Articles by Arun George
Sep 19, 2015
Al-Qaida fighters shot and killed 45 Syrian army prisoners, claim activistsSuch killings of captured troops have been a common practice of the Islamic State group. However al-Qaida's branch in Syria, known as the Nusra Front, has not carried out such mass killings in the past.
Sep 18, 2015
Student who let 200 bees sting him to the study of 'huh': This year's Ig Nobel award winnersMichael Smith estimates he was stung about 200 times during his 2012 honeybee study. His conclusion: The three most painful places to get stung are the nostril, the upper lip and the male sex organ.
Sep 08, 2015
Rakesh Maria gets marching orders from Mumbai Police chief's post, Javed Ahmed to take chargeMumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria was on Tuesday promoted as the new Director General of Police (Home Guards), and Javed Ahmed appointed in his place.
Aug 31, 2015
Boko Haram attack leaves 56 dead in remote area of NigeriaBoko Haram's six-year-old uprising has left an estimated 20,000 people dead.
Aug 12, 2015
Parliament Live: PM is scared to act against Lalit Modi, says Rahul GandhiLive updates of the debate on Sushma Swaraj and the Lalit Modi scandal.
Aug 02, 2015
Minister says there's suggestion for 'no work, no pay' policy for MPs, then backs downMahesh Sharma, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, went on to add that the government is planning this and senior ministers are in touch with the opposition to reach a consensus.
Jul 29, 2015
Why Yakub Memon still has hope as SC decides fate on his execution todayA three-judge bench of the Supreme Court consisting of Justices Dipak Misra, Prafulla C Pant and Amitava Roy could decide today whether 1993 blast convict Yakub Memon's should be hanged as scheduled on his 53rd birthday which falls on Thursday.
Jul 22, 2015
Yakub Memon to be hanged: Is 1993 Mumbai blasts convict paying for being Tiger's brother?Yakub, who was perhaps the most suave member of the Memon family and also the most educated, finds himself on death row today after the Supreme Court upheld the sentence of the trial court.
Jul 13, 2015
Firstpost Salon Live! Know I'd done nothing wrong, says Shashi Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar's deathWe catch up with Shashi Tharoor in the second edition of Firstpost Salon. Here are the live updates.
Jul 13, 2015
How ill is Amma? Rumours of kidney ailment swirl as Jayalalithaa goes AWOLThe first rumours of her ill health began after Jayalalithaa failed to make many public appearances.