Prime Minister

  • News 360: Centre strongly disapproves of Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 15, 2014

    With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the issue disrupted...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 1, 2014

    This week, Citizens from across the country post their messages to Prime Minister Modi. Plus, Irom Sharmila's appeal to the PM and much more. ...
  • Saif Ali Khan joins film fraternity in welcoming PM Narendra Modi June 14, 2014

    Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan joins the rest of the film fraternity in welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi and says he hopes to see change in the future. Khan says, "I think everything is connected. The country feels same about everything, be it films or politics. We would like to...
  • Kings & Queens: Narendra Modi's extraordinary journey from Vadnagar to 7RCR June 14, 2014

    In this special episode of Kings and Queens, watch the extra ordinary journey of ordinary man Narendra Modi from Vadnagar to 7 Race Course Road. Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati...
  • Has Narendra Modi made a strong start with his first Cabinet? June 14, 2014

    Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: The election that isn't with Cyrus Broacha April 20, 2014

    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' April 26, 2014

    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 April 19, 2014

    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 February 1, 2014

    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 January 18, 2014

    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 January 13, 2014

    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 January 12, 2014

    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 January 6, 2014

    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 December 10, 2013

    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 November 17, 2013

    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 November 14, 2013

    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 November 14, 2013

    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? November 11, 2013

    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? November 7, 2013

    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 November 7, 2013

    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? November 5, 2013

    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? October 29, 2013

    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 October 25, 2013

    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? October 24, 2013

    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? October 24, 2013

    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 October 20, 2013

    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 October 20, 2013

    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." ...