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Posts published by “Soma Basu”

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The year 2015 changed a lot of things and it continues to go worse. Not just the political change but also newsroom dynamics. The news establishments are gradually turning into factories. They want to produce reporters who write the same, look the same, speak the same and think the same.…

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Do you have a story idea? Do you want me or my friends to report on something that the ‘mainstream’ media doesn’t want to talk about? Please feel free to submit here. Please be patient and convince us that it is true. If you have documents, photograph or any screenshots,…

Outsiders in their own land

Avtar Singh’s cataract-ridden eyes betray him. He is happy talking to the group of friends he has invited home, but he cannot help stealing fond glances at the lush green fields and trees he has grown single-handedly in the heart of a salt desert. Some consider the 92-year-old Sikh rude.…

Cash For Kind

A range forest officer, Vilas Nikam, was arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs 11 lakh from the administrative officer of Sinhgad Technical Institute, Pune. The forest department had registered a case against the institute for carrying out construction activity on a disputed land and seized the construction equipment, an…

Caught A Cop!

The Anti-Corruption Bureau caught a man red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a sand dealer, allegedly on behalf of a probationary IPS officer, in Nanded. The arrest was made after a four-month operation after a complaint by the sand trader. The IPS officer has not yet been…

Down The Drain

India has witnessed the highest incidence of fraud with 89 percent of executives reporting their companies were victim to at least one instance over the past 12 months, up from 68 percent in 2016, according to Kroll Annual Fraud Report 2017-18. The country emerges on the top in frauds in three categories…