Indian media

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POLITICS

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Hindu fundamentalism, Indian media, Women journalists, Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh's murder left me cold: A new evil challenges Indian Constitution today

No one knows who killed her, or who were behind the plan. Yet it is clear there was a conspiracy.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Indian media, Women journalists, Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh's murder marks the end of an era of Indian journalism

Assaults have almost become a part of the job, but murder is a new and more worrying trend.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Indian media, Hindutva, Gauri Lankesh

My spineless country murdered Gauri Lankesh in cold blood

She gave her life for a country and a society that did not deserve her.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Indian media, Journalists, Gauri Lankesh

I am Gauri Lankesh. There, I said it

Hers is a story well suited for salutations and praise on the social media, but who among us would dare to emulate her?

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Indian media, RSS, CPM, Kerala

In Kerala, media lies are helping RSS spread propaganda

Every murder of an RSS/BJP worker gets amplified in the news while the CPM casualties are conveniently played down or plainly ignored.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Indian media, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Death penalty

Death penalty debate: Media should promote reformatory justice over retributive justice

UPA vice-president candidate Gopalakrishna Gandhi was almost vilified by some sections of the media for advocating abolition of capital punishment.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Indian media, Amarnath Terror Attack, Kashmir crisis

A journalist's account of why Kashmir is a paradise in peril

The media is relentless in their pursuit of exclusives, and Kashmir is always a good harvest.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian media, Donald Trump, Modi meets trump

Trump's ‘You have a friendly press’ compliment to Modi is menacing

Both have an adversarial relation with the non-tabloid media in their countries, but one is ‘managing’ it better.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Journalism, Sumitra Mahajan, Indian media

Lok Sabha Speaker asking media to ‘avoid unpleasant truth’ is anti-national

Sumitra Mahajan has no business advising journalists how to do their job.