Tag Archives: Rahul Gandhi

Who wins, who loses when it’s Gandhi vs Gandhi

When the Mail Today juxtaposes the Congress scion Rahul Gandhi with the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, who should feel more offended, Gandhi junior or Gandhi senior? The Guardian‘s media critic, Roy Greenslade, sees the promo in conjunction with Mont Blanc trying to sell pens in the name of Gandhi and Telecom Italia trying…

Gandhi for the goose ain’t Gandhi for the gander?

Mail Today, the tabloid newspaper published by the India Today group, has launched a smart print and outdoor campaign in New Delhi. With the tagline “The world has changed”, the campaign pits the past with the present. Kapil Dev, in his classic bowling action, but with cheer girls in the background. The new maharaja of…

‘Indian media’s bias ominous for democracy’

New York City-based human rights and media activist Partha Banerjee, in Counter Currents, detects an eerie similarity behind “the media-supported rise of Rahul Gandhi” as the next potential prime minister of India and the rise of Rajiv Gandhi and his brother Sanjay: “I must say I’m frustrated to see the rampant bias in favour of…

It’s not enough if you are just what you eat

On Aaj Tak, India’s leading Hindi news channel, a moment of stunning simplicity in an era of conspicuous consumption. Rahul Gandhi, the crown prince of the Congress party, has his dietary habits broken over live TV. Link via Chetan Krishnaswamy Also read: Cold is gold for the unwashed unmillions After Big B’s cold, small screen…