Tag Archives: Lalu Prasad

Biggest Corporate Fraud is now Biggest Coverup

From a media perspective, the fraud at India’s “fourth largest Information Technology company” has been remarkable for two things. One, the failure of the business media in catching a whiff of what was cooking in the accounting kitchens of the disgraced Hyderabad company not just one year, but for seven years. If that failure is…

India’s greatest poet since the Bhakti movement?

PRITAM SENGUPTA writes from New Delhi: As Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw showed, if you have to die, you must die somewhere in the vicinity of Delhi, so that the movers, shakers and brokers of the capital can easily assemble to “bid a tearful farewell”. If you write a book, you must write do so somewhere…

‘Did we fight Emergency for this kind of media?’

The media coverage of the verbal and physical violence in Bombay over the influx of outsiders continues to draw attention. Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reports that at the Union cabinet meeting on February 14, senior ministers “expressed their outrage” at the reporting which some of them felt sparked panic and led to a mass exodus…