SPEECH

  • Watch: 'One is from Pakistan. One is from India. But we need to fight for the rights of every human being': Malala Yousafzai's powerful Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech 6 days ago

    This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners - Kailash Satyarthi from Indiam and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan - are both child rights activists who have been tirelessly working to provide education to children. While Kailash Satyarthi has been rescuing children for over three decades, Malala Yousafzai is only 17 years of...
  • Congress to gherao Doordarshan over airing of RSS chief Bhagwat speech October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming the government for live telecast by Doordarshan of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat's address in Nagpur, Delhi Congress on Saturday said it will gherao the state broadcaster on Sunday to protest against the "misdeeds". Chief spokesperson of Delhi Congress Mukesh Sharma said the RSS was a controversial...
  • RSS chief Bhagwat's speech covered just like a news event: Doordarshan October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst a controversy over the national broadcaster telecasting live a speech of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat, Doordarshan on Friday said it was covered like any other news event and no special arrangements had been made. "It was just like a news event to us. So we covered...
  • 'Since taking over, I haven't taken even a 15-minute vacation': Top 10 quotes from Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden, New York September 29, 2014

    The atmosphere at the Madison Square in New York was electrifying as 18,000 NRIs waited anxiously for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech. The rapturous crowd chanted slogans and waved ecstatically at the cameras before the PM arrived at the venue. Beaming with hope and confidence, Narendra Modi did not disappoint...
  • PM Modi talks 'strong SAARC' with neighbours; gets Yoga Day support September 28, 2014

    New York: Taking forward his 'neighbourhood first' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed matters of regional and bilateral cooperation with top leaders of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. The three neighbouring leaders also promised their full support to Modi's suggestion to the UN to celebrate International Yoga Day once...
  • Big stars lining up for PM Narendra Modi reception in New York September 17, 2014

    Washington: Young IndianAmerican pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by IndianAmerican community for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York. Ranadive, the daughter of the Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, would sing the...
  • Hate speeches must stop, says NCM Chairman September 17, 2014

    The National Commission for Minorities has passed a resolution, seeking a public statement from the government reassuring minorities of their rights of safety and equality. Speaking to CNNIBN, NCM Chairman Dr Naseem Ahmad says irresponsible comments from leaders will have a bearing on results. ...
  • Unfortunate that police found no case against Tapas Pal despite proof: Calcutta HC September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has rapped the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal over party MP Tapas Pal. The Judge observed, "It is unfortunate that despite prima facie evidence of Tapas Pal being accused on two counts making hate speech and carrying fire arms the police found...
  • Muzaffarnagar court returns chargesheet filed against BJP chief Amit Shah in a hate speech case September 11, 2014

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Lucknow SJM court has returned the chargesheet filed against Bharatiya Janata party chief Amit Shah on technical grounds in an alleged hate speech case. Shah was chargesheeted on Wednesday for making an alleged hate speech in Muzaffarnagar during campaigning for...
  • Adityanath defies ban to address rally in Lucknow September 10, 2014

    Lucknow: BJP's star campaigner for the Uttar Pradesh assembly bypolls and Lok Sabha member from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath Wednesday flouted a ban imposed on a meeting here and addressed party supporters. Having being denied permission to address an election rally at Munshi Puliya in Indiranagar in the Lucknow (East) constituency, Adityanath...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah charged for alleged hate speech during Lok Sabha elections campaign September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah was chargesheeted on Wednesday for making an alleged hate speech in Muzaffarnagar during campaigning for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Shah had landed in a major controversy for allegedly saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha polls were an opportunity to seek "revenge for...
  • Obama to give speech on Wednesday on Islamic State September 7, 2014

    Washington: United States president Barack Obama will begin laying out a strategy this week to defeat Islamic State militants in the Middle East, meeting with congressional leaders on Tuesday and giving a speech on Wednesday, the eve of the 13th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on US soil. Obama disclosed...
  • Teachers' day speech: Enjoyed PM Modi's speech, said a parent September 6, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed students across the country on Friday afternoon on the occasion of Teachers' Day. "It was a very good interactive session. Children will learn a lot of things. In schools usually no one tells you what to do in life and things," said a parent. ...
  • Key highlights from PM Modi's classroom on Teachers' Day September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Friday called for education to be made a force for national character building. In a unique interaction with students from across the country on Teachers' Day, the Prime Minister said the relevance of Teachers' Day on the birthday of former President of...
  • Should it be mandatory for students to listen to PM Modi's Teacher's Day speech September 4, 2014

