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  • Andy Murray Ready to Stay Up Late to Watch Scottish Independence Vote

    Andy Murray Ready to Stay Up Late to Watch Scottish Independence Vote

    Andy Murray, who won Britain's first Wimbledon title in 77 years in 2013, admitted that he has been taking a keen interest in the debate and will be glued to the screen on the night of September 18 when the result of the historic referendum on Scotti...

  • Thousands of Mourners Gather for Slain Ferguson Teen's Funeral

    Thousands of Mourners Gather for Slain Ferguson Teen's Funeral

    Thousands of mourners filled a Baptist church here Monday for the funeral of a black teen whose killing by a white policeman ignited violent protests and debate on race and law enforcement in America.

  • Kerala's March to be Zero-Alcohol State Sparks Debate

    Kerala's March to be Zero-Alcohol State Sparks Debate

    Even as the Congress led UDF government headed by Oommen Chandy won laurels in the initial round of debates over its "bold decision" to shut over 700 liquor bars, questions have surfaced if the cash-strapped state would be able make up the huge reven...

  • Thousands Expected at Funeral of Slain Black Teen

    Thousands Expected at Funeral of Slain Black Teen

    Thousands are expected on Monday to attend the funeral of the unarmed black teen shot dead by a white policeman in Missouri, two weeks after the killing sparked riots and revived debate on race and law enforcement in America.

  • Russian Ban on Polish Apples Sparks Cider Debate

    Russian Ban on Polish Apples Sparks Cider Debate

    Poland's Economy Ministry wants the nation of beer and vodka lovers to drink more cider.

  • Slaying of American Reopens Debate on Ransoms

    Slaying of American Reopens Debate on Ransoms

    The United States, by rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescu...

  • Hong Kong Law Society President Resigns Amid China Democracy Debate

    Hong Kong Law Society President Resigns Amid China Democracy Debate

    The president of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote exposed a growing determination by traditionally conservative lawyers to challenge perceived threats by Beijing to the business hub's judicial independence.

  • Trai Drops Plans to Impose Extra Fees on WhatsApp, Skype: Report

    Trai Drops Plans to Impose Extra Fees on WhatsApp, Skype: Report

    Consumers can breathe a sigh of relief as Trai reportedly drops all plans to even debate imposing fees on messenger apps.

  • Budget Session of Parliament Ends With Fewer Disruptions, More Debate

    Budget Session of Parliament Ends With Fewer Disruptions, More Debate

    The Budget session of Parliament, the first of the Narendra Modi government, ended on Thursday with fewer disruptions and adjournments, and more debates and discussions unlike in the recent past.

  • Communal Violence Debate: Did it Backfire on the Congress?

    Communal Violence Debate: Did it Backfire on the Congress?

    The BJP today said the Congress had failed to prove its charges that the number of communal flare-ups in the country had gone up ever since the Modi government was sworn in.

  • Communal Violence Debate: Congress Following 'Pakistan's Agenda', Says BJP MP

    Communal Violence Debate: Congress Following 'Pakistan's Agenda', Says BJP MP

    The Congress today sharply attacked the ruling BJP in Parliament over what it called rising communal violence since it took power.

  • Rajnath Singh's Two-Hour Reply Tests the Patience of MPs

    Rajnath Singh's Two-Hour Reply Tests the Patience of MPs

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh - replying to a debate on his ministry's functioning in the Rajya Sabha today - spoke for over two hours straight, prompting the Congress's Satyavrat Chaturvedi to pledge that he would not ask the minister a question agai...

  • Rahul Gandhi vs BJP: Debate on Communal Violence Likely in Parliament Today

    Rahul Gandhi vs BJP: Debate on Communal Violence Likely in Parliament Today

    A discussion on recent incidents of communal violence - the demand for which brought an unusually aggressive Rahul Gandhi to the well of the Lok Sabha in protest last week - is likely to be held in the lower house today.

  • DMDK Stage Walk Out in Tamil Nadu Assembly

    DMDK Stage Walk Out in Tamil Nadu Assembly

    The DMDK members led by its Deputy Floor Leader Alagaapuram R Mohanraj today staged a walk out in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after they were denied permission to offer their views during a debate on demand for grants of Revenue Department.

  • Israeli Procedure Reignites Old Debate

    Israeli Procedure Reignites Old Debate

    Israeli military's "Hannibal procedure," one of its most dreaded and contentious directives, allows commanders to call in extra troops and air support to use maximum force to recapture a lost soldier.

  • To Study or Not to Study English: India Debates

    To Study or Not to Study English: India Debates

    Nearly two centuries after Lord Macaulay championed the introduction of English as a medium of education in India in 1835, a debate is still raging on the suitability of what many describe as a "foreign language" in a polyglot nation that has 22 offi...

  • Trying Juveniles as Adults: The Debate Rages On

    Trying Juveniles as Adults: The Debate Rages On

    A day after the cabinet cleared amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, the parents of the woman who died after being gangraped in a bus in Delhi in 2012, demanded fresh trial for the juvenile involved in the crime.

  • Rahul Gandhi May Get His Debate on Communal Violence. Will He Speak?

    Rahul Gandhi May Get His Debate on Communal Violence. Will He Speak?

    This Friday, the ball could be in the court of Rahul Gandhi, who complained yesterday of not being allowed to speak in Parliament.

  • Ethical Issue: Who Gets Experimental Ebola Drug?

    Ethical Issue: Who Gets Experimental Ebola Drug?

    The use of an experimental drug to treat two Americans diagnosed with Ebola is raising ethical questions about who gets first access to unproven new therapies for the deadly disease. But some health experts fear that debate over extremely limited dos...

  • Madam Speaker, Debate on Communal Violence is Essential

    Madam Speaker, Debate on Communal Violence is Essential

    PM Must Rise to His Responsibilities, Says Shashi Tharoor.

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