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‘We bring it to you first’. How Pakistan TV news sensationalised the tragic PIA flight crash

Journalists could be seen screaming into microphones that they had recorded footage of all injured and dead in the plane crash, so that ‘we can bring it to you first’.

Stray trains: Poor planning by Indian Railways or overwhelming load on some routes?

The Indian Railways reacted to the controversy over ‘stray trains’ by calling it “route rationalisation” of Shramik Specials, which are meant to ferry migrant workers back home.


Representational image of Chinese soldiers

India waits for China’s diplomatic words to ‘translate into action on ground’ at LAC in Ladakh

Chinese diplomats said Wednesday situation at the border with India is ‘overall stable and controllable’, and that the countries must ‘enhance mutual trust’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry.