Seniors

  • Scindia school ragging: Three accused students expelled, house masters arrested 3 days ago

    Gwalior: The three students who allegedly ragged a Class IX student, eventually landing him in a hospital, have been expelled by the school administration. The two house masters who also have an alleged role in the incident have been arrested by the police. A statement from the Scindia School in...
  • CJI should be appointed on basis of merit: Markandey Katju 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju has pitched for appointment of Chief Justice of India (CJI) on the basis of merit and not on the basis of seniority. He said there is no constitutional provision or statutory rule of the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court being...
  • PM Modi directly deciding on postings of senior officers, say reports; is the Home Minister powerless? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The transfers and postings of senior officers are being directly decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh only signing the files once the PM has taken a decision, reports have suggested. Senior officers like Special Secretary Internal Security in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary...
  • Sushil Kumar Modi warns people against Nitish's 'double role' August 10, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday asked people to be on guard against the "double role" of former state chief minister Nitish Kumar while voting in the Assembly bypolls on August 21. Modi, who had been the deputy chief minister under Kumar, alleged that the senior JD(U) leader talks...
  • Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma appointed as the Director General of Lokayukta July 17, 2014

    Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Lokayukta by the Madhya Pradesh government in Bhopal on Thursday. Sharma, a 1989 batch IPS officer, was posted until now as an Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Hoshangabad Range, an official release said. Besides Sharma, the...
  • Colin Montgomerie keeps lead at US Senior Open July 12, 2014

    Colin Montgomerie shot an even-par 71 on his way to a one-stroke lead after the second round at the US Senior Open in steamy Oklahoma on Friday. The Scot bounced back from a poor start at Oak Tree National in Edmond to sit on a six-under total of 136, one better...
  • Budget 2014: Tax exemption limit raised to Rs 2.5 lakh from Rs 2 lakh July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a minor relief to the individual tax payers, the Narendra Modi government in its maiden Union Budget raised the income tax exemption slab from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh. "I propose not to make any changes in the tax rate. However, with the view to provide...
  • Fred Couples withdraws from US Senior Open July 4, 2014

    Edmond,Okla: Fred Couples withdrew from the US Senior Open on Thursday because of a back injury, and Craig Stadler and Graham Marsh also pulled out of the event next week at Oak Tree National. Couples, second in the 2010 tournament, was replaced by John Harris, the first alternate from the Byron,...
  • Bangalore worst for the elderly, Delhi best June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Asia's Information Technology (IT) capital Bangalore is the worst place for the elderly people. According to a survey conducted by an NGO 'Help Age' India, the highest number of atrocities are committed against the aged people in Bangalore. Sadly, most of the perpetrators are sons and daughters-in-law. The 'Help...
  • Union government to review national policy on senior citizens June 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: The central government is in the process of reviewing its national policy for senior citizens and is prepared to make changes to suit current needs, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot said on Friday. Delivering the address at the 12th global conference organised by the...
  • Senior international tourney will help me identify grey areas: Sushil May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: All geared up to fight for the first time in a new weight category, double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar says the upcoming Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy will help him identify the areas he would need to work on ahead of the Commonwealth Games in July. Sushil, who...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar to compete in new categories for the first time May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After a long sabbatical, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will be spearheading the Indian challenge when they fight it out for the first time in their respective new weight categories at the Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy on May 30-31. The London Games medallists gave the...
  • Watch: A senior citizen comes to vote with an oxygen machine on May 12, 2014

    Senior citizens beat the odds to exercise their franchise. CNN-IBN speaks to a senior citizen who came to vote with an oxygen machine on. ...
  • Three bronze for India in Senior Asian Wrestling April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian grapplers gave their fans something to cheer about on the fourth day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan with Joyti, KK Yadav and Manoj Kumar bagging bronze medals in their respective bouts today. Joyti wrestled past Gulmira Ismatova of Uzbekistan in the bronze medal bout...
  • Medal-less day for India in Senior Asian Wrestling April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian grapplers failed to grab any medal on the third day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan with Navjot Kaur and Sakshi Malik losing their respective bronze medal bouts on Friday. Kaur lost to Bin Yang of China in the bronze medal bout of the women's...
  • Indian grapplers bag two medals in Asian Wrestling Championship April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: India pocketed one silver and one bronze through Bajrang and Satywart Kadian in their respective men's freestyle categories on the second day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan on Thursday. Bajrang won a silver in 61kg freestyle, while Kadian settled for a bronze in the 97kg...
  • Pooja Dhanda bags bronze at Senior Asian Wrestling Championship April 23, 2014

