Reports

  • MPs Rating: Jaya Prada scores 4.8 on a scale of 10 18-04-2014 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Jaya Prada a two term MP from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh has scored 4.8 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. While Jaya Prada got 4.4 for accessibility and 4.5 for trustworthiness, she scored 4.9 for...
  • Election Watch Reporter app for Android lets citizens report election violations 17-04-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to clean up the election campaigns in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch have released an app named "Election Watch Reporter". The primary objective here is to help citizens report violations of model code of conduct. To...
  • MPs Rating: Azharuddin scores 4.7 on a scale of 10 16-04-2014 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: Former Indian Cricket Captain, Mohammad Azharuddin, a sitting MP from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh has scored 4.7 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On the parameters of accessibility and trustworthiness, Azharuddin got 3.8 and 4.1 respectively....
  • MPs Rating: TMC leader Saugata Roy scores 6.45 on a scale of 10 14-04-2014 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran politician and former Minister of State for Urban Development, Saugata Roy has scored 6.45 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. The TMC leader has been rated 5.16 for accessibility and 7.2 for trustworthiness. He has...
  • Priyanka Gandhi says she never wanted to contest polls from Varanasi 14-04-2014 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday rubbished news reports that said she wanted to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi but was stopped by the party high command. A news daily reported on Monday, "Priyanka Gandhi is reliably learned to have been very keen to...
  • MPs Rating: BSP MP Qadir Rana scores 5.2 on a scale of 10 04-04-2014 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party MP Qadir Rana is the sitting MP from Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh. An accused in the Muzaffarnagar communal riots, Rana has scored 5.2 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He has scored...
  • MPs Rating: Union Minister Ajay Maken scores 6.16 on a scale of 10 04-04-2014 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Ajay Maken is a two-time MP from New Delhi. He is seeking re-election in the forthcoming elections. Maken, who is also the general secretary of AICC has scored 6.16 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and...
  • Economy to boost mkt in long-term; current rally poll-driven 03-04-2014 06:44 PM

    Though the outcome of the general elections will offer a short-term boost to the market, a sustained rally will be determined by the economic data, according to a JP Morgan Asset Management report. "Although investors are eagerly awaiting the results of the general elections as a catalyst to boost market...
  • Report on 1962 war released to rid India's induced delusion: Maxwell 01-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Beijing: Veteran Australian journalist Neville Maxwell has said he decided to release a classified 1962 Sino-Indian war report to rid Indian opinion of the "induced delusion" that India was the "victim of an unprovoked surprise Chinese aggression". Parts of the still-classified Henderson Brooks Report (HBR), accessed by Maxwell, have found...
  • MPs Rating: Jyotiraditya Scindia scores 4.89 on a scale of 10 25-03-2014 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Late Madhavrao Scindia's son, Jyotiraditya Scindia is a three-time sitting MP from Guna in Madhya Pradesh. The Union Minister for Power who is seeking re-election from his constituency has scored 4.89 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Viscera report rules out poisoning 24-03-2014 11:29 PM

    Even after two months, there is no headway in the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The viscera report is inconclusive, but rules out poisoning. It says she was on anti-depressants, but doesn't attribute her death to an overdose. ...
  • MPs Rating: Shatrughan Sinha scores 5.13 on a scale of 10 24-03-2014 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha who is a sitting MP from Patna Saheb has scored 5.13 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. The BJP leader who is seeking a re-election from Patna Sahib got 4.5 on 10 on...
  • MPs Rating: Raj Babbar scores 4.64 on a scale of 10 24-03-2014 09:38 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor and Congress Leader Raj Babbar is the sitting MP from Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh. The actor-turned-politician who will contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Ghaziabad has scored a very low 4.6 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On a...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera report inconclusive but rules out poisoning 24-03-2014 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: The mystery behind Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's continues as the viscera report has ruled out poisoning as the cause of the entrepreneur's death, say sources. The viscera report majorly remains inconclusive and does not unravel the mystery behind the death. It says she was on...
  • MPs Rating: K Chandrashekhar Rao scores 7.45 out of 10 21-03-2014 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtriya Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao is the sitting MP from Mahabubnagar in Andhra Pradesh. The Telangana hero has scored 7.45 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Rao scored more than 7 on 10 on the parameters of accessibility &...
  • MPs rating: MK Alagiri scores 5.59 out of 10 21-03-2014 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: DMK chief Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri is the sitting MP from Madurai. He was suspended from the party in January and was not given a Lok Sabha ticket. The leader from Tamil Nadu has scored 5.59 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-03-2014 11:17 PM

