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Discussion in 'National Politics' started by omya, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. Shekhar Singh

    Shekhar Singh 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    These people are paid traiters and can go to any extent against country.
     
  2. sangos

    sangos Lt. Colonel ELITE MEMBER

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    Another "reputed" troll site is foreign policy journal site, where you can smell the horseshit off the screen. What is astounding that leaders in our bureacrazy actually follow these pubs like they are the infallible word of god:crazy:.
     
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    You cannot be a sitting leader and be popular.
     
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  5. omya

    omya Lt. Colonel ELITE MEMBER

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    Since 2014, the coverage of elections in India has been reduced to a drill. It typically begins with media being fairly aware that BJP has a clear advantage, but unwilling to admit it. Then, “star” reporters are sent out on Twitter to claim that there is a last minute surge in favor of “secular” forces. Someone’s maid, cook or driver predicts a Rahul wave. The “experts” (in what?) then gather in studios for weeks explaining how the voters of this or that party are “silent voters” and so on.

    Finally the result arrives. If BJP wins, which is what generally happens these days, the “experts” have a mental breakdown on live television. Grown adults close to sobbing like children. If the “secular” forces win, it’s unmistakable sign of the Modi wave *finally* ebbing, some three years after the same experts did not see it coming even in early May of 2014.

    As such, I have compiled a helpful list of the most common media tropes that you should expect to see play out in the season of Gujarat elections. See how many you can spot as the coverage of the polls continues over the next month and half.

    (1) The Patels are angry :

    Dividing Hindus on caste lines is the mainstay of the “Idea of India” approach to electoral politics. So, every election, the media finds one Hindu caste that is supposed to be angry with Modi. In Uttar Pradesh, it was the Jats. Actually, if you remember the coverage from 2014, it was supposedly Brahmins who were angry with BJP for elevating Modi, who is from an OBC community.

    So, for days, reporters from Lutyens Delhi hit the road (or at least they say so in their articles) going from tea shop to tea shop asking people their caste and invariably coming back with stories of “XYZ anger”. By now, the “kaun jaat ho” refrain of one NDTV anchor, who appears too fond of the monotone of his own voice, has become a social media punchline.

    In Gujarat elections, the “Patel anger” is the flavor of the season. For one such article written in the classical format of reporting “XYZ caste anger”, see Shivam Vij’s latest in Firspost. The Huffington Post Deputy Editor had once, in a strikingly candid article, attacked liberals for not doing enough to divide Hindus by caste. If there are any cub reporters here, go read Vij’s article and learn how to break the country.

    (2) Modi is dividing the people by religion :

    Sooner or later, the Prime Minister (or Amit Shah) will make a tough remark against opponents that will become the highlight of the election. In UP, it was the lines on “Shamshan-Kabristan” or sticking Cong-SP-BSP with the label of “Kasab“.

    The liberals will begin crying foul over this. In the idea of India system, caste votebanks are considered the only “good votebanks” among Hindus. Anyone trying to consolidate Hindus as a whole or even to help Muslim women throw off the shackles of patriarchy, is crossing a red line.

    (3) Modi is nervous and/or desperate :

    Again, as is his wont, the Prime Minister will give the state elections everything he has. He will sweat it out aggressively, holding rally after rally, trying to convert every opportunity into a victory. In Varanasi, he wasn’t too shy to go on three roadshows on three consecutive days. This will lead to liberals invariably mocking the PM for being nervous/desperate.

    There are two reasons for this. First, the average liberal is lazy and unfamiliar with the concept of fighting hard for success in life. Your typical liberal is used to having his food brought to his table by means of a patronage network. They don’t know what a hard fought win tastes like.

    Secondly, you have to understand that the average liberal is actually much more in awe of Modi than the average “bhakt”. The liberals had been ensconced comfortably in power for like 6 decades, happily serving one generation after another of the Dynasty. Then, Modi comes and bludgeons his way to a brute majority in the Lok Sabha. He doesn’t stop there. He goes on a mission to wipe out their political power from every bit of the country.

    So, the average liberal is absolutely terrified of Modi, looking for just about anything to conclude that the PM’s power is fading. Under these circumstances, even pigeon droppings on Modi’s car can be seen by liberals as a symptom of his approaching weakness.

    (4) Rahul is becoming a youth icon along with other young leaders :

    In Uttar Pradesh, it was Achche Ladke, the two godly young dynasts, as if descended from heaven to take the nation back to the good old times of things as they always were. Turns out that the youth isn’t exactly excited by this idea. Which is surprising for liberals, because for them the old India was always full of milk and honey. Did you hear that M K Venu (who now is with ‘The Wire’) collected 33 lakh of public money through his appearances on Rajya Sabha TV alone? Totally legal fortune made off the backs of the taxpayer. Which liberal would want to change a system that good?

    In Gujarat, it is Rahul Gandhi flanked by the young “leaders” Hardik, Alpesh and Jignesh who are drawing crowds, getting all the adulation and generally walking among rainbows and unicorns. Because which youth in India isn’t excited by the idea of caste politics? That liberals would choose all their “youth icons” from among the children of the old establishment or among those who claim to represent caste votebanks tells you everything you need to know about them.

    (5) My Gujarati stockbroker says BJP will lose :

    There is a time honored tradition among liberals, of calling elections based on predictions by their maids, cooks and drivers. In turn, these humble folk who actually have to work hard for a living, are savvy enough to tell their employers exactly what they want to hear.

    However, thanks to decades of relentless entrepreneurship, Gujjus working as cooks and drivers for Delhi-NCR based liberals isn’t really a thing (what a surprise that Gujaratis would elect BJP for the longest time). So, I am guessing that this time liberals are going to have to turn to their Gujarati stockbrokers to predict doom for Modi in his home state.

