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    Indian media’s double standards


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    Some of them are more biased, spread lies, they exaggerate, they twist fact and at times of need, they keep silent.

    Kasganj murder of Chandan Gupta exposes Indian media’s double standards

    One youth by the name of Chandan Gupta was killed and dozen others were reported as injured as communal clashes erupted over flag march in Kasganj, Uttar Pradesh. While reports over the details of the incident are contradictory, with both sides claiming their own version, the victim’s father claimed that his son was not involved in any political outfit, and both the parents claimed that their son was shot at since he refused to say “Pakistan Zindabad”.


    Irrespective of the details of what led to the incident, some facts are clear : A Hindu boy was shot at and murdered, possibly by an irate Muslim mob. But Indian media, which is usually agile at picking up castes and religions, had turned “secular” for this incident.


    Earlier last year, a muslim boy was killed on a train after an argument. Some in the media had claimed that the fight had started over suspicion of Junaid and his brother ‘carrying beef’ – even though neither the complainant in the written complaint nor the accused, who has confessed to his crime, talked about that being the trigger of the fatal fight. The breaking news coverage of that incident, by Hindustan Times and Firstpost was as below:
    Read more at: http://www.opindia.com/2018/01/kasga...ble-standards/

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