Daily Archives: 20 October 2011

Aman Sethi bags Red Cross journalism prize

Aman Sethi, The Hindu‘s correspondent in Chhattisgarh, has bagged the international red cross committee’s award for best print media article on humanitarian issues, for his March 2011 piece on homes and granaries that were torched by police commandos in three villages in the Naxal heartland. Tehelka ‘s Umar Baba took the second place, while the…

Fareed Zakaria: ‘a barometer in a good suit’

The liberal American magazine The New Republic has compiled a list of “the most over-rated thinkers in Washington D.C.“, and Padma Bhushan Fareed Zakaria, the Bombay-born former editor of Newsweek International and an editor-at-large at Time magazine, makes it with ease: “Fareed Zakaria┬áis enormously important to an understanding of many things, because he provides a…