A deadly thick smog has enveloped New Delhi and cities across north India, but you wouldn’t know if you watched primetime debates on some of our Indian news channels. A 10-minute stand-up act by Vir Das was debated furiously on Wednesday, and noise pollution in our studios beat all levels. On News18 India, anchor Aman Chopra served a cocktail of hate and misinformation to his viewers by airing a show on so-called "thook jihad".
Meanwhile, prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the government will repeal the three farm laws, and that put some of our anchors in a lot of trouble.
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