Firstpost Editor's Picks: AgustaWestland case, row over The Accidental Prime Minister, Pulwama encounter; today's must-read stories

AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel names 'Mrs Gandhi'; alleged middleman sent to 7-day ED custody

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday told Delhi's Patiala court that the prime accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, Christian Michel, has named "Mrs Gandhi" while being interrogated, but the context of his statement was not clear.

The Accidental Prime Minister: How BJP, Congress created an accidental controversy through a comedy of errors

If the BJP made a blunder by officially promoting the movie instead of letting its proxies do the work, the Congress ironically emerged as the film’s unlikely "rescuer" by creating a ruckus over the trailer and ensuring that enough controversy is generated for the movie to become a hit in box office.

Bogibeel Bridge opened: Residents of northern Assam hopeful for future, but fear environmental degradation, demographic changes

It is not easy for those unfamiliar with the region, to even begin realising how big a change the opening of the Bogibeel bridge means. What used to be a three-hour journey across the mighty Brahmaputra in the past is now just a 7-minute sauntering drive.

Security forces kill 4 Jaish-e-Muhammad militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; civilians protest near encounter site

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Rajpora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, police said. According to local media, four militants belonging to the Jaish-e-Muhammad terror outfit were killed in the gunfight.

Donald Trump's remarks on terrorism in Pakistan, trade in China show US policy will play major role in Asia in 2019

Early fears that US president Donald Trump was going to turn his back on the rest of the world, particularly Asia, has proved unfounded. In fact, it has turned out to be quite the opposite.

Updated Date: Dec 29, 2018 20:15:12 IST