Qanda

Showing of 1 - 20 from 187 results
Qanda - Total results - 187
Poorly-planned lockdown and unlock caused COVID-19 spike in Chhattisgarh, says CM Bhupesh Baghel
India

Poorly-planned lockdown and unlock caused COVID-19 spike in Chhattisgarh, says CM Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, in an exclusive interview, speaks on the state’s preparedness to deal with the sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 infections, measures to rehabilitate the migrant labourers who returned to the state after the lockdown began in the country in late March, state recording one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country despite combating Naxalism and more

Exclusive: India must learn the art of living with coronavirus, says Nitin Gadkari, claims MSME sector can create 5 cr additional jobs
India

Exclusive: India must learn the art of living with coronavirus, says Nitin Gadkari, claims MSME sector can create 5 cr additional jobs

Nitin Gadkari, in conversation with Firstost, says, India must evolve to adapt the art of living with the coronavirus

Urban India didn't care about migrant workers till 26 March, only cares now because it's lost their services: P Sainath
India

Urban India didn't care about migrant workers till 26 March, only cares now because it's lost their services: P Sainath

P Sainath, founder of People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) and Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient, has chronicled the migrant condition for several decades. In an interview, he details the current situation of workers, and the possible way forward

'Karnataka was better prepared for COVID-19 than other states': BS Yediyurappa on governance, jobs and coronavirus
Politics

'Karnataka was better prepared for COVID-19 than other states': BS Yediyurappa on governance, jobs and coronavirus

It has not been smooth sailing for Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa over the past nine months since he assumed power

In Bareilly jail, I was the guardian of all Kashmiris, says journalist Qazi Shibli after 9 months of detention under PSA
India

In Bareilly jail, I was the guardian of all Kashmiris, says journalist Qazi Shibli after 9 months of detention under PSA

On 25 April, Qazi Shibli, a south Kashmir-based journalist and editor, returned home after nine month in a prison in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly

Chiranjeevi on impact of coronavirus lockdown on Telugu industry: 'Can't estimate the losses right now, but will bounce back'
Entertainment

Chiranjeevi on impact of coronavirus lockdown on Telugu industry: 'Can't estimate the losses right now, but will bounce back'

Chiranjeevi has opened up on how coronavirus pandemic has crippled the Telugu industry and what will be the way forward.

There'll be a makeover of Congress in Karnataka, I am going to set a new agenda: KPCC chief DK Shivakumar
Politics

There'll be a makeover of Congress in Karnataka, I am going to set a new agenda: KPCC chief DK Shivakumar

As soon as the All India Congress Committee's official communiqué was out announcing the appointment of former minister DK Shivakumar as the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president, party workers outside his house in upscale Sadashivanagar in Bengaluru on Wednesday afternoon were ready with crackers and life-size cutouts of their leader

'Keep writing, keep making, keep doing': Greta Gerwig isn't as outraged as Twitter about her directing snub at Oscars
Entertainment

'Keep writing, keep making, keep doing': Greta Gerwig isn't as outraged as Twitter about her directing snub at Oscars

In between eating breakfast, bouncing her teething 10-month old baby in her arms and fielding text messages from her Little Women group chat, Greta Gerwig stepped away from the madness Monday to talk about the six nominations for her second feature film

Stray cattle issue, his nomination as UP CM, Hindi as official language: Full text of Yogi Adityanath's interview with News18
Politics

Stray cattle issue, his nomination as UP CM, Hindi as official language: Full text of Yogi Adityanath's interview with News18

In an exclusive conversation with News18 editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath talked about tackling the issue of stray cattle, the state's immunity to economic slowdown and Hindi as a unifying language in India

Ex-Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan says BJP 'can’t help it if Kamal Nath govt falls under own weight'
Politics

Ex-Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan says BJP 'can’t help it if Kamal Nath govt falls under own weight'

After BJP president Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chouhan is one of the most sought-after leaders in the on-going election campaigning.

Congress' Mumbai North Central candidate Priya Dutt says 'it's not about winning polls, it's about saving the country'
Politics

Congress' Mumbai North Central candidate Priya Dutt says 'it's not about winning polls, it's about saving the country'

Priya Dutt wears the legacy of her parents — actor-politician father Sunil Dutt and mother, the actor Nargis — lightly, although there is a steely determination to take their work forward

Lok Sabha Election 2019; Andhra Pradesh edition: Sharmila Reddy of YSR Congress tells Firstpost Chandrababu Naidu is a massive failure
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019; Andhra Pradesh edition: Sharmila Reddy of YSR Congress tells Firstpost Chandrababu Naidu is a massive failure

In this interview, Sajaya speaks to YS Sharmila Reddy, who plays a central role in the YSR Congress Party, led by YS Rajasekhar.

Talking to Taliban won't bring peace, says Afghan former spy chief
World

Talking to Taliban won't bring peace, says Afghan former spy chief

Amrullah Saleh, a former Afghan intelligence chief, explains to Praveen Swami why talking to Taliban bring lasting peace to the war-torn south Asian nation

Kerala rape case: Sister Lucy, who protested against accused bishop, says sexual abuse is rampant in Church
India

Kerala rape case: Sister Lucy, who protested against accused bishop, says sexual abuse is rampant in Church

Religious women, priests and laymen who supported a nun after she filed a police complaint of rape against Franco Mulakkal are being targeted in Kerala.

Delhi vs Centre turf war: AAP govt flogging dead horse, capital will never have full state powers, says expert
Politics

Delhi vs Centre turf war: AAP govt flogging dead horse, capital will never have full state powers, says expert

The Supreme Court's verdict on the turf war between the Delhi government and the Centre has been a dampener for the former.

Political vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir has given rise to incidents like Pulwama attack: Counter-terror expert Ajai Sahni
India

Political vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir has given rise to incidents like Pulwama attack: Counter-terror expert Ajai Sahni

Dr Ajai Sahni, executive director of the Institute for Conflict Management is a counter-terrorism expert who focuses on terrorism in South Asia. He feels that only a political initiative in the Valley will help curb terrorism

Our struggle will go on till the last man, the last day: Manzoor Pashteen
World

Our struggle will go on till the last man, the last day: Manzoor Pashteen

Unlike the Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara, Manzoor Pashteen does not believe in guerrilla warfare or weapons

BNP is Bangladesh’s BJP, Hindus have no option but to vote for the Awami League, says civil society leader Rana Dasgupta
World

BNP is Bangladesh’s BJP, Hindus have no option but to vote for the Awami League, says civil society leader Rana Dasgupta

Whenever Bangladesh prepares to vote in its parliamentary elections — as it will once more on 30 December, its religious minorities slip into acute anxiety and fear

Outgoing CEC OP Rawat says there is no integral problem with EVMs, raises concerns about fake news
India

Outgoing CEC OP Rawat says there is no integral problem with EVMs, raises concerns about fake news

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat demits office on Saturday after a rather hectic term in office.