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Vidura, the oldest publication of the Press Institute of India (in publication since 1963), is a substantive quarterly journal that focuses primarily on pertinent issues relating to the media. Many of the articles are from established writers, senior editors and journalists. Being a platform for exchange of news and views on a wide spectrum of developments in the media industry, it is a must-read for both the aspiring journalist as well as those well ensconced in the profession.

A ‘travelling diary’ highlights woes faced by rural women
Why do we think of women only in terms of the binary of urban-educated/ rural-illiterate? There are several in-between categories too – and their contributions .... MORE >
A sensitisation campaign is a success story
A campaign by Malayala Manorama with UNICEF support sensitising people on the plight of children with mental disorders in Kerala has made a tremendous impact. .... MORE >
The best Bengali films of 2016 constitute a mixed bag
The West Bengal Film Journalists Association Awards were given in 18 categories of excellence on the creative side and eight technical categories, for films released .... MORE >
A community now cares for Ladakh’s ‘grey ghost’
The Snow Leopard, a magnificent animal found in high altitudes was feared, hated and attacked by communities living in Ladakh. The reason was obvious. .... MORE >
He was a teacher, reformer and writer
Ganga Kishore Bhattacharya started the second regional language newspaper in India, the first by an Indian. He was the publisher and editor of a paper titled .... MORE >
Getting the message across to a tribal population is never easy
In Odisha, which has a sizeable population of tribes, a concerted effort is being made to improve health-seeking behaviour and demand-generation. Ritesh Kumar Sisu has .... MORE >
Recalling that inimitable ‘Woodies’ ambience
Woodlands Drive-In restaurant was a well known landmark in Chennai that was Madras. Old-timers miss it badly to this day. Partab Ramchand goes off on .... MORE >
Threatening and tarring the watchdogs
The press used to be known once upon a time as the Fourth Estate (the legislature, the executive and the judiciary being the three main .... MORE >
Book fairs, lit fests a big hit with youngsters
Shooting down the postulation that the reading habit is dying out, book fairs and literary festivals are seeing an encouragingly high percentage of youth, says .... MORE >
An actress who always put family before self
Gita Sen passed away in February this year after a long illness at her Kolkata residence. Many knew her simply as Mrinal Sen’s wife, a .... MORE >