    With a day to go for Teachers' Day, schools across the country are preparing to telecast Narendra Modi's speech live to students. The question doing the rounds is should it be mandatory for students to listen to PM Modi's Teacher's Day speech. Students all over are excited to listen to...
  • Noida school students to be evaluated on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Teacher's Day; circular sparks outrage on social media September 4, 2014

    A school in NOIDA sparked massive outrage on social media on Thursday after an official directive indicated that students will be evaluated on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Teacher's Day on September 5. Schools across the country are preparing to telecast Modi's speech live to students on Friday. The...
  • Teachers' Day row: Why is Modi's speech being politicised when Nehru's birthday isn't, asks BJP September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have won the hearts of scores of children who waited in sweltering heat as he delivered his Independence Day speech and then broke the security cordon to shake hands with his young admirers. However, his plans to address them on Teachers' Day through...
  • Schools prepared to show PM's Teacher's Day speech September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: With just two days to go, schools are prepared to show the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech live to students on September 5. As per government sources no private school has objected to the directives. Although HRD ministry insists its not mandatory, a strict directive has...
  • MP: Schools begin preparations for Modi's speech on Teachers day September 3, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government warned of strict action against government schools which fail to broadcast Prime Minister Modi's address on Teachers' Day. Schools in the state have already begun preparations for Friday. LCD monitors have already been set up in Subhash School in Bhopal to telecast the Prime Minister's...
  • Government advisory on Teacher's Day has schools, Opposition up in arms September 1, 2014

    The government diktat to extend school hours on Teachers' Day to show the PM's speech live has sparked a controversy. The PM will deliver an address to the students on September 5 between 3 and 5 pm. However, the schools and parents say that the time is inconvenient and is...
  • White House digs Obama's 'suit'able tan August 30, 2014

    Washington: The White House on Saturday strongly defended Barack Obama's dress sense after the president faced some online disapproval for wearing a more informal tancoloured suit at a news conference on Iran and Ukraine. It not only went viral on the social media, but Obama also faced some criticism for it...
  • Watch: This man just raised the bar for best men all over the world with his hilarious best man's speech set to Frozen's 'Let It Go' August 21, 2014

    Joey Boye has just raised the bar for groomsmen all over the world with a best man speech that has gone viral. The 27yearold wrote a hilarious speech titled 'Best Man Joe' and set to viral hit 'Let it go' from Disney's 'Frozen' for his best friend Dominic Clarke's wedding...
  • How do you rate PM Modi's Independence Day speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Friday received overwhelming response from the citizens. CNNIBN takes views from across the country on the PM's Independence Day speech. ...
  • Modi calls for peace, development; opposition terms it visionless speech August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 68th Independence Day addressed the nation for the first time as 15th Prime Minister of India. In his 65minute extempore speech in Hindi without any bulletproof shield, he maintained his charm and touched almost all aspects that his government has...
  • Independence Day: What to make of PM Narendra Modi's speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Friday made his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's speech with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. ...
  • PM Modi's Independence Day speech low on specifics? August 15, 2014

    Referring to his humble origins, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is the power of the Constitution and democracy that a boy from a "poor family" has got the opportunity to hoist the national flag at Red Fort. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's Independence Day speech with...
  • Modi hails Indian democracy for making him PM, unfurling the flag at Red Fort August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Referring to his humble origins, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is the power of the Constitution and democracy that a boy from a "poor family" has got the opportunity to hoist the national flag at Red Fort. "This is the power of the Constitution that a...
  • Law will take its course but society must contribute to stop rape: Modi August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over rape incidents, the Prime Minister said, "our heads hang in shame when we hear about such incidents" and attacked politicians who become "psychologists" by trying to "analyse" reasons for the crime. "In every home, parents interrogate their daughters about...
  • Modi favours consensus, calls for moratorium on violence August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday declared that he would like to run the country on the basis of consensus and not on majority in Parliament and called for a 10year moratorium on caste and communal violence. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of...
  • Planning Commission to be replaced with new institution: PM Narendra Modi August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has decided to abolish the Planning Commission, a 64year old apex policy making body, and replace it with a new institution to address the emerging economic needs and strengthen federal structure. "We will very soon set up a new institution in place of Planning Commission," Prime Minister...