Firstpost Editor's Picks: Pollachi sexual assault case, Christchurch attack and 'shitposting', Zinedine Zidane's winning start; today's must-read stories
The Madras HC posed an important question, “Why didn’t the rape receive sufficient attention? Why do rapes in UP and Delhi get more airtime than Pollachi?”
The High Court of Madras posed an important question, “Why didn’t the rape receive sufficient attention? Why do rapes in UP and Delhi get more airtime than Pollachi?” Tamil Nadu has been discussing Pollachi since the video was released. Nobody outside the state seems to have been as affected by this incident for quite a while.
While a lot of ink would be spilt writing about growing Islamophobia in the West, what needs to be brought to the forefront is also the toxic subculture of 'shitposting'. This subculture doesn't just involve white supremacists but a rather large ideological cocktail spanning continents, both the East and the West.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah as well as state and national BJP leaders changed their names on Twitter. This includes Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, JP Nadda, Jayant Sinha and Dharmendra Pradhan, and party leaders Amit Malviya, Suresh Nakhua, Mukul Roy, Jitu Vaghani, Raghubar Das, among others.
At Prayagraj, it is the Yamuna that contributes much more water than the Ganga. Upstream of the confluence, the Ganga is wide but, “so shallow that it is possible to walk across the river in the lean season,” said Parvendra Singh, a scientist with NEERI.
Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid's outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win over Celta Vigo on Saturday but LaLiga's title race could well be over after Atletico Madrid were beaten by Athletic Bilbao.
India vs New Zealand ODIs preview: Hosts eye World No. 1 crown as Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar aim to cement their places
India have a chance to become the number one ODI team in the world and for that, they will have to win all three ODIs against New Zealand.
Highlights, India vs New Zealand 1st T20I, Full Cricket Score: Black Caps collect 21-run win in Ranchi
Highlights, India vs New Zealand Full Cricket Score, 1st T20I: Washington Sundar's defiant 50 goes in vain as India finish on 155/9 after being set 177 to win by the Kiwis.
Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell's half-centuries helped New Zealand post a competitive 176/6 before spinners Mitchell Santner and Michael Bracewell helped restrict India to 155/9 in reply.