The mahant’s ‘murder mystery’ lives on after him but chances are Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US will put it to rest—at least on TV news.
As per news channels' promotional videos and 'special features', it's all bright and beautiful in Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh. The state has been completely transformed.
Pakoda party, chai pe charcha, Kashi cruise — Is good news 24x7 really good for India?
CNN News 18, India Today, Republic Bharat, Times Now – all dangle videos seemingly sourced from social media before Indian viewers, and at least once getting fact-checked.
Ravish Kumar is trusted by one set of people, Arnab Goswami by another. But everyone can watch an episode of Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC.
While CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera showed notes of restraint, Indian news channels threw caution to the winds and said, ‘Terror group wins Game of Thrones’.
Hindi news channels, unlike most English ones, sensibly begin their debates/discussions early evening – 5pm onwards – so they don’t interrupt or upset our dinner.
Want to cry tears of joy watching Indian athletes in Tokyo? Let Sony's Olympics coverage add to it.
Pegasus divided the press – Times Now’s Navika Kumar said allegations were not ‘conclusive’. CNN News18’s Zakka Jacob read the story as calmly as a story about delayed monsoon.
Advertorials and interviews have interspersed with coverage of a succession of developments in UP. Does this signal “all is well” for the CM?