A day after Smriti Irani took charge of the Human Resource Development Ministry, a controversy stirred up over her educational qualification. However, new HRD Minister requested the people to judge her for her work. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts what should be the HRD Minister's top priorities.
Seven MPs represent the female brigade of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 45-member Council of Ministers. Six out of the seven enjoy Cabinet rank. CNN-IBN Deputy Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts if more women in Cabinet would lead to greater women's empowerment.
Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses the rating of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet with the panel of experts.
How does the world view Narendra Modi's victory? What is the future of India-United States relationship with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister? CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sgarika Ghose interviews Fareed Zakaria, Editor, TIME magazine, author and commentator.
Noted writer Ananthamurthy has been placed under police protection at his Bangalore home as he has been targeted with hate calls, abusive e-mails and threatening messages by loyalists of PM-designate Narendra Modi. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether Modi critics would be totally isolated now.
An emotionally high Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary party on Tuesday elected Narendra Modi as its leader, officially making him the Prime Minister-in-making. The meeting saw party patriarch LK Advani and Modi break down while speaking of the party and their service. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether Modi's oratory is the hallmark of his leadership. Narendra Modi will swear in as the Prime Minister of the country along with other Cabinet ministers at Rashtrapati Bhawan at 6 PM on May 26.
The elections for the 16th Lok Sabha were fought very aggressively on social media as well. The platform not only created the buzz but also helped in connecting with the millions on a click. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether social media played an important role in verdict 2014 or not.
The BJP has secured a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections and party spokesperson Sudhanshu Mittal could not hide his joy. He came to the CNN-IBN studio with a box of sweets in hand and distributed them to our panelists.
With extensive media coverage of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rallies and campaigns, not only he but the party was also benefited by it. The post-poll survey conducted by CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti shows that 47 per cent voters with very high media exposure preferred Modi while only 19 per cent backed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether the media covered the campaign 2014 fairly or not.