Talks

  • Modi's big statement to CNN: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? 2 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an exclusive interview to CNN, said that no Indian Muslim will respond to the al Qaeda's call for recruitment. He added that their patriotism could not be questioned. We ask: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? ...
  • Gmail passwords leaked: How safe is internet usage in India? September 12, 2014

    As a list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was made available to the public online on Tuesday, India comes to terms with developing a more stringent cyber policing and norms to deal with any such eventuality in the future. ...
  • Madras HC wants premarital tests: Is it invasion of privacy? August 28, 2014

    In a landmark ruling, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested that prospective couples should get premarital clinical examinations to avoid impotency and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) spoiling matrimonial lives. ...
  • 'Hurriyat leaders meeting Pak High Commission not genuine cause to call off talks' August 19, 2014

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is in Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik is scheduled to meet him on Wednesday. ...
  • India using military force to crush our basic rights: Geelani August 19, 2014

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretarylevel talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hourlong meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said, "India and Pakistan are not...
  • Is politics destroying the credibility of the Bharat Ratna? August 11, 2014

    It's an award that has often sparked off a row. The highest civilian honour the Bharat Ratna, this time too, has led to speculation that there could be multiple recipients and political parties are coming up with their own list of who should be given the award. ...
  • Will Justice Katju's tirade reform or tarnish the judiciary? August 11, 2014

    Press Council of India Chairman Markandeya Katju has yet again alleged corruption in judiciary, claiming that Justice SH Kapadia had received several complaints of corruption against a senior Allahabad High Court judge. Judiciary is amongst the four pillars of our democracy. Any attempt made to change the character of working...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Is government bending to regional pressure? August 4, 2014

    With an unrelenting agitation to scrap the UPSC CSAT exam by civil service aspirants, the government on Monday decided that the marks in English language comprehension skills in the Civil Service Aptitude Test will not be included in preparing the merit list. However, opposition parties raised objections in Rajya Sabha...
  • Haryana vs Punjab: should states have different gurudwara committees? July 25, 2014

    The Haryana government passed a legislation earlier this month to create a separate HSGPC for the state, a decision which has angered the Punjab based SGPC which controls all the gurudwaras in the states of Haryana and Punjab.Punjab's Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has threatened to resign and lead a...
  • Is this the end of Brazil's unquestioned supremacy in world football? July 9, 2014

    Brazil faced the most humiliating defeat in Belo Horizonte when Germany thrashed them 71 in the World Cup semifinal. ...
  • Leader Talk: Rajdeep Sardesai in conversation with Wasim Akram and Hari S Bhartia July 5, 2014

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram and Cochairman and founder of Jubilant group Hari S Bhartia. "Be there when mistakes are made not to blame others," says Bhartia. ...
  • Leader Talk:'A good leader must lead the front' June 28, 2014

    Brian Lara, former West Indian international cricket player asserted that the role of a leader is extremely crucial in the sport of cricket in determining the performance of the team. Speaking to Rajdeep Sardesai, editorinChief, IBN18 Network, Lara said that a good leader should be inspirational and motivational enough to...
  • Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony: Pak Army redflags Nawaz Sharif's visit to India? May 23, 2014

    Reports have suggested that there is a clear rift between the Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and the country's Army over the invite given by India for Prime Ministerelect Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony. ...
  • Has the law failed to check hate speech? March 28, 2014

    Congress's Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, who was seen threatening to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi remains defiant even as a case has been registered against him. ...
  • Leader Talk: 'Over 55 per cent banking assets led by women' March 22, 2014

    Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairperson of State Bank of India asserted that over 55 per cent banking assets were led by women. However, she went on to say that it will take some time for more and more women entering the corporate world. Speaking to Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-Chief, IBN18 Network, Arundhati justified...
  • Has the Congress become a sinking ship in 2014 elections? March 21, 2014

    In a season when politicians are hopping from one party to the other, the Congress has been hit the hardest. In yet another setback to the Congress, the party MP from Garhwal, Satpal Maharaj, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday. ...
  • MPs report card: Are most MPs failing to meet expectations of their voters? March 19, 2014

    In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on 10. ...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Jenson Button, Marten Pieters March 8, 2014

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sports. ...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Stephen Fleming, Manoj Gaur March 1, 2014

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sports. ...
  • Last day of Parliament: Has the 15th Lok Sabha been the worst performing? February 21, 2014

    The 15th Lok Sabha which sat between 2009 and 2014 was marred by several disruptions and controversies, but as the last session of Parliament ended today ahead of the 2014 general elections, leaders across the political divide spoke in even tones. ...
  • Jaya's decision to free Rajiv killers: Political masterstroke or playing with fire? February 20, 2014

    The Tamil Nadu government had sprung a surprise on Wednesday by announcing its decision to release all the seven convicts of Rajiv Gandhi. However, the Supreme Court has restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing the convicts. ...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Brian Lara and Ronnie Screwvala February 17, 2014

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Brian Lara, former West Indies Captain and Ronnie Screwvala, philanthropist and founder of UTV....
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Saurav Ganguly and Sanjeev Goenka June 21, 2014

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to former Indian cricket team captain Saurav Ganguly and Sanjeev Goenka, Chairman of RP Sanjeev Goenka Group. ...
  • India's Olympic Shame at Sochi: Who is to blame? February 7, 2014

    The IOA was given an option to hold fresh elections before the Sochi Games and that could have seen India's athletes compete under the national flag. ...
  • Kejriwal vs Sheila: Is Kejriwal daring Congress to withdraw support? February 6, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. But CNN-IBN has accessed a note of the Delhi government that former Delhi chief minister says Sheila Dikshit...
  • Saffron terror: Is RSS being defamed or is there enough proof? February 6, 2014

    Key terror accused Aseemanand has allegedly said in an interview to the Caravan magazine that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had endorsed the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts. Aseemanand reportedly told the magazine that Bhagwat said the attacks were very important, but should not be linked back to the Sangh Parivar. ...
  • Has Congress scored its biggest self-goal by trying to divide Andhra? February 5, 2014

    The battle over Telangana has reached New Delhi. There were heated protests at the Andhra Bhawan on Wednesday with pro-Telangana and anti-Telangana groups lashing out at each other. Inside Parliament as well, Congress MPs from Seemandhra stalled proceedings. Adding to the pressure, some MPs also moved a no confidence motion....
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Leander Paes, Aditya Ghosh June 18, 2014

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to tennis legend Leander Paes and IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh on the leadership mantras to success. ...
  • Is Aam Aadmi Party now becoming a divided house? January 15, 2014

    From grabbing positive headlines a day to now chasing controversies with each passing hour, the Aam Aadmi Party's tryst with politics since coming to power in Delhi is steadily becoming a contentious one. ...
  • Do we really care for our jawans? January 15, 2014

    It's been a tough summer for the Indian Army at the LoC with record infiltration bids, a long drawn out operation in Keran and the beheading of a soldier. CNN-IBN asks whether India really cares for its jawans. ...