OPINIONATED? PASSIONATE? INDIAN? UNDER 25? WANT TO WRITE? BE READ? BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY?

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Zee Media, one of India’s largest digital platforms, invites young articulate opinionated writers (18 to 25 year olds) to become part of its election coverage team. We will select 50 best from across India who will write for a minimum of one opinion piece per week. The top five most popular writers at the end of Read more »

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Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi: Are the liberals in denial?

A few weeks ago, I was caught in a debate with three ‘liberal’ journalist friends on how the media should deal with this creature called Rahul Gandhi. With the advent of Narendra Modi, the liberals of our society are scared – or at least they claim to be. The devil incarnate himself will destroy the Read more »

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It is not just about gays any more

Embracing the dark Public hurt and outrage has marked the apex court’s order on Section 377, Photo: Vijay Pandey

The apex court judgment to set aside the 2009 Delhi High Court judgment on section 377 is a retrograde step towards equal rights for all citizens Read more »

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Request to Katju to issue an advisory to the media against naming or publish details of the victim

  ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Kunāl Majumder <mail@kunalmajumder.com> Date: 23 November 2013 18:29 Subject: An urgent request regarding Tehelka case To: chairmanbpp-pci@nic.in, mark_katju@yahoo.co.in Dear sir, Though I am the online editor of Tehelka and a colleague of the victim,  I write to you in my personal capacity as a citizen and a friend of the victim. Read more »

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The dirty clean-up work

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Two years after Tehelka exposed the corruption in the Loktak Lake Project in Manipur, questions still remain unanswered, says Kunal Majumder IN APRIL 2010, TEHELKA had reported how a company that existed only on paper was awarded a Rs 224 crore contract to clean up the Loktak Lake (The Lake and the Fake Firm) in Manipur. Read more »

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