Firstpost Editor's Picks: Chandrababu Naidu's loss in AP, Muslims in new India, Champions League final; today's must-read stories

With Andhra Pradesh loss and no role in national politics, has Chandrababu Naidu reached end of the road?

Chandrababu Naidu needs an honest appraisal of what went so hopelessly kaput with his party. He can be excused for taking comfort from the fact that even if he lost, he can't be accused of not trying.

Being Muslim in New India is an inherently existential struggle, subsumed as community is under an emergent Hindu nation

Today, any conversation about the Muslim has to eventually lead to discussions on the Hindu, Hinduism and Hindu Rashtra. The Muslim exists but only in the context of a Hindu Rashtra and hence, the Muslim does not exist in/for himself.

Champions League: After 14 years of tireless tribulations, inspired Liverpool shine in golden glow of history and magic

The hard work starts here; this is a new Liverpool’s year one. Last night was the culmination of Liverpool’s collective coming of age — the management, the upper-management, the players and lastly but not least-ly, the fans.

Bharat director Ali Abbas Zafar says he really wants to work with Aamir, SRK, Ranbir and Varun, but ‘Bhai is not leaving me'

Salman Khan’s Bharat — one of the biggest and most anticipated films this year, is Ali Abbas Zafar’s third collaboration with the superstar after Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai . Firstpost caught up with the director for a chat about (among other things) making Salman work harder with each film and adapting a Korean film to an Indian context.

Ek Anek Aur Ekta: How Vijaya Mulay's 1974 animated short film reflected the optimism of a young nation

Ek Anek Aur Ekta, Mulay's animated short film, is rightly considered a classic today, but it’s important to remember its ultimate purpose — to inculcate a spirit of tolerance and mutual respect, traits in short supply in our country today.

 

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Updated Date: Jun 02, 2019 19:54:41 IST