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The Queer Take: In embracing the new, inclusive language project, what has been gained and what has been lost?

In domains like gender and sexuality, we have managed to demand more words and vocabulary and descriptions that allow more of us to name our selves, our desires, our mile

Firstpost 21 Feb 2020 9:40 am

The Sufis stepwell: The Nizamuddin baoli as a symbol of medieval protest and potential source of modern-day jo..

The Hazrat Nizamuddin Baoli, where so many have visited for comfort, is in need of some help itself. The waters appear a murky, unappetising, algae-bloom green, and there

Firstpost 21 Feb 2020 9:40 am

17 People Reveal The Moment They Knew It Was Time To Get Divorced

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BuzzFeed 20 Feb 2020 8:23 pm

Data Societies: How information gives corporate giants power to threaten liberal democracies

The story of the Indian democracy is being shaped by the data economy in the urban milieu, with concerns for privacy of citizens and dignity of Indian labour. Firstpost .

Firstpost 20 Feb 2020 2:44 pm

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Teachers: Read an excerpt from S Giridhars book on committed, resilient educato..

One of the many core beliefs and pedagogical practices observed by S Giridhar in Indian rural government schools was that the teachers try to make the learning experience

Firstpost 20 Feb 2020 10:25 am

Pick From These Discontinued Foods To Learn When You'll Get Married

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BuzzFeed 20 Feb 2020 10:23 am

Running in loops without a definite finish line, how ultramarathon The Last Man Stands tests mind and body

On 25 January, 19 runners lined up at the start of The Last Man Stands. Each of them had an unflinching capacity to endure pain and enough experience of having tread many

Firstpost 20 Feb 2020 9:43 am

The mental health cost of an economic slowdown in India: My hope is dying, I feel isolated and depressed

Many across the country are worried about the depleting state of the Indian economy. Despite being consoled by the Home Ministry, that it is temporary, the consequences o

Firstpost 20 Feb 2020 9:21 am

12 Things To Expect When You Date Pisces

Pisces is the last of all zodiac signs but the most creative of all. A water sign and therefore, people born under this sign are emotional,

Boldsky 19 Feb 2020 4:55 pm

Jenna Dewan Just Announced She's Engaged To Boyfriend Steve Kazee

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BuzzFeed 19 Feb 2020 4:23 pm

Before Melania Trumps visit, looking back on US First Ladies in India, from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Oba..

Much has been said of the soft power of the US' First Ladies, but on their trips to India, some had a more tangible impact than others. Firstpost .

Firstpost 19 Feb 2020 3:42 pm

Data Societies: Can the State be trusted with information in times of ubiquitous surveillance systems?

Amid the rise in global surveillance systems, the common man needs to be involved in conversations on data through politics. Firstpost .

Firstpost 19 Feb 2020 11:52 am

Excerpt: Rakesh Marias tell-all book narrates sensational cases including 26/11 attacks, Sheena Bora murder ca..

We also loaded some other stuff that we needed for the attack haversacks, the rubber dinghy, her engine, and some provisions. We also shifted some excess stuff from the

Firstpost 19 Feb 2020 10:11 am

Ghalib and his muse: With Kathak and poetry, the legend of Nawab Jaan gets a new lease of life

In The Legend of Nawab Jaan and Mirza Ghalib, the focus shifts to the courtesan who was able to inspire one of the world's greatest literary treasures. Firstpost .

Firstpost 19 Feb 2020 9:32 am

The craze of this new fashion seen in young men, trendy in hair to clothes

As fast as information technology has progressed in the modern era, there is a change in the fashion world as well and this change is so fa

News Track 18 Feb 2020 8:33 pm

Who Is A Serial Dater? 7 Signs You Are Dating One

All of us want to be with someone who is supportive, loving and committed to us. Nothing will make a couple happy if they are with a compat

Boldsky 18 Feb 2020 5:39 pm

Data Societies: How digital desires, online performance cultures, and privacy concerns impact the social self

Data privacy concerns are caught in the interplay of strong capitalist forces, human desire and the ever-evolving predatory technologies. Firstpost .

Firstpost 18 Feb 2020 1:54 pm

Montek Singh Ahluwalias Backstage traces the trajectory of Indias public policies, economic growth

Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment

Firstpost 18 Feb 2020 10:50 am

A field guide to field guides: Be it a title on birds or trees, for nature enthusiasts there are few tomes as ..

In this fortnight's #PagesFromTheWild column, Urvashi Bahuguna writes why field guides are the books related to nature she returns to most often the ones that continuall

Firstpost 18 Feb 2020 9:38 am

7 Signs That Will Help You To Recognise A Controlling Friend

Not all friendships are healthy, even if you like your friend and cannot stay without them. While in a healthy friendship, one tries to be

Boldsky 17 Feb 2020 4:40 pm

Amidst nationwide protests, how artist George Mathen, aka Appupen, aims to elevate art and change minds

Bengaluru-based artist George Mathen, aka Appupen, talks to Firstpost on the social responsibility of artists, practising dissent online while also trying to elevate art,

Firstpost 17 Feb 2020 9:29 am

How the colonial imposition of secularism on India prophesied its erosion with the end of British rule

In Republic of Religion: The Rise and Fall of Colonial Secularism in India, advocate and author Abhinav Chandrachud explores how India aspired to become a secular country

Firstpost 17 Feb 2020 9:21 am

Journalists are expected to ask and keep asking questions. But we dont do that anymore: An interview with Om T..

In an interview with Firstpost, veteran journalist, writer, editor and critic Om Thanvi examines the reasons behind an ailing Indian media, and reflects on Hindi journali

Firstpost 17 Feb 2020 9:08 am

Books of the week: From The Deoliwallahs to Aparna Vaidiks history of lynching in India, our picks

Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar. Firstpost .

