The Guardian has some pretty good coverage of Indian news and issues, which you can access here.
Just glancing at the topic headers makes for a pretty thought-provoking experience.
In the meantime, I'm aghast that RK Laxman has apparently been letting Air Deccan use his iconic Common Man character as a mascot for some years now. Memo to Laxman: you, sir, are a whore. I suppose it's syptomatic of our nation's character and condition that a national symbol of the bemused, embattled man-on-the-street is now an advertising peg for a cheap airline.