Tag Archives: Press Trust of India

If a report isn’t ‘wrong’, surely it must be ‘right’?

The threat of war between India and China has still not receded but the battle between unnamed home ministry sources continues relentlessly. Caught in the crossfire: journalists. First, The Hindu reported, quoting unnamed home ministry sources, that the government was contemplating filing a first information report against two journalists of The Times of India for…

The first casualty of a scoop interview is grace—II

Nothing is what it seems in the big, bad, messy, and utterly incestuous world of Indian cricket (and Indian cricket reporting). Outgoing cricket captain Rahul Dravid gave an interview to Press Trust of India last week. Just another interview by an outgoing captain to India’s biggest news agency, you might think. Well, not quite. Lokendra…