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Hate speech, Indian media and secular parties – Why Modi is targeted maximum?

April 1, 2014

Hate speech, Indian media and secular parties – Why Modi is targeted maximum?

 

Why Modi is targeted maximum?: During the March 2014, the Congress leaders have vehemently targeted and attacked Narendra Modi with very harsh words and expressions in Hindi countering his comments and as well as heaping new abusive rhetoric. Modi has been targeted by all comparing him Hitler, Stalin, Pol-pot, Coebelles and so on. He is repeatedly mentioned as killer, murderer, butcher, man-eater[1] and what not. Perhaps, no other Indian politician has been targeted like this than Modi. Whenever Modi spoke, it was telecast immediately, the comments against his speech was recorded from the opponent parties like Congress, SJD, etc and broadcast. In fact, the comments of Nitish and his spokesman were shown as if they cover point by point.

 

“Chaiwala” aspire to become PM: The “Tea-vendor aspiring to becoming PM” attracted the detractors maximum, thus   In November 2013, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal[2] ridiculed that “tea-vendor cannot become a PM”. And in January 2014, the arrogant and bigheaded Mani Shakar Iyer sarcastically retorted that if he comes to their venue, he can serve tea – Aiyar had mocked Modi’s prime ministerial ambitions and said a place would be identified for the Gujarat chief minister to distribute tea at AICC . When asked, when he would apologize for making such personal remarks, refused[3]. Thus, the “Chaiwala”, Chai-bechnewala, etc., promoted “chai pe charcha” attracting masses and evidently the foreign media[4]. Thus, this obviously made the rival political parties to counter. Though, they have been questioning Modi-economics, Gujarat Model of development etc., they are confined to the elite and not interested among others like “chaiwala”.

 

Many Congress leaders joining BJP rattled Congress[5]: At the top level, Congress has been the most affected, reflecting its image of a sinking ship in these elections. MP’s  Jagadambika Pal from Domariaganj, D. Purandeshwari (daughter of TDP founder N.T.Rama Rao) from Vishakhapatnam, Rao Inderjit Singh from Gurgaon, Vitthal Radadiya from Porbandar and Satpal Maharaj from Pouri Garhwal are some of the big names to have quit the party to join BJP. Sanjay Kaka Patil of the NCP and Rajesh Verma of the BSP have also joined the saffron party. In far flung Arunachal Pradesh, strongman Gegong Apang has also switched over to the BJP. The first big name to change affiliation was Ram Vilas Paswan of the Lok Janshakti Party. Thus, “Congress – sinking ship” discussion openly came out.

 

 

Modi-critics joining BJP: Pramod Muthalik, the Ram Sena chief joined BJP, but immediately, his membership was denied[6]. Ironically, when his followers attacked Pub-girls that created controversy, he was targeted by the media for his medieval mindset, hooliganism and Talibanism. At that time, he criticized the BJP and other leaders in his interviews given to the media. The worst critic of JD (U) Sabir Ali also joined BJP, when he was expelled from the party, but within a day, his membership was cancelled / annuled[7]. Of course, it was reported that he himself wanted to hold, till something was resolved[8].  Of course, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Muslim face of BJP opposed his entry. Interestingly, all are happening within a week.

 

M J Akabar – a critic turned BJPwala: In some cases, those who abused Modi have joined BJP and eating their words. Thus, when M. J. Akbar joined BJP and nominated as its spokesman, what he told about Modi earlier haunted and dunted[9]:  “Modi is an ideologue, with a difference. The difference is hysteria. It is an edgy hysteria, which can mesmerise; and it easily melts into the kind of megalomania that makes a politician believe that he is serving the larger good through a destructive frenzy against a perceived enemy. In Hitler’s case, the enemy was the Jew; in Modi’s case the enemy is the Muslim. Such a politician is not a fool; in fact, he may have a high degree of intellect. But it is intellect unleavened by reason, and untempered by humanism”. Now, he has to defend Modi as a Muslim or secular journalist or spokesman of BJP itself!

 

How and why Modi is dubbed as Hiter: Advani sidelined, Murali Manohar Joshi was shifted from Varanasi facilitating Modi to contest, Jaswant Singh, the veteran leader was expelled when he tried to contest from the same constituency for which he was denied ticket and other events made critics and detractors of Modi to accuse him of dictatorship, one-upmanship and so on. Perhaps, this emboldens the Congress and other non-BJP parties to criticize him as Hitler and so on. But, after all, this is their internal matter and other parties need not worry, as they have more problems of dissatisfaction, dissent, and defection than BJP. Yet, they and of course, media try to criticize BJP.

 

17-years coalition partner becomes the worst critic: BJP and JD (S) had been fighting elections for the past 17 years and suddenly, when Modo was declared as the PM candidate, Nitish broke away from the NDA. This created a lot of heat between the partners. Once Nitish praised Modi for his governance, but now he started criticizing him. On March 4, 2014 Nitish Kumar[10] called Modi “a follower of (German dictator Adolf) Hitler and Goebbels. After Sonia, perhaps, Nitish has been the worst attacker of Modi. He called Modi “a follower of (German dictator Adolf) Hitler and Goebbels.”  Here, Goebbles was the Nazi propagandist Paul Joseph Goebbels.  But, in spite of multi-crore, mega-crore scams and many corrupt practices, Rahul and Sonia go on claim their virtues and none questioned them for their vices.

