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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rahul Gandhi's adopted village, BJP's national security policy, Endgame box office collection; today's must-read stories

Lok Sabha polls: In Amethi, Rahul Gandhi's adopted village may become his undoing as many rue lack of development

The primary grouse of Jagdishpur is that they never saw Rahul Gandhi after 2014, the year he adopted the village. In his absence, they hanker for tap water, clean streets, pucca homes, a new school—all the things they feel an adarsh village should have got.

From Vajpayee to Modi, BJP's national security policy has been consistent; Congress' claim of reduced defence spending fallacious

Both Modi and Vajpayee's BJP believe in a strong defence and a demand that India be accepted as an important actor on the world stage. The difference lies in the detail — while the Vajpayee government followed a policy of consultation, the Narendra Modi government has acquired a reputation of an undesirable degree of secrecy.

Avengers: Endgame box office collection— Marvel blockbuster becomes first Hollywood film to cross Rs 300 cr mark

Ever since its release, Avengers: Endgame has been on a record breaking spree. The final film in the Avengers saga hauled a whopping 18 crores on the ninth day of its release, and is expected to cross the Rs 300 crore mark after its second weekend run at the box office.

Bollywood's dominance and Punjabi pop singles: What to expect from India’s official music chart

It will be a 50-position all-genre singles chart based on radio airplay and data from five audio-streaming services. It will likely tell us which international songs have acquired mainstream popularity; past examples of this phenomenon include 'Shape Of You' by Ed Sheeran and 'Closer' by The Chainsmokers.

IPL 2019: Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra more than make up for Kagiso Rabada's absence in Delhi Capitals' victory over Rajasthan Royals

Ishant Sharma and Amit Mishra played a central role with the ball for Delhi Capitals on Saturday, dismantling the Rajasthan Royals batting lineup with a performance that was as clinical as it could get.

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Updated Date: May 05, 2019 19:33:18 IST