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Iit has been reported in one newspaper that between 2004-09 96 communal riots took place in maharastra `but then` why m`edi`a not `re`port``ed ``in deta`ils?is it not `````hypocracy on part of edia or they were asked to doso?`

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Asked by Ramesh Agarwal, 08 Oct '09 09:46 pm
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Given below is an excerpt from a News Item. Media has been highlighting the riots. Maharashtra has witnessed on an average one communal riot in about every 20 days during the last five years, according to the state police data. Replying to an RTI application, Maharashtra police said a total of 96 riots have happened in the state between the period April 2004 to 2009. \"A total of 525 cases have been registered in this regard of which investigations have been completed in 298 cases,\" said Rashmi Shukla, first appellate authority, office of the Director General of Police said. In the RTI query, applicant Ajay Marathe had sought reports of frequent riots from different districts of state. \"Every now and then we get to hear about communal riots happening in some or the other corner of the state. Come any festival and there is thick layer of police patrolling in every nook and corner of the state. It includes the state reserved police, riot controlling sq ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 08 Oct '09 10:00 pm

 
  
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The reasons are many. Secularism in west was a compulsion to come out of Biblical dictate and remain a king/knight. For Muslim its haram. For Hindus Sri Krshna says whichever way/means/name one worships it reaches ME. Slave Indians forgot this and learnt from foreign system of education to leak the boot that kicked them and be happy when the masters praise you for being obedient to them. Even today the journalists (English media) and the media owners are more interested to please their MASTERS (mostly abroad or the deshi goras ruling us) than serving the interest of the Nation or its people. Then there are leftist and Nehruvian intellectuals who feel by hiding truth and pampering criminals of minorities, secularism can be strengthened. The whole thing is this KI BHAIYA SABSE BADA VOTE.
Answered by Subhas Mitra, 08 Oct '09 10:37 pm

 
  
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They may hav been minor clashes
Answered by RSehgal, 08 Oct '09 09:54 pm

 
  
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