War of Remarks – Indian Express

Sparring above dehati aurat, bogs and temples.&#13

The smoke had subsided, the mirrors experienced been taken down and the Tv lights had been switched off. But on Twitter, Geo TV’s Hamid Mir ongoing to winner the dehati aurat who had manufactured him Narendra Modi’s favorite Pakistani. “Kaam bhi karti hai, gaali bhi khati hai,” Mir tweeted admiringly, although steadfastly dodging queries about who precisely experienced outlined the deadly aurat, and whom the barb experienced been directed at. The absurd drama produced food items a divisive challenge. Is it balanced for Indian journalists to consume Pakistani sweets, Modi demanded to know. For that make a difference, was it right for Mir, Nawaz Sharif and Barkha Dutt to enable each individual other juggle a hot potato?&#13

In his counterblast to the nation from Bhuj on Independence Working day, Narendra Modi had said that his phrases were being improved audible in Pakistan than they have been in Delhi, on account of proximity. Now, it appears to be like like two-way website traffic. Is Narendra Modi looking at too much Geo Tv set? Is pursuing Hamid Mir incredibly nationalistic? Some thing missing in our individual nationalist, Arnab Goswami? So several disturbing issues.&#13

Meanwhile, IBN stories that a Rs 40 crore biopic of Modi, with Paresh Rawal actively playing the guide, will go on the sets in February. The timing can make it a novelty that could inspire head-scratching in the Election Commission. Is capturing a flattering picture kosher below the Design Code of Perform? Is publishing puff parts about the motion picture in the media all right? Or would these be seen as surrogate promoting? The channel did not take a look at these exciting options.&#13

On Thursday, the media went ape as its most trustworthy company of one particular-liners for two many years, the colourful but corrupt Lalu Prasad Yadav, was put absent from the camera’s gaze for 5 many years. Which is a great deal of history to go away guiding, and it was kind of touching when the cameras stayed with the tale, even when they could only demonstrate a tuft of white hair — on the head, not the ears — peeking through the crowd. Lalu had very first made an perception visually, in nonetheless shots. Tv set was kind of stunted at the time, video had hardly dawned but the print media had been splashed with pics of this new, earthy chief minister, so various from the dreadful Jagannath Mishra (who now shares jail house with him). A male who shaved with an old-model razor and tended his cattle himself in a banian and chequered lungi. Certainly, his cattle. An irony of record.&#13

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