28 November, 2020

Bull's Eye

At last the cricket scam has subsided. Weeklies brought out dozens of cover stories.Dailies published scores of headlines. What would have happened ...

Bull's Eye
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At last the cricket scam has subsided. Weeklies brought out dozens of cover stories.Dailies published scores of headlines. What would have happened if the press had shownsimilar enthusiasm in the Jain hawala case? Some pressmen described Manoj Prabhakar asbeing dubious. But that did not stop them from publicising his video. Perhaps somepressmen might have considered Vineet Narain dubious too. Should that have stopped themfrom publicising his videos?

The cricket scam is based mostly on accusations. The hawala scam was based onconfessions. Had the Jain hawala case received the same treatment as the cricket scam,this is how banner headlines would have read.

diary nails 40 leaders in hawala scam!
New Delhi: In a case involving foreign funds passing to Kashmiri terrorists, the CBIstumbled on a sensational diary...
devi lal took money from jain
New Delhi: Speaking on camera to video journalist Vineet Narain, Devi Lal admitted takingmoney from the Jain brothers...
jain gave me money: sharad yadav
New Delhi: Sharad Yadav, appearing in Aap Ki Adalat on Zee TV,...

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