On our Prime Minister's 80th birthday, two Firspost editors, Lakshmi Chaudhry and Sandip Roy, face off on the pressing question of the day: will democracy be better served by a mandatory retirement age for politicians?
Critics of the German ban say it is anachronistic in an age when the book's contents are easily available over the Internet and when it is also readily available in other countries.
Inspired by the legacy of Steve Jobs and lured by the promise of the current tech boom, young designers are shaking up a scene long dominated by engineers and programmers.
Inspired by the legacy of Steve Jobs and lured by the promise of the current tech boom, young designers are shaking up a scene long dominated by engineers and programmers.<br />
As the countdown to the country's first real presidential elections in history begins, no one can stop talking about the race, who to vote for and how it will impact their future.
In Ahmedabad, it’ll be difficult for readers of Times of India and DNA to have an easy conversation immediately after they read the papers in the morning.
Thanks to an accidental combination of generous philanthropy, a local hockey enthusiast and a sports-mad Arab mayor, the mixed team of Arab and Israeli teens and preteens is thriving.
A mix of rapid reform, incalculable wealth and a pious Islamic tradition leaves the Gulf emirate sorting out an uncertain future.
On the southern outskirts of Paris, Grigny-2 is an often desolate, and dangerous, place. Three Catholic nuns have chosen to move into the vast housing project and spread the gospel by, first of all, being good neighbours.
Are literature festivals becoming tamasha-stan? In the wake of Jaipur, Amitav Ghosh wonders what happens when literature becomes spectacle. Should a writer even insert himself between the book and the reader?
The Dhanush ad for Boost brown beverage has been all about celebrating a song without the product getting much of a look-in. There are no kids either.
The ambitious project speaks of now faded boom times, but it is being completed as Britain and Europe totter on the brink of recession — and the Shard will loom over a city in decline.
Senior journalist Ayaz Memon says the BCCI should initiate a phasing out strategy, keeping in mind the need to blood youngsters who can carry the team forward in the next 10 - 12 years.