VINOD MEHTA

  • Editors' Guild pays tributes to Vinod Mehta March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Editors' Guild paid glowing tributes to Vinod Mehta, veteran journalist and its former President, who passed away on Sunday. The media world has lost a "liberal, independent voice and the world of public discourse in India, a reflective contributor who spoke his mind without rancour or fear," it...
  • Bollywood mourns death of veteran journalist Vinod Mehta March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities today paid tributes to ace journalist Vinod Mehta, calling his demise as the loss of 'rational thought'. The founder-Editor of 'Outlook' magazine breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi where he was admitted. He died of multiple organ failure. Mehta was 73. Farhan...
  • Vinod Mehta, one of India's most fearless and independent editors March 8, 2015

    Fearless and eminent journalist, Vinod Mehta (72), who died on March 8, 2015, was one of the most influential editors of India. He worked with many successful publications such as the India Post, Sunday Observer, The Independent, The Pioneer and finally launched Outlook. He was also the chairman of the...
  • Eminent journalist and Editorial Chairman of Outlook Magazine Vinod Mehta dies March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior journalist and editorial chairman of Outlook Magazine Vinod Mehta died in New Delhi on Sunday after a prolonged illness. The 72-year-old journalist was the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. He breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was admitted. He died...
  • Watch: Vinod Mehta talks about his book on Meena Kumari October 12, 2013

    Journalist Vinod Mehta talks about the life and times of the legendary actress Meena Kumari in his book 'Meena Kumari The Classic Biography'. ...
  • Vinod Mehta calls it a day at 'Outlook' February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Vinod Mehta on Wednesday relinquished the charge as EditorinChief of 'Outlook' after being in the post for 17 years. He will continue as advisor of the magazine. Krishna Prasad, at present the Editor, will now assume the post of EditorinChief. "I am still with Outlook. I have just relinquished the...
  • Politicians, journalists can't be friends: Vinod Mehta January 27, 2012

    Chennai: Expressing his opinion on the legendary question of whether scribes and politicians can remain friends, senior journalist Vinod Mehta said on Friday that was "not possible." "I have given this a lot of thought. And I think we can't be friends. Because, fundamentally of our jobs. A politician's job is...
  • Editor's memo: no humbug, honest, cleareyed December 8, 2011

    Those who personally know Vinod Mehta, editor extraordinaire, are aware of his penchant for expletives. Perhaps it is no surprise, then, that he sets the tone for linguistic candour as early as page 2 of his memoirs, titled Lucknow Boy in a tip of the hat to the origins of...
  • Diwali gifts become a victim of economic slowdown October 28, 2008

    New Delhi: The election season for politicians kicks off with Diwali celebrations and all of them are hoping that the outcome of the elections will not be as colourless as the festival of lights. Traditionally Diwali is a time for lavish parties, accepting and sending huge gifts for our politicians and...
  • India 360: Can celebs kiss and tell in India? July 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Its an innocuous word, a simple gesture a kiss is an act used by two people to show that they really care. However, a furore is created whenever celebrities are caught on camera or on public doing the same thing. Actress Bipasha Basu liplocking with soccer star,...