Punjab

Sidhu’s BJP exit and Punjab elections impact

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If Punjab goes out of ‘Udta Punjab’, should we also take India out of ‘Mother India’?

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If Punjab goes out of ‘Udta Punjab’ will India go out of ‘Mother India’?

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Trust the Censor Board (technically the Central Board of Film Certification) to create yet another ridiculous controversy. Months after it tried to create a more sanskari James Bond through silly cuts of kissing scenes in the 007 film Spectre, the Pahlaj Nihalani-led Censor Board is now being absurd in its insistence on asking for the […..]

You’d probably make more money in a fixed deposit than a news channel

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Wait. No one watches the news? Then why are there so many news channels. The writer of a new book on the industry explains the real reason these channels are launched. As a genre, news attracts just about 7 percent of viewership in India and one-fifth of television advertising.Yet, almost half of over 800 licensed […..]

Satellites, Politics and India’s TV News Revolution: Challenges and Prospects

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Abstract This article explores two themes. First, it looks closely at the profusion of regional language news television in India, the patterns in its growth, its politics and its social impact. In particular, it looks at how political parties and politicians appropriated satellite news channels and cable networks in various states (Punjab, Chattisgarh, Tamil Nadu), […..]

NRIs Campaign Extensively in Punjab

Qila Raipur: In Punjab, NRI candidates are clearly a valuable asset for political parties. Not only are they financially viable, bringing in large amounts of foreign currency to fuel their election campaign, they also have a certain novelty value that may impress voters. It’s a far cry from California where he owns two gas stations. […..]