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Mar 31, 2015
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Social activist Anna Hazare, currently campaigning against the NDA government's amended Land Acquisition Bill, today asked for an "open debate" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the controversial clauses of the proposed law.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The death of Lee Kuan Yew has generated calls for Singapore to escape the shadow of its authoritarian founder and his "culture of fear", and begin a debate on embracing freedoms needed to power growth and innovation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 22, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron and six other party leaders will take part in a live TV debate ahead of a closely-fought May 7 election, broadcasters said on Saturday, but there will be no head-to-head with his main rival.
Sunday March 22, 2015
Taxation of secondment arrangements in India seems to be a relentless debate from an income tax perspective.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday March 19, 2015
Faced with stiff opposition on the land bill, the government today reached out to all stakeholders. In a letter to the leaders of opposition parties, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and Gandhian Anna Hazare, Union minister Nitin Gadkari sa...
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 18, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he had agreed with broadcasters to join a seven-way televised debate with other political leaders ahead of the May 7 election.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday March 18, 2015
In a major relief to cartoonist and free speech activist Aseem Trivedi, the Bombay High Court today said that his cartoons did not incite violence, adding that, they only expressed anger with the state machinery. The court's verdict came on a Public ...
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Replying to the Budget debate in Parliament, Mr Jaitley said the Centre's expenditure has gone down because the government is allocating more funds to states, and on various social sector schemes, the Centre and states will together spend more now.
Tuesday March 17, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is speaking in Parliament on Budget.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 17, 2015
The rape of a 72-year-old nun in West Bengal's Ranaghat rocked Parliament this morning. As lawmakers from the opposition and treasury benches attacked the Mamata Banerjee government in the state, asking why no arrests have been made yet, Union minist...
World News | Reuters | Sunday March 15, 2015
Efforts by South Korean police to charge a nationalist over a knife attack on the US ambassador have renewed debate about the use of a state security act as a political weapon and an attempt to gloss over security shortcomings.
Edzard Ernst, guardian.co.uk | Friday March 13, 2015
Pharmacists who sell homeopathic remedies as anything other than placebos are putting their customers health at risk.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
It was either a curious oversight or an ominous editorial directive, but the cover of TIME's latest issue out Thursday depicts likely 2016 presidential prospect Hillary Clinton apparently sporting devil's horns.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav's rant in Parliament on skin colour and "dark-skinned" south Indian women during a debate has left many members less than amused.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
The shooting of two police officers at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, triggered a sweeping manhunt for suspects on Thursday and ratcheted up tensions in a city at the center of a national debate over race and policing.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
A controversial bill providing for raising the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cap in the insurance sector was introduced in Rajya Sabha today but not before a heated debate and adjournments over technicalities as a similar legislation was pending in...
Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
Google is creating intricate maps, while Apple could take a shortcut and develop a car capable of piloting itself without such elaborate blueprints.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 5, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron torpedoed plans for a series of US-style TV debates before a close-fought national election in Britain, a spoiling tactic widely seen as a move to protect his own high personal ratings and to deprive rivals of publicity.
Reuters | Wednesday March 4, 2015
"One of the 'tragedies' of the debate has been people invoking 'imaginary horribles'," Wheeler said, adding the FCC won't interfere in businesses.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday March 4, 2015
There was a heated debate in the Rajya Sabha today, after Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in a statement that a restraining order had been obtained against the screening of "India's Daughter," a documentary based on the 2012 Delhi gang-rape.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke in the Rajya Sabha during a debate on the President's address to Parliament.
Reuters | Monday March 2, 2015
Established automakers are wondering whether they are still in pole position to build the car of the future.
Reuters | Monday March 2, 2015
A team of scientists found "robust evidence" that a condition called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a biological as opposed to a psychological disorder, but some experts questioned the findings.
Offbeat | Saturday February 28, 2015
A dress, or rather #TheDress, is raising a storm in a tweet-cup.