Firstpost Editor's Picks: Kulbhushan Jadhav case, backlash to Miyah poetry, Kangana Ranaut on spat with media; today's must-read stories
Editor's Picks: ICJ rules in favour of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Neeraj Shekhar's switch to BJP, backlash to Miyah poetry; today's must-read stories.
The deal Pakistan hopes to make builds on a secret diplomatic offer earlier made to New Delhi. Documents submitted to the International Court of Justice show that Pakistan had first offered to extradite Jadhav in a letter dated 30 October, 2017.
In the present situation, the NDA lacks a majority in the Rajya Sabha, which occasionally causes embarrassment to the central government and stalls some key Bills. The NDA had earlier accepted this situation. However, the current BJP dispensation is showing a different approach.
The idea that people have to pledge loyalty to an official language and may not even write poems in their own language — as seen in the backlash to Miyah poetry — seems pretty extreme by exclusionary standards.
It was not too long ago that the USFDA had found deficiencies relating to medicine quality in India. The issue still persists. This makes it rather imperative to put in place a regulatory infrastructure to ensure that global quality and safety demands are adhered to at the domestic and export front.
Ranaut, who has been boycotted by multiple journalist bodies after refusing to apologise for her spat with a reporter, says she doesn't have to entertain anyone she feels threatened by. "Why do you use the identity of a journalist when you want the freedom of a troll?" she asks.
Addressing the foundation day of the All India Mahila Congress, Gandhi said that the ideology of the Congress was completely opposite of the BJP-RSS and only one of the two ideologies can rule the country.
Earlier this week, the BJP MLAs from Bagda and Bishnupur, Biswajit Das and Tanmoy Ghosh, had joined Mamata Banerjee's party
Thalaivi exaggerates events for dramatic effect so much so that if we made two-three more biopics like this, we would end up giving Jayalalithaa sainthood.