Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicNews channels

Topic: News channels

Every dog has its day. On Zee News & News18 India, Trump’s ‘killer K-9’ had many

Only thing missing was using Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's underwear to ascertain his DNA – guess that was too gross for our news channels.

Here’s why you will watch Arnab Goswami & Navika Kumar long after election results are out

In both ‘#24October with Arnab’ & ‘#Oct24WithTimes Now’, Haryana-Maharashtra results will be hailed as “historic” BJP win, Congress will be dumped into graveyard.

In Indian TV ads, Aam Aadmi Party is the new Patanjali this festive season

Patanjali, which used to sponsor most prime time news shows once upon a time, is almost absent now. Instead, it's the Aam Aadmi Party ads that have taken over.

Times Now, NewsX say Pakistani terrorists’ plan ‘foiled’, India Today finds their ‘bodies’

Such was Pakistan’s dominance across India’s English and Hindi news channels that, on occasions, one could have mistaken these for Pakistani news channels.

Zee News & India Today could barely contain their glee at Rahul Gandhi’s resignation

Republic simply wrote “Rahul resigns”, and then rolled out not one, not two but four of its correspondents to discuss the resignation.

Indians who no longer care about ‘khooni jung’ on news channels can say Salaam to Cricket

News channels continue to bowl bouncers at the opposition, ignoring the latest data showing a further fall in GDP and higher unemployment rates.

Indian TV channels still in election mode, covering every Modi move & taunting Rahul Gandhi

If it was Modinama before, it is Modiyatra now. TV channels have abdicated their duties of reporting news in favour of following their leader.

Chaiwala to Nalayak: How Pakistan TV anchors are describing Narendra Modi

As India and Pakistan face-off over Pulwama, some TV anchors are singing Bollywood songs, reciting poems to inflame passions.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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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