BY RADHIKA RAMASESHAN| IN OPINION |17/02/2017
Largely ignored by the media, TV and print, until quite recently, Mayawati’s voters are speaking up at last. The BSP is in the fight in the rural seats in varying degrees,
BY JIM NAURECKAS| IN OPINION |21/01/2017
Apprehensive as they are about what a Trump presidency might bring, mainstream media pundits stoutly defend the legitimacy of his election.
BY JUSTIN BUCHLER| IN OPINION |09/01/2017
The Trump presidency will challenge the press and make nonpartisan journalistic norms difficult to follow,
BY THE HOOT| IN OPINION |28/12/2016
TV anchors with diametrically opposite convictions rode high, and Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter activism went global. But regional media barons ran afoul of parties in power, and a jailed reporter spent yet another year deprived of freedom.
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN OPINION |27/12/2016
Congress’ Rahul Gandhi focuses attack on PM’s corruption and #demonetization, but is the rest of the Opposition buying?
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN OPINION |24/12/2016
Anupam Mishra was a greatly respected journalist who stayed away from the limelight but wrote with insight on water and the environment.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN OPINION |02/12/2016
The Finance Minister goes overboard in describing the media as a force incapable of looking beyond suffering to recognize a momentous transition.
His journalism apart, he was a connoisseur of the arts a bon vivant, who enjoyed the good things of life, and a fun loving soul who was a good mimic.
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN OPINION |20/11/2016
Arnab may have exited the small screen but journalism in India is yet to throw up the mythical Batman that he is said to have destroyed.
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN OPINION |16/11/2016
From Amit Shah to the BJP’s political opposition across the spectrum, all strove to make political capital out of PM Modi’s controversial initiative.
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The Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat has increased accidental death cover for accredited journalists from Rs 50,000 to 5 lakh. Also families of accredited journalists will now get Mata Amrutm (MA) card for cashless treatment upto Rs 2 lakh in govt or designated pvt hospitals in the state. The  MA card is actually given to those whose annual income is less than Rs 1.5 lakh, but a special exception has been made for journalists. Both theses announcements were made in the budget presented in the assembly on February 21st.           

A year and six months after he was jailed in September 2015  Bastar journalist Santosh Yadav was granted bail by a division bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan today. Yadav was arrested in September 2015 on charges of aiding Maoists.               

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