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At 6.9% growth, new GDP formula gives Chidu's budget a post-facto boost

Jan 30, 2015

At 6.9% growth, new GDP formula gives Chidu's budget a post-facto boost

The government is planning to change the method of calculating GDP from this year. This will impact growth and deficit numbers marginally. #VeryCloseUp #National Sample Survey #GDP At Factor Cost #Gross Value Added #Central Statistical Commission #Pronob Sen
Bharat Ratna award: In proud Gwalior, Vajpayee evokes fond memories

Dec 25, 2014

Bharat Ratna award: In proud Gwalior, Vajpayee evokes fond memories

After watching the news of Vajpayee being conferred with Bharat Ratna, the residents of Kamal Singh ka Bagh at Shinde ki Chawni locality in Gwalior are visibly upbeat. #Atal Bihari Vajpayee #VeryCloseUp #bharat ratna #Gwalior #Vajpayee #Vajpayee birth place
Photos: For Delhi's homeless, braving the winter is a daily struggle

Dec 24, 2014

Photos: For Delhi's homeless, braving the winter is a daily struggle

As temperature plunges to bone-chilling levels in the national capital, lakhs of homeless people are forced to take shelter on footpaths, under flyovers. #Delhi #VeryCloseUp #ImagesOfTheDay #Delhi winter #Homeless #Winters #Homeless Shelter #Delhi in Winter
AIIMS to ISBT: For Delhi's homeless, there's no respite from the harsh winter

Dec 24, 2014

AIIMS to ISBT: For Delhi's homeless, there's no respite from the harsh winter

As temperature plunges to bone-chilling levels in Delhi, the government claims to have provided enough shelters for the homeless. Firstpost did a reality check and found that for the homeless Delhi winter remains a terrible time. #Delhi #VeryCloseUp #Delhi winter #Homeless #Winters #Homeless Shelter #Delhi in Winter
It was incredibly eye-opening, says Kal Penn on his Bhopal movie

Dec 08, 2014

It was incredibly eye-opening, says Kal Penn on his Bhopal movie

Kal Penn spoke to Firstpost and replied to e-mailed questions on this film, his career and how he learnt to be an Indian for his role in Bhopal #VeryCloseUp #Ravi Kumar #Kal Penn #Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain

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Jackpot a roller-coaster ride with 'femme fatale' Sunny Leone Kaizad Gustad

Dec 13, 2013

Jackpot a roller-coaster ride with 'femme fatale' Sunny Leone Kaizad Gustad

Gustad has put his troubles behind him and is all set with his first offering in a decade, Jackpot, a crime caper he describes as a roller-coaster ride. #Jackpot #VeryCloseUp #Naseeruddin Shah #Boom #Sunny Leone #Kaizad Gustad
Vedanta vs Niyamgiri How a tiny tribal hamlet said no to mining

Jul 19, 2013

Vedanta vs Niyamgiri How a tiny tribal hamlet said no to mining

At the first of 12 palli sabhas, nothing deterred 36 Dongria Kondhs who rejected Vedantas bauxite mining plans and claimed the entire Niyamgiri as their own #Vedanta #VeryCloseUp #Illegal mining #Niyamgiri #Niyamagiri hills #Serkapadhi Odisha