At a time when the press workers union, affiliated to the state's ruling party, breathed fire, he came down on the unionists like a ton of bricks when they tried to browbeat his sub-editors. … [Read more...] about He changed sports journalism in India
Ramayan makers have claimed the rerun of the show on Doordarshan has made records. Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, who played a major role in re-telecasting the show amid lockdown, had recently shared how the Ramayan rerun was laughed upon. Sharing how the decision was received by those around him, he told IANS, “They’re all, like, laughing. Who’s going to watch it? ! I had to tell them that, you know, India is very different. It’s not just the English speaking elite, it’s much bigger, much more diverse. So there was that worry.” … [Read more...] about Ramayan: Sunil Lahri says he was bit disappointed when he found out Arvind Trivedi was playing Raavan
Meanwhile, a source close to the channel denies any such collaboration. “It’s true that the channel is in talks with Sunil but it’s not yet confirmed as to which show will replace Drama Company. And if Sunil’s show works out, he will not be doing it with Preeti. It is going to be his independent show, as it’s solely his idea and concept and Preeti has nothing to do with the new show. This is so far what the conversation has been. Later on, if she wants to join Sunil, that’s a different thing.” … [Read more...] about Sunil Grover’s show to replace Krushna Abhishek’s Drama Company?
He served in the post from November 2000 to November 2003. He parted ways with the Congress in 2016 after he and his son got embroiled in a controversy over alleged fixing of the by-election (2014) held for Antagarh seat in Kanker district. … [Read more...] about First Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi dies at 74
“So if there are no fans, people will get to know our vocabulary of abuses. We utter nonsense, but we are allowed to say anything, except to the referee. We are dirty, we are ugly. If the fans are there, they are loud, and it (the abuse) all gets subdued. But if they’re not there, my god...” … [Read more...] about We utter nonsense: Chhetri fears what fans might hear during closed-door games