28 October, 2020

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2017-02-04T11:35:03+05:30

Classified Campaign

It appears team Prashant Kishor and the Congress social media team in Uttar Pradesh are not allowed to socialise. They are not even permitted to interact over a cup of tea. While Kishor reports directly to Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress volunteers’ team reports to party election committee head Raj Babbar and senior leader Rajeev Shukla. While hired professionals of Kishor’s team are looking after the campaign part, the team of volunteers led by the leaders are handling the content part. The buzz is that the lakshman rekha has been drawn so that PK’s campaign strategy doesn’t get leaked to rival political parties.


Prasar Bharti May Go

The government is believed to be working towards winding up the Prasar Bharati, an autonomous broadcasting agency controlling Doordarshan and the All India Radio (AIR). The corridors of Shastri Bhavan, that houses the Information and Broadcasting ministry, are abuzz with talk that the body will again be subsumed in the ministry as...

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