This week, host Tanishka Sodhi is joined by Newslaundry’s Basant Kumar and Shivnarayan Rajpurohit.
Basant that state broadcaster Doordarshan uploaded videos on the YouTube channels of DD National and DD News UP, passing off BJP members as “common Muslim citizens” batting for the Uniform Civil Code. He explained how the broadcaster had laid aside journalistic ethics to exhibit its skewed reporting on UCC.
Shivnarayan on the politics around Saudi moderate Muhammad bin Abdul Karim bin Abdulaziz Al-Issa’s visit to India. He delved into how national security adviser Ajit Doval was lauded at a Delhi event hosting the Muslim World League secretary general. He explained the controversy around Al-Issa’s visit, with reports linking it to the government’s push for UCC. He also spoke about the significance of his visit for the Modi government.
00:00:00 - Introduction
00:01:23 - DD News
00:10:03 - Al-Issa
00:30:37 - Recommendations
Produced by Tehreem Roshan and Saif Ali Ekram, recorded by Naresh Kumar, and edited by Umrav Singh.
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