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  1. Great decision by Stalin. May 10-24 lockdown in entire state. Experts predict we are going to see peak between May 15-20. So, staying home during that time period is safe.
  2. True. By putting pressure on Jaggad, MoSha are constantly reminding him to behave as a lapdog or else face jail time.
  3. "It also suggested that social media influencers are leveraged to spread the government’s word." --Starting from next week, we should see celebrities on Twitter, Insta and FB post positively about gov.'s "positive actions".
  4. Jolted by bad press, Modi govt drafts plan to show it is ‘responsive, hard-working’ I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar and I&B Secretary Amit Khare have been holding video-conferences every day with senior govt officials for over a week now to review negative press. New Delhi: As India grapples with the massive surge in Covid-19 cases, with a shortage of beds and oxygen and increasing fatalities only compounding the problems, the Narendra Modi government is working on different strategies to counter the criticism and bad press it has been getting surrounding the pandemic, ThePrint has learnt. Sources in the government told ThePrint that Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Prakash Javadekar, along with Secretary Amit Khare, have been holding video-conferences every day with senior government officials for over a week now, to discuss the negative press against the government and ways to counter them. In a separate media worskshop for government officials Tuesday, MyGov shared a presentation suggesting a robust communication strategy to ensure the government is seen as “sensitive, bold, responsive and hardworking”. The presentation, a copy of which was accessed by ThePrint, highlighted that the government communication should comprise larger use of data, infographics, videos and testimonials, amplification of the government’s messaging on social media platforms. It also suggested that social media influencers are leveraged to spread the government’s word. MyGov shared its presentation at a virtual media and social media workshop Tuesday on effective communication in the times of the pandemic, the sources said. Chaired by the I&B minister, the workshop was attended by over 350 senior government officials. The sources said the negative publicity received across print, television and online media has been a major cause for concern for the government, and that is being discussed extensively during the frequent virtual conferences lasting for about 45 minutes. For instance, at one of the video-conferences I&B minister has been holding, he expressed displeasure over the inadequate government messaging during the crash of CoWin portal during the initial days of the vaccination registration process last month, an official familiar with the discussions said. During the reviews, the official added, it was also discussed that there should be specific Covid-related press statements that should have specific references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, such as usage of phrases like “under the leadership of PM Modi” or “as decided by PM Modi”. It was also discussed that high quality videos of the efforts put in by the armed forces to contain the pandemic should be shared and highlighted on various social media sites to create a positive messaging. “There were also concerns raised not only about the massive negative media coverage in the global press of India’s handing of the crisis, but also about some Indian publications republishing them as they are or extracts from them,” a second official told ThePrint. Among other media coverage discussed in the meetings, according to the official, was “positive news coverage” by the state-owned Doordarshan. ThePrint reached the I&B ministry spokesperson via email for a comment. This report will be updated when a response is received. Communication strategies being planned Since the beginning of the devastating second Covid wave, the Modi government has received a lot of bad press over what was perceived as its “mismanagement” of the pandemic, including allowing the Kumbh mela and election rallies that fuelled the surge in the cases. It has also been criticised for an apparent lack of preparedness to deal with a second wave of the pandemic, with both the national and the foreign media highlighting inadequate oxygen and hospital infrastructure. The Press Council of India (PCI) had earlier issued an advisory, which said foreign content should be only published after due verification by Indian media houses, drawing flak from various quarters including the Editors Guild of India. Highly placed sources in the government said the departments under the I&B ministry are keeping a tab and collating all negative news reports and opinion pieces across media, which are being circulated within the government. The second official quoted above said there has also been an emphasis on countering what the government feels is fake or misleading news by way of issuing timely rejoinders. At the workshop on Tuesday, government officials were told that authentic and real time information should be ensured during pandemic. The MyGov presentation mentioned above highlighted that the strategy should involve effectively communicating to people the different steps taken by the government to manage the pandemic and monitoring the effectiveness of the outreach through a feedback mechanism. It also emphasised that a positive image of the government should be created by way of highlighting its achievements and putting out positive stories. The presentation at the workshop is also learnt to have highlighted the importance of unified approach to government communication, ensuring real time updates of the critical events of the day to ministries, use of other social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, aside from promoting key government decisions, campaigns and cabinet decisions on Twitter. It also highlighted the most and least engaging posts on different social media platforms. https://theprint.in/india/jolted-by-bad-press-modi-govt-drafts-plan-to-show-it-is-responsive-hard-working/652622/
  5. If you want to cite opposition as the reason for everything, then read my post in previous page in this same thread. In short, gov. should be strong on a policy and implement it rather than showing opposition as reason for non-implementation. In that case, the ruling gov. is spineless.