 

Secular historians belive that Modi cannot function as Hitler: Ramachandara Guha, wrote[11], “His more alarmist critics speak of Modi as an Indian Hitler or Mussolini. In fact, a politician the Gujarat chief minister resembles more, at least in his personal style, is the late Hugo Chavez. To be sure, their political ideologies and economic models are at variance. Even so, Modi is akin to Chavez in presenting himself as a lone outsider taking on the Establishment, in his fusion of his State with his self, and in the demonization of his opponents”. After discussing at lengh, he concludes[12], “ But to worry about the return of the Emergency or an era of ‘fascism’ is to succumb to a premature and unfortunate alarmism. It may be that in May 2014 we shall have an arrogant and sectarian prime minister instead of the weak and incompetent prime minister we now have. But Indian democracy, not to speak of India itself, will survive.”.

 

Rahul compared Modi with Hitler: On March 7, 2014, Rahul indirectly attacked Modi comparing Hitler and Gandhi[13] i.e, Hiler used to shout but not Gandhi at a rally in Aurangabsad, Maharastra( महात्मा गांधी और हिटलर की तुलनाकरतेहुए राहुल गांधी ने कहा कि जर्मन तानाशाह चिल्लाता था क्योंकि उसमें विश्वास का अभाव था। लेकिन क्या गांधीजी कभी चिल्लाए, नहीं चिल्लाए क्यों कि उनमें विश्वास था।).In another Maharashtra town this morning, Mr Gandhi told a young audience at an engineering college, “My becoming or not becoming PM does not matter. What is most important is that everyone here, specially women and youth in country, feel that this is their own country.” Here too, he talked of love. And Mr Modi, again without naming him. The German dictator Hitler, Mr Gandhi said, shouted because he lacked confidence. But Mahatma Gandhi did not need to shout. “There is no need for saying things aggressively. You can say it with love. Many people will be with you,” he said. However, suddenly these sites[14] start disappearing!

 

Chaiwala, Chowkidar to Hitler – the changing criticism of Congress: On march 10, 2014 Rahul compared Modi with Hitler and also alleged the he stole the land of the farmers[15]. Rahul , without naming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, launched a blistering attack, comparing Modi to Adolf Hitler and mocking him by saying the country does not need a chowkidar (watchman). Speaking at public meeting here Deoli in Tonk district of Rajasthan on Tuesday, he hinted at Modi when he said: “Adolf Hitler thought people had no knowledge and he himself knew everything.” Hitler was another leader who only spoke of himself and made tall claims, Rahul  said.“A true leader does not lecture his people but goes among them and listens to them. A true leader, like Mahatma Gandhi, does not have any ghamand (arrogance),” Lambasting the BJP leader, he said what was happening in Gujarat was chori as land belonging to farmers were being snatched for select industrial houses[16].

 

After Massod threatening BJP lists out Hate-speeches of Congresswalas: BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi who read out a list of comments made by the Congress leadership including the infamous “Maut ke Saudagar” used by Sonia Gandhi said the party has negatively drawn comparisons between Mr. Modi and Adolf Hitler by  Rahul Gandhi,  demon king Ravan by Salman Khurshid and has also called him “Lahu Purush” by Manish Tewari[17]. “This goes on to show what kind of atmosphere the Congress wants in the country. They do not want to fight the election on the issue of governance, development etc., and have deviated from dignity and decorum that are hallmarks of a democracy,” Mr. Trivedi said.

 

Modi a “combination of Hitler and Stalin”: From the land of God’s own country, on March 26, 2014 at Kozhikode, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala tapped on the anxieties of the high-range farmer community with regard to the Kasturirangan report, pressed the Congress party line for the need for secular politics and called Narendra Modi a “combination of Hitler and Stalin”, but spared no word about the price rise and corruption scams trailing the UPA 2 government[18]. Thus, he excelled his cong-masters to criticize Modi!

 

Do not allow Modi to become PM: The non-BJP parties used cry that they would oppose the communal BJP at any cost. The APP like parties just like Communists shoult that they oppose both BJP and Congress. Of course, the so-celled third front, federal front etc., are also scream that they oppose both BJP and Congress dubbing them as communal. Thus, the secular and communal debate has become useless now. Some interpret that Congress has cleverly posed caste against communalism by assuring that they support reservation in the private sector also. BJP doubted that Congress and Communists would again come together to oppose them[19]. Immediately, A. K. Antony hinted at the possibility of the formation of a fresh “secular” front to keep BJP out of power[20].

