Remember, for one day you will be gone too

With bottomline-conscious bean counters and brand managers stomping all over newsrooms these days, rare is the media house that pauses to salute those who are no longer with us.

To its credit, the Indian Express bucks the trend.

On its pages today is an ad for Vijay Pratap Singh, its reporter who was among those killed at a blast outside the residence of a Uttar Pradesh minister in 2010, leaving behind a wife, a five-year-old son and a 10-month-old daughter.


Alfred D’Cruz: ToI’s first Indian sub-editor

Tarun Sehrwat, 22 and killed in the line of duty

Chari, a lens legend at The Hindu

Harishchandra Lachke: A pioneering cartoonist

T.N. Shanbag: Man who educated Bombay journos

Rajan Bala: cricket writer of cricket writers

Jyoti Sanyal: The language terrorist and teacher

Russy Karanjia: The bulldog of an editor

Sabina Sehgal Saikia: The resident food writer

M.G. Moinuddin: The self-taught newspaper designer

Naresh Chandra Rajkhowa: Journo who broke Dalai Lama story

J. Dey: When eagles are silent, parrots jabber

E. Raghavan: Ex-ET, TOI, Vijaya Karnataka editor

Prakash Kardaley: When god cries when the best arrive

Pratima Puri: India’s first TV news reader passes away

Tejeshwar Singh: A baritone falls silent watching the cacophony

N.S. Jagannathan: Ex-editor of Indian Express

K.M. Mathew: chief of editor of Malayala Manorama

Amita Malik: the ‘first lady of Indian media’


K.R. Prahlad: In the end, death becomes a one-liner

M.R. Shivanna: A 24×7 journalist is no more

C.P. Chinnappa: A song for an unsung hero


  1. Karma

    Well..u shud also include Appan Menon of NDTV..first of the TV journalists and his great stories for World this Week..

  2. ERR

    Suresh Saraiya too has gone unnoticed in the aftermath of Rajesh Khanna’s demise. Not many newspapers have mentioned his demise. sad… sad.

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