Daily Archives: 3 April 2013

Plug for Modi gets ‘Organiser’ editor RSS boot?

Radhika Ramaseshan reports in The Telegraph, Calcutta, on the editorial movements in the mouthpieces of the sangh parivar: “Ostensibly unconnected to Narendra Modi‘s [re-election and elevation to the BJP parliamentary board] was the recent exit of the editors of the Sangh’s Hindi and English weeklies, Panchjanya and Organiser, Baldev Sharma and R. Balashankar. “When contacted,…

Sharp, sensitive, substantive (conditions apply)

The Congress-led UPA’s election-eve attempt—like the BJP-led NDA’s attempt in 2004—to revive  Doordarshan News has come a cropper. The Indian Express has an editorial: “Less than two months after a splashy advertisement campaign championing Doordarshan’s new-look daily prime-time news bulletin, Ajai Shukla, the anchor/editor of its English-language segment, has put in his papers. The resignation…