articles by Siddhartha Rai


In Dollar We Trust: How money has muddied American politics—Sam Bankman-Fried purchased Democrats, Republicans

Sam Bankman-Fried stole money from the customers of his FTX cryptocurrency exchange to give out over $100 million in political campaign contributions before the 2022 US midterm elections


Sanatan Dharma 'hate speech': Legal notice to Chennai Police, have 7 days to file FIR against Udhayanidhi Stalin

The legal notice to Chennai Police stated that Udhayanidhi Stalin 'a responsible person' had delivered the speech 'with clear intention of hurting the religious sentiments of Sanatani population of the country'


Udhayanidhi Vs Sanatan Dharma: Rights body asks Chennai CP for FIR, to move SC citing contempt of hate speech ruling

Firstpost has learnt that rights body Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) Monday will move the office of the Police Commissioner of Chennai to inquire whether he has registered a suo motu FIR against Udhayanidhi in the matter.


Japan silently preparing to take on China, defence ministry wants record $52.67 billion in 2024

The Japanese defence ministry, according to reports, Thursday asked for a record 7.7 trillion yen ($52.67 billion) as budget for FY 2024


Why I.N.D.I.A is alien to India, Indians and will not make a PM out of Rahul Gandhi

Congress, after long, seems to think that they have landed on a formula that they think might mislead the people of India, once more, to confuse the Congress with India


'Dushyant Chautala has gone blind for Muslim vote bank': VHP slams Haryana DyCM for blaming saffron outfit for Nuh riots

The senior VHP functionary also said that those standing with Dushyant in their assessment of the Nuh violence must take a cue from the Supreme Court


Nuh Violence: Centre to permanently station Rapid Action Force in Mewat, Amit Shah to soon lay foundation stone

Gurugram MP Inderjit Singh had proposed the RAF camp to be set up in Mewat to prevent communal clashes back in 2014 in the wake of Hindu-Muslim clashes


From Earth, Water to Air: PM Modi delivered North East back to India and Opposition is afraid of it

The Union budget for the Northeast region has nearly doubled in the last nine years since the NDA government came to power


‘Leaders don’t want Muslims to become Indian for vote-bank politics; community wants UCC’: RSS leader Indresh Kumar

He also cited the severe exploitation of women in the absence of UCC. “Muslim women have suffered huge exploitation, so they want the UCC as soon as possible,” Kumar said


Congress, Opposition parties will split down the middle when UCC goes to vote in Parliament: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi talking about the News18 UCC survey that showed that an overwhelming number of Muslim women in India want uniform laws on inheritance, marriage and divorce across age and education brackets


Women’s ministry data shows Nirbhaya scheme is well-funded, monitored and effective

The Centre has been releasing generally over Rs 500 crore for every of the last eight years. Till date, Rs 7,212.85 crore has been made available to the fund by the Central government


RSS Muslim wing launches pan-India campaign, survey on UCC

Mohammad Afzal, the national convenor said Muslim Rashtriya Manch had conducted a national abhyas varg in Madhya Pradesh between June 8 and 11 and passed a resolution on the UCC and why it should be made into a law


With PM Modi in US, left-liberals are targeting India once more, but with spent cartridges

Around 70 Democrats have written a letter to US President Joe Biden to raise concerns with visiting Indian PM Narendra Modi about human rights, press freedom and religious freedoms in India, among other things


Why attacking Gita Press doesn't augur well for Rahul Gandhi's Congress in 2024 polls

Gita Press was started in 1923 to promote spirituality among Indians by way of Hindu religious scriptures and literature. The Bhagwat Gita played a seminal role in India’s freedom struggle and Gita Press was there to publish innumerable copies of it


George Soros’ hand is clearly visible in thinly veiled attempts of Amnesty International, HRW to mar PM Modi’s US visit

George Soros has been funding the two so-called human rights groups — Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch — for a long time


Intelligentized Warfare: AI implants in brain & body, China prepping to bring machine speed to war against Taiwan, US

China is bringing the human brain and artificial intelligence together so much so that war will be led by human beings who will compute on machine speed. This cognitive warfare to capture the enemy's will, without having fired a single shot will disrupt warfare as we have known till now


FP EXCLUSIVE: WATCH | NCPCR chief Priyank Kanoongo catches ‘child traffickers’ red handed on train to Delhi

The incident took place on the night between May 30 and 31 when Priyank Kanoongo, NCPCR chairperson, was travelling by train from Katni district in Madhya Pradesh to Delhi


This is Savarkar’s India, not Nehru’s

The new Parliament building was inaugurated on May 28, the day Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was born, and just a day after Jawaharlal Nehru died


In true Nehruvian spirit, Congress has tried to sap Sengol’s significance, but Jairam Ramesh will have to eat his words

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has tried to undercut the history of the scared Sengol as 'BOGUS'


Why priest took Sengol back from Lord Mountbatten, sprinkled holy water on it, invoked the Divine, then gave it to Nehru

Sengol is to become, once again, the symbol of India’s power, adorning the central position in the new Parliament structure