Islamist zealotry choking liberty in Bangladesh

Why have Sheikh Hasina and her Awami League Government failed to stop the targeted killings by Islamists of a certain persuasion?

posted by Kanchan Gupta|May 9, 2016   in Criticles|7 comments


Death penalty report: On death row, they die many deaths

Capital punishment in India is harder on the poor and marginalised, reveals a report.

posted by Vinay Aravind|May 7, 2016   in Criticles|2 comments


10 times life totally made you feel like an #UrbanPoor

Riding the trend, yo

posted by NL Team|May 6, 2016   in Criticles|4 comments


From godman to corporate guru: Sri Sri, Baba Ramdev and Ram Rahim Singh Insaan

Religion is big business with our gurus minting money in the retail market, with a little help from the mass media

posted by Aman Malik|May 6, 2016   in Criticles|5 comments


How tobacco industry is misleading people with its ads

Don’t believe the newspaper ads on ‘adverse impacts’ of bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs.

posted by Upendra Bhojani|May 5, 2016   in Criticles|one comment


Nirbhaya has become a catchphrase

A 30-year-old woman was raped and killed in Kerala and she’s been dubbed ‘Nirbhaya’. Why?

posted by Subhabrata Dasgupta|May 4, 2016   in Criticles|2 comments

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Pooja Tiwari didn’t just fall, she was pulled down

This journalist's suicide shows how difficult it is to get support from Indian media organisations, both in life and death

posted by Deepanjana Pal|May 3, 2016   in Criticles|7 comments


Scams are an Indian tradition

From the 1948 Jeep Scandal to AgustaWestland, it seems scams are how we roll

posted by Aman Malik|May 2, 2016   in Criticles|one comment


Does the media need a watchdog?

Stings against politicians don’t pack the same punch when you can’t trust the media to not succumb to Photoshop and digital deceit

posted by Arunoday Majumder|May 2, 2016   in Criticles|2 comments


Who’s afraid of Sonia Gandhi in Modi sarkar?

When it comes to the Nehru Dynasty, everybody backs off from a proverbial fight to the finish.

posted by Kanchan Gupta|May 2, 2016   in Criticles|28 comments

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