 

Vedaprakash

© 01-04-2014

[1] http://www.india.com/election-2014/key-leaders/narendra-modi/hitler-maut-ka-saudagar-and-now-death-threat-why-do-congress-leaders-keep-threatening-narendra-modi-30209/

[2] http://www.business-standard.com/article/politics/tea-stall-vendor-modi-can-never-be-pm-naresh-agarwal-113111301117_1.html

[3] http://www.ndtv.com/elections/article/election-2014/won-t-apologise-for-inviting-narendra-modi-to-sell-tea-mani-shankar-aiyar-472191

[4] http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/narendra-modis-chai-pe-charcha-event-gets-rave-reviews-in-global-media/1/343440.html

[5] http://www.theindianrepublic.com/tbp/changing-stripes-reflect-bjp-flavour-season-100030440.html

[6] http://www.niticentral.com/2014/03/23/controversial-sri-ram-sene-chief-pramod-mutalik-joins-bjp-202807.html

[7] http://indianexpress.com/article/india/politics/bjp-annuls-sabir-alis-membership/

[8] http://www.abplive.in/video/2014/03/29/article285727.ece/Keep-my-BJP-membership-on-hold-Sabir-Ali

[9] http://www.firstpost.com/politics/will-mj-akbars-modi-hitler-analogy-haunt-bjp-1446379.html

[10] http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/nitish-kumar-narendra-modi-follower-of-hitler-and-goebbels/1/346747.html

[11] http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140322/jsp/opinion/story_18095590.jsp#.UzprbvQW1AL

[12] Ramachandra Guha, The Fear of Fasism – India’s democratic institutions are too strong to let fascists win, The Telegraph, Marh 22, 2014, http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140322/jsp/opinion/story_18095590.jsp#.UzprbvQW1AL

[13] http://www.khaskhabar.com/hindi-news/National-rahul-makes-veiled-attacks-on-modi-compares-hitler-and-gandhi-2254595.html

[14] http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/03/11/india-politics-rahul-gandhi-modi-idINDEEA2A0AC20140311

[15] http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Modi-Works-Like-Hitler-Steals-Farmers-Lands-Rahul/2014/03/11/article2103156.ece

[16] http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/rahul-compares-modi-with-hitler/article5773707.ece

[17] http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/bjp-accuses-congress-leadership-of-using-foul-language/article5844850.ece

[18] http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kozhikode/its-makeorbreak-poll-for-nation-chennithala/article5831280.ece

[19] http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/cpim-congress-to-join-hands-after-polls-bjp/article5836814.ece

[20] http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/lok-sabha-elections-2014/news/CPM-will-join-UPA-3-to-keep-BJP-at-bay-AK-Antony/articleshow/32924199.cms

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Hate speech, Indian media and secular parties!

March 31, 2014

Hate speech, Indian media and secular parties!

Vedaprakash

 

The applicability of expression “hate-speech” to India: Now “hate-speech” is discussed a lot in the media. The applicability of such expression to Indian context has to be considered in a careful way, as the Indians have got independence only just 66 years ago, in spite of the history going beyond 5000 years. In other words, the Indians were ruled by the Colonial forces and the Mohammedan powers that treated Indians subdued in many aspects. Both powers disparaged, denigrated and maligned them in many ways through their appreciation and depreciation. The conditions set out for “hate speech” in the present context were already found in their attitude, behavior and actions against them. Just like “gay rights” etc., when new issues are brought in, Indians have to deal them cautiously.

 

Indians derided by the rulers of the past 1300 years: Even after the freedom, as the legacy of the past rulers has been continued with the enforced factors, and after the LPG regime again the neocolonial forces dominate and control the thought processes of Indians with new parameters of modernization, westernization, industrialization and now Americanization. The slangs of different influential foreign masters exhibited in various spheres. Thus, the media has such characteristic mores. Above all, the Indians have been under the constant attack of both these forces and the ideologically opposed communists also. Though, the Communists of all sorts are opposed by many political parties, ideologically, they have been dominating in the Indian media, curriculum and polity.

 

“Hate-speech”, now invented and its understanding: “Hate speech is generally understood as, that speech is[1]  “ … usually thought to include communications of animosity or disparagement of an individual or a group on account of a group characteristic such as race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or sexual orientation” and it is carried to be quoted by others[2] as authority[3]. The westernized or non-Indian way of expressing journalists have started using this expression without going into the details. Now, we find all Indian English media uses such expression, as if the Indian speakers, particularly, politicians have been violating all provisions of Acts and rules but scot-free.

 

From Indian English media to Indian polity: Incidentally, the same Indian English media has introduced many words and expressions of hate speech – lumpen elements[4], bandwagon, goons[5], thugs, fringe, medieval forces, secular, communal, fascist, middle class, fundamentalist, saffron terror[6], rightwing terror[7], and so on. They have been used as adjectives with one or each other with other or words taken from this list. Thus, we can see –

 

  • Fascist communal forces
  • middle class mentality
  • communal forces
  • communal goons
  • rightwing thugs
  • medieval bandwagon
  • lumpen fringe elements
  • saffron terror elements
  • rightwing terrorists

 

and such other combinations have been so popular in usage. Specifically, these expressions have been mostly used against BJP, RSS and other so-called Sangh Parivar organizations by the media experts and standardized such usage, as if they are applicable to them only. Even their counterparts say leftwing, Green terror, real medieval forces, fascist fringe bandwagons and others have never been branded.

 

Secular and communal “hate-speeches”: As the media and the non-BJP parties including the Muslim, Islamic and other categories always call the BJP and Sangh Parivar as communal. Emboldened by such persistent, relentless and pushy propaganda, they started using other attacking expressions. BJP is anti-minority, anti-Muslim, anti-Islamic etc, whereas all other non-BJP parties are pro-minority, pro-Muslim and Islam supporting categories. The government media, functions, iftar parties are also used to carry on such propaganda. Thus, this has created some sort of inferiority complex in the minds of Sangh Parivar, their leaders, members and sympathizers and Hindus as a whole of India.

