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The front pages of Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and New York Times covering the protests. | Twitter | @RanaAyyub

Why foreign media loves anti-BJP, champagne socialists as columnists

Op-eds of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Gulf News, The Guardian and others are mostly written by Modi-hating Indians like Rana Ayyub and Swati Chaturvedi.
Indian indentured labourers were taken to many parts of the British-ruled Caribbean and South America, including Trinidad (pictured) and Guyana | Photo: Wikipedia Commons

New York Times called out for labelling Indo-Guyanese people ‘descendants of farmhands’

Guyanese-American author Gaiutra Bahadur points out that Indo-Guyanese are descended from plantation labourers, asks NYT how it can get ‘basics so wrong’.
US' New York Times and Sri Lanka's Sunday Times | ThePrint Team

New York Times & Sri Lankan paper caught in row over ‘incorrect’ identification of source

Sri Lanka’s ‘Sunday Times’ identified a police officer as a source for NYT’s 2018 investigation into Hambantota port, but US paper said it was ‘incorrect’.
Beef burger

Intolerance, naming & shaming, allegations — the red meat debate is getting nasty

The dispute can be traced to a series of studies from October that seeks to discredit popular wisdom about the ill-effects of red meat.
US President Donald Trump

New York Times slammed for revealing details of whistleblower who complained against Trump

Dean Baquet, NYT Executive Editor, however, said they decided to publish the details of the whistleblower as they wanted the readers to make their own judgments.
Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court associate justice | Photo: Saul Loeb/Pool Bloomberg

Democratic candidates again call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment after new assault charge

The new allegations were reported in a New York Times article that published an excerpt from an upcoming book ‘The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation’.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is to speak for an hour and then field questions from foreign media personnel. | Photo: PTI

Mohan Bhagwat to meet foreign media to change ‘stereotypical perceptions’ of RSS abroad

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will hold a daylong session with foreign media in Delhi on 24 September and field all questions related to the Sangh.
The flyover between the Parade Road crossing and Dhaula Kuan was constructed and inaugurated in 136 days

Car owners need not be afraid, your ownership wont be obsolete

Despite what the data says, people will never give up the freedom of owning cars for any reason except being unable to afford it.
New York Times mail building |

New York Times reporter who had dissed Delhi as unlivable gets it wrong again

For the second time in 4 months, The New York Times has issued corrections for stories reported by Gardiner Harris.
Twitter trolling, making the quality of online debate questionable| Alex Flynn/Bloomberg

‘Twitter’s troll problem may not be solvable’

Latest brouhaha over Sarah Jeong's trolling reflects ominously not just on Twitter as a platform but on the state of online debate.

On Camera

The Servant of Sahibs | Source: Sandeep Krishnan

Ghulam Rassul Galwan — The man who named the Galwan river, the site of India-China stand-off

It was unusual in the 19th century for rivers to be named after their regional discoverers. But Galwan, and his love for exploration, stood out.

Inter-state movement curbs: Are Indian states being paranoid or practical during Covid?

Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa has said there is no ban on flights and trains to the state, a day after after his govt banned flights from certain states after a spike in Covid cases.

Defence

An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Chinese troops blacktopping track in disputed ‘finger’ area in Ladakh amid border tensions

The fresh Chinese construction activity is happening around Finger 4 in Pangong lake area. China also blocked the route of Indian patrol teams in the disputed region.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.