Daily Archives: 14 April 2008

‘The right paper—no political pun intended’

The Times of India has launched in Madras with a 56-page edition (priced at Rs 2) comprising a 24-page main edition, and a 16-page city tabloid, Chennai Times. (The Hindu, which disdainfully refused to get into the price war when Deccan Chronicle launched with a one-rupee edition, has dropped its weekday coverprice to Rs 2.50.)…

Rest in peace: Jyoti Sanyal

Sans Serif records with regret the passing away of editor, teacher, writer and language terrorist, Jyoti Sanyal, in Calcutta on Saturday, 12 April 2008. A former assistant editor with The Statesman, whose stylebook he wrote, Sanyal spent 30 years in the Calcutta newspaper, where he gained a well-earned reputation, in his own words, of being…