T S Sudhir

T S Sudhir

The author is an Indian TV, print and digital journalist with over 25 years experience. He was the Editor (South India) at NDTV and later at India Today. He is a columnist writing extensively on politics, sports, entertainment and development issues. He is also a satirist and the author of badminton player Saina Nehwal's biography. He tweets as @Iamtssudhir (twitter.com/Iamtssudhir)

Silencing the ink: Gauri Lankesh, a fearless journalist of courage

Gauri Lankesh’s Facebook profile picture that features Rohith Vemula, with the caption ‘Punish the culprits’, gives you an idea of the kind of person she was – fearless. Posted by Gauri Lankesh on Monday, January 18, 2016 The 55-year-old senior journalist was shot dead outside her residence in Ideal Home Layout in Rajarajeswari Nagar, Bengaluru, late yesterday evening. Not one to soften the blows Lankesh was known for her radical views and was gutsy about embracing ideologies that were not very compatible with the powers that be. She was not one to soften her blows using a velvet glove while her approach to everything in life ...

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