal ordinance post the winter session washout, the government has now issued new deadlines for coal allocations. "101 mines will be allocated and auctioned in this financial year," said the Coal Secretary. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bajrang Dal stages protests against Aamir Khan's 'PK' across India December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' across the country even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 4, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Cong, BJP spar to take credit to kill ordinance on convicted leaders October 3, 2013

    A day after Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party spar to take credit for killing the Bill that protected convicted legislators, CNNIBN gets the inside story behind the ordinance fiasco and what really happened in the allparty meetings and in Parliament. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 3, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Who deserves the real credit for killing the Bill on convicted politicians? October 3, 2013

    Even as the controversial ordinance and proposed Bill to shield convicted lawmakers has been withdrawn, politics is now playing out on who gets the credit. Is it Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, President Pranab Mukherjee or the Opposition? ...
  • The Last Word: Is Rahul Gandhi the supreme leader of Congress? October 3, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday defended his explosive outburst against the ordinance to protect convicted politicians but admitted that the words that he used to lambast the Cabinet decision may have been too strong. While defending the Cabinet's decision to withdraw ordinance on convicted legislators, Rahul said, "I...
  • News 360: Telangana approved by Cabinet, Hyderabad to be joint capital for 10 years October 3, 2013

    The Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana note sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday. With this a 50yearold fight for Telangana reaches its logical end. Both Telangana and Seemandhra will share Hyderabad as a joint capital for the next 10 years. ...
  • Backtracking ordinance on convicted legislators raises question on PM's sanctity: NCP October 3, 2013

    Agriculture Minister and Congress ally NCP chief Sharad Pawar said decision of backtracking on the ordinance on shielding convicted legislators raised questions on the sanctity of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet. "Making a decision and then taking it back is not good. People may lose faith in the government,"...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 2, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • I am not upset, not happy either: Farooq Abdullah after withdrawal of ordinance October 2, 2013

    National Conference chief and Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that he is neither happy nor upset on the withdrawal of the ordinance on convicted legislators, which was passed by the Cabinet on September 24. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to withdraw the ordinance after Congress Vice President...
  • Watch: Special coverage of rollback of ordinance, Bill on convicted leaders October 2, 2013

    The controversial Bill and ordinance on convicted leaders that had been cleared by the Cabinet on September 24 has been withdrawn after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark calling it a 'nonsense'. Has the Cabinet bowed down to the diktat of Rahul Gandhi? ...
  • Govt bends to Rahul's diktat, Ordinance, bill on convicted leaders withdrawn October 2, 2013

    The UPA government has bowed down to the demands of Congress Vice Prfesident Rahul Gandhi with both the ordinance and the Bill protecting convicted politicians being withdrawn. A consensus decision was taken at a brief cabinet meeting on Wednesday evening. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions on Cabinet's decision to withdraw the ordinance October 2, 2013

    Leading political leaders including Union Minister Farooq Abdullah said he is not upset, but neither happy with the Ordinance being withdrawn. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad also gave their takes on the Ordinance withdrawal. ...
  • Rahul's 'nonsense' remark a little late, believe Delhiites October 2, 2013

    The people of Delhi expressed mixed opinions over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's infamous 'nonsense' remarks over the ordinance which acted in favour of the convicted MPs. Many felt the timing of the statement was not appropriate and that it has, in a way made a mockery of Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Rahul's concerns over ordinance can't be ignored, says Rashid Alvi October 2, 2013

    Rahul Gandhi's statement calling the ordinance "a complete nonsense, should be torn up and thrown away," led to a massive controversy. ...
  • NCP, RLD upset over Rahul's 'nonsense' ordinance remark October 2, 2013

    Congress allies like the NCP and the RLD are upset with what they call Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's open defiance to a Cabinet decision. The Congress too is seeing a divide within over Rahul's 'nonsense' ordinance remarks. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 1, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch:Ajay Maken Uturn on ordinance after Rahul's remark September 27, 2013

    Shocked by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's statement against the ordinance to shield convicted leaders at a press conference in New Delhi, Ajay Maken had to take a Uturn on it. Maken was defending the ordinance when Rahul Gandhi came in and made his explosive comment. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is public pressure forcing political parties to change their stand on ordinance on convicted MPs? September 26, 2013

    The UPA government is finding itself isolated and cornered as most of the political parties have termed the ordinance unconstitutional. There is also dissenting notes within the Congress over its timing. The government is facing the wrath of the public for passing an ordinance on convicted legislators, which allows convicted...
  • News 360: Twin terror strikes, infiltration bid rock J&K September 26, 2013

    Dressed in Army uniform, three terrorists attacked a police station and then an Army camp in Jammu region killing 12 people including a Lt Colonel after they sneaked in from across the border early on Thursday. Meanwhile, 12 terrorists were killed after Army foiled a major infiltration bid along the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 25, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • FTP: Should there be zero tolerance for convicted MPs? September 25, 2013

    The Union Cabinet had on Tuesday cleared an ordinance which allows convicted amd jailed MPs and MLAs to contest elections. The ordinance is a reversal of the Supreme Court judgement that had not only disqualified lawmakers convicted of offences with 2 years or more in jail but also also barred...
  • Should the President reject the ordinance that gives a reprieve to convicted politicians? September 25, 2013

    Just a day after the Cabinet approved an ordinance bailing out convicted MPs and MLAs, the UPA government is finding itself isolated and cornered as most of the political parties have come together and demanded that President Pranab Mukherjee must not sign it. Former Congress leader Pranab could now put...