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Days of one sided Bihar coverge is over

This had to happen. I am so glad it has finally happened. The realization that there is more to the barrage of negative news emanating from Bihar than a desire to expose wrong doings. Or even a neutral desire to report the happenings. Such news, inevitably accompanied by commentary like “the most lawless state”, “the […]

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Conspicuous by its absence

Many many years ago, while being taught English at my school at Patna, I recall being taught the expression “conspicuous by its absence”. The expression greatly appealed to my adolescent mind – the apparent contradiction of being absent and yet conspicuous. If one thing deserves to be described as such, it is the coverage of […]

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The story of biased high offices

In the high court of Andhra Pradesh, a case was brought up alleging malpractice in re evaluation of MBBS papers conducted by NTR Medical University, Vijayawada. The case was taken up by a bench consisting of the Chief Justice G S Singhvi and Justice C V Nagarjuna Reddy. Then why are we discussing this case […]

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Indian MSM – the attack on Bihar continues

Please have a look at this article. The provocative headline besmirches the name of Bihar claiming the accused who allegedly outraged the modesty of a woman, the Railway protection force DIG PJ Rawal, to be a Bihar DIG. Now what is the connection of the accused with Bihar? Is he a native of Bihar? Does […]

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The Racist Indian Media?

The Racist Indian Media?by Mayank KrishnaFirst Published: Feb. 3, 2007 Indian media is racist, albeit of a different kind. It bats for glamour, power, influence, high and the mighty. It seldom plays for people who don’t have a voice, are weak and without power or influence. In other words, Indian media practices the fine art […]

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Journalists and Bihar Bashing

(This article is in response to an article by Rajdeep Sardesai raising Bihar bashing by the mainstream media to a new level. Here is the link) “Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something” – Plato Bihar has been the favourite punching bag of the Indian […]

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Hindustan on One Bihar

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Times of India on One bihar

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