    (6) BJP must win ‘X’ number of seats for it to qualify as a ‘real’ victory :

    This is my favorite one. Scared of losing, liberals in every election are looking for excuses even before the results come in. One of the ways to save face when defeat comes, is to claim that the BJP isn’t a “real” winner because it won less than ‘X’ number of seats. This number ‘X’ is generally set somewhere well above the range of 2/3rd to 3/4th majority, in the hope that BJP will fail to surpass it under any circumstances. Variants of this trope include demands that the BJP should exceed a certain vote share that is considered impossible to reach.

    And when it happens once in a while, that the BJP beats even these ‘impossible’ standards, as in Uttar Pradesh, that’s when grown adults on live television have the kind of mental breakdown I mentioned above.

    (7) Rahul is a winner for effort :

    Participation prizes are the epitome of modern liberal thinking. Because you don’t have to work hard for them. And even if you do work hard, you don’t have to swallow the bitter pill of truth that says hard work does not always lead to success. In fact, success is such a precious commodity that only very few ever achieve it. As I mentioned before, liberals are not exactly familiar with this concept.

    So, after every election, Rahul is simply a winner before it even starts. Then he is a winner for the Congress contesting the election, then a winner for tweeting or even clicking a selfie, then a winner for campaigning and then he is a winner even for losing.

    (8) Bonus fact : EVMs are rigged, ‘First Past The Post’ is a bad system :

    This generally comes after heavy defeats. Why didn’t they vote for the corrupt old system and the caste leaders that liberals tried to pass off as “youth icons”? The EVMs must be rigged, ofcourse. And hilariously, the ‘First Past the Post’ system must be a bad one. It’s almost like crybabies did not realize this while the same ‘First Past the Post’ system was giving them their favorite candy for nearly 6 decades.

    http://www.opindia.com/2017/11/eigh...t-media-will-repeat-during-gujarat-elections/
     
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    this one took the cake.. made for a great read on a Monday morning. thanks!
     
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    They are already doing it. No one reporting about HP but all are concentrating on Gujrat and this so called Patidar anger is a bogie like DeMo during UP elections. Its going to backfire on Khangrass. I will be least surprised if BJP does a landslide like UP in Gujrat.
     
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    WhyCry Reaper Love Developers -IT and R&D

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    @Guynextdoor Missing your valuable opinion here. What will be the excuse this time?
     
  9. omya

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    The India media which is known for spreading fake stories, false propaganda have completely lost their credibility. In recent years, media has turned out to be one of the most corrupt institutions with absolutely no ethics or responsibility.

    The emergence of social media was the main reason, the hypocrisy of the media got exposed. These people who call themselves journalists turned into PR agents of few political parties to earn benefits.

    The World Economic Forum, which released the report has labelled the Indian media as the second most untrusted institution in the world. The survey was conducted by Edelman trust Barometer, who is in the media business for over 20 years now and has business in over 38 countries. The survey showed that the trust of people of media, NGOs and business was in all time low and the credibility and motive of these institutions have been under question.

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    Majority of people in two- third countries have expressed displeasure over the media reports. It is also said that people cannot trust the media content as most of them have found to have vested interest and exploit the situation for gaining TRPs. Eldem report said that overall there has been an “global implosion” in trust.

    Richard Edelman said in his reports that people today see media has a corporate machine and part of elite class. The media which is suppose to reflect the opinion and voice of the unheard, today speaks for the rich and influential people and hence there is total trust deficit with the corporate institution and people said Edelman.

    A total of 28 countries were survey, out of which 17 countries expressed their mistrust on the media. It is definitely not a surprise, given the fact how Indian journalists have used silly issues and blown it out of proportion to create panic among people. The Intolerance issue which was scripted by media showed how Indian was maligned in the international level. The issue was orchestrated as few people in the elite class could not accept the fact that Modi won the elections and wanted to tag India and his government as communal.

    Building a narrative against the country using anti national voice like Kanhaiya Kumar and Burhan Wani was something which can be called a disaster of this country. In all cases, it is very much evident that it was media and people form Lutyens club of Delhi who played main role in spreading fake stories in the country. While the middle class and the poor had no idea about the word intolerance, the media and the elite club was jumping on the fake issues.

    It is absolutely true that there is no trust in media and the news channels have turned out to be a gossip box, with people ranting nonsense 24 hours. The main stream media has already lost relevance with the emergence of social media. The best examples is how NDTV viewership has fallen below 2% especially after their Anti national stand.

    http://postcard.news/must-read-world-economic-forum-releases-survey-indian-media-results-shameful/
     
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    The Gujarat Nail



    There is a difference in the way a defending champion and a challenger approach a title match. Though election campaigns can be physically taxing they are still “cerebral” games. Two elections are at hand – Himachal and Gujarat. The defending champion from Gujarat (BJP) is already holding a higher title that cannot be challenged for some more time. In Himachal, the defending champion (Congress), seems to have already given a walk-over to the challenger. In Gujarat, for 20 years the challenger has been the same and has had no success. The better bet for Congress wasSonia Gandhi. She is now more or less retired with poor health. So, the party has been sending a brainless rookie called Rahul Gandhi to every place. This is a guy who doesn’t make one iota of sense in any sentence he utters. He’s a revered God only to the anti-Modi, anti-BJP and anti-Hindu idiots in media and politics who have no option but to cling to this two-bit man-child.

    Read complete article
    --> http://www.mediacrooks.com/2017/11/the-gujarat-nail.html
     
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