I have never hesitated in showing my utmost disdain for TV news and its desire to report awe-inspiring stories headlined, "Shahbash Bandar Mamu!" etcetera.
Today, I officially announce that the Times of India has gone from being the No. 1 broadsheet daily to being India's most widely read tabloid. While this has been a change that occurred long ago, I wanted not to believe it. However, my faith has now been shaken to its core.
16th July 2008, Mumbai Edition.
Pg. 2: Fearing arrest, newly weds rush to court - How couples are afraid of police action from parents against their wedding.
Pg. 4: A jet for Mr. Deshmukh - How Mayawati beat Vilasrao in a race to get a jet.
Pg. 5: Eco-friendly Ganesh idols unlikely this year - How restrictions cannot be placed on size and materials for Ganesh idols for religious reasons.
Pg. 6: Admissions resume, despair continues - How the ambiguous admission procedure continues, harrowing students and parents alike.
And apparently, this news item is more important.
Pg. 3: NRI friend of Rani Mukherjee's uncle robbed
Wrought Iron Gate Repair Wholesale District
6 months ago