 

Sonia started “hate-speech” in electioneering: The “hate-speech” campaign started with Sonia during 2007 elections, when she called Modi “Maut ka sauthagar”. Generally, she reads prepared speech by somebody, that means, she consciously accepted and used such expression to target Modi. Here the role of scrpt writer is also questioned[8]. On 28 January 2014 Aam Aadmi party leader Arvind Kejriwal tweeted scathing comment over Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi calling them moron and murderer. He tweeted, “Stuck between a moron and a murderer…what now India”. Sonia has called BJP communal many times, Modi “Maut ka sauthagar” (messager of Death) etc., followed by the rhetoric of Digvijaya and Kapil Sibal many times in their interviews.  Sonia before Gujarat assembly elections referred Narendra Modi to “Maut Ka Saudagar” (person who sells death) and on 1st Feb 2014 accusing BJP to spread hate among people she said, “I firmly believe you will not allow those who sow the seeds of poison (Zaher Ki Kheti) to succeed. They sport Muslim skull cap, move with maulanas, yet they claim themselves 100% hallmark of secular category. However, when Modi started speaking in Hindi in a colloquial way addressing the common man with sarcasm, his words are watched, recorded and interpreted as “hate speech”. Nahid Hasan the SP candidate from Uttar Pradesh’s Kairana constituency hinted at Mayawati’s proximity to Modi. “Thrice Mayawati has sat in Modi’s lap and after elections she will do so again. Both are unmarried,” he added[9]. For Musaffarnagar riots all parties have been blamed by the media[10], but the Supreme Court[11] the ruling party SP for not preventing and controlling the riots[12].

 

For convenience, the famous ones are listed as follows[13]:

 

  1. Zeher Ki Kheti– This comment made by Sonia Gandhi is the latest in the line (and perhaps one of most pinching ones). Speaking at a public rally in northern Kanataka, the UPA chairperson accused Narendra Modi of indulging in “Zeher Ki Kheti” (Sowing seeds of poison).

 

  1. Maut Ka Saudagar-Sonia‘s remark, wherein she referred to Modi as “Maut Ka Saudagar” (merchant of death) in the Gujarat assembly elections in 2007.

 

  1. Modi’s “Khooni Panja” and “Zaalim Hath” Attack-Modi has never been the kind of person who would meekly listen to outrageous comments from opposition and remain quite. He has perhaps been even more famous for his reference to the Congress party’s ‘palm’ symbol as “Khooni Panja” (Bloody Claws) and “Zaalim Hath” (Cruel Hand).

 

  1. Modi’s “Shazada” and “Madam” Barb– Modi is also known for referring to Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi as “Shazada” (prince) and “Madam” respectively.

 

  1.  Somnath Bharti’s “Want to Spit on Faces” Attack-he expressed his desire to “spit on the faces” of Arun jaitley and Harish Salve.

 

  1. Kejriwal Retweets “Stuck Between Moron and Murderer”- “Stuck between a moron and a murderer… what now, India!?”

 

  1. Manhonah Singh’s “Presiding over Massacre” Statement  – He referred to BJP’s PM Candidate Modi as someone who “presided over massacre of citizens” during the Gujurat riots of 2002.

 

  1. Rahul Gandhi’s “Comb to a Bald Man” Quip– Rahul has not been too far away in the rank of people making most controversial remarks as well. But this one was really quite funny.

 

Why against BJP or “Hindus”?: The expressions Communal BJP and secular Congress have been so popularized that even the BJPwalas are quite amused to be called so. And the non-BJP parties have always taken such privilege of calling BJP communal and thus they always pose as secular. Of course, the persistent media also always brand the parties and certified. Only few like Advani have understood the mischief and countered them by using expression “pseudo-secularism”. The provisions of IPC and Peoples Representation Act could penalize the “hate-sppech”, but many times the speakers have scot-free for example, Arunthathi Roy, Jilani in the north and the DK and atheist elements of the South, though dozens of cases filed have been pending against them. Incidentally, it has to be noted that these speakers have targeted “Hindus” only.

 

Vedaprakash

© 31-03-2014

[1] John T. Nockleby, “Hate Speech,” in Encyclopedia of the American Constitution.  Ed. Leonard W. Levy and Kenneth L. Karst. Vol. 3. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000. p. 1277-1279.

[2] http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v09n02/brown-sica_m01.html#_edn2

[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hate_speech

[4] http://www.asianage.com/interview-week/there-s-no-modi-wave-punjab-polls-are-fought-local-issues-262

[5] http://archive.indianexpress.com/news/in-mp-cops-watched-bjp-goons-attack-rebel-s-house/340247/

[6] http://ibnlive.in.com/news/right-wing-terror-main-agenda-at-fivehour-long-bjp-rss-meet/372519-37-64.html

[7] http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/home-minister-shinde-says-bjp-rss-promoting-hindu-terrorism-then-clarifies-319884

[8] Lyricist and script writer Javed Akhtar has won many laurels for his dialogue writing skills, but this is one instance, he says, where he can’t take the credit. The political grapevine attributes the maut ka saudagar reference Sonia Gandhi made during her Gujarat poll campaign to him. “I am truly embarrassed for being given credit for somebody else’s work,” says Akhtar. Ever since Sonia Gandhi used the term during one of her election speeches in Gujarat, there has been speculation in political circles about who actually coined the term. Several names have been doing the rounds, the most prominent being Akhtar.

