Firstpost Editor's Picks: BS Yediyurappa's half-cabinet, Rajnath Singh on nuclear policy, Khayyam's death; today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa's half-cabinet, Rajnath Singh on 'no first use' nuclear policy, music composer Khayyam's death; today's must-read stories
Karnataka BJP strongman 'BSY' may be fast turning into a 'BS Why' for the party's central leadership. And it's not just because chief minister BS Yediyurappa is past 75 years of age, which is also Bharatiya Janata Party's supposed retirement age for positions of authority.
Everything about Rajnath Singh's reference to India's 'no first use' (NFU) nuclear policy — first in comments to media in Pokhran and subsequently in a tweet — carries an unmistakable imprint of a change in India's nuclear doctrine without confirming to do so.
India head coach Pullela Gopichand was spotted in a rare moment of ecstasy as he clenched his fists and let a smile cross his face. It was that kind of a victory for his pupil, HS Prannoy, whose form of late had left much to be desired.
Afghanistan's intelligence service, the Riyasat-e Amniyat-e Milli, has been working overtime to ensure the release of six Indians held prisoner by the Taliban. They even freed some terrorists from state custody to secure the release of one of the kidnapped men in March. But now, with India-Pakistan relations sharply deteriorating, fears are mounting for their safety.
To understand his brilliance, all you need to do is to imagine a poet becoming a music composer, add some passion for literature, layer it with a profound understanding of the world around and what you have is Khayyam.
Sirsa has been a prominent face of the Akali Dal in the national capital and was a strong supporter of the farmers' protests against the three contentious farm laws.
The home minister addressing the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on its final day emphasised that India was in a state of 'policy paralysis' before 2014, and it was changed by the present dispensation
Shah said for the first time since Independence, those living in the hill areas of Manipur have felt that there is a central government which thinks about their welfare