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Narendra Modi interview no exception. Indian media rarely asks PMs tough questions

PM Modi’s New Year’s Day interview with ANI has been criticised by some for what they say are ‘soft’ questions.
Rahul Gandhi

Editors Guild of India slams Rahul Gandhi for calling ANI editor-in-chief ‘pliable’

The Congress president had said ANI editor-in-chief Smita Prakash's interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was 'staged'. 
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Rahul Gandhi mocks Smita Prakash: Journalists under attack or part of partisan politics?

Rahul Gandhi is now the target of much ire for calling ANI editor Smita Prakash a ‘pliable journalist’ and describing her interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as staged. In the past, politicians have referred to journalists as "presstitutes" and "news traders". ThePrint asks: Rahul Gandhi mocks Smita Prakash: Journalists under attack or part of partisan politics? We have attacked biased ideologies, but never taken pot shots at individual journalists like Rahul Gandhi did Sambit Patra National spokesperson, BJP Rahul Gandhi’s style of politics is condemnable. The interview of honourable Prime Minister Modi, which he was referring to, was completely unbiased in nature. It was highly unfair of him to call the interview “scripted”. As if that wasn’t enough, he then went ahead and attacked the interviewer by calling her “pliable”. What was the need to attack the journalist personally? He took a very personal dig at her and it was most uncalled for. Journalists should...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the silver jubilee celebration of National Human Right Commission, in New Delhi,

Narendra Modi blew hot at election rallies, but was Mr Cool in his interview

His interviews offer a sharp contrast to his campaign speeches, and must be seen together to get a measure of Narendra Modi.

On Camera

Industrialisation only hope to eliminate poverty in Africa

African development is key to a stable world. For if it remains underdeveloped, Africa, with its exploding impoverished population, will fall prey to climate disasters and wars.

Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.