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Journalists exposed in #MeToo movement, and fleeing migrant workers

The Print, India, 6 October 2018 - In BBC Hindi, Kirtish Bhatt imagines a conversation between migrant workers who are being forced to leave Gujarat due to recent violence that has been unleashed in the state.

A 14-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a migrant worker in Gujarat’s Sabarkantha district in September. The incident triggered violence against migrant workers in the state forcing 50,000 to flee.

In the wake of Gujarat violence, Manjul in Firstpost takes a dig at chief ministers Yogi Adityanath and Nitish Kumar’s assurances to migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar who are fleeing the state.

Sajith Kumar too comments on migrants being forcibly shunted out from the state of Gujarat.

Suhail Naqshbandi highlights journalists’s movement as they come out in public with stories about sexual harassment that they faced at the hands of fellow journalists.

In The Economic Times, R. Prasad has a sardonic take on the ongoing #MeToo movement which has gathered momentum and has spread in the journalism and film industry.

In The Times of India, Sandeep Adhwaryu reacts to the ‘steamrolling’ of people under the #MeToo movement.

Soham Sen for ThePrint suggests that the #MeToo movement has exposed the stinking media industry.

Satish Acharya suggests that the defence deal between India and Russia might bring sanctions from the  Donald Trump administration.

In Outlook, Irfan has a funny take on the falling value of Indian rupee even as the government comes up with absurd reasons for it.

Titled ‘The CM’s ideological drought’, Raj Thackeray’s cartoon is a satire on the current drought-like situation in a several of Maharashtra’s district at a time when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is about to complete four years in power.


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