Self-appointed guardians creating trouble for Dalits, says Modi

Condemning violence against dalits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked politicians, including his own partymen, to shun irresponsible statements even as he said the community’s “self-appointed champions” were giving political colour to the social problem to create tensions. He said he was committed to the welfare of dalits and other oppressed sections of the society … Read more

Triple Talaq, Sonu Nigam and Sri Sri, but not Gujarat’s ‘land scam’ on Indian TVs

We are back with tonight’s Prime Time TV debates. Although Friday’s biggest story has been the revelation on Gujarat chief minister, it remains to be seen how channel treat this story. Many on social media have expressed reservation saying the channels may not want to discuss this development as it tends to portray the BJP … Read more

Why sledge the journalist? Sunny Leone remains a pornstar silly!

Being in England and following the twitter conversation over the past couple of days I almost got a sense of a national tragedy having struck India. The microblogging site has been replete with outrage from celebrities and self-proclaimed champions of women’s rights alike. All because of a TV interview of pornstar-turned-Bollywood actor Sunny Leone by CNN-IBN … Read more

Prime Time TV debates: Sun rises in Badal’s Ludhiana or Arnab Goswami’s Times Now

Live updates on Prime Time TV debates are back on after a break. NDTV is running a special programme consisting of six Nobel laureates in place of Left Right and Centre. The Nobel Laureates are Aamrtya Sen, Arthur McDonald (Nobel for Physics 2015), Kailash Satyarthi, Leymah R Gbowee (Nobel Peace Prize, 2011), V Ramakrishnan (Nobel Prize in … Read more