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-who-coined-maut-ka-saudagar-1140033

[9] http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/allaboutnarendramodi/case-against-sp-leader-for-hate-speech-against-modi/article1-1202244.aspx

[10] http://indiatoday.intoday.in/video/muzaffarnagar-news-muzaffarnagar-riots-muzaffarnagar-akhilesh-yadav-samajwadi-party-bjp-bsp/1/309391.html

[11] http://supremecourtofindia.nic.in/outtoday/41339.pdf

[12] http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/sc-holds-akhilesh-govt-guilty-of-negligence-orders-arrest-of-all-muzaffarnagar-accused/

[13] http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/536884/20140202/indian-pololitics-infamous-attacks-language-sonia.htm

Cricket corruption conceals Congress corruption!

May 20, 2013

Cricket corruption conceals Congress corruption

 

All of sudden, the scams of all sorts, the corruptions of all categories are forgotten within days.

 

Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal, Ramdev and host of other anti-corruption activists go unheard.

 

We see only two faces – Srivivasan and Kapil Sibal!

 

Of course, both appear to resemble in many ways.

Politics, Cricket, Share market and Gambling in India

May 12, 2012

Politics, Cricket, Share market and Gambling in India

Vedaprakash

This, I posted in www.indiainrweacts.com and other forums, but missing. In fact, the www.indiainrweacts.com has removed / blacked out all my postings. Now, I started salvaging or taking out from internet, backup and other sources, as the same pattern is found even today in 2012. Actually, today I searched for my article on “Sex, Drugs, and Cricket” the nexus etc., but I came across this. Therefore, I am posting in www.vedaprakash.wordpress.com withlout any changes.

 

Indian politics, cricket and gambling: Now a new ugly face of Indian politics having nexus with gambling and underworld is revealed in the recent betting on political parties and the PMs. The close links of Sharad Pawar with cricket mafia and sugar dons and that of Manmohan Singh with bookies and financial gamblers are coming out. The heavy investment in shares and manipulation of Indian economy and the sudden discussion about black money investment in Swiss banks, the BJP’s accusation and the Congress denial etc., are to be understood in the backdrop. The newspapers and TV-channels have started unfolding the gambling and betting of mafia-bookies and changing their so-called “the most-scientific exit-polls”[1].

Psephologists and bookies: The nexus between so-called psephologists and bookies are exposed in the Indian elections[2]. Psephologist or the professionals engaged in studying the election patterns and deviations. They make use of tools like past election’s facts and figures and public opinion polls to arrive at a conclusion. Their scope of job mainly encompasses analysis of aspects like trends in voting, swings in votes; number of votes polled or percentage of total votes polled translating into the number of seats in the government. They also try to find out the answers of questions like how much of percent swing in the votes may lead to change in the government. Hence Psephologists are expected to play a constructive role in any democratic set up, but in India, they are aiding and abetting with the punters, gamblers, underworld dons and spoiling the democracy through the anti-Indian media.

The myth of psephology in the “five-phased elections”: The five-phased polls spreading over a month from April 14 to May 13 2009 has been a political farce, cleverly manipulated by the Congress and its slave Election Commission[3]. When Gopalswamy found, he was not only kicked out immediately, but replaced with three “chamchas” under the guise of secularism. What is the right margin of error to employ?

The experts discuss about errors in the sampling as follows: The most common approach is to use a margin such that in 19 polls out of 20, the gap between the real figure and the poll estimate will be smaller than the sampling error. If the poll samples 1000 people, its sampling error will be 3 per cent either way. With a sample of 2000, the sampling error falls to plus or minus 2.2 per cent. The sampling error is a factor when comparing two polls is larger still, since both polls have their margins of error. Changes in polls from one week to another are even more error-prone than the polls themselves., thus when the polls are phased with gaps and such periods are subjected to heavy propagandas leashed out through media and the ruling Congress misusing the official machineries, where is the political democracy or democratic polity in India?

Gamblers are powerful than voters in choosing PM or the government of their choice: The Indians have been consistently voting to BJP and Congress for the last five general elections. It has been the Congress aiding and abetting with other parties preventing BJP to rule. They used the “dummies” — V. P. Singh, Deve Gowda, I. K. Gujaral. Chandrasekhar and so on and therefore, the lust for becoming a PM has been haunting and daunting the small players or great spoilers and they start bargains with such “devil” sitting in their minds. They want to a PM just for a day, a week, a month or a year — that is all. They are not worried about the so-called ideologies, principles, and
people. Such political lust is varied only in gradation.

