Faith, mental illness and state apathy in Maharashtra's Sailani village
Sailani village in Maharashtra has a population of 8000 people most of whom are mentally ill patients or the relatives who accompany them. There is a belief that the patients will be cured on being brought to the Sailani dargah.
The CPM-led Left government in Kerala, which came into power in 2016, will particularly be noted for two things: First is the constant criticism over political violence between the CPM and RSS, and the subsequent political deliberation by the BJP's central leadership. And secondly, repeated instances of caste-based discrimination in the state.
Assessing the impact of Burhan Wani's influence in J&K a year since his killing, and how he's come to personify the new-age militancy in the valley
On Burhan Wani's death anniversary, in Jammu and Kashmir sees the impact of Burhan Wani's influence.
Bajrang Dal training camps in Hanumangarh: A journey into the Hindutva heartland
Basirhat: Media's overblown reports belie deep Hindu-Muslim amity in violence-torn West Bengal region
An act of violence in West Bengal was overblown by the media and Firstpost contributor found out that in this area, runs a deep Hindu-Muslim friendship.
An inter-caste marriage widens caste rifts in a Kerala village, uniting the Hindus against the Chaklia community
The border village of Govindapuram, in the Palakkad district of Kerala, has been in the news following reports of discrimination by caste Hindus — both upper and backward castes.