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Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
With the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghat conservation becoming a hot poll debate in the state, BJP Kerala unit has told the Election Commission that the Centre's move to issue a new notification on the report was to 'appease' a section of people...
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday February 28, 2014
Pope Francis on Friday said couples whose marriages fail should be "accompanied" and not "condemned".
World | Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt, The New York Times | Friday February 28, 2014
He is known as Abdullah al Shami, an Arabic name meaning "Abdullah the Syrian." But his nom de guerre masks a reality: He was born in the United States, and the United States is now deciding whether to kill him.
Thursday February 27, 2014
The notification, which comes at a time when general elections are due in the country and a debate is underway on corporate funding of political activities, clarifies that any contribution made "directly or indirectly" to any political party would no...
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday February 26, 2014
As the country gears up for a fresh round of general election, Union Minister Milind Deora has reopened the debate on Rahul Gandhi's decision to stay away from Manmohan Singh's ministry, and insisted that he would have liked the Congress vice-preside...
World | Sabrina Tavernise, The New York Times | Monday February 24, 2014
Dr. Michael Siegel, a hard-charging public health researcher at Boston University, argues that e-cigarettes could be the beginning of the end of smoking in America. He sees them as a disruptive innovation that could make cigarettes obsolete, like the...
India | NDTV.com | Thursday February 20, 2014
Amid massive sloganeering and chaos, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced a special package for Seemandhra in a debate on in the Rajya Sabha on the controversial bill which creates a Telangana state by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh.
India | Sidharth Pandey | Friday February 21, 2014
The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement that is certain to resurrect the debate on the adoption of the uniform civil code, has ruled that the Muslim personal law will not come in the way of a community-member's right to adopt a child.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday February 20, 2014
The controversial bill which creates a Telangana state by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh has been tabled by the government in the Rajya Sabha. The Centre might yet be able to ensure the bill is passed by tomorrow, the last day of this session, as, source...
India | Agencies | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said today that if the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha are not telecast live, there would be no debate on the Telangana debate.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Wednesday February 19, 2014
In an unprecedented move, live telecast of Parliament proceedings was stopped as the Lok Sabha passed the controversial bill that seeks to create a Telangana state by dividing Andhra Pradesh. Here are reactions from several politicians on the pass...
World | Agence France Presse | Monday February 17, 2014
China will provide safe havens for parents to abandon unwanted children across most of the country, despite debate on whether they could see more babies dumped, state media reported.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday February 11, 2014
The Congress has expelled six of its Andhra Pradesh MPs for disrupting Parliament with their protests against the division of their state to create Telangana. The MPs had incessantly blocked proceedings in the Lok Sabha, which is likely to debate a b...
Monday February 10, 2014
Expressing his thoughts on the issue, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said taxation has to be "progressive".
India | Tanima Biswas | Monday February 10, 2014
Nido Tania, a college student, died of severe lung and brain injuries from an attack inflicted upon him in a South Delhi market. The murder of the 20-year-old, who was from Arunachal Pradesh, has led to a national debate on discrimination against Ind...
Cities | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday February 8, 2014
With the debate on 1984 riots reignited, the focus is on how Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was acquitted in a major riots case, where he was accused of inciting a mob that led to violence.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi sought to end the "reservation debate" within the party by declaring that extending "reservation to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and OBC is an article of faith."
Cheat Sheet | Sunil Prabhu | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The government was forced today to abandon plans to introduce a controversial new bill in parliament that outlines how communal violence must be combatted. Most opposition parties including the BJP and the Left argued that the proposal atrophies the...
Election 2014 | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday February 3, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose partymen have promised him a shot at prime ministership this year, has challenged the BJP's Narendra Modi to a debate on governance.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Monday February 3, 2014
Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday reiterated the stand taken by his party colleague Praful Patel that there was no need for a debate after the court ruling on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's...