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No coverage of Jaipur Lit Fest. Is this what readers want?
India

No coverage of Jaipur Lit Fest. Is this what readers want?

Media was happy to front page the fest only in the context of the brouhaha over Rusdhie, but nothing on the festival. Is this the prioritisation that readers want?

Gujarat drama over Lokayukta dominates newspapers today
India

Gujarat drama over Lokayukta dominates newspapers today

Most newspapers today gave importance to the drama in Gujarat over the Lokayukta, calling the judgment ‘a major setback to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’.

Justice Katju, it's your day. Newspapers highlighted issues of 'national importance'
India

Justice Katju, it's your day. Newspapers highlighted issues of 'national importance'

Of all the morningers we see in Mumbai, only the two ‘city-focused’ papers, Mumbai Mirror and DNA, give play to Oprah Winfrey’s visit to Mumbai. Other newspapers stayed away from such unimportant stories.

Army chief's age-row dominates newspapers today
India

Army chief's age-row dominates newspapers today

Was the army chief born in 1950 or 1951? The story on the issue of the age of VK Singh, predictably dominates all the newspapers as General Singh filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court.

Is DNA going local with its news coverage?
India

Is DNA going local with its news coverage?

Is DNA moving away from being like a Times of India and Hindustan Times; and focusing on ‘city’ paper like coverage — such as Mid-Day and Mumbai Mirror?

Will the Alistair Pereira verdict impact Salman Khan?
Politics

Will the Alistair Pereira verdict impact Salman Khan?

Will the Supreme Court ruling have greater ramifications for Salman Khan? A look at this, and other top stories in the newspapers today

Kingfisher dupes employees, deducted tax not deposited with IT dept: Indian Express
Politics

Kingfisher dupes employees, deducted tax not deposited with IT dept: Indian Express

The Indian Express has reported that cash strapped airline Kingfisher has been cutting income tax and EPF from its employees and not depositing it

Newspapers go Tata-centric
Business

Newspapers go Tata-centric

The Tata succession has predictably dominated the media today

Talks between Govt-Left break down, winter session on very thin ice
Politics

Talks between Govt-Left break down, winter session on very thin ice

The government is scrambling to come to an agreement with opposition parties to ensure the winter session does not snowball into chaos

Will our MP's actually do any work in Parliament this session?
Politics

Will our MP's actually do any work in Parliament this session?

The jury is out on whether the winter session will be more productive than the disastrous monsoon session earlier this year

Lip locking leaders, Manu Sharma parole, share media space with Baby B
Politics

Lip locking leaders, Manu Sharma parole, share media space with Baby B

This morning there is a lot apart from the brand new baby Bachchan occupying media mind space!

Mayawati's masterstroke only rivaled by Laxman knock
Politics

Mayawati's masterstroke only rivaled by Laxman knock

Today is all about blindsiding your opposition - be it on the political pitch or the cricket pitch

The consensus is clear: Don't bail out Kingfisher
Politics

The consensus is clear: Don't bail out Kingfisher

National media have clearly said that if any money is going is to be infused into the aviation sector, it should go to Air India and not Kingfisher

Is PM letting Pakistan off the hook for 26/11?
Politics

Is PM letting Pakistan off the hook for 26/11?

There is division on whether the Prime Minister's lavish olive branch to the Pakistani's was warranted.

Sardarpura verdict: Where is the justice for the Sikh riot victims?
Politics

Sardarpura verdict: Where is the justice for the Sikh riot victims?

The Sadarpura verdict has been greeted by many as a positive step, but has also prompted some commentators to question why similar justice cannot be served to the survivors of the Sikh riots.

Manmohan vs Mamata: What really transpired?
Politics

Manmohan vs Mamata: What really transpired?

This morning the newspapers are full of speculation on as to what caused Mamata Banerjee's dramatic turn around after she backed down from earlier comments that the Trinamool Congress would leave the UPA alliance unless the petrol price hike was rolled back.

CBI focuses attention on Air India CAG report
Politics

CBI focuses attention on Air India CAG report

The Indian Express has said that the CBI is planning to launch an investigation into the CAG report that alleged discrepancies in the purchase of Boeing aircraft for the national carrier

Rahul tells Kashmir Congress to lay off Omar
Politics

Rahul tells Kashmir Congress to lay off Omar

Rahul Gandhi has sent a very clear message to his party workers in Kashmir to stop attacking Chief Minister Omar Abdullah

Bad day for consumers, Kanimozhi and Pak cricketers
Politics

Bad day for consumers, Kanimozhi and Pak cricketers

Consumers have been hit with yet another petrol hike while Kanimozhi and Pakistani spot fixers find themselves in jail

G-20 and Istanbul summit: Big foreign policy day for India
Politics

G-20 and Istanbul summit: Big foreign policy day for India

This morning we look at two extremely important foreign policy events that are likely to have important ramifications for India in both the short and long term.