Kerala News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday October 9, 2015
For almost an hour, the country's top court today discussed and debated whether the Sanskrit shlokas Venkatesa Suprabhatham, a morning chant, can be recited to wake up Lord Vishnu at the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
World News | Peter Holley, The Washington Post | Thursday October 8, 2015
Last month, a debate team of three inmates with violent criminal records defeated a team of three Harvard University undergraduates.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Debate over a longstanding ban on divorcees who remarry taking communion should not be the sole focus of the Catholic Church's synod on the family, Pope Francis has said.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday October 7, 2015
After writer Nayantara Sahgal returned her Sahitya Akademi award protesting against what she called a "vicious assault" on India's diversity and debate, poet Ashok Vajpeyi has also given up the prestigious literary honour.
Bihar | Ravish Kumar | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Nitish Kumar, who is running for a third term as Bihar Chief Minister, has accused the BJP of trying to import the controversy swirling around beef-eating into the state ahead of polls next week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 4, 2015
Greece's former interior minister Nikos Voutsis was elected parliament speaker on Sunday as lawmakers geared up for a crucial debate on the Syriza government's reform programme.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 1, 2015
Britain's Turner Prize has long stirred debate in the art world with its unconventional choices, and this year may be no different with a song performance and an architecture collective among the contenders.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 29, 2015
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says if we don't get the debate right, it "will hold the whole world back from helping" the India economy grow.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Social media giant Facebook has said it's important to get the debate on Net neutrality "right" in India as the country is home to the world's largest population of the "unconnected".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an election debate Monday defended Canadian air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, while his political rivals called for a pullback.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama were seated at the high table along with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the ritual Heads of State lunch in honour of the visiting dignitaries for the General Debate of the 70th General Assembly.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Pope Francis waited until his historic US visit was over to make his most direct comments on the nation's debate over gay marriage, saying government officials should have the right to refrain from actions that violate their religious beliefs.
Thomson Reuters | Monday September 28, 2015
The Fed "will probably raise rates later this year," with the Oct. 27-28 session "live" for the rate hike debate, Dudley said at an event sponsored by the Wall Street Journal in New York. The Fed also meets in December.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Amid a raging debate over incorporation of Vedic education in curriculum, Sanskrit scholars from various universities today engaged over a discourse over the origin of the Rig Vedas and on the influx of Aryans in the country.
India News | Agencies | Friday September 25, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday autographed an Indian flag to be gifted to US President Barack Obama.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 25, 2015
Pope Francis beseeched Americans to end hostility toward immigrants in a historic speech before the U.S. Congress on Thursday, weighing in forcefully on a divisive issue that is stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 24, 2015
Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject hostility to immigrants and treat them humanely, directly addressing a thorny subject that is dividing the country and stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Opinion | Sreenivasan Jain | Thursday September 24, 2015
With the Hindutva group Sanathan Sanstha once again in the news after one of its members was arrested for his alleged role in the murder of Govind Pansare, a parallel - but distracting - controversy has broken out on why the group has not been banned.
AFP | Thursday September 24, 2015
Fat - is it still the enemy or now a friend? Opinions vary wildly.
World News | Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times | Wednesday September 23, 2015
The video of the rat, posted by a comedian named Matt Little, showed just what the authority is up against: riders who have no qualms about casting aside food and other debris while aggressive rodents wait in the wings.
Associated Press | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Federal law enforcement officials have repeatedly warned that encryption technology built into smartphones is making it harder for investigators to monitor messages from criminal suspects.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Tuesday September 22, 2015
A subtle political message from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has sparked a debate at a time when the BJP is walking a fine line balancing demands for reservation from politically powerful upper caste communities like the Patels in Gujarat and the Jats in other states and keeping the current beneficiaries of quota like back...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday September 21, 2015
Regional elections will take place on September 27 that could lead Catalonia to declare independence should pro-secession candidates win a majority in the 135-seat Catalan parliament.
Thomson Reuters | Sunday September 20, 2015
Federal Reserve policymakers appeared deeply divided on Saturday over how seriously problems in the world economy will affect the US, a fracture that may be difficult for Fed Chair Janet Yellen to mend as she guides the US central bank's debate over whether to hike interest rates.