Daily Archives: 5 July 2011

Look, who transcribed the PM’s press meet!

Prime minister Manmohan Singh‘s much-ballyhooed powwow with newspaper editors last week is now so last week. The interaction barely has any recall today but for the off-the-record boo-boo over Bangladeshis being anti-Indian that went on the record for a hours and became a diplomatic issue for a few hours. The official transcript was soon corrected,…

‘Zee is the only news channel making money’

The mention of TV news in India brings up the usual names among news aficionados—Times Now, NDTV 24×7 and NDTV India, Aaj Tak and Headlines Today, CNN-IBN and IBN Awaaz, et al. But there is another player in the ring from India’s oldest satellite network. And Zee News, says its CEO Punit Goenka, is the…