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Northeasterners continue to face racist attacks in Bangalore
India

Northeasterners continue to face racist attacks in Bangalore

Amit Kar and Samrat Pradhan from the Northeast staying in Bangalore were stopped on their way to a medical store and harassed by the police.

Media usage during COVID-19 lockdown: Indian users flock to FB and WhatsApp; general news sites see numbers rise
World

Media usage during COVID-19 lockdown: Indian users flock to FB and WhatsApp; general news sites see numbers rise

The coronavirus outbreak hasn't just changed the way people live their lives in India and around the world, but has also affected a change in the way news is consumed.

Best of 2019: Wimbledon, Cricket World Cup, Eliud Kipchoge, Steve Smith feature in Firstpost Sports' top articles this year
Sports

Best of 2019: Wimbledon, Cricket World Cup, Eliud Kipchoge, Steve Smith feature in Firstpost Sports' top articles this year

Over the course of 2019, the sports journalists of Firstpost filed quite a few important stories and we think it's worth the time to revisit them. Here's the list of Firstpost’s 10 best pieces of 2019.

Firstpost launches season 4 of 9 Months, parenting series to focus on kids from toddlers to pre-teens
Life

Firstpost launches season 4 of 9 Months, parenting series to focus on kids from toddlers to pre-teens

The launch of 9 Months witnessed a Blogger's meet in Mumbai comprising a panel discussion between actors Malini Kapoor, Suchitra Pillai and chef Rakhee Vaswani among others that provided a take on parenting through their hands on experiences.

Firstpost bags four prizes at the Media Brand Awards; website wins the Online Publisher of the Year Award
Business

Firstpost bags four prizes at the Media Brand Awards; website wins the Online Publisher of the Year Award

Firstpost won four awards at the Media Brand Awards that were announced in New Delhi on 19 July, including the Online Publisher of the Year Award

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 218: Pakistan stun England in ICC Cricket World Cup; Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep advance to French Open quarters and more
Sports

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 218: Pakistan stun England in ICC Cricket World Cup; Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep advance to French Open quarters and more

In this episode of Firstpost Spodcast, we discuss Pakistan's win over England in ICC Cricket World Cup, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep's march to French Open quarters and other sports news

Firstpost Campaign Trails: To Varanasi & Ghazipur
India

Firstpost Campaign Trails: To Varanasi & Ghazipur

Firstpost took 8 of its readers to play the role of journalists in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Sinha’s Varanasi and Ghazipur Lok Sabha constituencies, respectively, in early May.

Network18 Digital trumps Times Internet on Lok Sabha election results day with a record 56.2 million users
India

Network18 Digital trumps Times Internet on Lok Sabha election results day with a record 56.2 million users

With unmatched speed and accuracy in election results, election after election, Network18 Digital has set an all new benchmark in election results coverage

Missing the Mood for the Breeze
Politics

Missing the Mood for the Breeze

The media missed the Modi juggernaut that wasn’t even trying to hide in plain sight, and looked for results in the wrong place—the corridors of the national capital. All exit polls, however, got the direction right: Modi was coming back

Prannoy Roy, Dohrab Sopariwala to discuss their book on Indian elections with Anil Dharker at launch event by LitLive!
Life

Prannoy Roy, Dohrab Sopariwala to discuss their book on Indian elections with Anil Dharker at launch event by LitLive!

At the launch, authors Prannoy Roy and Dohrab Sopariwala will discuss the workings of the Indian elections with Anil Dharker, the Founder and Festival Director of Literature Live!

A note from the editors: Why Firstpost, an avowedly-online animal, is going to arrive at your doorstep as a weekly newspaper
India

A note from the editors: Why Firstpost, an avowedly-online animal, is going to arrive at your doorstep as a weekly newspaper

Each weekend, Firstpost will bring a carefully-curated collection of original reportage, opinion and analysis.

Devendra Fadnavis releases first look of Firstpost weekly newspaper; launch set for Republic Day
India

Devendra Fadnavis releases first look of Firstpost weekly newspaper; launch set for Republic Day

On Thursday, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis released the first look of the Firstpost newspaper owned by the media group Network18.

Firstpost Explains: It cannot match Formula 1 in speed, so what makes Formula E so exciting?
Sports

Firstpost Explains: It cannot match Formula 1 in speed, so what makes Formula E so exciting?

Formula E is a far way off Formula 1 in terms of pace as of now. Yet, in this edition of Firstpost Explains, we talk about what makes the all-electric series so exciting.

Firstpost Explains: Why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host once-prestigious Olympics
Sports

Firstpost Explains: Why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host once-prestigious Olympics

Earlier last week, Calgary citizens voted against the city hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics. But why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host the once-prestigious Games? Firstpost explains

Firstpost opinion, analysis, commentary and reviews are now available on WhatsApp
India

Firstpost opinion, analysis, commentary and reviews are now available on WhatsApp

A selection of the best Firstpost articles across the fields of Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Business and more are now available to you via WhatsApp

Soorma box office collection: Diljit Dosanjh-Taapsee Pannu starrer registers Rs 3.25 crore opening
Entertainment

Soorma box office collection: Diljit Dosanjh-Taapsee Pannu starrer registers Rs 3.25 crore opening

The Diljit Dosanjh-starrer Soorma collected Rs. 3.25 cr on its release, opening to a slow morning but picking up speed later in the day

Firstpost chosen best digital news platform by afaq's Buzziest Brands poll
Business

Firstpost chosen best digital news platform by afaq's Buzziest Brands poll

With Firstpost taking home the award as the only digital news platform, it amply illustrates that digital news is being voraciously consumed by people.

'Self-compliance will strengthen policing and security': BMC chief Ajoy Mehta shares with Firstpost his vision for Mumbai
India

'Self-compliance will strengthen policing and security': BMC chief Ajoy Mehta shares with Firstpost his vision for Mumbai

BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta visited the offices of Firstpost on Monday, 22 January, to shed more light on what self-compliance means, and also on other issues the city faces today.