Prime Minister

  • Watch: The election that isn't with Cyrus Broacha 20-04-2014 04:23 PM

    In this episode of 'The election that isn't', Cyrus Brocha takes on former Media advisor to the Prime Minister, Sanjaya Baru's book 'The Accidental Prime Ministers', Supreme Court verdict on transgenders. He also walks in the streets of Mumbai and takes the views of Mumbaikars on the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • The Election That Isn't: Cyrus takes on PM, Baru over 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 20-04-2014 03:35 PM

    In today's show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sanjaya Baru over the book - 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The book written by Baru has been making healines as it talks about the relationship between Manmohan Singh and Congress 'high command'. ...
  • People favouring Pakistan are opposing Modi to be PM: Giriraj Singh 19-04-2014 09:47 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh did a u-turn by saying that the people who favour Pakiastan do not want party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold the post. He said, "People who favour Pakistan want to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power." Earlier Singh said, "Those who...
  • Change India: 10 ideas to transform India's health infrastructure 01-02-2014 02:19 PM

    On this episode of Change India, we discuss 10 initiatives that might help in transforming India's health infrastructure. Are basic health amenities lacking in the country and what are the steps that are needed to ensure inclusive healthcare. ...
  • Changing India: Policies that will improve our cities 18-01-2014 11:55 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In the first show of the series, 10 policy initiatives 10 policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to transform India's crumbling cities. ...
  • It's my dream to see Arvind Kejriwal as Prime Minister: Yogendra Yadav 13-01-2014 03:38 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav today told CNN-IBN that it was his dream to see Arvind Kejriwal become the Prime Minister of India but conceded that dreams "take time". ...
  • Change India: An agenda for India's next Prime Minister 12-01-2014 12:53 PM

    The Think India Foundation is an initiative of Network 18 which is engaged in the task of public policy advocacy with an objective to adhere to, and propagate, the principles of fiscal conservatism, regulated free markets and social liberalism, which are the hallmarks of most successful economies and advanced societies....
  • PMs not judged by years spent in office but by decisions taken: BJP 22-12-2013 10:14 AM

    Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India cannot afford a non-politician as a Prime Minister and the world's largest democracy can't be run on the pattern of corporates. He said Prime Ministers are never judged by the number of years they remain in office,...
  • Only PM, President need beacon lights: Jairam Ramesh 10-12-2013 07:58 PM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said only the Prime Minister and President need beacon lights. "I am firmly of the view that only Prime Minister and president need beacon lights. I don't have beacon lights although I am entitled to all. I think it's a terrible idea for anyone other than...
  • Rao lashes out at politicians, says they have done little for research 17-11-2013 11:29 PM

    Venting out the dissatisfaction in the scientific community over "inadequate" funding, Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist CNR Rao on Sunday had an angry outburst as he called politicians 'idiots' for giving them 'so little'. ...
  • Need to work together over Indo-British trade ties, says David Cameron 14-11-2013 11:45 PM

    In an exclusive interview to IBN18's Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the countries need to work together on trade between India and Britain. He praised Sachin Tendlukar and his engagement with Gujarat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Is the PM's decision not to attend CHOGM a blunder? 11-11-2013 10:03 PM

    Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM). External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead Indian delegation at CHOGM. ...
  • I-Day speech row: Is the government trying to control TV news content? 07-11-2013 11:41 PM

    After advocating a ban on opinion polls, the Congress party on Thursday decided to boycott television debates on opinion polls. The Congress, staring at a massive defeat if pre-poll surveys by news channels are right, defended its warning to electronic media on the coverage of PM's Independence Day speech and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-11-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Should the Prime Minister attend the CHOGM summit in Colombo? 05-11-2013 09:24 PM

