• Rajya Sabha TV workers required to disclose assets

    Many of those employed at Rajya Sabha Television are on short-term contracts, with some even hired ad hoc on a daily wage basis.

  • Gifting the durbar

    The Ministry of External Affairs’ disclosure of gifts received by Indian officials from foreign dignitaries has Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Hamid Ansari as recipients of the most expensive gifts in the past year.

  • Media unhappy with Modi’s 1st defence event

    The defence ministry’s list of journalists accompanying the prime minister to INS Vikramaditya has left representatives of nearly two-thirds of the mainstream media out of his first defence event.

  • South Block spooked by Maruti 800s

    Officials have especially noted the frequency of thefts of the ubiquitous Maruti 800, which they further noted is considered easier to lift.

  • Shekhar Gupta new India Today editor

    Aroon Purie: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Shekhar Gupta as Vice Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of all news properties of the India Today Group.”

  • Indian Express promotes editors

    An email sent by Chairman Viveck Goenka to staffers said, “Raj will be Chief Editor and will report to me. Unni will be Editor.”

  • Everything changes at CNN IBN

    The general news channel CNN IBN will no longer be what it was, with almost its entire leadership on its way out after the take over by Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited.

  • VK-phobia grips army brass

    While some of the brass insist that putting the General V K Singh in the defence ministry would be a mistake because of the institutional resistance that could result in South Block, other observers point to the stunning victory that the former army chief managed in his constituency, Ghaziabad, with a margin said to be second only to Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi.

  • Modi to leave most Gujarat babus behind

    It is understood that no more than three or four mandarins will accompany Narendra Modi to New Delhi.

  • Clueless media promotes own guys for cabinet

    But even the candidates being drummed up by the media have been asked by the new dispensation to shut up and sit down.