Note the media’s discussion on the choice of PMs:

1.  First, they discussed about the powerful and weak PMs.

2.  Instead of “two”, they tried to pit more against the “two”.

3.  The comparison was stretched from “two” to “three” to “four”.

4.  Ultimately, the discussion has been stooped down to the level of who is the worst, horrible and nasty PM.

The trend of elections from 1984 to 2009: In 1984, Advani emerged as PM and the American papers too projected him so. But unfortunately, Indira Gandhi was assassinated and the Congress swept the pools with the Rajiv Gandhi becoming a PM. However, Rajiv was plagued with corruption and thus, in 1989 V. P., Singh and Chandrasekhar were made PMs. However, after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, P. V. Narasinha Rao became PM.

Year

BJP

Congress

Others

PM

1984 8th)

2

403

138

Rajiv Gandhi
1989 (9th)

85

197

261

V. P. Singh
Chandrasekhar
1991 (10th)

120

232

161

P. V. Narasimha Rao
1996 (11th)

161

140

161

A. B. Vajpayee (13 days)

Deva Gowda (18 months)

I. K. Gujaral

1998 (12th)

161

140

242

A. B. Vajpayee (13 months)
1999 (13th)

182

141

220

A. B. Vajpayee (298)
2004 (14th)

138

145

260

Manmohan Singh (335)


The entering of Sonia Gandhi into politics and the rise of BJP coincided and the anti-Congress politicians tried to support BJP. However, the rise of BJP during the period 1991 to 1998 cannot be denied. Only fear of the rise of BJP started the “others” accusing BJP as “communal”, in such ploy, the Congress happily joined without any shame, because, other than Congress, there cannot be any other most-communal party in India, perhaps only next to IUML, MIM, Kerala Congress etc. However, using such secular- communal card, they have been trying to keep BJP out.

Keeping BJP out is anti-Indian undemocratic polity[4]: Any impartial observer, analyst and even common Indian can notice, why all other parties have been ganged up against BJP preventing it from rule? When their number of MPs have been increasing (2 to 181), their period of reign has been increasing (13 days to 13 months to five years), popularity increasing and almost all other parties have aligned with BJP in the pre-poll and post-poll alliances, how other political parties could isolate BJP as communal and they are secular? There is totally wrong in such propaganda being carried out. However, it is stranger to note that BJP has not been pointing out such lacuna, when opportunity came recently in the media many times. In the speeches of Divijaya Singh, Praful Patel, Kapil Sibal, Niteshkumar and others, the point was clearly brought out, but the BJP has failed to take it.

Note: Here, it is not that the “others” are becoming majority to rule India, as they have no common ideologies, but in fact, mostly, they have been the communal, secessionist, anti-National[5], communist and other forces acting against India and Indian interests. Therefore, it is unfortunate that Congress has been supporting such forces and that is why the Communists are emboldened to get ambition of rule India![6].

1% cannot be the difference between Advani and Manmohan: Definitely, when Advani was emerging a powerful PM, the Congress and the media started manipulation. Now the gamblers have joined after psephologists. CNN-IBN psephologist was making blunder after blunder by giving 16% to Advani, 15% to Manmohan etc., as “popular / acceptable PM”. It is not known how the difference could be only one percent. As the groups start realigning and just expecting the real figures, definitely, they are afraid and launched their attack through gamblers picked up by the media and hence the nexus is proved beyond doubt.

If the gamblers, bookies and brokers are powerful than voters, than such politicians could be hanged instead of appreciated as “economic experts” and so on. That behind Manmohan Singh such a devil, monster and evil forces are acting to spoil Indians, then Indians should hang such monsters, instead of placing them on the ruling thrones. In satta market, UPA return near certain[7]: With just a few hours left for declaration of the final results of the 15th Lok Sabha elections, punters in the capital are still giving an edge to the ruling Congress-led UPA government, with a tally of 220 seats, and are confident it will form the next government with a comfortable majority.  Congress improved its tally among bettors who are now giving it 162 seats, against an earlier estimate of 142 during the fourth phase. The rate punters are offering for Congress is 30 paise, which has come down from 63 paise on offer earlier. For UPA government to make a comeback, the punters are offering 32 paise.

This means that for every one rupee you bet on Congress, you stand to earn Rs 1.30, while for UPA government, one stands to win Rs 1.32,” said a punter.

BJP-led NDA is far behind in the game of odds”, you stand to make Rs 3.10 paise if BJP returns 145 seats, while for NDA forming a government, the rates offered are Rs 1.50, which means you gain Rs 2.50 on ever rupee you bet,” he added.

The rates are likely to see a violent swing on the morning of May 16, as the counting begins. “We will be taking bets on parties and candidate till 10am and will close the game after that,” added a source. Insiders also betting on factors like Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa being wooed by the Congress. Speculation soared after Nitish’s demand for special status to Bihar on Friday. Punters who were earlier wagering on Congress to take Delhi 6-1, are now saying it is likely to sweep the polls. Expectedly, on Friday the odds against West Delhi’s BJP candidate Jagdish Mukhi climbed to 80 paise, from 35 paise a few days ago. An amount of Rs 1,200 crore is at stake, but a large amount has also been diverted to the Indian Premier League, the punter added.

