Trail

  • LS polls: Does the 'tainted' Sriramulu stand a chance in Bellary? 15-04-2014 10:08 AM

    Bellary: As Karnataka goes to polls this week, CNN-IBN takes a look at Bellary, better known as the mining republic of India. It's in the news mostly for all the wrong reasons like the illegal mining mafia. This time around, the BJP's lone face in the area, B Sriramulu, is...
  • Chhattisgarh to introduce vote verification system in LS polls 31-03-2014 06:56 PM

    Electorate of Raipur Lok Sabha seat will be able to verify their votes with a new system attached to Electronic Voting Machines during the upcoming polls, an EC official said in Raipur on Monday. For the first time, a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system will be used in...
  • Musharraf's lawyers seek exemption from personal appearance 14-03-2014 12:03 PM

    Embattled former Pakistani dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf's legal team on Friday filed a petition seeking exemption for his personal appearance before the special court conducting his treason trial. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Faisal Arab of the Sindh High Court, had summoned 70-year-old Musharraf on Friday for him to...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok...
  • Musharraf treason hearing postponed till Wednesday 04-03-2014 02:04 PM

    The hearing in the high-profile treason case against former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf was postponed on Tuesday till Wednesday after the judges failed to turn up due to a boycott called by lawyers over the brazen terror attack on a local court in Islamabad. After a rare gun and...
  • The Steradian Trail is an intelligently written thriller 13-01-2014 10:10 PM

    I love reading thrillers and in my opinion, the best way to enjoy a thriller is to finish the book in one go and if you are able to finish a thriller in one go, then it is definitely a good book. And that's what happened with The Steradian Trail...
  • Pervez Musharraf's treason trial hearing adjourned 08-01-2014 04:28 PM

    A special court conducting the treason trial of Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday reserved its ruling over the application of criminal laws in the case, even as media reports said the embattled former Pakistani dictator might leave the country within days. Justice Faisal Arab-led bench adjourned the hearing in the high...
  • Indian foodie's cookbook in line for International award 25-12-2013 10:41 PM

    On The Kabab Trail by restauranteur and foodie Manish Gujaral has won the Gourmand Cook Books Award for the best foreign cuisine cookbook in India and is now in line for an international award. On The Kebab Trail will now compete for the international title of the best cook book...
  • Nissan goes online to sell cars in India 09-12-2013 03:24 PM

    New Delhi: Japanese car major Nissan today said it will sell cars online in India and make its entire product line up available for purchase via internet. "Customers will be able to book their cars by making payments through an online gateway by credit card. The car will then be...
  • New Delhi voters can verify who they voted for in Dec 4 assembly election 17-11-2013 05:08 PM

    On December 4, voters in the New Delhi assembly constituency will get to see, only briefly, paper slip with the serial number, name and symbol of the candidate they vote for. The Election Commission on Sunday announced the Voters Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be introduced for the first...
  • Washington: Indian-American arrested in high school friend's killing 15-10-2013 11:11 PM

    A 24-year-old Indian-American man has been charged in the killing of a 23-year-old Georgetown University law student who was his high school friend, according to media reports. Rahul Gupta, 24, is being held on $2 million bond after a night of drinking and birthday celebrating ended in a bloody stabbing...
  • Election Commission agrees in principle to voting machines with printouts 08-10-2013 09:22 AM

    The Election Commission on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was in principle ready to introduce voting machines which give a printed record to voters once they exercise their franchise. The election panel said it had placed an order for 20,000 machines with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)...
  • Sreesanth's clothes worth Rs 1.95 lakh recovered 21-05-2013 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Police on Tuesday made recoveries from Rajasthan Royals player Sreesanth's friend's house in Jaipur, sources said. Sreesanth, who has been accused of spot-fixing at least three matches of Indian Premier League's sixth edition, took the police team to Jaipur and led them to the recoveries, they added. Police...
  • Dozens injured as car plows through parade in Virginia 19-05-2013 07:35 AM

    A car driven by an elderly man who may have lost consciousness plowed through a small-town parade of hiking enthusiasts in southwestern Virginia on Saturday, injuring dozens of people, nine seriously enough to be sent to hospitals, authorities said. The incident occurred in the Appalachian town of Damascus at the...
  • Dawood's blood money trail: CBDT seeks copy of CNN-IBN report 07-04-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: Days after a CNN-IBN and FirstPost.com investigation found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas in a Bank of Baroda branch, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has approached the channel seeking details into the report...
  • Dawood's blood money trail: Govt assures action 06-04-2013 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: A day after a CNN-IBN and FirstPost investigation found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas in a Bank of Baroda branch, the government on Saturday assured stern action if any tax laws have been violated. Finance...
  • Bank of Baroda denies involvement in transfer of Dawood's funds 06-04-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: The Nassau branch of Bank of Baroda in Bahamas has denied any involvement in the alleged transfer of Dawood Ibrahim's funds. The bank's statement came a day after a CNN-IBN and FirstPost investigation found that Dawood's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 05-04-2013 11:47 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Dawood Ibrahim's blood money trail decoded 05-04-2013 10:44 PM

    A CNN-IBN and FirstPost investigation has found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas - a beach paradise also known for its zero-taxes and high-secrecy banking - in an Indian bank. ...
  • Dawood stashing cash in tax haven to finance jihadists 05-04-2013 09:44 PM

    New Delhi: Twenty years ago, his smuggling operations paid for the bombs which killed 257 people in Mumbai. Now, a CNN-IBN and FirstPost investigation has found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas - a beach paradise also known...
  • Sleep expert: Drugs caused MJ's death 14-10-2011 06:32 PM

    Los Angeles: A UCLA sleep expert described Dr. Conrad Murray's use of a cocktail of drugs on Michael Jackson as "unethical, disturbing and beyond comprehension." The combination of drugs used as Jackson struggled to fall asleep on the day he died was a "recipe for disaster" and ultimately caused his...
  • New and improved voting system, EVMs: EC 22-06-2011 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) has taken the allegations of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) being tampered with rather seriously. In an attempt to convince the voters about the fool proof nature of these machines, the EC is in the process of testing a new system called the Voter Verifiable...
  • Govt must demand action against 26/11 culprit: BJP 29-05-2011 07:01 PM

    The BJP is closely following the developments in the 26/11 trial and says the government must demand access to all those who were responsible for the 26/11 outrage in Mumbai. ...
  • Headley diary has names, numbers of Pak handlers 24-05-2011 04:20 PM

    Chicago: Clinching evidence of key Mumbai attack accused David Headley's links with ISI and Jamaat-ud Dawa is provided by his diary which contains telephone numbers of two Major-rank officers of the Pakistani Army besides some others who handled the 26/11 attackers. The hand-written diary, whose two pages were produced by...
  • More info on black money as Swiss relax rules 16-02-2011 09:14 AM

    New Delhi: In a move that could help India in its black money trail, Switzerland on Tuesday relaxed norms for sharing information on secret bank accounts of overseas tax offenders by allowing varied modes of identification. At present, only name and addresses are accepted as valid identity modes. But the...