Election 2014 | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs by Niha Masih) | Friday April 18, 2014
In the narrow bylanes of Bajardiha, one of Benares' many dense Muslim pockets, there is an intense debate brewing. In the 2009 elections, they, like most of the city's approximately three lakh Muslims, voted overwhelmingly for mafia don Mukhtar Ansar...
Election 2014 | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday April 16, 2014
An image of BJP president Rajnath Singh wearing a traditional topi while offering prayers at a dargah in Lucknow has stirred a political debate a day after a top Shia cleric of Lucknow compared him to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 15, 2014
The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying.
World | Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
About 5,000 Russians, some waving Ukrainian flags, rallied in central Moscow on Sunday to protest at what they say is a government crackdown on independent media intended to stifle debate about the crisis in Ukraine.
World | David E. Sanger, The New York Times | Sunday April 13, 2014
Stepping into a heated debate within the nation's intelligence agencies, President Barack Obama has decided that when the National Security Agency discovers major flaws in Internet security, it should - in most circumstances - reveal them to assure t...
Saturday April 12, 2014
The investment decisions by four technology companies come in the midst of a heated debate over whether it is too easy for patent owners to extract large royalty payments, and whether patent buying firms spur or stifle innovation.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Thursday April 10, 2014
"Fair is foul, and foul is fair; hover through the fog and filthy air." Does this quote from Shakespeare's Macbeth describe the election campaign of 2014? And does the high voter turnout in riot-hit western Uttar Pradesh point to religious polarisati...
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 9, 2014
In an exclusive interview with NDTV, BJP's candidate in Amethi Smriti Irani challenges Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to a debate but, she says, she doesn't think Rahul will accept her dare. She tells NDTV, Rahul Gandhi does not deserve to be a...
Associated Press | Monday April 7, 2014
Eich's abrupt departure has stirred the debate over the fairness of forcing out a highly qualified tech executive over his personal views and a campaign contribution six years ago.
Election 2014 | Radhika Iyer | Sunday April 6, 2014
At a similar debate last week in the city, members of the BJP and the Congress had almost come to blows.
Election 2014 | Sandeep Phukan | Saturday April 5, 2014
Beyond the 'gupshup' at the chai shop, the real fight in Assam's Jorhat is for the votes of the lakhs of people people working in the tea industry
World | Nick Bilton and Noam Cohen, The New York Times | Friday April 4, 2014
A little over a week after taking the job, Brendan Eich resigned after a debate over his opposition to gay marriage.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Zebras have stripes to deter the tsetse and other blood-sucking flies, according to a fresh bid to settle a debate that has raged among biologists for over 140 years.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
An Indian-American student's bold suggestion to the US government that it could save $136 million a year by simply switching fonts from Times New Roman to Garamond in government printing has caught national attention.
Elections | Written by Maya Sharma | Monday March 31, 2014
The concept was interesting. The four main candidates of the urban and relatively upmarket Bangalore South all together on one platform, answering questions on their policies and targets. And taking questions from the audience - their potential voter...
Election 2014 | Maya Sharma | Saturday March 29, 2014
It started sedately enough - although the slogan chanting by party workers should have given everyone a clue. But a discussion organized between candidates of Bangalore South soon descended into chaos.
Thursday March 27, 2014
Emerging market stocks edged higher and Ukraine's sovereign government bonds rose after the International Monetary Fund said it had agreed a $14-18 billion bailout for the country.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
AICC general secretary Madhusudhan Mistry, who has been fielded against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, has dared the latter for a debate over his claims about Gujarat's development.
Elections | Captain GR Gopinath | Tuesday March 25, 2014
Once again, the debate and calculations are centred around caste and community
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu.