Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicFarm bills

Topic: farm bills

Mirror Now debates Rajya Sabha chaos, Aaj Tak says Bollywood’s ‘dirty picture’ up for scrutiny

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Will take BJP & its allies to court over ‘unconstitutional’ farm laws, says Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh questioned the rationale behind the Bills and said that they were a blatant encroachment of the state's powers & control of the agriculture sector.

On Camera

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TV news spent 15 August with jawans on LOC. And then ignored ITBP soldiers’ tragic deaths

The attack on the Kashmiri Pandit brothers got the most melodramatic coverage, with communal overtones. The death of the Dalit boy took on political hues.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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