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  • Yasin Bhatkal to be questioned by UP Police August 7, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen commander Yasin Bhatkal will soon be interrogated by the Uttar Pradesh Police, an official said on Thursday. The official said formalities for his remand are underway and they hope to complete it soon. The official also said that Bhatkal will be questioned by the Anti-Terror Squad before Aug 10 after...
  • My duty is not to let the Question Hour be interrupted: Sumitra Mahajan August 6, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said that her duty was not to let the question hour be interrupted. Regarding the communal violence bill she said that she was ready to have a discussion as long as things were done in accordance to the rules. ...
  • Justice Katju keeps up the pressure, poses 6 questions to ex-CJI RC Lahoti July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on Monday made shocking allegations of corruption in the judiciary. After these allegations, Katju on Tuesday has posed six questions before former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti. His six questions to Lahoti are: 1. "Is it...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you answer these questions on Alok Nath? July 10, 2014

    He has earned huge appreciation and critical acclaim for his contribution to TV and Bollywood, and a few months back he made headlines, courtesy the 'sanskari' joke shared on Twitter. As Alok Nath turns a year older, we bring you a few questions on his life and career. Can you...
  • Shankersinh Vaghela meets speaker Vaju Vala to raise issue of struck down questions July 5, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat assembly Shankersinh Vaghela met Speaker Vaju Vala on Saturday and took up the matter of six written down questions submitted by Congress MLAs which were struck down, since the answers could embarrass the BJP-led government. Vaghela met the speaker after the Congress MLAs...
  • Governors can be questioned while in office: A-G Mukul Rohtagi June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi has opposed former Solicitor General's view saying that governors could be questioned as part of an investigation while in office. He, however, added that the governors could be prosecuted once they are out of office. Rohtagi's remarks come in wake of the CBI questioning West Bengal...
  • State police rejects reports of CPMT question paper leak June 25, 2014

    Three days after the Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test (UPCPMT) was cancelled over suspected question paper leak, police on Wednesday said the number of papers in the two boxes, which were allegedly tampered with, were found to be intact. The Special Task Force and Ghaziabad district administration, which are probing into...
  • Ayurved Medical Officer exam cancelled following a paper-leak May 28, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) on Wednesday cancelled the Ayurved Medical Officer Examination, held on May 18, following a paper-leak. The decision to cancel the examination was taken on the basis of the report of police's Special Task Force, official sources said. The STF had exposed the paper-leak on May 24...
  • Coal scam: CBI to examine Hindalco chief Kumar Mangalam Birla April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to be interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The CBI has named Mangalam in the Hindalco chargesheet. The investigators have already questioned several officials of Hindaloco and are now...
  • Last day of 15th Lok Sabha a productive day February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The last day of the 15th Lok Sabha was by all means a productive day. It was the first occasion during the 13-day extended Winter Session when the House took up Question Hour. The Question Hour, which is generally regarded as very important as members could utilise it...
  • BJP gives notice for suspension of Question Hour to pass Lokpal Bill December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Monday gave notice for suspension of Question Hour on Tuesday to pass the Lokpal Bill. Sources said Jaitley gave the notice after the all-party meeting convened by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari to reach a consensus on the Lokpal Bill....
  • Asaram will be questioned in sexual assault case in 2 days: Officials August 24, 2013

    Jodhpur: A Special Investigation Team has been formed to probe the sexual assault charges made by the 16-year-old girl against self proclaimed godman Asaram. Officials said Asaram will be questioned in the next two days. Teams have been dispatched to his ashrams in Chindwada and Ahmedabad. The police said there...
  • CJ Show: Rajdeep Sardesai takes viewers questions June 23, 2013

    IBN18 Editor-in-chief, Rajdeep Sardesai answers viewers' questions about challenges of reporting natural disasters like Uttarakhand floods and much more. Want to ask a question, tweets us @ibncj. ...
  • CJ Show: Rajdeep Sardesai takes viewers questions June 3, 2013

