CNN-IBN takes out 30 Minutes to look at issues of national interest and issues that have got the nation talking.

30 Minutes: 1962, lest we forget


30 Minutes: Exploring fault lines in Assam following NDFB(S) onslaught

In December 2014, at least 81 persons, mostly Adivasis, were killed in serial attacks by NDFB(S) terrorists across many districts in Assam, retaliatory violence and police firing to control mobs. CNN-IBN's Subhajit Sengupta visits Sonitpur, one of the violence affected areas in Assam, to explore the fault lines of the state.

08:02 PM, Feb 01, 2015
30 Minutes: Life and times of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The life and times of Bharat Ratna and India's former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

12:02 AM, Dec 28, 2014
30 Minutes: 15 children go missing in every 1 hour

In a country where 3,000 children are born every hour, the fact that children go missing hardly matters. Parents of these missing children say that they get little or no help from the police. In India 370 children go missing every day.

12:09 AM, Nov 17, 2014
30 Minutes: Modi-Shah leadership takes BJP to new heights

The all-charged up leadership of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah led BJP to register record victories in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana.

10:58 PM, Oct 20, 2014
Watch: The story of Narendra Modi

Once shunned by world powers, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of the largest democracy, takes giant steps in showcasing India on the global platform. Watch the story of Narendra Modi in this week's '30 Minutes' show.

12:49 PM, Sep 28, 2014
30 Minutes: Going Viral

With internet becoming the new television, platforms like YouTube has opened up a new vista of entertainment for people of all ages.

12:44 PM, Sep 21, 2014
30 minutes: No justice for victims even a year after Muzaffarnagar riots

It has been a year since the communal clashes broke out in Muzaffarnagar. CNN-IBN revisits Muzaffarnagar to find out if the divide between Hindus and Muslims has deepened and if the wounds are healed.

01:47 PM, Sep 07, 2014
30 minutes: Story of the Indian blue collar workers

The Indian blue collar workers have been working in the Middle East as domestic help with no one to listen to their grievances. Popularly known as 3D workers they work as truck drivers, construction workers and so on. According to the report presented by the Reserve Bank of India 70 million dollars was obtained as foreign exchange in 2012.

09:41 AM, Aug 02, 2014
30 Minutes: Story of the 'Third Gender'

What if your gender does not confirm to the conventional definition? CNN-IBN brings you a report on the ordeal a person of the 'third gender' has to face in everyday life.

08:40 PM, Jul 05, 2014
30 Minutes: From Porn star to Bollywood diva, the story of Sunny Leone

Born Karanjeet Vohra to an immigrant Indian family in America, Sunny Leone discusses her childhood from a girl uninterested in learning how to cook or learn niceties, to her daring venture in the adult film industry to her surprising entry into Bollywood.

03:06 PM, Jun 29, 2014
The Great Indian Football Frenzy but no Indian team in the World Cup

The Football World Cup fever has gripped India with the same intensity as it has the rest of the world. An Indian football fan can give stiff competition to fanatic fans even in a Brazil stadium. Unfortunately, for all the football frenzy that India exhibits, the country itself never qualified for the Football World Cup except in 1950, when it did not play because our players were not allowed to play bare feet.

03:17 PM, Jun 22, 2014
30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots

Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village in Muzaffarnagar.

11:20 PM, Jan 18, 2014
30 Minutes: Inside China

The programme covers all about rise and success of China as well as the challenges facing the country. China has changed its face in the recent past with Beijing and Shanghai emerging beaming with skyscrapers.

08:12 PM, Jan 11, 2014
30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling?

CNN-IBN brings you how builder-politician-bureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed?

09:58 PM, Nov 02, 2013
30 Minutes: No country for children

The programme shows the plight of children suffering from Encephalitis. Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.

11:06 PM, Oct 26, 2013
30 Minutes: Girls in bondage

CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros.

08:38 PM, Oct 19, 2013
30 Minutes: Military - The Apolitical Force

Has Former Army chief General VK Singh's claims that money from the secret fund was used to pay Kashmiri politicians damaged the credibility of the Army?

02:14 PM, Sep 29, 2013
30 Minutes: Lynched, exiled and killed - India's dishonour killings

In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they allegedly eloped from their village to get married.

08:51 PM, Sep 21, 2013
30 Minutes: 48 people died in communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar

Three days after Muzaffarnagar riots, which shook the foundation of communal harmony in Uttar Pradesh, the death toll on Wednesday increased to 48. According to reports, 42 people have died in Muzaffarnagar while six died overnight in the adjoining towns. Curfew will be relaxed from 10 am to 5 pm.

11:35 PM, Sep 14, 2013
30 Minutes: Has India become 'No country for women'?

Women in Delhi and Mumbai share the candid stories of daily sexual harassment.

08:01 PM, Sep 07, 2013