Vinod Mehta

  • 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: It’s 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 lip-locking with soccer star,...