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Jan 25, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind, in first ever Republic Day eve address, calls citizens 'pillars' of republicPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday asked the rich to renew India's age-old culture of philanthropy by voluntarily giving up their entitlements for those with greater need
Jan 24, 2018
Rahul Gandhi’s rich vs poor query is in order, but shouldn’t he have tweeted it to himself rather than Modi?If contrition is Rahul’s aim, then his attitude is commendable. He should now take the next logical step and ask the right question to the right person.
Jan 23, 2018
Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidentsFirstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.
Jan 11, 2018
Puducherry govt will give clothes instead of cash to Scheduled Caste and BPL ration card holders for PongalPuducherry government has said families belonging to the Scheduled Caste community and those living below poverty line here would receive cash instead of garments for Pongal
Dec 31, 2017
Xi Jinping pledges to continue economic reforms in China, says the country will defend authority of UNChina's President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged to continue domestic economic reforms and maintain the country's international prominence in 2018.
Dec 24, 2017
India has many nationalisms; BJP’s is only one of themBJP's religious nationalism is the main reason why so many people wanted the party to decline in Gujarat, no matter what their political affiliation is
Dec 22, 2017
In 2011, 5.25 crore Indians slipped into poverty due to health costs; second highest after BangladeshIn 2011, 4.1 percent Indians slipped into poverty, earning less than Rs 84 per person per day, due to out-of-pocket health expenditure.
Dec 10, 2017
From discrediting intellectuals to incompetent appointments: All the ways Narendra Modi regime has changed IndiaOver the past few weeks, we've been seeing a range of articles on how Indian polity and society have changed since the demolition of the Babri Masjid. The Ram Janmabhoomi movement (along with the India-China War of 1962 and the Emergency milieu) was a crucial turning point in the political fortunes of the Hindu right. It is, however, important to point out what all has changed in terms of polity, state policy and social responses in India since the Modi government first came to power in 2014.
Dec 05, 2017
Ali Abdullah Saleh killed: Man who 'danced on the heads of snakes' ruled Yemen by constantly shifting alliancesAli Abdullah Saleh survived for decades as Yemen's strongman, playing both sides in the multiple guerrilla conflicts and civil wars that tore apart Yemen.
Nov 28, 2017
Zimbabwe declares Robert Mugabe's birthday a holiday; had previously named a university, buildings and roads after himZimbabwe has made former president Robert Mugabe's birthday a public holiday, a state daily reported, nearly a week after the long-time ruler stepped down.