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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Gwadar attack, Congress-JD(S) alliance, Jet Airways revival; today's must-read stories

HD Deve Gowda and sons held Congress-JD(S) coalition govt to ransom in 2004, reveals former Karnataka cop's book

A good part of the book is, in fact, devoted to the shenanigans of JD(S) leader HD Deve Gowda and his two sons — Revanna and Kumaraswamy — who constantly hassled Singh with demands of all kinds, the most frequent of which were transfer of officials.

Gwadar attack: Growing separatist violence in Balochistan indicates anger among locals against Chinese interference in Pakistan

The only hope for the Baloch is if China sees the futility of warring with them, and instead persuades Islamabad to give them more democratic space and rights. But that would be a contradiction on so many levels, that it's probably an impossibility.

Pep Guardiola's peerless system at Manchester City embodies Premier League's shift to proactive brand of football

Premier League football has transformed beyond recognition and there was a yearning for a team that would represent the shift to a more proactive way of playing football.

Jet Airways revival: Etihad Airways bids for minority stake in beleaguered airline; SBI-led lenders’ consortium, NIIF to get hit

Chastened by its bitter foreign experiences, Etihad seems to be careful with the revival of Jet Airways. Once bitten, twice shy. Etihad has been twice bitten and hence is being extra careful to the point of wanting to have the cake and eat it too.

In 'Draupadi has woken up', Renu Behl writes of a woman's 'duties' in patriarchal Punjab

That night, Pammo couldn’t sleep. Bebe’s words kept coming back to trouble her. She had promised Bebe that she would take care of all Nihal's needs and not let him be troubled in any way. Lying beside her, Makhan Singh snored as she tossed and turned. Who knows if it was the fear of the impending division of their land or home or her own importance or that of the man, but something woke the Draupadi that was asleep inside her.

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Updated Date: May 13, 2019 20:09:12 IST