Tag: The Hindu

Close watch: As journalism goes for a nosedive, India calls the US officials’ bluff on count of Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jets

Lalit Shastri A Correspondent of The Hindu, who did a piece with the heading “U.S. count of Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jets found none missing, claims American magazine” on April 5 relied upon a report published by “Foreign Policy” to give wider coverage to the “Foreign Policy” story and join in casting serious doubt on the

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Media watch: Where to draw the line

  Newsroom24x7 Network There’s so much positive about this media campaign on breast feeding. It is strange, why there’s no protest against the shoddy and creepy pictures depicting women as sex objects that pop out as ads on popular news websites. There are also the entertainment world related clips that fall in such category and

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Meeting of judges on a holy day for a minority sparks a debate

Jamsheed Rizwani  Prominent Indian newspaper The Hindu today published a news item with the heading “Holidays on holy days?” pointing out “to many the exchange of letters between Justice Kurian Joseph of the Supreme Court and the Chief Justice of India (CJI), H.L. Dattu, might seem a trivial issue. But was it really so? Justice

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Transparency in Public Purchase

Lalit Shastri  Mostly the system remains shrouded and the government working remains under wraps as long as there is no disgruntled element, someone who has been rubbed the wrong way by his superiors or co-workers, who ends up spilling the beans. Even when that happens, the entire government machinery becomes a cohesive unit and officers

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