    Two more central ministers have spoken out against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in view of their alleged atrocities on Tamils. The government is yet to decide whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the CHOGM summit Nov...
  • FTP: Congress objects to Modi's Patel reference: Is Modi seeking to appropriate Sardar Patel's legacy? 29-10-2013 11:26 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) PM candidate Narendra Modi in his speech said that Sardar Patel should have been the first Prime Minsiter of India and added that the fortune of the country would have been different if Patel would have been the first PM. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi competent to become prime minister: Rashid Alvi 25-10-2013 09:03 AM

    Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is competent to become the prime minister of India. "As far as Rahul is concerned, whole of Congress want him to become the Prime Minister. He is competent to become the Prime Minister of the country," he said. The remarks...
  • Is it end of the road for Manmohan Singh? 24-10-2013 11:19 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke for the first time on the coal block allocation scam on Thursday while returning from China, saying he was willing to face the CBI or "for that matter anybody" as he has nothing to hide. Manmohan Singh has been under opposition attack in coal blocks...
  • The Last Word: How significant is the Prime Minister's visit to China? 23-10-2013 11:01 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday signed several agreements including one on border defence along the Line of Actual Control with China in Beijing. Singh, who is in China on a three days visit, met his counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning to sign the deals. The Border Defence Cooperation...
  • Thorough inquiry should be in coal block allocation scam: Yechury 20-10-2013 03:47 PM

    CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said there should be a thorough inquiry in the coal block allocation scam. He said, "Everybody involved should be brought to books and punished as the Prime Minister is the head of the government. Any scam that involves anyone from the government, the PM will have...
  • PMO's clarification on coal block allotment to Hindalco a good sign: BJP 20-10-2013 01:35 PM

    Bharatiya Janata party leader Prakash Javedkar said the clarification from Prime Minister's Office on coal block allocation to Hindalco is a good sign. "There were 140 allotments and many allotments were riddled with corruption. The Prime Minister is silent on other FIRs. He must explain other allotments." ...
  • Backtracking ordinance on convicted legislators raises question on PM's sanctity: NCP 03-10-2013 06:47 PM

    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,"...
  • Watch: Modi an exhibitionist, authoritarian, says UR Ananthamurthy 22-09-2013 09:00 AM

    Eminent Kannada author UR Ananthamurthy sparked a row by saying he will leave the country if Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister. "Modi is authoritarian and him ruling the country is a bad idea," he said. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Modi's nomination as BJP's PM candidate 15-09-2013 02:01 PM

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's nomination as BJP's Prime ministerial candidate. Also watch him talk about the launch of Apple's iPhone 5C and his take on Zubin Mehta's concert in Kashmir. ...
  • Watch: TMC rejects PM's offer of alliance with Congress 08-09-2013 12:49 PM

    Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien has rejected the Prime Minister's offer for a possible Congress-TMC alliance for the 2014 polls. The Prime Minister had said that there are no permanent enemies or friends in politics. ...
  • India needs an 'excellent' administrator like Modi: Manohar Parrikar 06-09-2013 09:40 PM

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar claimed that his interview to the New York Times was twisted out of context showing BJP's PM aspirant Narendra Modi in poor light. He has claimed that Modi is the best administrator in the country. "We should not think about 2002. We should think about...
  • Want to serve Gujarat till 2017: Narendra Modi on PM ambition 05-09-2013 11:00 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that his priority is the people of his state who have elected him till 2017. When asked about Prime Ministerial ambitions by a student during a Teachers' Day function, he said he has no intentions of becoming anything, but he just wants to...
  • Political reactions on Modi's comment on his PM ambition 05-09-2013 04:29 PM

    Political reactions poured in over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's comment that he has no intentions of becoming the Prime Minister. While BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi maintained that Modi's motive was to serve the people of India, Congress leaders said that it was not Modi but BJP which should take...
  • Watch: Issue of missing coalgate files rock Parliament 05-09-2013 10:15 AM

    The issue of the missing coalgate files rocked Parliament on Wednesday with the Opposition demanding the Prime Minister to be subjected to a CBI probe and an FIR lodged to investigate where the files went. ...