BY darius| IN OPINION |17/01/2007
Only three newspapers amongst those reviewed discussed the possibility of a conflict between Parliament and the Supreme Court.
BY darius| IN OPINION |04/11/2006
Only a few newspapers chose to write about the developments in Bangladesh and the two great exponents of foreign policy kept quiet.
BY darius| IN OPINION |25/10/2006
Which was more important? Pranab Mukherjee being moved out or Shivraj Patil not being moved out?
BY darius| IN OPINION |11/10/2006
Everyone wrote. They had to. But not everyone said anything that added to the Indian readersø understanding of the subject.
BY darius| IN OPINION |28/09/2006
A surfeit of events left leader writers confused about their relative importance, and not knowing what to say.
BY darius| IN OPINION |19/09/2006
Forget facts and consistency because both are inconvenient if you are covering the respective foreign ministries.
BY darius| IN OPINION |19/09/2006
Sometimes, the messenger does deserve to be shot. Only the Business Standard discussed the role of the media in the Pope affair.
BY darius| IN OPINION |10/09/2006
Leader writers in general dailies excel in peddling jargon, pomposity and simplification.
BY darius| IN OPINION |04/09/2006
The Pioneer took it squarely on the chin, The Hindu was indignant and full of adjectives and The Indian Express dwelt on the quality of Indian universities.
BY darius| IN OPINION |14/08/2006
Leader writers roundly criticised the finance minister, rightly so, but failed to deal with the real issues.
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