04 Mar 2016

JNU - The point of view from half way around the world

Amidst all the local hullabaloo on this in the media and houses of Parliament, here is an article from Wash U of St.Louis, USA:
Wash. U. Stands with JNU | Student Life

(Sent by my son)
3 years ago
All I can say is there are dumbass students everywhere.
Shashank Moghe

Shashank Moghe

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3 years ago
I wonder how a politically biased article made it to the newspaper of a university! This should have definitely raised red flags as soon as this article arrived at the editor's desk. Wonder if freedom of expression overshadows the basics of journalism.
3 years ago
@Shashank Moghe - The JNU and I guess all other colleges and Universities around Delhi are launchpad for new politicians. The media itself is heavily biased and have their own agenda.

Most of these issues, I guess are meant for diverting nation's attention from the positive news out there. Call me extremist but I support taking into custody everyone in JNU who allowed such protests and slogans in the University campus. Fcuk freedom of speech; if it's about breaking my nation.
Shashank Moghe

Shashank Moghe

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3 years ago
Cant help but agree there. What is the point of getting an education if by the end of it you are still stupid as F.
3 years ago
I've been following the JNU episode and it looks like it's all media created hype around Kanhaiya Kumar. I wonder why's he become so important for media that they're questioning him and after him. Just ignore the kid and focus on what you ought to be doing - news reporting.
Shashank Moghe

Shashank Moghe

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3 years ago
I guess the only option left for the Opposition is to be disruptive, when the ruling party has a clean majority. Same goes for media houses- when there is a coalition government at the centre, there is always some action to report. When there is no such action, they just float irrelevant and unimportant topics. This has gotten to a point where it becomes unbearable to watch the news anymore. I imagine what it would be like to have a news channel air the good things that are happening in our country.
3 years ago
Shashank Moghe
when the ruling party has a clean majority
Even if that's true, the upper house numbers don't add up for them. Until that happens, I'm not sure if we can expect 'major' reforms.

I don't watch the news anymore. Twitter and almost every other social media is now being manipulated by paid trolls and I'd rather stop feeding myself with all the negativity.

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