Is our Press really free?

Is our Press really free?

Sir Journalism is considered as the fourth pillar of India. It is an intrinsic part of society. The two cannot exist without each other. Society depends on the journalist for all kinds of information.  It acts as the watchdog of society and becomes voice for the voiceless. But in the past few years the crimes […]

He fought for Press Freedom, will be Remembered

He fought for Press Freedom, will be Remembered

NEW DELHI, Aug 23 – Eminent journalist and author Kuldip Nayar, who fought fiercely for press freedom and civil liberties, is no more, reports PTI. He was 95. Nayar died around 12.30 am at the Escorts hospital, his elder son Sudhir Nayar said. He was suffering from pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital five […]

Scarlett exits role, says it should be played by TG actor

Scarlett exits role, says it should be played by TG actor

Los Angeles, Jul 14 : Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of a role in which she was going to play a transgender man, in support of actors from the LGBT community. The actor exited the drama film “Rub and Tug” a little more than a week after her casting sparked heartburn and questions […]

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

A few TV channels in India have started a media trial of five priests belonging to the Orthodox Syrian rite, who have been accused of blackmailing a woman for sex. Amid the noise, and the sensation of finally finding some Christian ‘Wolves in Sheep’s clothing preying upon their Flock’, as usual, most TV channels aren’t […]

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

June, Patna: Visitors to Patna’s Central Mall were arrested by the sight of a girl being almost strangled by two guys. They stood riveted by this brilliant street play written by Nihal Kumar, a second year Mass Communication student. Tamasha-journey of women was organized by Xavier’s Theatre club of St. Xavier’s College of Mgmt. & Tech., […]

Celebrity Chef commits suicide, Fans and Friends sad, angry, devastated

Celebrity Chef commits suicide, Fans and Friends sad, angry, devastated

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dies aged 61, after ‘taking own life’. He was found dead in a hotel room in Strasbourg, France, where he had been working on an upcoming episode of his programme. His close friends are shocked, hurt, even angry. News of his death was announced by CNN, who he presented the award-winning […]

13 Reasons Why men being raped mustn’t be censored

13 Reasons Why men being raped mustn’t be censored

Los Angeles: Actor Devin Druid has defended the controversial and some would say graphic sexual assault scene from the second season of the teen drama  “13 Reasons Why”. The season of the controversial Netflix show saw Druid’s character, Tyler Down, brutally assaulted as Montgomery de la Cruz (played by Timothy Granaderos) sodomises him with a […]

Govt silent on CBFC committee recommendations

Govt silent on CBFC committee recommendations

Mumbai :Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who headed a committee to take a holistic look at the functioning of the controversy-ridden CBFC, says he is surprised that the government has not yet to responded to the recommendations made by them. “We haven’t heard from the government at all. I am waiting when they will take a […]

Amazon is Prime, Netflix runner up

Amazon is Prime, Netflix runner up

Despite entering India a year after Netflix, Amazon’s Prime Video service has pipped the former. At the end of 2017, Prime held nearly 10% of the total over-the-top (OTT) streaming market with over 610,000 subscribers, according to data shared by London-based IHS Markit with Quartz. In comparison, Netflix, which launched its video service in India […]

AIR Dibrugarh: Golden Birthday!

AIR Dibrugarh: Golden Birthday!

DIBRUGARH (Assam): – Radio, someone still loves you. And there’s no doubt that All India Radio Dibrugarh is planning a great celebration on its Golden Birthday. Lohit Deka, head of programming says there will be some three thousand new programmes over AIR Dibrugarh this golden jubilee year! All the programmes to be broadcast during the golden […]

Whose history? ‘Padmaavat’ taints Khilji, say historians

Whose history? ‘Padmaavat’ taints Khilji, say historians

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) He gnaws the meat off the bone, bares his hairy chest, has long unruly locks and laughs like a hyena. History doesn t quite remember Alauddin Khilji like this, but that is the image Sanjay Leela Bhansali seeks to portray of the Khilji dynasty king in his film “Padmaavat”. The […]

To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

The media is being threatened again for doing their job. The Aadhaar issuer has filed  a police complaint against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters over an exposé on how the cards’ data were selling for Rs 500. Is the government (official )machinery  deploying intimidation tactics to deter the press from doing its […]

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