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Rahul Gandhi prognosticated that Narendra Modi won't make it up for 2019 elections: would this be in reality or just a prediction made in vain?

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Whenever we are asked about Modi or things related to BJP the only word that runs into our mind is "Hindutva".  But on Tuesday, that means on 14 August on an interaction with the editors on a question that asked whether he was welcoming Hindutva to pacify majority community he answered that "he was not espoused to Hindutva be it soft or hardcore". He stated that stated that there is no wrong in going to a religious place or meeting religious leaders; his strict indifferences with PM Narendra Modi was all because of different ideologies and not personal in any means.
While Rahul was on his 2-day visit to Hyderabad he prophesied that Narendra Modi would not be able to make it up for 2019 elections and BJP would be unable to gain 230 seats in Lok Sabha. And the reason he adds to his prediction is that "it would occur just because of the alliance of non-BJP parties that would be formed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh."
Adding credibility to his prediction he said tha…

#Changing "NEWS VALUES"

#Changing "NEWS VALUES"After the coming up of "new media" the essence of traditional media especially that of newspapers has changed, to be more specific the news values it carried. After the coming up of "blog" we can see a drastic change that has happened to the news values.
Blog, which is said to be more like a personal and opinionated diary that is open to the public. Nowadays every journalist do possess but most of the laymen also do blogging. They are free to blog about anything irrespective of any topic of their interest even if it is about a petty food. 
With the coming up of blog every individual is free to frame their opinions and ideologies regarding a burning hot topic, any issue that seems to be newsy for them. Now, when you yourself take up a news piece and state your personal opinions about it, the news values tend to change, because you are not writing for any newspaper, you are free to voice your statements so it's natural that somewher…

Portrayal of Women in Media

"PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN MEDIA"
"Media, that is trusted to be the fourth pillar of democracy, the gatekeeper, watchdog; which is expected to reveal the truth and be neutral. Which does not show any difference between gender, religion and race." Now this is the hard core definition of media, but does Indian media also has the same context? No, because our media is busy with the TRP's; they are dying to increase their viewership by filling all sorts of nonsense that could attract more and more eyeballs to their show. India, a country where women are looked upon as goddesses, where India itself claims to be tagged as "BharatMata" and we as media broadcasters and consumers do not have a spec of shame within us to portray women as a sex symbolon Television and other mediums too.If you have keenly observed, how does our media portray women? Do you find it descent enough that every media consumers can consume it? Or does it provoke you in such a way that gives …