Satta market: Manmohan still tops list of PM hopefuls[8]: With only two days remaining for the Lok Sabha results, there is heavy betting on the fate of political parties and individual candidates PM Manmohan Singh addresses a press conference in Ludhiana. “Bets worth several thousand crore rupees have already been laid so far, and the tempo is likely to go up in the next couple of days. Mumbai has created a record of sorts with a punter — who is in the real estate business — betting as much as Rs 30 crore on different candidates, parties and their combinations,” a leading bookie told TOI on Wednesday.

  • Manmohan Singh continues to be the hot favourite for prime ministership
    with the bhav (odds) on him being 60 paise. This means that every rupee bet on Singh will fetch the bettor Rs 1.60 if he is indeed re-elected PM. If the bookies’ odds are any indication, L K Advani, who is leading the NDA alliance, has very little chance of becoming PM.
  • The bhav on him is Rs 2.50.
  • In fact, some bookies are also offering bhav of Rs 6 on his quitting politics before May 31.
  • NCP head honcho Sharad Pawar is an extremely dark horse (unfancied contender in betting parlance) with the bhav on his becoming PM being Rs 50.
  • The Congress-led UPA is backed to secure 151 seats at even bhav, meaning every rupee bet fetches an extra in return.
  • For the BJP-led NDA, it is even odds for the party winning 122 seats.
  • There is speculation that Lalu Prasad, Ram Vilas Paswan and Mulayam Singh Yadav may face surprise defeats, “the bhav on such upsets is Rs 3, Rs 1.50 and Rs 1.40 respectively.
  • The AIADMK, led by J.Jayalalithaa, is commanding even bhav for 25-plus seats.
  • Even bhav is also on offer for the CPM securing 35 seats.

Satta Bazaar (satta market) works with IPL Cricket and Elections in India: It is unfortunate that Indian cricket is now a big place for sutta market. Here is the details about how it works in India. According to economic times the satta bazaar estimates that at least Rs 20,000 cr will be wagered on the IPL’s 59 matches over a period of 44
days. People of India are wasting their time to watch all long matches of IPL and helps indirectly to satorias to make big money out of it.

How it works- suppose before the cricket match between A and B, you think that B will win the match (B is known as weaker team). Most of other people guess that team A will win. After balencing of demand and supply, suppose for team A odds is 100:25 and for team B, odds is 100:400. If team B wins you will get 400 Rs without spending your 100 Rs. (you have to first deposit 100 Rs, you will get 400+100= 500 Rs). I

f team A wins you have to loose 100 Rs (you will get nothing). If team A wins, the people who have bet on A will get 25 Rs without spending 100 Rs. It is well known that the practice of satta bazar is illegal in India. I would say, stay away from it, otherwise you will sure loose your money and time. Now, you just replace A and B with Congress and BJP, the secret is out!

The Indians voting for BJP are not fools: Definitely, the Indians voting for BJP are not fools, as they want BJP to come to power keeping the powerful India in mind. Therefore, BJP should convince other Indians, who have not been voting for BJP that they are really for India by action. If they get any opportunity, they should prove by their action that they are for the Indians and prepared to make India a powerful nation with economic prosperity and self-sufficiency.

Vedaprakash

16-05-2009


[1] The unblushing psephologists projected BJP as the largest single party / alliance first and then changed tCongress / UPA. Similarly, first they projected that Jayalalitha was getting more seats, but now they say that DMK is going to sweep Tamilnadu!

[2] As 65.7% of residents kept their date with the ballot, psephologists and bookies were heard giving Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal the third tenure in a row. Times of India dated 14-05-2009:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Chandigarh/Voters-set-record/artic…

[3] Vedaprakash, EC becomes slave of Sonia Maino!, see www.indianinteracts.com etc.

[4] Vedaprakash, Keeping BJP out: Is it political democracy?, see www.indianinteracts.com etc.

[5] Vedaprakash, Maoim, the facade of anti-Indian forces: A critical analysis of the “left, centre and right”, see www.indianinteracts.com etc.

[6] Vedaprakash, The Christian-Marxist nexus to install a Communist Government in India, see www.indianinteracts.com etc.

[7] Rahul Tripathi, In satta market, UPA return near certain ,16 May 2009, 0424 hrs IST, TNN ; http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/In-satta-market-UPA-return-near-ce…

[8] S Balakrishnan, Satta market: Manmohan still tops list of PM hopefuls ,14 May, 2009, 1131 hrs IST,TNN:Economic Times, May 14, 2009:

http://m.economictimes.com/PDAET/articleshow/4528516.cms

Congress, BJP and the so-called Hindu terror-I

July 17, 2010

Congress, BJP and the so-called Hindu terror-I

Congress cries wolf whenever it fails: When Krishna was utterly defeated diplomatically by the assertive and aggressive Qureshi, he was just keeping quiet without any proper response. The Muslim appeasement culture of Congress makes every Congress minister to play down serious issues whether it is Jihadi terror, Al-Queda terror, cross-border terror, Osama horror or anything.

The MP wrangle snowballing into Congress-BJP war: Congress wants to create problem in the BJP-ruled states. After all, as it has been power for many years, it has loyal officers at every place to get information. Thus, when it turned attention towards MP, Digvijaya Singh started pulling strings leading to his brother criticising BJP chief. Immediately, he was expelled from BJP[1]. Then he carried the story that Uma Bharathi actually wanted to join Congress in 1983 and it was her mistake to join BJP[2]. Madhya Pradesh BJP President Prabhat Jha on Friday alleged that Singh always favour the Naxalites[3]. Nitin Gadkari asked taunting the Congress over the delay in hanging Afzal Guru, Gadkari had asked the party whether the Parliament attack death row convict was its “son-in-law” evoking a strong reaction from the UPA party. Then Congress spokesmen and supporting Ministers started voicing against it.

