India Insight

Journalist Sardesai sours on Twitter: “Had hoped to interact; failed.”

April 22, 2013

(The following post contains some essential Hindi translation help from my colleagues Arnika Thakur, Suraj Balakrishnan and Havovi Cooper. Any remaining errors or lack of precision are my fault as I reviewed and participated in all translations. Additionally, any opinions here are those of the author, and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters Corp.)

Media in India: fine line between regulation and freedom

December 3, 2012

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Woman attacked in Assam: what should the press have done?

July 14, 2012

On the night of July 9, a group of about 20 men groped and stripped a teenaged girl attending a birthday party at a pub in Guwahati.

XXX domain poses headache for Indian regulators

By Reuters Staff
March 29, 2011

By Neha Arha

People use computers at an internet cafe in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in China November 13, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer/FilesIndia is proposing to block .xxx-registered websites after a global agency governing the web approved the suffix for pornography websites last week, risking confrontation between a fast-liberalising youth and strong traditionalist values.

War homes scandal rocks Mumbai ahead of Obama trip

November 2, 2010

High-rise buildings are seen behind a slum in Mumbai April 28, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files
Corruption charges are swirling over a new apartment block in an upscale Mumbai district where homes meant for war widows have gone cheaply to politicians and military officers, embarrassing India’s ruling Congress party.

The media and paid news: Who shall guard the guardians?

December 24, 2009

INDIA-MEDIA/The media watches everyone but itself, commented an argumentative friend the other day.