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TMR 2021: India's Deep State- Dhanya Rajendran and Josy Joseph

TMR 2021: India's Deep State- Dhanya Rajendran and Josy Joseph

Update: 2021-11-03
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In this session at The Media Rumble, 2021, titled "India's Deep State", Dhanya Rajendran, the co-founder and editor in chief of The News Minute, spoke to Josy Joseph, author of "The Silent Coup" and former national security editor at The Hindu, on the pervasiveness of India’s deep state in the lives of its citizens. Josy talked about how the situation is worsening with the National Investigation Agency, set up to deal with terror threats but which has laid down biases in apparent ways. Dhanya and Josy also talked about how fake narratives have led to the incarceration of people who were not even involved in attacks.


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0:00 to 2:00 - Introduction 

2:00 to 3:29 - Rationale behind making the book in two parts

3:29 to 7:00 - Has the system changed after the Bombay attacks?

7:00 to 9:03 - Loose auditing of India’s system

9:03 to 19:55 - Creating fake narratives by security agencies

19:55 to 26:40 - Truth as a foundation of democracy 

26:40 to 31:05 - Impact of the 1970s on the system

31:05 to 36:00  - Manmohan Singh era

36:00 to 43:00 - Co Opting the system at a national level

43:00 to 52:11 - Audience Q&A



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TMR 2021: India's Deep State- Dhanya Rajendran and Josy Joseph

TMR 2021: India's Deep State- Dhanya Rajendran and Josy Joseph