Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Propaganda

The Kashmir Files holds no ‘grand truth’ to ‘open your third eye’. It exploits cinema’s flaws

There is a difference between political cinema and politically motivated cinema. The Kashmir Files is the latter.

Dismissing ‘The Kashmir Files’ is like shooting the messenger. Look beyond its flaws

Support or opposition to ‘The Kashmir Files’ movie should be kept out of narrow political vote bank considerations.

India’s Covid tragedy is a propaganda tool for Chinese State. Not even dead are spared

On Chinese platforms Sina Weibo and Baidu, official accounts have posted messages mocking scenes of funeral pyres at India's cremation sites.

Twitter removes over 32,000 propaganda accounts tied to Russia, China, Turkey

Of the total 32,242 accounts, Twitter said 23,750 of them were tied to China and spread 'deceptive' narratives about Hong Kong’s political dynamics.

As Covid goes out of hand, Modi goes back to yoga, acronyms and nationalism

In the beginning, Narendra Modi took complete ownership of the Covid issue. With the migrant labour crisis and the growing spread of Covid, Modi is moving on to other things to protect his image.

China is good at many things, just not propaganda. This Covid-19 story about India proves it

China’s propaganda wing was, is and will remain a 19th-century anachronistic joke in the 21st century. Coronavirus or not.

Six changes you can make in the new year to improve your cyber-hygiene

As technologies change, so does the advice security experts give for how to best stay safe.

Extremists are junking YouTube to pick Google Drive & Dropbox as propaganda portals

Once uploaded, links to this content are disseminated on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram Messenger.

We would be better off if we stop using the term ‘fake news’

The phrase “fake news” is a mess of conflicting meanings. It is nonsense – empty words.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.