Best New paper Headlines and slogans: In a news paper everything is a premium. Each column centimeter cost money. That is why the news has to be clear and crisp. The headline plays a very important role in creating interest in the news story.
Chezlovakia or Pat Cash of Australia. Even though I read this headline 24 years ago it is still etched in my mind.
State fight and not a street fight: Next day KCR bettered himself. He said it is not a street fight rather it is a state fight. Kudos for the politicians for entertaining the people.
Andhra girls beaten: But care should be taken that the headlines are written properly or otherwise they can create wrong communication. One of the teasers in Deccan Chronicle said “Andhra Girls beaten, details in page 16”. The alarmed readers who turned to page 16 had the surprise of their life. The news story was that Andhra Girls were beaten by Maharashtra in the game of Kho-Kho.
At last a national alternative to Amitabh Bachchan: The next day I think it was the Times of India who came out with a memorable cartoon. The cartoon depicted Rajiv Gandhi on a wall gesticulating. And a common man is watching Rajiv Gandhi on the wall. The bubble had the caption “At last a national alternative to Amitabh Bachchan”.