Talks

  • Haryana vs Punjab: should states have different gurudwara committees? 3 days ago

    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 7-1 in the World Cup semifinal. ...
  • Leader Talk: Rajdeep Sardesai in conversation with Wasim Akram and Hari S Bhartia July 5, 2014

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram and Co-chairman 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, editor-in-Chief, IBN18 Network, Lara said that a good leader should be inspirational and motivational enough to...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Pak Army red-flags 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 Minister-elect Narendra Modi's swearing-in 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. ...
  • RK Singh vs Shinde: Pure politics or security concern? January 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN's interview with former Home Secretary RK Singh in which he alleged that Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde shielded a businessman close to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, has triggered a political storm. ...
  • Rahul as PM nominee: Too little too late or a game changer? January 14, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi has said in an interview to Dainik Bhaskar that he is ready for more responsibility. He is expected to be made the Congress's prime ministerial candidate at Friday's AICC session. Is this too little too late or will this be a game changer for the Congress? ...
  • LeT eyes Muzaffarnagar: Does terrorism feed on communal riots? January 7, 2014

    The Special Cell of Delhi Police busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba module that was trying to recruit people from riot-hit areas in Uttar Pradesh. The statements of two men living in Muzzaffarnagar exposed the alleged plot. They say they had been contacted by two Lashkar operatives Mohammed Rashid and Mohammed Shahid who...
  • Patna Blasts: Is terror being used for Political gains? October 27, 2013

    The devastation that has surfaced on the land of Patna has opened the debate as to whether heinous acts such as this are being used to gain Political advantage. ...
  • Modi's verbal assault on Rahul continues, questions 1984 riots October 25, 2013

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi continued to target Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, questioning him over the latter's claims on Pakistani intelligence agency ISI's role in Muzaffarnagar riots and the 1984 riots in which thousands of Sikhs were killed after the assassination of the then prime minister...
  • How easy is access to drugs inside juvenile reform homes? October 25, 2013

    Earlier this month, 33 inmates escaped from a Delhi juvenile home after running riot for six hours. They threw burning LPG cylinders on the staff, set fire to exit points and trashed the home before running away. This is the third escape attempt from a Delhi juvenile home in two...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Kumar Sangakkara, Phiroz Vandrewala October 19, 2013

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sports. ...
  • Is CBI selectively targeting corporates and bureaucrats to protect the PM? October 16, 2013

    The Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla in its 14th FIR in the case. FIRs have been filed against Kumar Mangalam Birla, NALCO, HINDALCO and former secretary coal PC Parakh. Cases of cheating, forgery and financial misrepresentation have been filed. However, former coal...