    India's woman grappler Pooja Dhanda bagged the bronze medal in the 58kg freestyle category on an otherwise disappointing day for the Indians at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan on Wednesday. Pooja defeated Lilya Shakirova of Uzbekistan by 11-0 to earn a third-place finish. However, Rajneesh Kumar and Pawan Kumar...
  • Chitra Magimairaj wins World Women's Senior snooker title on historic debut April 22, 2014

    Leeds: Overcoming her early exit in the World Snooker Championships in the WLBSA event, Chitra Magimairaj showed tremendous grit and determination to pocket the Senior snooker title in her first appearance on Tuesday. The Bangalore cueist won all her four matches without dropping a single set against accomplished snooker players from...
  • Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27. Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil...
  • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors April 18, 2014

    Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera and...
  • Senior citizens come out in large numbers to cast vote in New Delhi April 10, 2014

    Voters across all age groups and professions are coming out in a large number to cast their votes at polling booths of prestigious New Delhi constituency. In the expanding queues at polling stations, senior citizens, judges and bureaucrats were seen waiting for their turn to vote. 80-year-old Balbir Singh, who has...
  • Physically-challenged, senior citizens have a tough time at polling booths April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission had directed polling officers to make sure that special arrangement were made for the physically-challenged voters; but not much seemed to have changed. Here is a report by Himanshu Mehta of CNN-IBN. Despite news reports attributed to the Election Commission that special arrangements are in...
  • JNU research student booked for raping his senior March 18, 2014

    A 30-year-old research student of Jawaharlal Nehru University has accused her junior of raping her on the pretext of marriage. Rajeev Ranjan (26), a native of Bihar, has been booked for rape based on the complaint filed by the victim on Saturday. In her complaint, the victim, who hails from Rajasthan, said...
  • Rajasthan register first win in national hockey March 9, 2014

    Rajasthan beat Gujarat 3-2 in a Group A clash to record their first win in the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 being played at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday. Both teams gave a tough fight to each other in the first half and...
  • Goa building collapse: Two senior government officials arrested February 12, 2014

    Goa Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the last month's building collapse that left more than 30 people dead. Additional District Collector (North) Dipak Desai and Deputy Collector (Bicholim) Pradip Naik were placed under arrest by the crime branch, which had been questioning them for...
  • Ashwini Ponappa plays singles after 4 years, beats Chandana February 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Ace Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponappa on Tuesday returned to the singles event after a gap of four years with a win over Siri Chandana to reach the second round of the 2014 Canara Bank All-India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament, here. Ashwini beat the Andhra girl 15-8 15-6 in the first...
  • Sharath Kamal accorded top rank in mens TT national January 11, 2014

    Top-ranked paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal, who was at the sixth position in the seeding list at the Raipur nationals last year, was on Friday given the no 1 spot on the basis of world ranking points in the men's singles of 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships in Patna. The move...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap win in ATS Senior National Badminton Championship December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap cruised to the next round but it was qualifier Shriyanshi Pardeshi of Air India who hogged the limelight after stunning former women national champion Trupti Murgunde in straight games at the 78th ATS Senior National Badminton Championship on Friday. The 17-year-old Pardeshi...
  • Senior Citizen Awards: The unstoppables December 15, 2013

    Honouring and felicitating 12 inspiring ageless achievers whose work changed the lives of people around them. For them age is just a number and are equal partners in India's growth ...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN honours senior citizens for extraordinary work December 3, 2013

    A CNN-IBN special campaign honoured senior citizens for defying their age and doing extraordinary work. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was present at the even to award them on Monday night in Mumbai. ...