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Free Naveen Soorinje

As editors and senior journalists representing a cross-section of the print, television and online media, we wish to bring to your notice a matter of serious professional concern for the journalist fraternity. Naveen Soorinje, a district reporter with the Kannada channel Kasturi Newz 24, was...

Sheer Insensitivity

We are shocked at the government’s sheer insensitivity in announcing on the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe that it is going ahead with the Jaitapur nuclear power project. This means disregarding the overwhelming opposition to the project by 40,000 local people and the larger public,...

Between the Lines-Women s Issues in English Language Newspapers

Women's Issues in English Language Newspapers Ammu Joseph Kalpana Sharma The increased attention to women and to women's issues in the media in the last decade has not been free of blatant sexism and/or subtle distortions, partly as a consequence of overt biases and partly due to the very structure of the media. This article looks at the coverage of all issues concerning women in the English language press between 1979 and 1988 focusing on five landmark issues

Political Parties and Sati

Ammu Joseph There is ample documentary evidence to show that Kalyan Singh Kalvi, a minister of the erstwhile Janata Dal(S) government, was a staunch supporter of the practice of 'sati', although he denied it when faced with a demand for his resignation.

Education as if Women Mattered

monthly interest cost of half to one per cent. It is another matter that exports may come down due to the fall in the licence premium and worsen the foreign exchange reserves position.
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