  6. Yes, Modi said maintain social distance and wear masks. Just after 3 days he went ahead and conducted massive political rallies in WB. Action is more important than just giving recorded speeches.
  7. I answered to your point where u said no doctor will vouch. Fauci is credible and he vouched. Show someone in India as credible as Fauci (from the ruling gov. or their advisory committee) who stood behind the vaccine . Harshvardhan is a head and neck doctor and above that he's a politician. So, his words do not mean anything. Actually, what is the composition of the Corona virus advisory committee to the PM
  8. Fauci openly said vaccines are safe and everyone should take them. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/28/fauci-all-three-covid-vaccines-highly-effective-urges-people-to-take-available-shot.html
  9. Power lo undi opposition vaccination meeda negative publicity chestunte em peekaru Inkenduku mandate teesukundi. Opposition's job is to find fault in everything that gov. does. BJP opposition lo unnappudu petrol price perigithe em chesindi. Gola cheyyaleda? Power loki vachi malli antha kante double prices increase chesaru. Power lo undi opposition meeda padi edavatam endo artham kaadu Adi kuda malli Indian political history lone weakest opposition. Also, going into history. Remember how Indira Gandhi force family planning operations when she was in the power. Sanjay executed the whole thing. At that time, Vajapyee and all Jan Sangh opposed those actions which is correct. Still Indira went ahead with her plans on people since she had power and mandate. That's a ruling gov. should do if they are serious on a policy. Anthe kaani weak opposition ni reason ga chupinchi, chetulu ettadam kaaadu.
  10. Society is addicted to instant gratification. Next 20 years is going to be a social and economic disaster if correct set of people are not in the power.
  11. This is exactly what happened in Brazil and Greece. Brazil was considered a booming economy in early 90s. But politicians got greedy and threw freebies at its people. Now it's one of the worst managed economies in the world. If we have this same central and state govs. for another term, then everyone living in India can consider themselves as slaved pigs.
  12. Karl Marx once said, "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedoms and no one will have noticed."* One day while the class was in the lab, a professor noticed one young man, kept rubbing his back and stretching as if his back hurt. The professor asked the young man what was the matter. The student told him that he had a bullet lodged in his back. He had been shot while fighting communists in his native country, who were trying to overthrow his country's government and install a new communist regime. Then, the student looked at the professor and asked a strange question, "Do you know how to catch wild pigs?" The professor thought it was a joke and asked for the punchline. The young man said that it was no joke. "You catch wild pigs by finding a suitable place in the woods and putting corn on the ground. The pigs find it and begin to come every day to eat the free food. When they are used to coming every day, you put a fence down one side of the place where they are used to coming. At first, they are scared, but when they get used to the fence, they begin to eat the corn again and you put up another side of the fence. They get used to that and start to eat again. You continue until you have all four sides of the fence up with a gate in the last side. The pigs, which are used to the free corn, start to come through the gate to eat that free corn again. You then slam the gate on them and catch the whole herd. Suddenly, the wild pigs have lost their freedom. They run around and around inside the fence, but they are caught. Soon they go back to eating the free corn. They are so used to it that they have forgotten how to forage in the woods for themselves, so they accept their captivity." The young man then told the professor, "That is exactly what he sees happening in many countries. The governments keep pushing us towards Communism/Socialism and keep spreading the free corn out in the form of programmes such as supplemental income, tax credit for unearned income, tax exemptions, tobacco subsidies, dairy subsidies, payments not to plant crops, welfare entitlements, medicine, drugs, etc., while we continually lose our freedoms, just a little at a time." One should always remember two truths: 1. There is no such thing as a free lunch, and 2. You can never hire someone to provide a service for you cheaper than you can do it yourself. If you see that all of this wonderful government 'help' is a problem confronting the future of democracy, there is hope. If you think the free ride is essential to your way of life, then God help you when the gate slams shut! Most of the problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are now outnumbered by those who vote for a living!
  13. Knowledge aa, okka argument ayina facts and figures based untada? Adi chusam le, idi chusam le, Cong em chesindi, Biden em peekadu.....Vaallu em peekaledu kaabatti memu peekaka poyina em parledu. We travelled from 0-10, it's a progress. You need to wait until we reach 100. Manam facts throw cheste, intentional ignorance