Tag Archives: Vijay Darda

Baba Shingote, the Marathi school dropout who sold fruits and set up Kannada and Tamil newspapers in Mumbai, passes away

Muralidhar Anant also known as Baba Shingote, the Maharashtrian who founded the Kannada newspaper Karnataka Malla and the Tamil newspaper Tamil Times in Bombay to serve the city’s vast migrant populations from the southern states, has passed away, at age 89. The end came on 6 August 2020, in Junnar in Pune district, reports PTI.…

Look, who’s putting up a statue for press freedom

Of all the noxious fumes that emanated from the coal allocation scam that hit UPA-II in 2012, was the perils of political and business interests of media owners and groups, which extend beyond the media. For, among the impressive list of beneficiaries of “Coalgate” was the name of Vijay Darda, the Congress MP who runs…

From the desk of hon’ble Member of Parliament…

In which Vijay Darda, member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and chairman of Lokmat Media Limited shoots off an appealĀ  to advertisers on his letterhead seeking advertisements for the special Deepotsav and Deepbhav issues of Lokmat (Marathi) and Lokmat Samachar (Hindi).