After Shashi Tharoor’s exit, now all guns are trained on IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi. Does Modi have something left in the tank? Modi’s benefactor Pawar may have turned against him because he reckons he too might be singed by this IPL heat, but KK Modi’s scion has many powerful backers. Will Modi take the fall or will he be able to pull off another Houdini act? Monday will tell us, says Sandeep Bamzai.
Delhi as a metro is not big on graffiti. But lately, one sees its scrawl and the legend inscribed is worrying – Pro rich, anti poor, CWG sucks. The Commonwealth Games are barely 190 days away, but work on the stadiums is yet to be completed. Plus the Capital is a dug out zone with construction material strewn around and burdened by an inflating Games budget. Sandeep Bamzai wonders why most of the media is silent on such an important issue.
Safedi ki chamkar where Rin and Tide are slugging it out isn't the only battle zone these days. There is another joust in the media firmament where an ongoing glove fest has everyone riveted. And this has nothing to do with iski shirt meri shirt se zyada safed kyun hai? This one is about an entrenched player and a newbie, says Sandeep Bamzai.
Sandeep Bamzai takes a look at the most relevant news covered by Headlines Today in recent times to stress that if the bulwark of a news channel remains news, then this long and arduous road of perseverance will pay off. The process of distillation at Headlines Today has been slow and capital intensive, but one can safely say that it is bearing fruition finally.
Lots of curious things go on in the media. There is a new twist to an old tale every single day. The reported demerger move of Air India and India and the subsequent denial issued saw its fair share of drama, which was further heightened when there were also accusations of a rip off of the media report. Sandeep Bamzai gives the details.
Since 26/11, many searching questions have been asked of our news telly wallahs. In fact, they have failed several rounds of catechism. Against this backdrop, Ram Gopal Varma is readying to release ‘Rann’. ‘Rann’s main protagonist Amitabh Bachchan speaks about the movie and news television in general to Sandeep Bamzai.