Firstpost 16 Feb 2020 10:33 am

7 Red Flags When You Should Cut Ties With A Toxic Family Member

What comes to your mind first when you hear the word 'family'? It must be love and support. After all, it is our family that stays by our s

Boldsky 15 Feb 2020 5:30 pm

God of Sin: Read excerpt from Ushinor Majumdars book which documents rise and fall of Asaram Bapu

When Asaram Bapu was arrested, Narayan Sai burst into the limelight with vigour. He was forty-one at the time, born in January 1972. Asarams closest aides handled all the

Firstpost 15 Feb 2020 2:41 pm

The problem with do what you love: The perils of allowing Maslows hierarchy of needs, self-actualisation to sh..

While work can be meaningful and pleasurable, we should think carefully before accepting managerial ideas of fulfilment through work, because they risk detracting from th

Firstpost 15 Feb 2020 11:28 am

Wendell Rodricks was an icon of Indians LGBTQ rights movement a pioneer who ventured where few had dared to

The matter-of-factness with which Wendell Rodricks chose to be himself was groundbreaking, something hard to comprehend now in a time when gay pool parties happen at five

Firstpost 15 Feb 2020 8:25 am

9 Ways To Avoid Blame Game And Strengthen Your Relationship

Not taking any responsibility for something going wrong and blaming your partner entirely for it is easy and that is what some of us do. Bu

Boldsky 15 Feb 2020 7:30 am

Sonam Sherpa, Parikramas guitar ace and a leading figure in Indian rock, passes away at 48

Sonam Sherpa, who gave us the inimitable soaring solo on 'But It Rained' about three decades, passed away earlier today at the age of 48. Firstpost .

Firstpost 14 Feb 2020 5:19 pm

Feeling Bitter After Being Cheated On? 7 Ways To Leave Behind Grudges

Nothing can be worse than being cheated on by your partner. We understand, moving on after a breakup is not that easy but overcoming the pa

Boldsky 14 Feb 2020 4:30 pm

Anoushka Shankar on seeking authenticity, vulnerability and imperfection as an artist, and being inspired by #..

Twenty-five years ago, Anoushka Shankar stepped on a stage for the first time at Siri Fort in New Delhi when she was just 13. It was part of her father Pandit Ravi Shanka

Firstpost 14 Feb 2020 12:57 pm

Tanya Abrahams Eating with History unveils Keralas wide culinary repertoire through 100-plus recipes

In her book Eating with History: Ancient Trade-Influenced Cuisines of Kerala, Tanya Abraham charts the culinary journey of growing up in a society influenced by multiple

Firstpost 14 Feb 2020 9:07 am

To be truly inclusive, anti-CAA movement must acknowledge protest traditions in languages beyond Urdu

The experience of resistance is a shared one one that cuts across language and region. A plurality of defiant voices would only reinforce the solidarity that is at the c

Firstpost 14 Feb 2020 8:57 am

28 Flirty Text Messages That You Can Send To Someone Special Without Being Cl..

Don't underestimate flirting, it plays a big role when it comes to dating. Don't be too cheesy or say something wrong, else your love inter

Boldsky 13 Feb 2020 5:15 pm

Every single person will be able to celebrate Valentine's Day, no partner nee..

Every lovers couple in the world waits for just one month in 12 months. The name of that month is February. February is the most special da

News Track 13 Feb 2020 4:06 pm

Wendell Rodricks passes away: Friends from fashion, film fraternity remember designers warmth, vibrancy

When Wendell Rodricks passed away on 12 February 2020 at the age of 59, he left behind an indelible imprint on the world of Indian fashion, culture and activism. Firstpos

Firstpost 13 Feb 2020 2:44 pm

Wendell Rodricks passes away: Fashion designer is too small a term to encompass the multitudes that was Padma ..

Perhaps it was this fierce closeness to his roots that brought Wendell Rodricks such international acclaim. By being unabashedly local, he was truly universal. Firstpost

Firstpost 13 Feb 2020 10:24 am

Priya Balasubramanians debut The Alchemy of Secrets unravels a familys long-nurtured secrets

Priya Balasubramanians novel is a story about how prejudices can sometimes lead to catastrophic consequences that threaten to destroy the peace within a family. It also h

Firstpost 13 Feb 2020 8:59 am

Hug at least 4 times in a day, helps to reduce stress

Today is the hug day of Valentine's Week. On this day, people embrace their loved ones and express love. When people are happy, they em

News Track 12 Feb 2020 10:25 am

How Normal Are Your Wedding Opinions?

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BuzzFeed 12 Feb 2020 8:23 am

Romancing the arts: Danseuse Gauri Sharma Tripathi on taal in Kathak, shifts in the guru-shishya relationship

Numerous taals are a part of the vast literature of classical art forms but Gauri Sharma Tripathi, for her part, favours the teentaal which is woven in a cycle of 16 beat

Firstpost 11 Feb 2020 2:00 pm

In a democracy, the importance of voting with a view for collective benefit

Elections are cooperative ventures and the rationality of participating in them depends on more than an individual-level cost-benefit analysis of the effort involved in e

Firstpost 11 Feb 2020 10:08 am

Finding Ways To Sexually Reconnect With Your Partner? 9 Tips We Can Vouch For

If you are in a long-term relationship then certainly you and your partner have experienced waxing and waning phases of sexual desires. And

Boldsky 10 Feb 2020 7:30 am

Planning A Perfect Date? Here Are Ideas Based On Your Zodiac Signs

When it comes to dating, there are a plenty of ideas on the internet that can help you in planning a perfect day. You can bring out some un

Boldsky 9 Feb 2020 7:00 am