Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicIndia Today

Topic: India Today

Indian news channels line up outside hospitals in opposition-ruled states, skip BJP’s Gujarat

Republic TV took us to Safdarjung and LNJP hospitals for a medical horror show. NDTV 24x7, India TV, and Mirror Now found patients' families describing 'harrowing experiences'.

Indian media is waging a holy war against Muslims. It acts like hyenas

Indian media is not doing journalism. Channels from Zee News, Aaj Tak to Network18 add ‘jihad’ to everything, which bigots on social media then use to target individual Muslims.

On Delhi riots, TV channels finally reported news. Then the anchors swooped in

Questions such as "Was this a deliberate, calibrated attempt to 'malign the image of India' during Trump’s visit?" undercut good reporting by news channels.

Kejriwal’s ‘hum honge kamyaab’ across channels, Jamia ‘video war’ breaks out at prime time

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

Modi still popular but BJP would lose majority if polls were held now: India Today survey

‘Mood of the Nation’ survey shows NDA would lose over 50 seats since its Lok Sabha election tally, while BJP would fall to 271 from 303.

Rahul Kanwal did not say chanting Vande Mataram is anti-national, video is edited

Viral video of Rahul Kanwal is from a debate he hosted on India Today TV channel in 2016 after lawyers beat up Kanhaiya Kumar outside a Delhi court.

Navika Kumar sneers, ABP News cries as Pawar game takes the wind out of BJP in Maharashtra

Republic TV and Times Now pulled knives against NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena, even as the news coverage heightened what was already a blockbuster drama.

Times Now did not stop at Howdy Modi!, it went on to claim Kashmir’s Hindu homes ‘wiped’

Last week was not all about Modi’s Houston speech. India Today and Times Now had ‘world exclusives’ on Kashmir because just an ‘exclusive’ is never enough.

Not Howdy Modi, Indian TV channels were busy eating cake & saying HBD Modi

As the Modi birthday festivities wound up, Zee News found a Pakistan ‘kabootar’ with a mysterious phone number on its back.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.