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  • ‘Newsroom’ warriors

    ‘Newsroom’ warriors

    Primetime shows on television are peppered with repeated allusions to the Indian defence forces, from invoking the ‘soldier’ on legitimate issues like the Indo-Pakistan impasse, to utterly disconnected issues like demonetisation and standing for the National Anthem in cinema halls. There is convenient propping up of the symbolic Indian ‘soldier’ to inject hyper-nationalism aided by …

    February 3, 2017