Loud & clear

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has urged the western media to stop patronising India.

Loud & clear

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Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has urged the western media to stop patronising India. “India is a nation confident of itself and its future, no longer willing to pander to the neo-colonial mindset of the western media. You’ll soon become irrelevant if you continue like this. If you have not already. Stop patronising us,” Shekhar tweeted on Monday.

In a tweet, he said: “Hey BBC World.. each time you call #kashmir ‘Indian Occupied Kashmir’ I keep wondering why you refuse to call Northern Ireland ‘British Occupied Ireland’.” A BBC News Press Team tweet, however, said: “The BBC stands by its journalism...” 

— IANS

 

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