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  • Coal scam: Court frames charges against Rathi Steel and Power Limited May 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi steel and Power Limited in a coal block allocation scam case. The MD of the firm Pradeep Rathi, CEO Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal have all been chargesheeted. The court framed charges under sections 120B (criminal conspiracy)...
  • After 42 years in coma, Mumbai nurse Aruna Shanbaug passes away May 19, 2015

    Former King Edward Memorial Hospital nurse and rape survivor Aruna Shanbaug died on Monday morning. She was in coma for 42 years after she was brutally assaulted and raped by a hospital sweeper. The 67-year-old Aruna's story had sparked off the euthanasia debate in India. ...
  • Delhi shootout: Despite video proof, suspected criminal Manoj's family calls encounter fake May 19, 2015

    In a CCTV video, a Delhi police inspector is seen walking and keeping his hand on wanted criminal Manoj. In an instant, a scuffle ensued as Manoj violently resisted arrest. He was killed the night after he opened fire at the police team forcing the cops to retaliate and deliver...
  • Watch: Woman smashes SP leader's car after his guard winked at her May 19, 2015

    Agra: Agitated over being winked at by a Samajwadi Party leader's guard in Agra, a 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP leader's Mercedes car and smashed it. The video of the girl recorded in Agra has gone viral. The 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP...
  • If Asia must rise as one, it should no longer think of itself in regional fragments: Modi May 19, 2015

    Seoul: On the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the sixth Asian Leader's conference in Seoul and he called Korea the pillar of democracy. He sought unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform the global...
  • Prerna Pratham Singh shares her Facebook harassment story May 19, 2015

    A woman who decided to publicly shame the man who harassed her online. Prerna Pratham Singh received a Facebook message from Raushan Kumar asking her if she had a vagina. Rather than ignoring the offensive message or blocking the man, she decided to humiliate him by making his message to...
  • KEM Hosipal ex-Dean Pragna Pai remembers Aruna Shanbaug May 18, 2015

    Former King Edward Memorial Hospital nurse and rape survivor Aruna Shanbaug died on Monday morning. She was in coma for 42 years after she was brutally assaulted and raped by a hospital sweeper. In an interview to CNN-IBN former Dean of KEM Hospital Dr Pragna Pai shares her experience with...
  • BJP routed in Meerut Cantonment Board elections May 18, 2015

    Meerut: BJP has suffered a major drubbing in the recently held Meerut Cantonment Board elections, with the party winning only 2 of the total of 8 seats. BJP's Rini Jain from ward 1 with 1010 votes and Anil Jain from ward 5 managed to register victories against their respective independent rivals. Meanwhile,...
  • Relieved our Arun Shanbaug is no longer in any pain, says Journalist Pinki Virani May 18, 2015

    Former King Edward Memorial Hospital nurse and rape survivor Aruna Shanbaug died on Monday morning. She was in coma for 42 years after she was brutally assaulted and raped by a hospital sweeper. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Arun's biographer Pinki Virani said, "I'm enormously relived that our Aruna in...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay May 18, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurates projects worth several crores in Faridabad May 18, 2015

    Faridabad: Haryana Government is committed to development of all parts of the state equally, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said in Faridabad while announcing several projects for the district. He was addressing a huge gathering at Mohna Anaj Mandi in Faridabad. The rally, called as 'Prithla Pragati Rally', was...
  • Is governance suffering in the tussle between Delhi Lieutenant Governor and Arvind Kejriwal? May 18, 2015

    Amidst row over her appointment as acting Delhi Chief Secretary, senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin on Monday met Home Secretary LC Goyal. A controversy broke out over her appointment and it deepened after the Arvind Kejriwal government ordered the removal of Andino Majumdar from the post of Principal Secretary (Services). ...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan's group supports Delhi government May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Swaraj Abhiyan, a group formed by ousted AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, on Monday came out in support of Delhi dispensation in its tussle with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung over appointments, saying the choice of a democratically elected government should be respected. It, however, condemned dragging of...
  • News 360: After 42 years in coma Mumbai nurse Aruna Shanbaug passes away May 18, 2015

    Former King Edward Memorial Hospital nurse and rape survivor Aruna Shanbaug died on Monday morning. She was in coma for 42 years after she was brutally assaulted and raped by a hospital sweeper. ...
  • Another hit-and-run: Where is the spirit of Mumbai? May 18, 2015

