Madhu Kishwar

Smriti Irani affidavit Lok Sabha Chandni Chowk 2004

What are Smriti Irani’s real educational qualifications?

After Madhu Kishwar raised the question of Smriti Irani’s educational qualifications, the internet has been busy. It seems she has submitted different details at different times. Notably her affidavit for Lok Sabha Election 2004 from Chandni Chowk said she was a B.A. (1996) [page sc5] from Delhi University (School of Correspondence) in 2004 and for …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet

Wanting a lean cabinet is one thing, but the selection of ministers does not invoke confidence. Narendra Modi will be handling Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space. Given the secretive nature of India’s nuclear establishment, and the very serious apprehensions regarding several existing and proposed nuclear plants, the ability and intent of …

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Qamar Waheed Naqvi

Senior Journalist, Editorial Director at India TV resigns over Modi’s fixed interview

Before the dust settled on the sniggering at the unabashed fan worship of Narendra Modi in what was supposed to be an interview by the supposedly sharp Rajat Sharma, news comes in of senior journalist and editorial director Qamar Waheed Naqvi resigning from IndiaTV in protest of the “fixed” interview. The interview in question took …

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Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

India Today should be investigated for paid media

India Today and its sister channe Headlines Today seems to be unusually prone to “inadvertent” mistakes that surprisingly consistently look deliberate as well as designed to influence the public opinion against Aam Aadmi Party and in favor of Bharatiya Janata Party. I am no lawyer, but mentioning several “coincidences” that seem a little unbelievable as …

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