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December 2, 2008

Shut out

Do you remember the BiTV lockout? Something worse than that happened on November 30, 2008. Sakaal Times , the English daily brought out in May (renaming the existing Maharashtra Herald ) by the Sakaal group of Pune (of the Marathi daily Sakaal fame) and helmed by wannabe media baron Abhijit Pawar (nephew of Nationalist Congress Party-NCP leader, Union Minister and former Broard for Control of Criket in India- BCCI president Sharad Pawar), suddenly decided to close down its Delhi operations... MORE