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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
Sheila Dikshit interview: Modi won due to 'verbosity' and now he speaks too much

Dec 06, 2014

Sheila Dikshit interview: Modi won due to 'verbosity' and now he speaks too much

Even though she doesnt want to be a part of electoral politics, Sheila Dikshit tells us why Congress ideology remains relevant even today and why it will survive the test of time. She opens up about the Congress, politics and her future plans to Firstpost. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Sheila Dikshit #Narendra Modi #Delhi #Arvind Kejriwal #VeryCloseUp #AAP
Education or RSS agenda, what will BJP choose, asks AAP's Yogendra Yadav

Nov 18, 2014

Education or RSS agenda, what will BJP choose, asks AAP's Yogendra Yadav

senior AAP leader, Yogendra Yadav spoke to Firstpost in an exclusive interview. Here are edited excerpts: #BJP #VeryCloseUp #Smriti Irani #RSS #Yogendra Yadav #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Delhi assembly elections #HRD
Death for Nithari killer Koli Why Meerut jail's hangman calls it a noble job

Oct 29, 2014

Death for Nithari killer Koli Why Meerut jail's hangman calls it a noble job

Long wait is over for Pawan Kumar as the hangman is set to get his first assignment after SC rejected the plea of Surinder Koli, infamous Nithari killer. #Supreme Court #Capital punishment #Death sentence #VeryCloseUp #Nithari #Surinder Koli #Nithari Killer #Hangman #Executioner
Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena govt in Maharashtra Praful Patel alleges there were rumours

Oct 20, 2014

Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena govt in Maharashtra Praful Patel alleges there were rumours

In an interview, NCP leader Praful Patel tells NDTV why party decided to extend unconditional support to BJP after the Maharashtra poll results were out. #India #Narendra Modi #Uddhav Thackeray #VeryCloseUp #Shiv Sena #Praful Patel #Nationalist Congress Party #Maharashtra government #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014
Hope Nobel Peace Prize will bring India, Pak closer Kailash Satyarthi

Oct 11, 2014

Hope Nobel Peace Prize will bring India, Pak closer Kailash Satyarthi

For the Nobel Peace Prize winner who quit a bright career to take up the cudgels for Indias underprivileged children and endured several physical attacks in the relentless pursuit of his cause, it has been a long, difficult journey indeed. #India #VeryCloseUp #Nobel Peace Prize #Child Labour #Malala Yousafzai #Child Rights #Bachpan Bachao Andolan #Kailash Satyarthi
In praise of Hemu Medieval king reveals true intent of Hindutva history

Oct 10, 2014

In praise of Hemu Medieval king reveals true intent of Hindutva history

Subramanian Swamy in his nakedly communal speech says it was due to the struggle of people like Hemu that Muslims and Christians failed to convert 80 percent of Hindus. #Subramanian Swamy #Hindutva #VeryCloseUp #Nehru #VHP #Xenophobia #Akhil Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan Yojan #Vinayakrao Deshpande #Hemu #Indian history
Shruti Haasan talks about numbers, her hero Vishal and returning to Tamil cinema

Oct 08, 2014

Shruti Haasan talks about numbers, her hero Vishal and returning to Tamil cinema

Haasan played the female lead in Gabbar Singh, the Telugu remake of Dabangg. Last year, she had a super hit with the Telugu film Balupu and 2014 has been a good year for her, with two back to back hits. #VeryCloseUp #Shruti Haasan #Kamal Haasan #Gabbar Singh #Yarra #Balupu
Surveillance society: Hong Kong's 'Che' points at collapsing elitist facade of his city

Oct 06, 2014

Surveillance society: Hong Kong's 'Che' points at collapsing elitist facade of his city

The sudden reversal of political fortunes has thrown everything wide open in Hong Kong, as the elitist power structure fragments and crumbles. #China #VeryCloseUp #Hong Kong #Leung Chun-ying #Democracy in Hong Kong #Hong Kong protests #Lai Chi Kok prison #Leung Kwok-hung