    Editor, IBN18 network, Rajdeep Sardesai answers viewers' questions on editorial policies, news selection and much more....
  • Fresh uproar over coalgate; Rajya Sabha adjourned April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Proceedings were washed out for the third consecutive day in Rajya Sabha as BJP created uproar on the coalgate issue demanding resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and dismissal of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar. Lok Sabha, which did not transact any business during the last...
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon after BJP, SP uproar April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was on Thursday was adjourned till noon after opposition BJP and UPA ally SP created ruckus in the House over separate issues. While BJP persisted with its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the coalgate scam, SP members trooped into the well raising...
  • Egyptian satirist questioned for insulting Mursi April 1, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian prosecutors questioned Egypt's most popular television satirist on Sunday over allegations that he insulted President Mohamed Mursi, a case regarded by his critics as new proof of a crackdown on dissent. Bassem Youssef turned himself in after the prosecutor general issued an arrest warrant for him on Saturday. He...
  • Questions surrounding probe into Ram Singh's death March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The prime accused in the Delhi gangrape-cum-murder Ram Singh was found hanging in Tihar jail in the early hours of Monday. The probe ordered into his death is now expected to focus on some key questions that are being raised, which include: 1. What kind of kind of carpet...
  • 75,000 children have gone missing in India: Govt March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Around 75,000 children have gone missing in the last three years in the country and are still untraced, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Of the about 2.36 lakh children who went missing in the last three years, 1,61,800 have been traced, Minister of State for Parliamentary...
  • UP DSP's murder rocks Parl; Mayawati seeks Centre intervention March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday was adjourned till noon over the killing of Uttar Pradesh's Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia-ul-Haq, with BSP chief Mayawati seeking suspension of the question hour. The former UP chief minister also demanded that the Governor should send a report for President's rule in the state. The...
  • Will digitisation improve media company economics? January 31, 2013

    The digitisation change in the Indian TV landscape brings to fore Darwin's theory of natural evolution by natural selection. Natural selection is a gradual, non-random process by which biological traits become either more or less common in a population as a function of differential reproduction of their bearers. In the...
  • How long does the book made of paper have? January 10, 2013

    The one thing that can be said with certainty about the state of the publishing industry in India is that nothing can be said with any certainty. After 1972, when the government commissioned the National Centre for Applied Economic Research to do a survey of book publishing in India, there...
  • Will e-commerce companies finally start making profits in 2013? January 9, 2013

    There has been a lot of momentum behind e-commerce businesses in India over the past two years. In terms of investments, the sector has had a roller-coaster ride from very high valuations to what can now be called muted interest. I explore some of the key challenges Indian e-commerce players...
  • Will English continue to rule the Indian tongue? January 9, 2013

    Many years ago, more than I am willing to recount or reveal, I was returning from a school trip. The bus that had taken us primary school students of an 'English-medium' school pulled over outside the school, next to anxious parents waiting to receive their children. My mother also stood...
  • BJP seeks to discuss delay in Afzal Guru's hanging in LS December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has given a notice for the suspension of Question Hour in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The party wants to discuss the delay in hanging the Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru. Thursday marks 11 years of the terrorist attack on Parliament that left nine people...
  • Maya accuses govt of not being serious about SC/ST Bill December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Accusing the government of not being serious in passing the bill for providing quota for SC/STs in promotions in government jobs, BSP chief Mayawati threatened to take a "tougher" stand, saying her today's "outburst" in Rajya Sabha was only "the first step". BSP had stalled proceedings in both...
  • Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari loses his cool December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: There was high drama in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday after the BJP tried to disrupt the Question Hour soon after the House convened. Chairman Hamid Ansari lost his cool with the disgruntled MPs. After exhorting BJP MPs to sit down and let Question Hour proceed, a visibly furious...
  • SP stalls Question Hour in Rajya Sabha December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday stalled the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha demanding release of "innocent" Muslim youth arrested on false terror charges across the country. Soon after the House mourned the death of 110 people in a fire at a garment factory near Dhaka in November, Naresh...
  • Facebook to discontinue Questions feature October 23, 2012

    A Cnet report confirms that Facebook is slowly pulling its Questions feature out of the picture. A Facebook representative said that the decison has been made so that Facebook could focus on other things. The Questions feature will be unavailable for user access soon, it will still be available on...
  • Coalgate: CBI quizzes Arvind Jayaswal on 2nd day September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday continued the questioning of Arvind Jayaswal, the director of AMR Iron and Steel Private Limited and accused in the coal blocks allocations controversy. This is the second day of the interrogations. The CBI also sent summons to Jayaswal's brother Manoj for questioning. Meanwhile,...