Daily Archives: 14 May 2007

What if reporters are told what to write about?

Chandramohan, the Baroda art student in the eye of a storm for “insulting” gods and goddesses in his school papers has been let off on bail today after five nights in the cooler. But the dean of MS University, Shivaji Panicker, is still suspended from his duties for standing up for the student’s freedom to…

Revenge is a river that runs fast, wide, deep

The Karunanidhi-Maran family battle, sparked by the publication of an opinion poll, is entering new and dangerous territory. A privilege motion has been moved against an article published in Tamizhmurasu, an evening daily owned by the Sun TV group, over a May 10 article on the CBI inquiry into the arson and violence in Madurai…