Prasad Sanyal

Prasad Sanyal is the Digital Group Editor. A news veteran, he Started with TV, went digital after a decade. He is seldom found outside digital newsrooms.

Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017: Sanyukta Bhatia to be Lucknow's first woman mayor in 100 years

Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017: Sanyukta Bhatia to be Lucknow's first woman mayor in 100 years

LUCKNOW: Sanyukta Bhatia is set to become Lucknow's first woman mayor in 100 years.

Dec 1, 2017 - 02:40 PM IST
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Of Padmavati, Politics, Daughters in Law and Floccinaucinihilipilification

I had almost made it through the day without a ‘Padmavati’ story when this post surfaced.

Nov 29, 2017 - 10:51 PM IST
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#Demonetisation: Indian economy watershed or waterboarded?

"Organised loot and a legalised plunder" is how Dr Manmohan Singh describes 'demonetisation'.

Nov 8, 2017 - 05:16 PM IST
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News needn't be convenient. Don't shoot the messenger

In the past few months, I’ve seen many journalists crib about the excesses of the government, slam them for the lack of morals or turn on their own organisations for suppressing stories that were i

Nov 2, 2017 - 01:32 PM IST
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Don’t mourn the loss of free media till you pay for your news

Over the last few days I’ve seen with a sense of dismay a ‘tu-tu main-main’ over NDTV censoring its journalists.  One of NDTV’s senior-most journalists and well-known faces, Sreenivasan Ja

Oct 21, 2017 - 12:37 PM IST
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Will eating out become cheaper? GST Council to review how restaurants are taxed

Will eating out become cheaper? GST Council to review how restaurants are taxed

New Delhi: After the GST Council meeting in New Delhi on Friday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Oct 7, 2017 - 07:40 AM IST
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Yashwant Sinha, the Economy of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi: Perhaps it's best said in Gujarati - Vikas gaando thyo chhe (development has gone haywire).

Sep 28, 2017 - 05:11 PM IST
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Durga in a Salon, Ganesha Eating Meat: Good Lord! Not Exactly

Today is Mahashasthi and community Durga Pujo celebrations - the most important four days in a year on a Bengali’s calendar begin in earnest today.

Sep 26, 2017 - 08:06 PM IST
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How YuMi the Robot stole the show from tenor Andrea Bocelli

How YuMi the Robot stole the show from tenor Andrea Bocelli

Having a robot conduct a philharmonic orchestra seems straight out of some Hollywood sci-fi movie.

Sep 14, 2017 - 02:58 PM IST
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‘iPhone X: The proverbial forbidden Apple I must have’

‘iPhone X: The proverbial forbidden Apple I must have’

Most of my friends would bear with me on this one. I’m neither overtly geeky, nor do I have a habit of going in hyperbole every time a new gadget arrives on the block.

Sep 13, 2017 - 05:14 PM IST
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