Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicNew York Times

Topic: New York Times

NYT article says it ‘took Britain 250 years to build democracy in India’, deletes

The article by Steven Erlanger borrowed a former NATO diplomat’s observation on Indian democracy while discussing the global rise of authoritarianism.

NYT to Time magazine, Western media loves to bash Modi’s India. China could be the culprit

An analysis published in The Communicator was the first to show how global media may have been manipulated into advancing negative narratives about India.

Accountability is democracy’s cardinal character. Pegasus just ruined that in India

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘IS operative’ killed in US drone strike was Kabul aid worker, 7 children also killed, NYT says

NYT raises doubts about US military's version of events — specifically whether explosives were present in targeted car, if driver was connected to IS, & if a second explosion took place.

At ‘worst case’, India’s Covid deaths are 14 times higher than govt count, says NYT

NYT analyses India's case and death counts, serosurvey results and speaks to experts to draw what it says is a more accurate estimate of the country's Covid burden.

Indian farm protests get full-page NYT ad, paid for by US group Justice for Migrant Women

US-based advocacy group Justice for Migrant Women also posted a video on Facebook as well as created a dedicated tab on its website on the protests.

‘Shiv Sena is progressive?’ NYT deletes tweet on Arnab Goswami’s arrest after drawing flak

New York Times draws criticism from Twitter users after it posts about the arrest of Republic TV's Arnab Goswami in Maharashtra 'where a progressive political party is in power’.

Twitter revises its hacked documents policy after dispute over NY Post’s Biden article

Twitter has said the NY Post article on Joe Biden would remain blocked on the platform because the documents in it contain people’s personal information, such as email addresses.

New York Times names new South Asia correspondent in Delhi — Afghan native Mujib Mashal

Mujib Mashal has been reporting from Afghanistan for the NYT for the past five years. In his new role, he will report on India’s internal politics and the rest of the SAARC countries.

Journalists know news and opinion are separate. But readers can’t tell the difference

If news organisations such as The New York Times want a robust opinion section, then they need to do a better job of explaining where – or if – the ‘wall’ between news and opinion exists.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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