The stories that won Caravan writers Ramnath Goenka Journalism Awards for 2011

10 September 2014

The Caravan's executive editor, Vinod K Jose, and contributing editor Christophe Jaffrelot have won Ramnath Goenka Awards for the year 2011.

Jose won for his reporting on politics and government for his stories on the aging DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi and the former prime minister Manmohan Singh. 

'Falling Man,' in The Caravan's October 2011 issue was Jose's profile of Manmohan Singh when a year of scandals had brought into question Singh's reputation as an incorruptable man of integrity. In 'The Last Lear' from The Caravan's April 2011 issue, Jose profiled an anxious M Karunanidhi who was trying to hold his family and party together in the aftermath of the 2G scam and amidst other multiplying allegations and a strained relationship with the Congress.