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Times Now's Rahul Shivshankar (L) and Zee News' Sudhir Chaudhary (R)

For Times Now and others, Vadra-Sonia link is more important than Indian economy

Republic TV went on about Congress’ secularism, India Today looked at CAA, CNN News18 remained with Kashmiri Pandits. But anyone barely touched the IMF story.
Fauji set Shah Rukh Khan on to the path of superstardom in the 80s | Images: YouTube | ThePrint

Shah Rukh Khan Fauji 2 must rescue Indian armed forces from Republic TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News

In times of CAA, police encounters, JNU and AMU, and now DSP Davinder Singh, Indian TV serials are still about who loves whom and who loves to hate whom.
JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh was injured in Sunday's assault on campus | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

On JNU violence, video war on India’s news channels: Times Now aired 10, Republic TV had 7

On India TV, Rajat Sharma used them to suggest Left was as much to blame as ABVP, while Arnab Goswami saw them as ‘proof of Left’s extreme brutality’.
Times Now's Rahul Shivshankar (L) and Zee News' Sudhir Chaudhary (R)

Zee News, Times Now, Aaj Tak must perish in 2020. India’s TV news needs to go back a decade

The biggest constitutional amendment that India needs in 2020 is this: abolish TV news channels.
Arnab Goswami and Rahul Shivshankar

Guess what Times Now and Republic TV, often carrying identical content, finally disagreed on

On any given day, the two channels are practically mirror images of each other, with similar headlines, reports and opinion. But this issue broke that tradition.

Pawar to Modi-Shah, easy to tell which TV channel Indian politicians will give interviews to

Times Now, NDTV, India Today - Indian channels with usually different coverage of the same news finally found a common ground last week: rape

Navika Kumar sneers, ABP News cries as Pawar game takes the wind out of BJP in Maharashtra

Republic TV and Times Now pulled knives against NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena, even as the news coverage heightened what was already a blockbuster drama.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

JNU, Sharad Pawar and Congress — get away from it all with Shashi Tharoor’s comedy

In times when people want to escape TV news, Archana Puran Singh's laughter on Kapil Sharma Show and plotless serials like Kasautii Zindagii Kay always help.
Indian news channels

Confused & clueless: Republic TV & Zee News’ Maharashtra coverage had Bigg Boss elements

Zee News said Congress will “offer outside support” while Republic TV claimed the party wants six cabinet berths and the speaker's post.
Lawyers protest against the police outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi

In Delhi lawyers-police clash, India’s news channels have already picked sides

TV news channels travelled far and wide last week. But none went further than WION to bring a ‘World Exclusive’ from Israel.

On Camera

Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Why Rahul Gandhi, Kejriwal, Yechury, Mayawati and Prashant Kishor all love to hate RSS

If there is one factor that unites the opposition in India today—apart from power—it’s the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, not Modi.

T20 World Cup: What can women’s cricket do to enjoy the popularity of men’s cricket?

The 7th edition of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup has begun in Australia, but much of the conversation is still around the number of viewers tuning in.

Defence

Representational image of Kandla Port, Gujarat | Photo: Commons

Chinese ship carrying suspected cargo to Pakistan allowed to leave, equipment held back

The ship was detained at Gujarat's Kandla Port for allegedly mis-declaring an autoclave, which can be used to launch ballistic missiles, as an industrial ‘dryer’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.