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Parents in New India: Abused, abandoned, betrayed
Life

Parents in New India: Abused, abandoned, betrayed

Indians increasingly see their old parents as burdens to be either dumped, ignored or mistreated. The grim statistics tell a sad tale of betrayal.

Firstpost's first year: A video summary
India

Firstpost's first year: A video summary

Happy Birthday to us! We take a quick look back at what has been an extremely heady year for Firstpost.

Rajya Sabha debate: Are we angry because it is Sachin?
First Cricket News

Rajya Sabha debate: Are we angry because it is Sachin?

One of India's finest cricket writers, Ayaz Memon, however, can't understand what the fuss is all about.

Is Man United's soccer school really worth it?
Sports

Is Man United's soccer school really worth it?

No disrespect to Manchester United's venture to spread training schools around Asia, but the fact remains that they do little to help Indian football grow the way it should.

Video: What Budget 2012 means for markets
Economy

Video: What Budget 2012 means for markets

The markets did not expect much from the Union Budget and the Budget did not give much to the markets either. In that sense, it met market expectations.

Video: Dissecting Budget 2012 with Firstpost
Investing

Video: Dissecting Budget 2012 with Firstpost

The Budget contained proposals to increase revenues, but spoke very little about curtailing expenditures.

Budget 2012: Key things to watch
Economy

Budget 2012: Key things to watch

Just a few hours left before Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presents his Union Budget proposals for the new financial year starting 1 April.

Gurgaon gang rape: Let me tell you all about this girl...
Life

Gurgaon gang rape: Let me tell you all about this girl...

News coverage of most rape cases focuses almost entirely on the victim, even as her attackers recede into the background into anonymity. Why is that?

Cutting subsidies is key to fiscal correction: Surjit Bhalla
Economy

Cutting subsidies is key to fiscal correction: Surjit Bhalla

Economist Surjit Bhalla of Oxus Investment says that the budget must target subsidies and also reduce the NREGA allocations next year.

Budget will test if govt can live within its means: Walker
Economy

Budget will test if govt can live within its means: Walker

"The government has boxed itself into a corner, where the only priority is fiscal consolidation," Walker told Firstpost in Hong Kong.

Budget 2012 is for being responsible, minus populism
Economy

Budget 2012 is for being responsible, minus populism

Manika Premsingh talked to Surjit Bhalla of Oxus Investments on behalf of Firstpost, and he made it plain that "the top priority must be move away from populist measures".

Oh to be in London: Vada pav for a quid!
Mumbai

Oh to be in London: Vada pav for a quid!

At a vada pav joint in London, once the crowd got so big, the cops came calling.

How Goa's illegal ore miners are in league with CM Kamat (Corrected version)
Politics

How Goa's illegal ore miners are in league with CM Kamat (Corrected version)

Former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar alleges that 20 percent of the mining in the state is illegal and the money involved is no less than Rs 4,000 crore. But the man at the centre of it all is Digambar Kamat, who has been mines minister for 12 years running.

Exclusive videos: The truth about Naxal justice & injustice
Politics

Exclusive videos: The truth about Naxal justice & injustice

There is no unified theme behind the war on Naxalism launched by India's states. Little wonder they aren't achieving much

Man who armed LTTE finally talks - on Rajiv murder, Prabhakaran, TN politicians
Politics

Man who armed LTTE finally talks - on Rajiv murder, Prabhakaran, TN politicians

For the first time in years, there is a voice from inside the LTTE that is willing to speak, Kumaran Pathmanathan former head of the arms procurement department. Firstpost partner, VK Sashikumar makes him answer questions, we've asked for years.

Jagan Reddy, India's richest politician, lied to EC on assets
Politics

Jagan Reddy, India's richest politician, lied to EC on assets

Jagan Reddy's hyperpopular mandate – meant to prove that he is YSR’s true political heir - has been built on what looks like a fib. A Firstpost investigation shows that there is significant undisclosed assets worth over hundreds of crores.