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BBC always there to pick up any anti-India topic. It amazes me every time.

Source: I read the news on daily basis from various sources to avoid bias media.

EDIT: I'm not on any political party side. Actually have voted for NOTA.




What's anti-India about switching to an open platform? If anything, I'd consider it forward thinking on Indians part.


I have my profile in Mastodon and use it. Nothing backward about it. I suspect the timing of it with the recent allegation against the Indian government for suppressing anit-bjp solgan.


I did read the article. How's it anti-India?

I sympathise with Twitter. India is number 1 on the list of countries that request for information on social media users and also in requesting censorship.


> I sympathise with Twitter. India is number 1 on the list of countries that request for information on social media users and also in requesting censorship.

And they have a good reason for that. This is from the article:

The report said most of the blocked content was critical of the government's recent move to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status, and were made after requests by the government itself.

There was a massive misinformation campaign against India on Twitter in the aftermath of abrogating article 370. Many of these tweets originated from Pakistani handles[1][2]. They have even started impersonating top Indian military officials on Twitter[3]. And it seems that they are not just stopping with Kashmir. The propaganda campaign even covers Rafale and Tamil Nadu[4][5].

I agree with you that the article isn't particularly anti-India. However, the article should've provided some more context considering that a lot of BBC readers are from the West.

1. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/crpf-j-k-police-kashmi...

2. https://www.poynter.org/fact-checking/2019/a-third-of-mislea...

3. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/pakistan-s-fake-news-p...

4. https://www.news18.com/news/india/as-rafale-adds-to-firepowe...

5. https://qz.com/india/1727752/pakistan-bots-helped-gobackmodi...


I seem to recall that BBC India is considered by Indians as more reliable than local news sources.




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