A war is going on in the Indian media industry. The industry, which has hitherto been infested with leftist propagandists, appears to be slowly turning right. The once-popular newspapers and television channels lost their sheen and are on a decline.
Recently one of the cofounders of the website, Mohammad Zubair was booked under the stringent Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for online harassment of a girl child, after the father of the child lodged a complaint seeking action against him.
There are numerous reports in the media, almost on a daily basis, about China’s actions against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Their mosques were destroyed, millions of them were detained and kept in concentration camps.
Reforms are inevitable in any sector and old systems must pave the way for the new. The three farm laws are intended to break the shackles of the farmers and release them from the clutches of exploitative middlemen.