Decency is not a virtue much in demand in Indian newsrooms, where the mercenary and the mercantile are valued higher.
But there is always the rare exception.
The Hindu gives its Editor Mukund Padmanabhan (in picture, above) a first-class sendoff upon his retirement, with a graceful (and grateful) front-page acknowledgement of services rendered by him to the 140-year-old behemoth, by N. Ram, chairman of the The Hindu Group.
Read N.Ram’s note: Editorial Transition
Photograph: By special arrangement!