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Kavita, founding editor of Khabar Lahariya|
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Women journalists and the never-ending harassment

[By Narendra Kaushik] Delhi: Kavita, the editor of Khabar Lehariya, the weekly in Bundeli, Bajjka, Bhojpuri, Awadhi and Hindustani dialects, has become conscious of a number of things since January this year when Saddam alias Nishu (22), a boy from Sonbhadra District, began stalking her and her team on phone. Kavita has come to realise that Nishu could harass her and four of her colleagues because ...

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Modi-fying Media : Just for elections or beyond?

By Shreeshan Venkatesh With the shadows of the 2002 communal violence looming large, vying for a position at the head of the government would have seemed inconceivable for Modi. Yet, today in the run-up to the General Elections 2014, Narendra Modi stands at the cusp of achieving his prime ministerial ambitions. Modi’s rise to a position of this prominence can ...

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