Tag Archives: Lifetime Achievement Award

Sauce for a paper ain’t sauce for a TV channel?

If it is not all right in the eyes of The Hoot for NDTV to select the BJP’s prime minister-in-waiting L.K. Advani for a “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2009, was it OK for Business Standard—in which Hoot editor Sevanti Ninan has a stake—to invite the leader of the opposition to hand the Business Standard Awards…

Making all of us smile can make one of us cry

The “Indian of the Year” shows of the various television channels, that has comfortably stretched into the first month of the new year, has largely been a case of much of the same. So similar were the “brand” objectives; the award categories;  the selection methodology; the “beautiful people”; and the target audiences that had the…