Speech

  • Unfortunate that police found no case against Tapas Pal despite proof: Calcutta HC 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    Lucknow: BJP's star campaigner for the Uttar Pradesh assembly by-polls 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 4 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 tan-coloured 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 27-year-old 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. CNN-IBN 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 65-minute extempore speech in Hindi without any bullet-proof 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. CNN-IBN'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. CNN-IBN'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 10-year 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 64-year 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...
  • Congress accuses Modi of rehashing UPA policies in his Independence Day speech August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Mixed reactions from politicians poured in from across the country with NDA allies welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden speech delivered from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Friday while the Opposition reacting to it in a cautiously caustic way. Certain senior Congress leaders like Ghulam Nabi...
  • On Independence Day, Modi calls for Clean India as a tribute to Gandhi August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Greeting the nation on its 68th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the formation of a new institution which will soon replace the existing Planning Commission while urging the citizens to join hands in making India a developed nation. Much like his election rallies, Modi decided to speak...
  • PM Narendra Modi addresses nation on Independence Day: As it happened August 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his maiden Independence day speech from the ramparts of the Red fort on August 15. After hoisting the national flag - he addressed the nation. He spoke extempore and is the first PM to do so. ...
  • Should PM's Independence Day speech go out of Delhi to other cities on rotation? August 14, 2014

    Unprecedented security measures are in place in the national capital on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. Around 10,000 security personnel have been deployed around the Red Fort. Intelligence agencies have sounded a high alert for Delhi during this Independence Day weekend. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and...
  • Kolkata High Court gives split verdict in Tapas Pal case August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: A Calcutta High Court bench on Wednesday gave a split verdict on the appeals against a single bench order directing filing of FIR and a CID probe into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's 'shoot and rape' comments. The matter will now go to a third judge to be nominated by...
  • WB government challenges court order on Tapas Pal in Calcutta HC July 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government and TMC MP Tapas Pal on Wednesday appealed before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against TMC MP for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it. The hearing is...
  • Growth, investment dominate Jaitley's Budget speech July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: When it comes to usage of words in budget speech, terms like growth, investment, youth, infrastructure, jobs and skills topped the charts when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his maiden Union Budget on Thursday. During his over two-hour-long speech, Jaitley referred to the term 'growth' for at least 31...
  • Immigration in America's DNA, Obama says July 5, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Saturday called America's legacy as a country of immigrants part of the nation's "DNA," as members of the military community were sworn in as citizens at the White House. At a Fourth of July event marking the 238th anniversary of American independence, Obama praised the newly...
  • From "Yeh dil maange more" to "Gravity", all in Modi's speech June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: From the famous catch phrase 'Yeh dil maange more' to epic science fiction thriller "Gravity" were some of the ingredients in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Monday saluting Indian space scientists. "We have done a lot. We provide benefits of telemedicine to Afghanistan and African countries but Yeh dil...