Winners 2010 - Ramnath Goenka (RNG) Excellence Awards - The Indian Express Group

Awards 2010

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Winners

  • Rupashree Nanda CNN-IBN Uncovering India Invisible For telling the story of India's food insecurity through its godowns where thousands of tonnes of food grains are left to rot.
  • Umashankar Singh NDTV India Hindi For going beyond embedded journalism to bring the real Afghanistan to Indian viewers.
  • Geeta Datta NEWSX Film and Television Journalism For delightfully taking us back to the Bollywood of the 60s and 70s.
  • Kamlesh Bholanath Deorukhkar IBN Lokmat Regional Languages His feature on the bidi workers of Solapur painted a moving picture of the women who spend hours rolling bidis.
  • Smriti Advani CNN-IBN Sports Journalism For their feature, India's Golden Girls, that brought the real story behind India's women athletes—the trials, the tribulations and the triumph.
  • Priyanka Dubey CNN-IBN Sports Journalism For their feature, India's Golden Girls, that brought the real story behind India's women athletes—the trials, the tribulations and the triumph.
  • Mufti Islah CNN IBN Reporting from J&K and the Northeast For "Stone Rage", his incisive documentary on the phenomenon of stone-pelting as a form of protest in Kashmir.
  • Divya Srinivasan NEWSX Environmental Reporting For exploring the human-animal conflict that has led to India's elephant population dropping alarmingly.
  • Latha Venkatesh CNN-IBN Business and Economic Journalism For her stories on the quality of India's statistical releases and the oft-quoted but little-understood term 'Dynamic Provisioning'.
  • Harinder Baweja Headlines Today Investigative Reporting For her investigation into how even 26 years after the Bhopal Gas disaster, victims were still waiting for justice.
  • Hridayesh Joshi NDTV India On-the-spot Reporting For the programme 'Ground Zero' which took a hard look at Operation Greenhunt, an anti-Maosist drive in the jungles of Bastar.
  • Smita Sharma IBN7 Reporting on Politics and Government For the feature, 'Ground Zero – Mission Kashmir', that looks at the reasons behind the sudden outpouring of angst in the Valley in the summer of 2010.
  • HT Metro Team New Delhi, The Hindustan Times Prakash Kardaley Memorial Award for Civic Journalism For reports on the city and its infrastructure as it raced to meet the Commonwealth Games deadline.
  • Supriya Sharma The Times of India Uncovering India Invisible For her reports from the overlooked corners of Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh on the lives of a people caught in conflict.
  • Atul Chaurasia Tehelka Hindi For his report on the plight of people living in coal-rich and industrialised Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Suanshu Khurana The Indian Express Film and Television Journalism For her story on the reclusive Annapurna Devi, a gifted musician and Ravi Shankar's first wife.
  • Mahmood Farooqui Besieged Voices From Delhi 1857 Book (Non- Fiction) For his translation of the Mutiny Papers that document the siege of Delhi, chronicling the lives of ordinary people caught in a tumultous time, presenting little-known aspects of the 1857.
  • Prajeshsen G Madhyamam Daily Regional Languages For his exhaustive series on drug trials in India and the loopholes that exist.
  • Shivani Naik The Indian Express Sports Journalism For her comprehensive and engaging coverage of the 2010 Commonwealth Games and The Asian Games.
  • Mehboob Jeelani The Caravan Reporting from J&K and the Northeast For his insightful story on how defiance made Syed Ali Geelani relevant in Kashmir.
  • Shalini Singh The Hindustan Times Environmental Reporting For her report on the rise in illegal mining in Goa.
  • Saumya Bhattacharya Business Today Business and Economic Journalism For her story on how twenty somethings are changing the Indian workplace.
  • Amy Kazmin Financial Times Foreign Correspondent Covering India For her moving story of a young love destroyed by age-old caste prejudices and patriarchal attitudes.
  • Chitleen Sethi The Tribune Investigative Reporting For her investigation into how touts were securing post-graduate seats for aspirants in Chandigarh's leading medical college.
  • Vidya Subrahmaniam The Hindu Commentary and Interpretive Writing For her lucid and incisive opinion pieces that went beyond the headlines.
  • Vandita Mishra The Indian Express Reporting on Politics and Government For her exhaustive and insightful ground reports from Bihar that showed the changing face of the state and the challenges ahead.