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Mumbai Police responds to Firstpost story, assures investigation

Mar 26, 2013

Mumbai Police responds to Firstpost story, assures investigation

On Sunday, a group of Mizos were mistreated by some on-duty cops in Mumbai. However, the force took note of the incident and assured of an investigation. #Mumbai Police #Mizoram #FirstpostTake #Kima #Sadanand Date
World Record: Abhishek Nayar bowls a 17-ball over

Mar 13, 2013

World Record: Abhishek Nayar bowls a 17-ball over

The over actually started on a high, with Nayar bowling GH Vihari. It was his third delivery that was called a wide and started the meltdown. #Abhishek Nayar #FirstpostTake #Deodhar Trophy #West Zone
Is English education an answer to Dalits' woes?

Feb 15, 2013

Is English education an answer to Dalits' woes?

Dalit political scientist Kancha Ilaiah points out that tempests in teacups over politics of symbolism shouldn't take over a pressing need to make education in English accessible to Dalits. #Kancha Ilaiah #FirstpostTake #Dalit children
Good, bad and pretty: Bollywood's favourite Muslim stereotypes

Feb 06, 2013

Good, bad and pretty: Bollywood's favourite Muslim stereotypes

Rachel Dwyer, a professor of cinema and culture in Soas, has put together a list of the popular Muslim stereotypes in Bollywood films. #FirstpostTake #Bollywood Muslims
Govt gets flak from global human rights body for not scrapping AFSPA

Feb 04, 2013

Govt gets flak from global human rights body for not scrapping AFSPA

New York-based Human Rights watch points out corruption, non-implementation of laws and a laid-back bureaucracy as the reasons behind human rights violations in India. #Human Rights Watch #FirstpostTake