President Ram Nath Kovind says journalism passing through critical phase, 'fake news' emerging as new menace
Fake news has emerged as a new menace whose purveyors proclaim themselves as journalists and taint this noble profession, the president said at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism awards ceremony in New Delhi
Shot putter Manpreet Kaur set to lose national record, Asian title after NADA hands her four-year suspension over doping violation
Manpreet stands to lose her Asian title which she won in Bhubaneswar in 2017, while her national record of 18.86m will be erased under all circumstances.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 16: India's defeat at Lord's, Manchester City's win over Arsenal and more on our daily sports podcast
The second India-England Test, which ended with a resounding victory for the hosts, Manchester City's thumping start to the Premier League and golfer Viraj Madappa's title — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.
Qatar used secret 'black operations' campaign to sabotage rival bids for 2022 World Cup, claims report
Whistleblower emails show Qatar's bid team paid a PR firm as well as former CIA agents to disseminate "fake propaganda" concerning main rivals Australia and the US during their campaign to host the 2022 competition
2007 Mecca Masjid blast verdict: Swami Aseemanand, 4 others acquitted; AIMIM's Owaisi slams court's order
All five people accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case have been acquitted by the NIA Special Court in Hyderabad.
Facebook added that the publishers can add this breaking tag to one post every day in addition to five more posts each month.
Blast at Cochin Shipyard kills 5, three trapped inside burning ship: ONGC-owned vessel Sagar Bhushan was 'under maintenance'
At least five people died after a blast rocked Cochin Shipyard on Tuesday. Reportedly, a ship by the name Sagar Bhushan was under maintenance at the shipyard and the blast occurred in its water tanker.
In a 9-0 verdict, Supreme Court says right to privacy is a Fundamental Right: Highlights from judgment
The Supreme Court on Thursday declared to right to privacy as a Fundamental right under the Constitution.
In Kavan, director KV Anand has zoomed into the topical world of TRP-driven news channels, sting operations, paid news and the ‘Breaking News’ syndrome. Vijay Sethupathi is an idealist television anchor who wants to clean up the corrupt system prevailing in television channels which are only looking at eyeballs and revenue.
Two men armed with knives took several people hostage in a church in a town in France's northern Normandy region on Tuesday, a police source said.
As I write this piece I hope for peace and wish the city, which is just eight miles away from Waterloo where a resurgent Napoleon was finally defeated in 1815, defeats the fear of IS in their minds as the administration figures out their fight back.
The NBSA has asked news channel Times Now to issue an apology and pay a fine for its reportage on the Jasleen Kaur case. But they're not they only ones who are guilty.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the political class is now under increased media scrutiny.
Four persons were today detained here in connection with the gang rape of a 72-year-old nun in Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district,