Times of India

Irony died a million deaths in Tharoor’s column

Shashi Tharoor, Indian Express, Times of India, Congress, BJP, Neech, Chaiwala, RSS, Mahatma Gandhi, Sterlite, Gauri Lankesh, Constitution, Indira Gandhi, Hinduism, Shah Bano, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Maoists, Naxalites, impeachment, CJI, farmers’ suicides
Tharoor has a juvenile piece in Express

Shashi Tharoor’s edit piece in Indian Express on Satur

Grand Opposition Alliance? You must be joking

Indian Express, Times of India, Mayawati, SP, BSP, bypolls, Kairana, Noorpur, Ranjan Chowdhury, Mamata Banerjee, TRS, West Bengal, Editors’ Guild, Press Council of India, Rahul Gandhi, Chandrashekhar, Devi Gowda
The myth of opposition unity (file picture)

Indian Express ran a front page stor

Why Mainstream Media wants to keep you “uneducated”

Presstitutes, Aadhaar, KJ Alphons, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Indian Express, Facebook, NaMo App, Rahul Gandhi, Cambridge Analytica
KJ Alphons arguments go unheeded

There is a good reason to believe that mainstream English newspapers in India keep masses uneducated. Most of it stems from bias.

MSM Fake News Monitor: Times of India on Taj Mahal

Times of India, Lutyens’ Media, Fake News, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh Paryatan Apar Sambhavnayen, Yogi Adityanath, Hindutva, Ayodhya, Naimisharanya, Chitrakoot, Sonbhadra
Indian temples are no less magnificent than a mausoleum, Taj Mahal

(Facebook has set out 10 tools to check Fake News.

Why Rajdeep Sardesai blocked me on twitter

Rajdeep Sardesai, Times of India, Freedom of Expression, Rohingyas, Bullet Train, Sangh Parivar, Gauri Lankesh, Demonetization, India, Arjan Singh, Arvind Singh, Sagarika Ghose, Indira Gandhi, Sam Manekshaw, UPA, Pratibha Patil, Manmohan Singh, AK Antony, APJ Kalam, Sitaram Yechury, Digvijaya Singh, Manish Tewari, India-Occupied-Kashmir
Rajdeep Sardesai (left) and writer himself

I found myself blocked on twitter by Rajdeep Sardesai today.

Mr Sibal, you ain't fooling anyone!

Kapil Sibal, 2G, 66A IT Act, Supreme Court,UPA, Hindutva, Hinduism, Jadavpur University,Professor Ambikesh Mohapatra, Anees Trivedi, Anna Hazare, Mamta Bannerjee, Una, Dadri, Alwar, CAG, CBI, Shivraj Patil, TRAI, A. Raja, spectrum allocation, Majrooh Sultanpur, Arthur Jail Road, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Article 19 (1), Times of India
Kapil Sibal: a classic case of pot calling the kettle black

Kapil Sibal, former telecom minister in the UPA government, in an

Sagarika Ghose, which history books are you reading?

Sagarika Ghose, Times of India, Editorial, Liberal Hindu, Internet Hindu, Allahabad, Lodhi Colony, Aurangzeb Road, British, Kashi Viswanath Temple, Rome, Muzaffarnagar Riots, Akhilesh Yadav, Ram, Krishna, Ganapathy, Shastra, Shaastra, Pandyan, Chola, Chera, Satavahana, Pallava, Kadambas, Gangas, Chalukyas, Azaan, Sony Nigam
Ms Ghose, facts don't match up

An open letter to Sagarika Ghose

 

Dear Sagarika,

Padmavati: History as per se Times of India

 Times of India, Romilla Thapar, Irfan Habib, English mainstream media, AMU, Delhi University, Left-Congress, Saraswati River, Aryans, Dravidian, Sanskrit, Vedic literature, Kalinga War, Ashoka,  Mohanjodaro, Harappa, Kalibangan, Hanumangarh, Rakhigarhi, Itihasa, Rishis, Yogis, Smriti, Shruti, Hindusim, Abrahamanic religions, Judaism, Islam, Christianity, West, Akhlaq, Rohith, BJP workers, Padmavati, Khilji, Kamala Devi, King Ramachandra, Devagiri, Amir Khusro, Khazain-ul-Fatuh, Jazia Tax, Malik Kafur,
Let's know first what's History

My first instinct on reading this Times of India (29.1.2017) headline was that the likes of Romilla Thapar and Irfan Habib have been pressed into service by

Murthal is one of many "fake news": But who cares?

Murthal Gangrape, Jat Stir, Haryana, JNU stir, CFSL, cow vigilante, Mumbai autorickshaw, Sonepad, Rohtak, Muslim girl rent Mumbai, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Hindu, Indian Express, demonetization, Dalit home in Sonepad, Rohtak girls, amicus curiae
Muruthal Gangrape: The story that never was 

The kind of furore and din media created on “Murthal gangrape” during the Jat Stir in Haryana is beginning to unravel.

The Fake News vs. Real News debate

Major Surendra Poonia, TOI, Times of India, HDFC Bank ATM, social media, NewsBred, OpIndia, Facebook, Twitter, Donald Trump, Brexit, Modi, Washington Post, Jimmy, Pulitzer Prize, Bob Woodward, Janet Cooke, conspiracy theorists, post-truth narrative, imperialists, CIA
Janet Cooke of Washington Post: Fake Pulitzer story

A few days ago, Major Surendra Poonia made an angry tweet: “Yesterday one TOI (Times