Discredit, to destroy the dissent

The recent Intelligence Bureau (IB) report titled ‘Impact of NGOs on Development’ is an idea to govern without any dissent or creating an environment so that the any effluent can impose anything against the poor. Instead of discredit the dissents through such IB reports, government should hear the voices of the common man and should respect his fundamental right to dissent and protest within the defined constitutional framework.

India’s Modified Media

This was an election where media never tried to interrogate the claims of Modi’s past achievements and future promises. Media not only forget the Gujarat 2002, their selective amnesia assured that people never discuss about the fake encounters, the farmers suicide in Gujarat, tax breaks for corporates (including the a loan of 9570 crores at 0.1% interest for Tata for an investment of 2900 crore for Tata Nano for 20 years with tax breaks and free electricity), the CAG reports on undue benefits to the corporates, the reports on malnutrition among the Gujarat girls.