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  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take the UPSC language row August 10, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing language row in UPSC civil services examinations. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes July 16, 2014

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • Kanimozhi welcomes Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's statement on the dhoti issue July 16, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Kanimozhi member of the Parliament said that she welcomed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's statement on the dhoti issue. Kanimozhi moved on to say how dhoti was the national dress and such archaic British laws could not be welcomed. ...
  • Hindi row: Government issues clarification after uproar by political parties June 20, 2014

    The Ministry of Home Affairs' directive that Hindi be used in all official social media posts has sparked a row. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's comment showed a dislike towards the English speaking classes. Thus, leading many to believe the focus was somewhere else. There were extensive protests from the...
  • DD row: Prasar Bharati should be given more autonomy, says BJP May 3, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday hit back at the BJP saying that the ministry keeps at an arm's length from Prasar Bharati. The BJP clearly doesn't agree. ...
  • Devyani's re-indictment an act of aggression, says her father March 15, 2014

    In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, an arrest warrant has been issued against her in the US after she was re-indicted in the US visa fraud case. Devyani Khobragade's father, Uttam Khobragade said that this is a clear act of aggression and looks like it was deliberately...
  • BJP seat row: Decision on candidates by CEC, says Rajnath Singh March 10, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh said, "I cannot comment on what is being reported. Decision on candidates will be taken by the CEC. Even the decision on my seat will be taken by the CEC." ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus links US freeze with Khobragade diplomatic row January 19, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha compares US freeze with the deadlock between India and US over Devyani Khobragade diplomatic row. ...
  • Hope the Khobragade incident does not affect ties: Talbott January 13, 2014

    Ex-Deputy Secretary in the US government, Strobe Talbott, expressed concern over the diplomat row between India and the US. "Let's hope this issue passes into history. Hope this incident does not spoil one of the most important relations in Indo-US relations does not affect the ties between the two counties,"...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Centre's snoopgate probe politically motivated? December 26, 2013

    The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod for setting up a commission of inquiry to look into the snooping allegations against the Gujarat government over the alleged illegal surveillance of an architect. ...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Centre to probe Gujarat snooping case, BJP cries foul December 26, 2013

    The Union Cabinet is set to probe the alleged snooping charges against the Gujarat government. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the setting up of an enquiry commission into the case. The BJP says it will challenge the probe in court and called the move motivated. ...
  • Home Ministry likely to order inquiry into Modi snooping row December 25, 2013

    The Union Home Ministry could very soon set up a commission of inquiry to look into the Modi snooping row. Sources have told CNN-IBN that in the last one month, government is considering various options, speaking to legal experts on the best ways to launch an inquiry into this case. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Indo-US diplomatic war: Is mere regret enough in Devyani case? December 19, 2013

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed his regret over the arrest and strip search of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York City. State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf said Kerry called Menon, who has slammed the diplomat's treatment as, in his words, "despicable and barbaric." ...
  • News 360: Drop case against Devyani, India to US December 19, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday stuck to his stand that the case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US was a conspiracy and demanded that the case against Devyani be withdrawn. "The Devyani case is unwanted. The first thing I want to do is to protect my...
  • Hopeful US will address India's concerns on Khobragade case: Khurshid December 15, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid expressed concerns over the arrest of Indian Deputy Counsel General Devyani Khobragade. Khurshid said that he was hopeful that the US will address the issue in a proper way. ...
  • Snooping row: Shinde can't interfere in state matters, says BJP December 2, 2013

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has no right to interfere in the state matters. He said, "The women is not complaining. The father is saying its a private affair and the matter is being investigated by a retired judge. Shinde has no jurisdiction." Earlier,...
  • The Last Word: What is the best way to inquire into snooping allegations? November 27, 2013

    Gujarat government has constituted an inquiry commission into the alleged snooping scandal, in which the panel is asked to find out if there was any conspiracy in releasing the tapes after four years. The tapes show purported conversations between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah giving orders...
  • Snooping row: Gujarat government appoints probe panel November 27, 2013

    The Gujarat government has decided to appoint an inquiry commission to probe the snooping controversy, but the opposition is calling it an eyewash. The Congress instead wants an impartial inquiry that is monitored by the Supreme Court. ...
  • Why is Modi silent in Gujarat's snooping incident, asks Manish Tewari November 23, 2013

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying Modi speaks on everything but was silent on the snooping controversy. He said, "For the last month, the BJP has commented on every issue possible. But it is important...
  • The Last Word: Do the saheb tapes raise questions over Modi, his government? November 22, 2013

    Allegations of using the police to keep a watch on a young girl against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi aide and former home minister of the state Amit Shah refuse to die down. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the Gujarat government to probe the alleged snooping charge...
  • Congress slams Modi over snooping, says who gave snooping orders November 21, 2013

    The Congress has said that Narendar Modi should explain that what made him to use all three state forces behind one woman. ...
  • Snooping row: Political conspiracy or tip of the iceberg? November 19, 2013

    The alleged snooping of a young woman in Bangalore using state machinery by Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in 2009 is turning into a full-blown political war. The Congress and the BJP are indulging in a war of words over the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Sahib-Shah Tapes: Are they a huge embarrassment for BJP's PM candidate? November 19, 2013

    The BJP has come under attack from the Opposition after its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide and former Gujarat minister Amit Shah was accused of snooping on a young woman using state machinery in 2009 in Bangalore. The Cobrapost-Gulail report had accessed the alleged taped conversations of GL...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • FTP: Does India need universal toilets more than it needs temples? October 7, 2013

    Build toilets first and temples later, said Hindutva icon and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi last week. Speaking at a function organised in New Delhi for the youth, Modi said he dared to say so even though his image as a Hindutva leader did not allow him. A similar...