AT­TACK­ING THE MES­SEN­GER

India Today - - GLASS HOUSE -

Politi­cians took time out from try­ing to win elec­tions to blame the me­dia for their prob­lems

“We will crush such el­e­ments in the elec­tronic me­dia, which are in­dulging in false pro­pa­ganda, if it does not stop."

Sushilku­mar Shinde, Union home min­is­ter in So­la­pur, Ma­ha­rash­tra Fe­bru­ary 24

“Saw re­port by pressti­tutes, hi­lar­i­ous front page jus­ti­fi­ca­tion of Coup. Con­firms who cooked up rou­tine move to den­i­grate army…”

Gen­eral V.K. Singh, for­mer Army chief, in a tweet de­scrib­ing jour­nal­ists who wrote a story on the move­ment of Army units in 2002 Fe­bru­ary 21

"I don't know why me­dia houses want people to speak against me. They are as­so­ci­ated with one party or an­other.”

Arvind Ke­jri­wal, for­mer Delhi chief min­is­ter and AAP leader, in Delhi Jan­uary 25

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