Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicHindi news

Topic: Hindi news

Dainik Bhaskar says no more reference to woman’s skin tone in its matrimonial ads

The Hindi daily announced that it will not publish matrimonial ads containing words such as ‘fair’, ‘wheatish’, in an attempt to fight colourism.

A Hindi news channel is good business. You don’t need to be an Ambani to understand that

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.

News hunters or ad-getters? The insecure world of rural stringers in media

Despite their indispensable contributions to print media, the small-town/rural stringers remain invisible and their day-to-day struggles for livelihood go unnoticed.

In the year of Covid, TV news appealed more to Indians than entertainment channels

BARC report shows TV news grew at the highest, at 27%, while the viewership for general entertainment channels and movies rose by 9% and 10%, respectively.

‘Ram dharm’, ‘victory for Ram’ — how regional papers covered Ayodhya bhoomi pujan

Prime Minister Modi's trip lasted less than three hours in Ayodhya but got extensive coverage in Hindi and regional language papers the following morning.

‘Shocked and sad’: IAS Awanish Sharan after seeing his photo with suicide news on Hindi portal

Chhattisgarh's Kabirdham District Collector Awanish Sharan tweeted that the suicide news is not related to him and he was shocked to see it.

As women block women, there’s no #MeToo solidarity on the way to Sabarimala

From Ravish Kumar on NDTV India, to India TV, News 24, Newsnation, Prime News, Total TV and even a regional channel like Kashish TV have broadcast #MeToo.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.