NDTV | Thursday September 3, 2015
Singapore-based Jim Rogers, billionaire commodity guru and trader, caught the attention of investors across the world, when in an interview to Mint newspaper he disclosed that he had sold all his stock holdings in India.
Diaspora | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from Reuters) | Wednesday September 2, 2015
A woman who had accused a cab driver of raping her in Delhi in December last year, which sparked countrywide debate on women safety, has voluntarily withdrawn the case she had filed against the app-based cab service Uber in the US, according to a court on Tuesday.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Vice President Hamid Ansari has called for affirmative action to address problems confronting Muslims in India, including "identity and security".
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Aligarh will be a part of the Festival's Debate strand - 'Riveting films that amplify, scrutinise and surprise'. "I am touched and very grateful that BFI has positioned Aligarh in such a relevant discussion," said director Hansal Mehta
Opinion | Shekhar Gupta | Tuesday September 1, 2015
The points to debate now, therefore, are not so much in the domain of the crime in all its gory, greed, passion, shame, fame and fear-laden detail. These are points that concern us as a society, a democracy, the way our financial wizards function and the state of our news media.
Gurgaon News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Inspector Umesh Bala is an odd one out in the Haryana police force. Not only does she have a male sounding name, she is also occupying what has traditionally been seen as a very male dominated post - a Station House Officer (SHO).
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said he wanted to hold a debate on granting special category status to the state and other issues mentioned in the AP Reorganisation Act, days after he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in this regard.
Shivangana Vasudeva, NDTV | Wednesday August 26, 2015
A recent warning issued by the Food and Drug Association (FDA) in the United States to a food company has ignited a fresh debate regarding misleading labels and product nomenclature.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The war of words over the Bihar package escalated today with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari challenging Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for a debate after he had called the Rs 1.25 lakh crore sop as a "repackaging" of old schemes for electoral gains.
PTI | Wednesday August 26, 2015
West government is taking steps for formally staking claim to 'Rasogolla' as the state's invention through the GI route at a time when the famous sweetmeat finds itself at the centre of a debate as to where it originated.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 23, 2015
In the wake of the debate over the death penalty following the execution of Mumbai attack convict Yakub Memon, the Supreme Court has said the death penalty is not inhuman or barbaric and will not violate the right to life and liberty in heinous crimes.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday August 20, 2015
US Federal Reserve officials widely agreed last month the economy was nearing the point where interest rates should move higher, but worried lagging inflation and a weak global economy posed too big a risk to commit to "liftoff."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 20, 2015
Pope Francis was drawn into the long-running debate over the Falkland Islands on Wednesday, when he was photographed holding a sign calling for dialogue on the islands' future.
Offbeat | Raksha Bihani | Thursday August 20, 2015
For every victory claimed in the cause of feminism, there are several instances of gender bias, stereotyping, discrimination and denial of even basic rights to women everywhere. As part of the charge against this rampant gender inequality, UN Women organised a Comic and Cartoon Competition in Europe to highlight the struggles of being a woman in a ...
NikhilNaz | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Sunil Gavaskar and Dean Jones agree that both Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma should get a place in Team India for the second Test against Sri Lanka.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday August 19, 2015
For young people trying to get a foot on the career ladder, internships offer valuable experience.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Irked over the stalling of GST Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today once again raked up the role of the upper house saying time has come to debate whether an 'indirectly elected' house can hold reforms passed by the 'directly-elected' Lok Sabha.
AkaashDasgupta | Sunday August 16, 2015
A number of umpiring decisions in the Galle Test that went against India have sparked an old debate - is it time India finally began to use DRS in bilateral series?
Saturday August 15, 2015
The debate about India not using DRS again started after Man of the Match Dinesh Chandimal, batting on 5, was adjudged not out off a bat-pad catch off Ravi Ashwin's bowling by umpire Nigel Llong. The replays however showed a thick inside edge onto pads before being snapped by KL Rahul at forward short leg. Chandimal's 162 proved to be a game-change...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
Parliament has been converted into an arena of combat rather than debate, President Pranab Mukherjee said observing that institutions of democracy are under stress and "correctives must come from within".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 14, 2015
Greek lawmakers finally voted through the country's third international bailout today after a bitter all-night debate, hours before European finance ministers were due to meet to approve the deal with Germany digging in its heels.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 14, 2015
An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl who was raped by her mother's boyfriend gave birth Thursday, rekindling the uproar over authorities' refusal to let her have an abortion.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 12, 2015
When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in approval, but rural Zambians who face a threat from big cats and receive a slice of hunting-related revenues complained, causing the government to change its mind.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday August 12, 2015
"The government rejects all the charges, the question of Sushma Swaraj's resignation does not arise," said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, bringing to a close an acrimonious debate on 'Lalitgate,' a controversy that paralysed the entire monsoon session.