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'I like Hitler': How Kanye West continues his anti-Semitic tirade
World

'I like Hitler': How Kanye West continues his anti-Semitic tirade

Kanye West declared his love for Nazis and admiration for Adolf Hitler in an extraordinary appearance on 'Infowars', sparking outrage as another commercial partner announced its split from the troubled superstar following a series of anti-Semitic comments he has made

'Hands tied, jaws broken:' What we know about the mass burial site in Ukraine's Izyum
World

'Hands tied, jaws broken:' What we know about the mass burial site in Ukraine's Izyum

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy last week announced the discovery of a 'mass grave' in Izyum after it was recaptured from the Russians. Investigators have already exhumed 100 bodies, some bearing signs of violence

US insists on keeping the elite Quds Force of Iran Guards Corps on terror list
World

US insists on keeping the elite Quds Force of Iran Guards Corps on terror list

Tehran is demanding that the IRGC be removed from the blacklist. This push has sparked outrage from some US politicians, especially within the right-wing opposition

'Ultra-conservative' lawmakers propose pet ban in Iran, spark outrage among animal lovers
World

'Ultra-conservative' lawmakers propose pet ban in Iran, spark outrage among animal lovers

According to media reports, 75 MPs, or one quarter of parliamentarians, recently signed a text entitled "Support for the rights of the population in relation to harmful and dangerous animals.

Of bans, blasphemy laws and politically correct language: Meanings of words are not solely contained in themselves
India

Of bans, blasphemy laws and politically correct language: Meanings of words are not solely contained in themselves

A blasphemy law proscribing a certain word may raise awareness that a certain public behavior is socially unacceptable, but it cannot do very much more if the underlying attitudes have social acceptability.

World Environment Day: The need for real change in the age of keyboard warriors and hashtag activism
Life

World Environment Day: The need for real change in the age of keyboard warriors and hashtag activism

"Only if we, the keyboard warriors also knew, that posting and hash-tagging is important, but it is only a catalyst to change. Real change is brought about on ground."

FP Special Forces marks Kryptonian Anniversary: Here's how we rewarded ourselves
India

FP Special Forces marks Kryptonian Anniversary: Here's how we rewarded ourselves

It was exactly a year ago that there was a churn at GHQ and a small group of men and women were told to make themselves useful or else...

Vogue Brazil sparks outrage for photoshopping able-bodied models for Rio Paralympics cover
World

Vogue Brazil sparks outrage for photoshopping able-bodied models for Rio Paralympics cover

Vogue Brazil's magazine cover highlighting the Rio Paralympic Games left a sour note across social media as they photoshopped models to look disabled

Why did the sight of the Odisha man carrying his wife's body not move anyone to help?
India

Why did the sight of the Odisha man carrying his wife's body not move anyone to help?

Of course, it is appalling. The fact that a tribal from Odisha had to carry his wife’s body, wrapped in a mat, for 12 km to cremate her

Discrimination against atheists: Our outrage needs to be against injustice, not lack of faith
World

Discrimination against atheists: Our outrage needs to be against injustice, not lack of faith

The world is not very kind to atheists. It is high time that we stopped outraging over faith and started protesting against discrimination and injustice.

This Independence Day, free yourselves from the shackles of outrage and breathe
Life

This Independence Day, free yourselves from the shackles of outrage and breathe

Outrage, or intolerance (as popularly known in India), has become a way of life. A modern-day pastime, like binge-watching your favourite show.

Selective outrage: What we choose to be offended by, or not, reveals 'empathy gap'
Life

Selective outrage: What we choose to be offended by, or not, reveals 'empathy gap'

Three instances show us that when it comes to public outrage, there are no fixed parameters.

Outrage in the time of social media: How Facebook, Twitter enable and empower rage
Life

Outrage in the time of social media: How Facebook, Twitter enable and empower rage

Will ‘anger management’ in today's world need a social media intervention as well? As outrage culture grows on Facebook, Twitter, that's a question we must consider.

What will we outrage over when there's nothing left to outrage about? It's a scary thought!
World

What will we outrage over when there's nothing left to outrage about? It's a scary thought!

A professional outrager reveals his fear: What if we run out of things to outrage about?

From Tanmay Bhat to Rakhi Sawant, Donald Trump: Meet the 'poster children' for outrage
Entertainment

From Tanmay Bhat to Rakhi Sawant, Donald Trump: Meet the 'poster children' for outrage

Meet these repeat offenders in the outrage department, or more specifically, the 'poster children' for inflaming rage

'Salman Khan' speaks to Firstpost on a variety of topics including legal troubles, marriage, that rape remark
Entertainment

'Salman Khan' speaks to Firstpost on a variety of topics including legal troubles, marriage, that rape remark

Firstpost decided to do a completely unauthorised and unofficial exclusive interview with Salman Khan — so exclusive that it might have happened only in our heads.

Is mobile phone the new symbol and conveyor of national conscience?
India

Is mobile phone the new symbol and conveyor of national conscience?

Has the ubiquitous mobile phone become the symbol and the conveyor of the national conscience? Made us less involved, turned us into mute and silent witnesses to injustice

How to generate outrage and influence people: The definitive guide
Life

How to generate outrage and influence people: The definitive guide

Whether it's a tweet, a chapter in a textbook, a throwaway remark or even a whole speech against which you wish to outrage, here's a handy-dandy guide to ensure your wrath goes far and wide

How to deflect outrage and avoid public humiliation: The definitive guide
Life

How to deflect outrage and avoid public humiliation: The definitive guide

Once you've read our handy-dandy how-to titled 'How to generate outrage and influence people: The definitive guide', this equally handy-dandy guide will teach you how to avoid being on the receiving end of outrage