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.)

Elsewhere in India: girls, mobile phones and slapping your tormentors

November 11, 2012

Here’s a short roundup of regional news in India that attracted our interest this weekend. Any opinions expressed by the author are no doubt ill informed and ridiculous. Aditya Yogi Kalra contributed to this post.

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‚Äôs 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.

Women in technology – “unmarketable product in marriage market?”

June 21, 2010

I moderated a panel discussion for an in-house ‘Women in Technology’ event in Bangalore this month.

Searching for a brighter future for India

June 17, 2008

Sometimes journalists are accused of only writing about bad news, so I wanted to share with you a wonderful day I had last Friday travelling to Hyderabad.