Articles by Pallavi Rebbapragada
Mar 22, 2017
MCD Elections 2017: To win, BJP's Manoj Tiwari will need to break the curse of diaspora politicsBJP's Manoj Tiwari needs to either uplift Delhi's migrants economically or take pains to conserve their culture; empty populism may not be the smartest move
Mar 21, 2017
Yogi Adityanath is new UP CM: A peek into the Hindu hardliner's belief systemYogi Adityanath, the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is a man of many layers whose eccentric personality has made him a subject of intrigue.
Mar 20, 2017
Vidya Balan: I don't have a brand of feminism; I practice and don't preachVidya Balan says she doesn’t preach feminism, like a doctrine, she just goes ahead and practices.
Mar 11, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: Disenchantment with the system could be reason for tie between Congress, BJPDemocracy could either spoil you for choice or leave you with no choice, just like neutrality isn't as much a result of confusion but a rejection of two sides that one perceives as equally imperfect.
Mar 10, 2017
UP Election 2017: Mayawati may try to script a comeback, but SP and BJP stand in her wayOn March 11, 2017, a 61-year-old Mayawati could either lose her image of the reigning Dalit Queen or prove that her silent ground work has struck a deep chord with the public—and not just those who believe her style of governance is the only way to tackle Uttar Pradesh’s crumbling law and order situation.
Mar 09, 2017
UP Election 2017: If SP-Congress manage to pull off win, it's a reminder to not write off the GandhisIf the Congress' alliance with Samajwadi Party pays off, then the party will have the prudence and management skills of the Gandhi trio — Rahul, Priyanka and Sonia — to thank
Mar 05, 2017
‘Jinnah couldn’t teach us Urdu, Bollywood has taught us Hindi’: Shadhona's Lubna MariumLubna Marium is artistic director at Dhaka's Shadhona, a center for the advancement of South Asian culture. She tells us about the bonds between India and Bagladesh
Mar 02, 2017
Sudhir Kumar arrest in Bihar: Backing officer is not backing corruption, says IAS body chiefBy backing the officer, we are not backing corruption or crime, we are simply saying there is a legal method in which proceedings must be carried out, says Indian Civil and Administrative Service (Central) Association, honorary secretary, Sanjay Bhoosreddy.
Feb 25, 2017
Amartya Sen: Govt might benefit in short run by stifling opinion, but memories will stayAmartya Sen was speaking with Firstpost in light of the re-launch of an expanded version of Collective Choice & Social Welfare
Jan 31, 2017
Malnutrition: How Budget 2017 can do justice to India’s starving children by making nutrition a national emergencyIndia is one of the highest ranking countries in the world in children suffering from malnutrition.