The Newslaundry noodle cook-off: Nestle’s Maggi noodles versus Patanjali’s Atta noodles

Get ready to slurp

posted by NL Team|November 24, 2015   in NL Lite|9 comments


Clothesline – Episode 68

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Bihar elections and the media’s faux pas on the result day, career options for Chirag Paswan, Pahlaj Nihalani’s song for Modi, media coverage of Modi’s UK visit, Fuckwah award and much more.

posted by NL Team|November 23, 2015   in Clothesline|5 comments

Chennai floods: what decides media’s narrative or the lack of It?

BOOM Editor-in-chief Govindraj Ethiraj along with a panel of experts debate about the national media’s reportage and the state government’s response to the Chennai floods.

posted by Boom Live|November 20, 2015   in NL Collaborations|3 comments

Paris Attacks: what is RAID, the special police unit on the front line against terrorism?

A look at the anti-terrorist unit of the French National Police.

posted by France 24|November 19, 2015   in TEEVEE|no comments

Shocking that we are facing shutdown in the world’s largest democracy: Greenpeace

In an exclusive interview to BOOM, Vinuta Gopal, interim executive director of Greenpeace India talks about the prospects of the NGO shutting its operations in the country.

posted by Boom Live|November 12, 2015   in NL Collaborations|6 comments

An open letter to the government by the filmmakers, artists and technicians returning their National Awards

FTII students may have withdrawn their strike but the protest rages on.

posted by Boom Live|November 9, 2015   in NL Collaborations|5 comments

Clothesline – Episode 67

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Season of award wapsi, Barkha’s facepalm moment, clash of the titans on Times Now, real news vs satire, Times Now sets a new record, Sambit’s subtleness. Also: Madhu performs some rap!

posted by NL Team|November 6, 2015   in TEEVEE|12 comments

Even watching is forbidden: I&B Ministry does not allow screening of beef documentary

Caste on the Menu Card, a documentary on beef consumption in Mumbai, was to be screened on October 31, at a film festival in Delhi. The film was refused an exemption certificate.

posted by Boom Live|November 2, 2015   in NL Collaborations|2 comments


Arun Jaitley weighs in on the culture of intolerance, says “engage in debate, not vandalism”

The finance minister criticised the use of violence as a method of protest.

posted by NL Team|October 20, 2015   in TEEVEE|one comment

“If writers are unable to write, let them first stop writing,” says culture minister Mahesh Sharma

BoomLive discusses if writers can really stop writing.

posted by Boom Live|October 14, 2015   in NL Collaborations|one comment

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