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

30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots



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
30 Minutes: Diaries of rape survivors

The rape victims share their trauma and the stigma that they go through after they survive the untoward incident.

09:40 AM, Sep 02, 2013
30 Minutes: Saving our rhinos

Around Two-thirds of the world's famed one-horned rhinoceroses live at Kaziranga National Park.

09:39 PM, Aug 24, 2013
30 Minutes: Jiah Khan's suicide puts focus on the grim world of Bollywood

Young actor Jiah Khan's suicide reminds us of the long and lonely battle that Bollywood stars go through to achieve success. It reveals the grim picture behind all the fame and glitz.

10:52 PM, Jul 06, 2013
30 Minutes: The massive damage Uttarakhand suffered due to floods

Thousands of people have lost their lives in the flood-hit Uttarakhand state. The survivors remember the fateful day when they lost their relatives, homes. The state has also witnessed infrastructure loss with hundreds of roads, bridges damaged in the rain-ravaged state.

06:19 PM, Jun 29, 2013
30 Minutes: Are we to be blamed for Uttarakhand catastrophe?

On 17th June, Uttarakhand witnessed nature's worst fury, damaging hundreds of buildings and submerging entire village. Over 1000 people are feared dead and thousands are stranded in the state. But was it just nature's fury or an ecological disaster in the making? Watch the show to unravel the mystery behind the disaster.

11:00 PM, Jun 22, 2013
30 Minutes: Punjab fights to steer students away from a life of drugs

Punjab, the land of plenty. The state today is faced with an enemy within - drugs. And it's most lethal attack has been on one of the holiest cities for the Sikhs - Amritsar.

09:50 PM, Jun 08, 2013
30 Minutes: Chit fund scams

Year after year millions of Indians are cheated of their life savings. Fourteen people committed suicide and thousands in West Bengal lost their life savings after Saradha group went bust.

01:11 PM, Jun 02, 2013
30 Minutes: India's forgotten spies

While Sarabjit Singh received a state funeral after his death in Pakistan, there are hundreds like him who have taken extraordinary risks, often spending years in Pakistani jails, but are never remembered.

10:58 PM, May 19, 2013
30 Minutes: Coal scam and beyond

The SC on April 30 tore into the UPA government and the Central Bureau of Investigation demanding answers on the government's alleged interference in the CBI coal allocations probe.

12:26 PM, May 05, 2013
30 Minutes: Kashmir after Afzal

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, a resident of Baramulla in Kashmir, was executed inside Tihar jail on February 9 this year. Kashmir saw a series of protests and demonstrations in its aftermath. Watch the show on Saturday at 10.30 pm and repeat telecast on Sunday at 12 noon and 9.30 pm.

03:07 PM, Apr 13, 2013
30 Minutes: Is cyber warfare a threat to India?

In August, 2012 a series of bulk SMSes, MMSes started spreading like a virus across mobile phones in India targeting people from a North-Eastern states who stayed and worked away from their homes across India. As these text messages spread, the enemy achieved its objective creating panic. In just three days, 30,000 people fled from several cities clinging to crowded trains, returning to their home state. A mass exodus triggered by, what government of India called, 'cyber warfare against India'.

01:58 PM, Apr 07, 2013


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