Tag Archives: Allahabad

The Shankaracharya & India’s first rock magazine

In the Bharat that is India, it is only those who play by the book, who stick to the code, who do not stray from the straight and narrow, who get the 21-gun salute. The game-changers, the pathbreakers, the non-conformists, the iconoclasts barely get a look-see from even the most modern of media. Artists, yes.…

Tips for reporters from a Nobel Prize winner

The well-known poet and journalist Rudyard Kipling, who travelled extensively and worked for many years as a correspondent for The Pioneer in Allahabad, quoted in today’s paper: ‚ÄúTake well-ground Indian ink as much as suffices and a camel hairbrush proportionate to the intersperse of your lines. In an auspicious hour, read your final draft and…