from India Insight:

Who wants to be India’s next president?

April 25, 2012


It's probably easier for actor Amitabh Bachchan to become India's president than your average politician.

from India Insight:

Forget journalistic ethics. The Radia tapes have wider implications

December 3, 2010

British press magnate Lord Northcliffe once stated: "News is something someone wants suppressed. Everything else is just advertising".
Ratan Tata, Chairman of the Tata Group, attends the annual general meeting of Tata Consultancy Services in Mumbai July 2, 2010 REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files
It's interesting, then, that in a season of multi-billion dollar scandals that has seen India’s 24/7 news machine at its probing, questioning, investigative best, one -- perhaps bigger and more serious than all the rest -- has failed to make the hourly bulletins.

from India Insight:

Forbes ‘most powerful’ list and the Indian connection

November 13, 2009

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is among four Indians who share space with U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao on the Forbes 2009 list of the World’s Most Powerful People.