    A 22-year-old woman died in an alleged hit and run incident in Mumbai last week. Archana was reportedly lying on the footpath for 15 minutes just opposite a police station but received no help. The incident occurred on the Western Express Highway. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and...
  • Kolkata's Arkya Chatterjee secures 1st rank in ISC, 3 share top rank in ICSE examination May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for both class XII, which saw a pass percentage of 96.28, and class X with 98.49 per cent as girls once again outshone boys. In the class XII results, the top rank was secured by...
  • India-Afghanistan: A million ties May 18, 2015

    A day before Afghanistan's President visited India on his maiden trip, Mohd Ashraf Ghani spent 30 minutes exclusively with CNN-IBN in his palace. We spotted outgoing American generals before the interview and incoming Parliamentarians after. The Taliban had circled Kunduz, at war with the afghan national security forces, barely 5...
  • AAP is not focusing on the promises they made to the people of Delhi: BJP May 18, 2015

    Delhi: BJP leader Vijay Goel on Monday said that the AAP government is not focusing on the promises that it had made during the Delhi election. ...
  • ISC, ICSE results out; girls outperform boys May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for both class XII, which saw a pass percentage of 96.28, and class X with 98.49 per cent as girls once again outshone boys. ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) Examination, 2015, showed a...
  • Watch: Delhi Police releases CCTV footage of Manoj Vashishth encounter May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday released CCTV visuals of the encounter in which a suspected criminal was killed on Saturday. The victim Manoj Vashishth's family has been claiming the encounter at a restaurant in Rajendra Nagar was staged. They met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking help. The...
  • Bribe issue: Delhi Court to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal on July 26 May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: A city court on Monday fixed July 26 for hearing a criminal complaint seeking action against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly exhorting voters to take bribe from Congress and BJP and vote for AAP in the last assembly elections. Metropolitan Magistrate Richa Gusain Solanki, who had earlier...
  • Government working on including criminal provisions in law on Ganga May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The government is in the advanced stages of preparing the final draft of a law, which will incorporate criminal provisions, in its bid to abate pollution and maintain sustainable cleanliness in River Ganga. The Union Water Resources Ministry is working with different ministries including the ministries of environment, urban...
  • India gives USD 2.1 million to WHO, JP Nadda assumes WHA presidency May 18, 2015

    Geneva: India on Monday announced that it would contribute USD 2.1 million to the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a "reflection" of its commitment to the global health body and its mandate. Health Minister JP Nadda, who assumed the presidency at the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) that commenced in Geneva,...
  • Mamata Banerjee lauds performance of Howrah district May 18, 2015

    Howrah: Keeping her promise of taking state secretariat to the districts, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday held an administrative review meeting here and said holding 89 such meetings in about last four years is a record. "With today's meeting, we have completed 89 administrative review meetings in the...
  • Planemaker Dassault to double Rafale output in 2-3 years if India buys May 18, 2015

    Geneva: Dassault Aviation will double production of its Rafale combat jet within two to three years of the completion of a planned sale to India, its chief executive said on Monday. The French planemaker is also in talks with several other countries including Malaysia, after recently winning its first export contracts...
  • Tiger stops eating after it is shifted out of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve May 18, 2015

    Ranthambore: A tiger, who has allegedly turned into a man-eater, has given up eating after it was shifted out of the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Tiger 24 or Ustaad was shifted to the Sajjangarh Biological zoo after it allegedly mauled a 44-year-old forest guard to death in Ranthambore. "The incident occurred at...
  • Centre hits back at Rahul over food park in Amethi, shows a denial letter from UPA government May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: A proposed food park in Amethi is the latest flashpoint between the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party. The Narendra Modi government on Monday hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over the proposed food park in his constituency Amethi. The Centre released a letter issued in December...
  • High Court seeks Centre reply on Greenpeace plea against a/c freeze May 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on Greenpeace India's plea challenging suspension of its FCRA registration and freeze on its bank accounts, both domestic and those meant for foreign contributions. Justice Rajiv Shakdher asked the government counsel to take instructions on whether funds of Greenpeace's domestic...
  • Makers of play on Aruna Shanbaug's life remember her May 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The makers of "Katha Arunachi", a Marathi play based on the tragic journey of former KEM nurse, Aruna Shanbaug on Monday recounted how a sense of compassion imbued them even as they were allowed to see her only from a distance while preparing to stage her story in 2002. Vaijayanti...
  • Never had Aruna Shanbaug's consent for ending her life: Former dean at KEM Hospital May 18, 2015

    Former dean at KEM Hospital Pragna Rai who was associated with Aruna Shanbaug's care for almost 10 years said they never had Aruna's consent for ending her life. "I interacted with Aruna nearly every day. I thought physiotherapy would help Aruna recover. I last met her only day before and...