Articles by Debobrat Ghose
Jan 16, 2018
'Friends and like-minded people are supporting me', says Supreme Court petitioner in judge BH Loya caseOn Tuesday, advocate Harish Salve, appearing on behalf of Maharashtra government in the case of judge BH Loya's death, handed over sealed documents to the Supreme Court. After today's hearing in front of Justice Arun Mishra, 48-year-old Bandhuraj Sambhaji Lone, the petitioner in the Loya case, a senior journalist based in Mumbai who works in the Marathi media, spoke with Firstpost.
Jan 05, 2018
Aditya Verma interview: 'My long term objective is to see Bihar cricket reach greater heights'Aditya Verma’s journey to get recognition for his state began in 2007-08 when he visited Mumbai frequently to meet BCCI officials, often to be shooed away.
Jan 02, 2018
Triple talaq bill will save Muslim women from social evils, says new BJP member Ishrat Jahan, who had moved SC against practiceIshrat Jahan, a 31-year-old anti-triple talaq crusader who had moved the Supreme Court against the practice, says she joined the BJP because it's the only party which understood the pain of Muslim women like her
Dec 31, 2017
Gujarat election result shows reaffirmation of people's faith in Narendra Modi's policies, says state's chief secretaryIn an interview to Firstpost, Gujarat Chief Secretary JN Singh denied he attributed the ruling party’s loss of seats to challenges that came during election
Dec 28, 2017
Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: BJP, Congress jockey for position with eye on Karnataka Assembly electionDespite Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealing to all members of Parliament for a consensus on the triple talaq bill, the Opposition stuck to its stand of ‘conditional support’. The Congress rider came in the form of removal of the ‘criminality clause’ and referral of the Bill to the Standing Committee.
Dec 27, 2017
Indian Army carries out cross-border raid: Top officials and defence analysts hail govt backing, call it 'motivation pill' for troopsFor a change, political leadership and the Indian Army seem to have given themselves clarity on who calls the shots. Unlike the defensive approach towards Pakistan’s mercenary activities on the border thus far, on Monday night the army crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and killed three Pakistani soldiers in a 'tactical retaliatory strike'.
Dec 17, 2017
Rahul Gandhi must break free from past; strengthen grassroots to usher in a new era in CongressRahul Gandhi will need lot of luck in order to bring about complete revival of Congress and defeat BJP, Narendra Modi in the upcoming elections
Dec 04, 2017
Rahul as Congress president: Euphoria over Gandhi scion's elevation tempered by expectations, uneasy futureRahul's task is compounded by the fact that the field is not easy. He faces the biggest political juggernaut of our time: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Dec 01, 2017
Barack Obama's HTLS address was diplomacy at its best: Former US president steered clear of controversyOn Friday, former US president Barack Obama was a relaxed man, who has seen it all, been there, done that; and the relaxed demeanor showed in his countenance.
Nov 30, 2017
Narendra Modi at HTLS 2017 focused on how govt's tough decisions, pro-poor policies helped IndiaNarendra Modi, who is known for treading the unconventional path and taking unexpected tough measures, chose not to utter a single word on the upcoming Gujarat polls.