Television

Democracy
General

‘In Solidarity with the emerging Democratic, Progressive voices in Indian media’

Dear Friends, We are living in times where groups which win the battle of media often succeed in serving their purposes/propaganda. Our founders had expected that media shall stand as a fourth pillar of Democracy to make it vibrant. Media shall provide power to the people and make them believe in Democratic principles. Reality however did […]

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NDTV coverage of Modi speech different from BJP official feed
Democracy
Media

Troubling signs of media censorship

Last night, it emerged that after several shows that may have showed content embarrassing to the BJP, NDTV had gone off air in many places. Several “insider accounts” seem to allude to a picture of NDTV being perceived as showing footage embarrassing to the BJP (watch after 30 minutes). The indication is that cable operators have […]

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NDTV blocked by Delhi cable operators
Democracy
Media

Cable Operators of Delhi are reportedly blocking NDTV and ABP News #NDTVBlocked

Final Update: DEN Network customers now reporting that NDTV has been resumed on their service. No further reports of blocks seem to be happening. Any fresh information will result in a new post. This one will not be updated further.   Various reports of NDTV not being accessible through cable operators since approximately 8pm in […]

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Modi's claims about Wikipedia and the US on his official website
Media

One tweet that stripped Narendra Modi’s fluff factory naked

When you speak truth to power, you inspire others to stand by you. When you fabricate lies and engineer perceptions for profit, they come back to bite you. It began with an innocent reply of a gullible Modi supporter who thought to assert Modi’s honor with a claim that is popularly doing the rounds. That […]

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Corruption

Notice for posting defamatory references by Dharmesh Thakker about Notice on my post

So today Dharmesh Thakker who was mentioned in the notice by the solicitors of Lt Col (retd) Gautam Dutta and Anju Dutta on my post has sent me a notice complaining about defamation of him by them. This is his side of things. ===================================================== Notice for posting defamatory references Dear Ms Vidyut Kale, It has […]

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