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  • Coal scam: CBI to file first chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday 09-03-2014 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be filing its first chargesheet in the coal scam in the Supreme Court on Monday. It will also submitting a status report informing the Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI,...
  • SC defers hearing on IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal to March 25 07-03-2014 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Friday deferred hearing on the findings of the Justice Mudgal Committee investigation into corruption in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament and posted the matter for next hearing on March 25. The apex court bench headed by Justice A.K. Patnaik directed...
  • Report on AAP-BJP clash in UP sent to Election Commission 07-03-2014 12:30 PM

    Uttar Pradesh's chief electoral officer on Friday sent a preliminary report to the Election Commission of India on the clashes between Aam Aadmi Party and BJP workers in Lucknow on Wednesday. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers fought a pitched battle at the Vidhan Sabha...
  • BCCI files affidavit in Supreme Court on Mudgal report 06-03-2014 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on the Mudgal report here on Thursday. Moreover, the BCCI has requested the court not to reveal the contents of the sealed envelope submitted by the Mudgal committee. The report has named...
  • Kerala CM wants Centre to accept its proposal on Western Ghat report 04-03-2014 03:11 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday told the Centre it will have to implement his government's recommendations on Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats. Chandy said that the human inhabitation areas, agriculture land and plantation areas will have to be avoided in the area which the Centre wants...
  • LS Speaker asks Parliamentary committee to probe pepper spray incident 16-02-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has asked Parliament's Committee of Privileges to investigate and submit a report on the pepper spray incident of Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha on February 13 witnessed ugly scenes with Seemandhra MP Lagadapati Rajagopal using a pepper spray and TDP MP Venugopal Reddy...
  • AAP seeks probe against Sheila Dikshit in unauthorised colony scam 03-02-2014 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee asking for a probe against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for issuing fake provisional certificates to unauthorised colonies. On the report submitted by the Lokayukta on the issue, the President had asked for the chief minister's...
  • Best engineers come from Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, says report 01-02-2014 03:37 PM

    Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand lead in supplying the best talent pool of engineers in India, a report released on Friday said. The National Employability Report Engineer Graduates 2014, is based on the graduate class of 2013, and covers 1.2 lakh engineering students from more than 520 engineering colleges across 18...
  • Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand produce best pool of engineers in India: reports 31-01-2014 07:24 PM

    The best talent pool of engineers is in Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, while those from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are least employable, said a report. Employability for IT product roles in Delhi is as high 13 per cent and as low as 1 per cent in Chennai, says the...
  • Kerala: CM to discuss Kasturirangan report with Moily 30-01-2014 08:33 PM

    Kochi: Asserting that farmers' rights would be protected, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday said he would leave for Delhi on Friday to discuss the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation with Environment Minister Veerappa Moily. Chandy, who was talking to reporters on the sidelines of the National e-Governance...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Advanced tests to determine cause of injuries 24-01-2014 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Crime Branch probing the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar will go for advanced forensic tests to determine cause of injuries on her body as it tries to unravel whether it was a case of suicide, homicide or accident. Investigators said autopsy report had mentioned more than a...
  • Chhattisgarh tops in fiscal management in RBI report 24-01-2014 12:20 AM

    Chhattisgarh has emerged at the top of a list of states in many fiscal parameters, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Thursday. The RBI report titled "State Finances - A study of Budgets of 2013-14" said Chhattisgarh's development expenditure as percent of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) was the...
  • Obama tells Merkel, Germans he will not wiretap 19-01-2014 09:44 AM

    Berlin: US President Barack Obama told Germans and their leader on Saturday he would not let intelligence work damage relations, and differences of opinion between the two countries was no reason to wiretap. In a rare interview on German TV, Obama set out to mend ties frayed last year by...