News

  • New Zealand Banglawashed!

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    McClenaghan banged the second ball of the 50th over short, Sohag Gazi upper-cut it for four and the Fatullah stadium erupted with joy. The famous...

  • Well fought Bangladesh

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    The final day of the second Test match between Bangladesh and New Zealand was expected to be a gripping contest. New Zealand's handy lead in...

  • A Conversation About Rape

    THE NEWSROOM BLOG |  H R Venkatesh
    As I waited at the Delhi-Noida toll booth on the drive to work on Friday, I rang a friend. Don't you know a woman ...

  • The perils of India's lazy journalism

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Greedy owners and cataract-ic managers have hollowed out Indian journalism from within, but it is self-obsessing editors with yacht-size lifestyles that have inflicted the most...

  • Dear journalism students, I wish you many job rejections

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    To the graduating students of WMA - it really is an honour to address you today. To begin with, Congratulations! I am sure you must...

  • A Tamil news channel walks alone and wins

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Tamil Nadu's latest offering, PuthiyaThalaimurai ('new generation') topped the charts within a few weeks of launch and has sustained the lead in a television news...

  • Welcome 2012: 5 India Positive stories we understated in 2011

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The New Year ushers in a vibrant and an exciting year ahead. It is also a time where the majority of the people look to...

  • Of media and media 'ethics'

    In Sync |  Trupti Rane
    What will you do if you see a man on fire? Will you save him or will you just keep the camera rolling? I was...

  • Why Google News needs an editor

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    My favourite source of news, apart from IBNLive.com of course, is Google News. A mere glimpse through the pages gives me a fair idea of...

  • Colours of indifference

    Excess Baggage |  Shiv Visvanathan
    There is an unfairness to news we must recognize. A murder in Coimbatore, no matter how dramatic, loses in intensity to a bomb blast in...

  • With the power vested in you

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    I didn't know Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros personally. Nor did I jump on the Libyan Armageddon to understand the stretch of what is going...

  • From Anna to Binayak, one short week in the news

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    Thank goodness for the Supreme Court, I have to say right at the outset. But it's really incredible how important the spotlight the media offers...

  • A Valentine's Day date with news

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    Happy Valentine's Day to all in love. And then to those are looking for ways today to get out of bad relationships. No need to...

  • Fashion n Love, they do mix royally

    Fashion Flaneur |  Sharadiya Dasgupta
    So the whole world is talking about it. From the G8 leaders to the corporate head honchos to bishops to people on the streets/pubs and...