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Aug 09, 2018
Democracy In India Part 15: Merit, not birth gets precedence as aura of elitism recedes from Indian militaryFreed from the control of British officers after Independence, the army wanted to self-Indianise, while people too established a bond with the army.
Jun 13, 2018
IAS lateral entry: The 'crush him, crushed him, found him crushed' school of bureaucracy and why it's nervousIf the government is determined to cut the cobweb of complexity created in governance by bureaucracy in the past, it is a welcome step. The lateral entry of officers from the private sector is apparently such a move.
May 21, 2018
Hicky's Bengal Gazette: Read an excerpt from a book on India's first newspaper, the people it featuredHicky's Bengal Gazette was an entertaining read for many, touched upon various civic issues and is representative of the prevalent attitudes of its time
Jan 23, 2018
Subhas Chandra Bose a true seeker: Netaji's life has lessons for those fighting for Hindutva and Hinduism todaySubhas Chandra Bose was probably one among the list of such profound pilgrims who had become a pilgrimage in themselves. His is a life of continuous struggle, passion, love and adventure.
Apr 24, 2017
Narendra Modi’s pitch for Jan-Dec fiscal year: A good move, but there’s a cost to itIf India migrates to the new format, a host of changes will have to be effected including the date of budget presentation, tax assessment year, reorganizing the tax infrastructure including at the company level and, mostly likely, adjust even the timing of Parliament sessions.
Apr 14, 2017
Obituary: Former J&K governor Girish Saxena was a gentleman who brought Valley back from the brinkThe courage and character of Girish 'Gary' Saxena, who died on Friday aged 90, was tested often, whether when he was an undercover agent in Pakistan (something he denied, but of which the Pakistani establishment was convinced), or as chief of RAW (India’s external intelligence agency), or as security adviser to the prime minister.
Nov 05, 2016
Shashi Tharoor: You can’t revenge yourself upon history, history is its own revengeShashi Tharoor's new book — An Era of Darkness — examines the legacy of the British Empire in India
May 11, 2016
Bills repealing over 1,000 redundant laws gets President's assentOver 1,000 outdated laws will be off the statute as President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to two legislations passed by the Parliament.
Mar 25, 2016
BJP MP Kushwaha hits out at Congress for berating VD SawarkarBJP on Friday hit back at Congress for running down BJP-RSS ideologue V D Savarkar, saying the day is not too far when even Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel would "appear anti-national" to the opposition party.
Aug 14, 2015
Meet the real before the reel one: Gour Hari Das on his idea of independent IndiaAhead of the Gour Hari Dastaan: The Freedom File's release on 14 August, Gour Hari Das spoke exclusively to Firstpost on his struggle, the diminishing idea of independent India and his shattered dreams.