BY aniruddha dutta| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |08/02/2007
The coverage of the process of land acquisition in the mainstream English press obfuscates and falsifies ground realities.
BY aniruddha dutta| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |08/02/2007
Glossing over the details of "consent" to acquisition and trivialising the farmers` protests has grave implications.
BY aniruddha dutta| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |08/02/2007
The farmers` resistance was soon overshadowed by law-and-order issues and "mobilization" of public opinion.
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Clearly, the run to the 2019 elections is on. A journalist received a call from someone saying they were from Aajtak channel and were conducting a survey, asking whom she was going to vote for in 2019. On being told that her vote was secret, the caller assumed she wasn't going to vote for 'Modiji'. The caller, a woman, also didn't identify herself. A month or two earlier the same journalist received a call, this time from a man, asking if she was going to vote for the BSP.                 

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