WINTER

  • Should I allot five minutes for apology every day in Lok Sabha, asks Speaker Sumitra Mahajan December 12, 2014

    Exasperated by the uproar in Lok Sabha every day over some or the other issue, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan took a jibe at the MPs asking them if she should allot five minutes every day for them to apologise for controversial remarks. ...
  • Modi government cornered in Parliament over alleged forced conversion row December 11, 2014

    The opposition cornered the Narendra Modi government in Parliament over the alleged forced conversion row. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh claimed that it forcibly converted 100 Muslims in Agra to Hinduism. The opposition parties led by BSP supremo Mayawati demanded a clarification from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • TMC MPs demand CBI probe over alleged links of Amit Shah with Sahara group December 1, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress continue to up its ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party and have now demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the alleged links of BJP President Amit Shah with the Sahara group. TMC MP Derek O'Brien flashed a red diary in Rajya Sabha saying, "It was...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 29, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on HRD Minister Smriti Irani, BCCI chief N Srinivasan and Lalu Prasad Yadav. ...
  • TWTW: Kaneez Surka turns weather woman to test north Indian cold November 29, 2014

    A the winters grip northern India, here is what it is looking like. ...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister November 26, 2014

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Black money not a regional issue, but a national one: TMC November 26, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress raised the issue of black money in Parliament. TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay said, "Black money is not a regional issue. It's a national issue which is why it was imperative for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be part of this debate." ...
  • Has Modi's economic reform agenda hit a roadblock? November 25, 2014

    The first working day of winter session witnessed disruptions as the opposition tried to corner the government on the issue of black money. The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which led the opposition's charge, got support from several other parties like the Samajwadi Party, JDU, Congress, and AAP -- all demanding that...
  • BJP MP Chandan Mitra confident of passing bills listed for winter session November 25, 2014

    Despite the ruckus, BJP MP Chandan Mitra, who is the head of the Select Committee on insurance, said that he was confident of passing bills listed for the winter session. Mitra said, "I am confident of finishing the work by the stipulated time. The demands of TMC leaders of not...
  • Modi government used black money issue to come to power: Mulayam November 25, 2014

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav also joined the Trinamool Congress on the issue of black money. He hit out at the Modi government saying, "The BJP government conspired to come to power using black money issue. It has not taken any action on the issue even after six months...
  • Government ready for discussion on black money issue: Venkaiah Naidu November 25, 2014

    Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu said that the government was ready to discuss black money issue after it was cornered by the opposition in the House over the issue. Naidu said, "Just learnt opposition wants to discuss black money issue. We are ready for discussion. The government...
  • TMC questions Modi government on black money issue November 25, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress took on the Narendra Modi government on the issue of black money and was protesting outside Parliament holding black umbrellas. TMC MP Saugata Roy said, "PM Modi promised that black money will be brought back and every citizen will get Rs 15 lakh, where is that money....
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Main Tera Hero', 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' April 5, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Main Tera Hero' and 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'. He also talks to legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan about his film 'Bhootnath Returns'. ...
  • 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. ...
  • I know what the importance of the flag is, says Sushil Kumar February 7, 2014

    The Indian wrestler, who has won two individual summer olympic medals, said that he find it very strange that an Indian athlete has to participate under the IOC's flag. ...
  • No Tricolour at Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014

    Indian sport will sink to a record low later tonight as India's sportspersons march under the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. ...
  • No Tricolour in Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014

    Three athletes are representing India at the Winter Olympics, Sochi under the IOC flag. ...
  • Telangana 'is a promise': Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde February 7, 2014

    The Cabinet is likely to take the draft Telangana Bill up for discussion today. On agenda is giving Union Territory status to Hyderabad. ...
  • Winter Olympics: The history of the Games February 7, 2014

    The US has issued terror alerts to airlines flying to Sochi for the Winter Olympics 2014. While India may say 'no big deal' when it comes to the Games, the event attracts global attention, its popularity lying just a few notches below the Summer Olympics. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Extended winter session begins, 39 bills at stake February 5, 2014

    The second half of Parliament's Winter Session began on Wednesday amidst the Telangana tangle. At stake are 39 bills and the reputation of the 15th Lok Sabha which is already going down in the records as one of the worst performing in the Indian history. ...
  • Watch: Protests in Rajya Sabha as Sibal mentions 2002 riots during debate February 5, 2014

    The Congress was attacked on all fronts on Wednesday as Parliament reconvened for the Winter Session. The death of the Arunachal Pradesh student, the Telangana Bill, the multimillion chopper deal and the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill were all used by the Opposition to launch scathing attacks on the government. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Will Parliament's last session be a wash out? February 4, 2014

    Ahead of extended winter session of Parliament, there are indications that the session could be a wash out. At an allparty meeting, Opposition parties have already warned that they will not let key bills pass without a discussion. They have also asked the Congress to reign in its own MPs...
  • Sochi Olympics: Security tightened amidst militant threat February 3, 2014

    CNN's Ivan Watson takes us on a drive through a security checkpoint only five minutes away from the Olympic park. ...
  • Sochi Olympic torch reaches Dagestan in Russia January 28, 2014

    The Olympic torch has wound its way amid heightened security through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi. ...
  • Watch: Srinagar receives 8 inches of snow January 22, 2014

    Srinagar has received eight inches of snow snapping power lines on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Jawahar tunnel has been snowed in as well. ...
  • CJ Subhash highlights lack of road safety measures in Noida January 19, 2014

    CJ Subhash Sharma, a young office goer in Noida is concerned about lack of road safety measures in his city. He has turned a CJ to report the issue. ...
  • No Indian flag at Sochi Games January 8, 2014

    The Indian Olympic Association's decision to hold its elections on February 9 has once again left the athletes in the lurch as they will now compete under the Olympic flag at Sochi next month. ...