To cover up Bhopal blunder, Congress wanted it and BJP fell trap to it: Media was exposing the complexities of the Congress in the escape of Anderson. How Rajiv Gandhi, Arjun Singh and others helped him to escape made the people to understand or rather recollect the just past. Thus, revival of the case has to be necessitated for Congress to save its face. Sonia has been particular to stop the smearing campaign against Rajiv Gandhi and they used Digvijay to carry out damage control. He started using his brother to attack BJP and it worked.
Son of Maharana Pratap or Shivaji or Aurangazeb[4]: It is all out war of words between Digvijay Singh and Nitin Gadkari with the senior Congress leader responding on Thursday to the BJP president’s jibe by asking him whether he is the son of Maharana Pratap or Shivaji. “Honourable Gadkari has questioned my paternity and he wanted to know whether I am a son of Shivaji or Aurangzeb? I am the son of Balbhadra Singh,” Singh told reporters at the Indore Press Club. “However, I want to know from Gadkariji whether he is the son of Maharana Pratap or Shivaji. I am not taking the name of Aurangzeb,” the AICC general secretary said. Taking a pointed dig at Singh, Gadkari referred to him as Mughal ruler Aurangzeb’s son for his visit to a Muslim-dominated area in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh[5]. “A Congress General Secretary is celebrating festivals with families of terrorists in Azamgarh. The Congress must decide who’s descendant is he – Shivaji and Maharana Pratap, or Aurangzeb?” Gadkari said while criticising Singh early this month. Singh also refused to comment on his younger brother and former BJP MP Laxman Singh’s remarks about Gadkari . “My younger brother has his own personality and politics. I don’t want to comment on them,” he said.

Rhetoric BJP is not match for Congress: That Sangh parivar organizations have been easily subjected to sting operations, prove that they have been talkative, rhetoric and garrulous without caring for any etiquette. It is quite natural that in villages, on the banks of ponds and rivers, ordinary people would talk exactly like the Video played by Headlines Today as the Singh Parivar people were reportedly chatting. They may excel loquacious women in their usage of colloquial Hindi with mixed local dialects. They have not learned lessons from Babgaru, Tehelka and other episodes.

Professional journalism and table-talk gossiping: That innocent people poisoned by MIC gas and killed like rats is a fact; that Anderson escaped with the help of Rajiv Gandhi is a fact; like these there have been simple facts, which could be easily understood by the common people, for which no media expert is required. But, “Hindus want to take revenge against Muslims” and if Hindus are prompted, they would come out and exoress their feelings so is very simple, as the Hindus have been suffering by all including the media. It is a psychological question and method that could not be experimented with emotional and patriotic people, as it would give totally wrong picture. RSS people would talk like that only, as it ie mere rhetyoric, talkative, childish etc., just like street-talk, bathroom-talk, table-talk………………and no congnizance could be taken.

Ethics and limits of sting-operations: In star hotels, during and after booze, the same politicians, their servant/slave-officers (IAS, IPS, IFS) and others talk so many things. Can they be videographed for sting operation and broadcast? Thus, there is a limit for the principles and ethics of sting-operation. If minister share beds with the wife of another minister, can it be videographed and broadcast as sting operation? Thus, it need not be explained and such arrogance of professionalism is nothing but ultra-modern barbarity and it would get back the same barbarity and that is what exactly happened.

The media should change its attitude of anti-Hindu psyche: Now common Hindu has undedrstood that he is targeted unnecessarily for everything. Therefore, he would respond differently only. Take the case of Government’s attempt of contemplating and Act to punish parents who beat their children. What type of Act it is? Tomorrow, there would be an Act to punish Children who beat their parents. Tomorrow, in the courts, we can have parents and children charged with criminal violations of all sorts. Thus, the stinking-sting operations with all manipulations would lead to such situation.

The Media and journalists and other experts and professionals are not angels: People know the weaknesses and indulgences of the media people. Now, situation has been without gift, cover, bottle or………………no media person would come cover any event. There have been few “Mahatmas”, “Jesus Christs”, “Buddhas”  who covder events with consciousness. Thus, when everybody knows about others, what is the logic of accusing each other. If they want to correct Indians do that work from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Rajasthan to Nagaland. Incidentally, these areas have been only dangerous to India.

Vedaprakash

17-06-2010


[1] http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=41640

[2] http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Uma-wanted-to-join-Congress-joined-BJP-by-mistake-Digvijay/articleshow/6173636.cms

[3] http://www.hindustantimes.com/Singh-always-favours-Naxalites-Jha/Article1-573222.aspx

[4] Digvijay hits back at Gadkari for Aurangzeb comments, Press Trust of India, Updated: July 15, 2010 20:45 IST

[5] Read more at: http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/digvijay-hits-back-at-gadkari-for-aurangzeb-comments-37736?cp