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  • India proud of Kailash Satyarthi: Ravi Shankar Prasad October 10, 2014

    BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday congratulated Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, saying he had done India proud. ...
  • Helping innovation in India will help the world: Mark Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg after meeting Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said helping innovative people in India will help the world....
  • Patna stampede: Centre assures all help to victims' families October 3, 2014

    At least 32 people were killed and 21 injured after a stampede at Patna's Gandhi Maidan during the Ravan Dahan ceremony. The incident occurred soon after the effigy of Ravana was burnt. ...
  • Clean Up India: Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health, says Harsh Vardhan October 2, 2014

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said, "'Clean India' Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health." ...
  • Watch: Ravi Shankar Prasad takes the broom for 'Clean India' September 26, 2014

    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched the government's Clean India campaign. Prasad was at Shastri Bhawan on Friday morning and was seen sporting a broom. "It is not symbolic. It is a new beginning in India to make Clean India a mass movement. A minister along with senior officers...
  • e Lounge: In conversation with filmmaker Shankar September 26, 2014

    Filmmaker Shankar gets candid with CNN-IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand about his upcoming movie 'I'. ...
  • Coal scam order is in line with the government's framework, says Ravi Shankar Prasad September 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad commented on Supreme Court's decision on the coal scam. "The order is in line with government's framework. There is some closure, its a fresh beginning now," said Ravi Shankar Prasad. ...
  • Saradha scam: CBI denies questioning Assam exDGP Shankar Baruah September 17, 2014

    In a sudden twist in the Saradha Scam, the former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Baruah committed suicide on Wednesday. He was being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his involvement in the scam. ...
  • Each time I come to India, I know this country more: Arnold Schwarzenegger September 16, 2014

    Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai to attend the music release of Tamil director Shankar's new film 'I'. The 67yearold star of such films as Terminator, Predator and True Lies spoke to CNNIBN's Rajeev Masand about the visit and much more. ...
  • Centre: People in J&K can talk for free in BSNL network September 14, 2014

    After rescuing almost 1.3 lakh people, the government is now focusing on restoring communication lines and restoring connectivity in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir. The JammuSrinagar highway is still closed and will take another four days to reopen. ...
  • J&K floods: Restoring telecommunication lines is priority, says Telecom Minister September 8, 2014

    Communication lines are down in many areas of floodhit Jammu and Kashmir and power cuts are also being seen in many parts of the valley. All communication lines including BSNL, Radio Kashmir are down. ...
  • Government is committed to the welfare of the people, says Ravi Shankar Prasad August 28, 2014

    Bharatiya Janta party member Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Government is committed to the welfare of the people. The idea is to put India on the path of growth and progress." Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister to launch Jan Dhan Yojana from Rajahmundry. ...
  • Congress women workers can push Modi to sea: Mani Shankar Aiyer August 20, 2014

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyer asked the women workers of Congress to show Prime Minister Narendra Modi a way back to Gandhinagar or better sea. ...
  • Law Minister admits no attempts will be made to tame the judiciary August 14, 2014

    In a major success for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha passed the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill moments before Parliament was adjourned sine die on Thursday. Speaking to CNNIBN, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday talked about the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill and the collegium...
  • Kosi floods: Government prepared for all eventualities, says Ravi Shankar Prasad August 3, 2014

    As thousands of people start to get worried about the rising water level of the Kosi river in Bihar, triggering fear of a probable situation in 2008 when the state wide floods had rendered many homeless, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad assuaged fears by saying that 117 relief shelters have...
  • Vaidik is entitled to stay behind in Pakistan and do whatever he wants, says Aiyar July 14, 2014

    Ved Pratap Vaidik's interview with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the uproar that followed echoed in both the Houses of Parliament on Monday. Mani Shankar Aiyar, a senior Congress leader said, "He is entitled to stay behind in Pakistan and do whatever he wants. How can anyone else be responsible...
  • Congress should revisit their own procedures on TRAI, says Uma Bharati July 11, 2014

    The amended Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The TRAI Bill has to be amended to allow the appointment of former TRAI chairman Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Defending the government, Uma Bharati said, "Tell the Congress to revisit...
  • Rajnath Singh hails Budget, calls it most realistic July 10, 2014

    Home Minister Rajanth Singh hailed the Union Budget and called it most realistic. He said, "This Budget is poor friendly, women friendly, disabled friendly and farmer friendly. After looking at this Budget you can get a fair idea as to how the Narendra Modiled NDA government wants to develop India....
  • Our Railway Budget is for development: Ravi Shankar Prasad July 8, 2014

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that their Railways Budget is for development. "This budget is good and will give a new direction," he said. ...
  • Watch: Remembering RD Burman on his 75th birth anniversary June 27, 2014

    Vishal, Shekhar, Usha Uthup and Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy remember the master of melody RD Burman on his 75th birth anniversary. ...
  • Railway suffering a loss of Rs 900 crore everyday: Ravi Shankar Prasad June 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the hike in railway fare was done by the UPA government in the interim budget earlier this year. About the Modi government he also said, "Prime Minister has the ablity to govern and we are trying to...
  • Modi brings with him an autocratic style of functioning: Mani Shankar Aiyar June 9, 2014

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has once again slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling his style of functioning 'autocratic'. "Modi brings with him an autocratic style of functioning from Gujarat," he said. In an interview to CNNIBN, the Congress leader also said that if Priyanka Gandhi decides to enter politics,...
  • Our focus is on implementation, good governance: Ravi Shankar Prasad June 9, 2014

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government believes in 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat'. He said, "Our focus is more on implementation and good governance. We believe our idea is refreshing and based on the people's growth." ...
  • Watch: Class 12 CBSE toppers share their success mantra May 29, 2014

    The class XII CBSE results for Delhi and Dehradun regions were declared on Thursday. Sarthak Aggarwal from DPS Vasant Kunj was declared the topper in the Science stream with 99.6 per cent marks followed by Hari Shankar from Air Force Bal Bharti School with 99.2 per cent marks. Both the...
  • Don't agree with Musthafa, Rahul does good work: Mani Shankar Aiyar May 29, 2014

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that he doesn't agree with what TH Musthafa has said. I think Rahul Gandhi is doing good work. On Wednesday, senior leader in Kerala, TH Musthafa called the Congress Vice President a 'joker' and demanded he be removed from his posts if he does...
  • BJP leaders vow to do fulfil duties, work for development May 26, 2014

    With the new government taking up the responsibility, the BJP leaders have vowed to work for the development of the country. "Fortunate to work with Modiji. I will do justice to my portfolio. We will work together under Modi's leadership and ensure better development for our country," Nitin Gadkari said. ...
  • Have to be alert with Modi, even Hitler got a massive majority: Mani Shankar May 17, 2014

    In an interview to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that they have to be be alert with Prime Minister designated Narendra Modi as Adolf Hitler also got a massive majority in Germany. On his 'Chaiwala' remark Aiyar said, "My 'Chaiwala' remark has been distorted. I...
  • LS polls: Need security before development, says Ravi Shankar Prasad April 7, 2014

    The BJP released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday. The manifesto focuses on development, inclusive growth and zero tolerance towards terror. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi met Jama Masjid Shahi Imam to polarise voters: BJP April 4, 2014

    The BJP approached the Election Commission on Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's meeting with Jama Masjid Shahi Imam saying the step was a violation of the model code and demanded stern action. "This is an attempt by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to polarize voters. The Election Commission should take note,"...
  • Congress's manifesto a document of deceit: BJP March 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Congress's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections and called it a document of deceit. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Congress had promised to provide electricity to every house. Today the country is in darkness because of them and they have...