Saturday, April 26, 2008

Left and the price rise

Consider the two reports on th price rise issue: the first one is from Chindu and the second from ToI.

Chindu's report suggests that Manmohan reacted to Left's proactiveness and took measures curb inflation. It appears as if the PMO's statement is aimed at the opposition.
The Hindu : Front Page : Manmohan: avoid scaremongering
His remarks were contained in a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office after a Left delegation led by Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat called on him.

The team, comprising members of the CPI(M), the CPI, the Revolutionary Socialist Party and the Forward Bloc, suggested six measures to curb price rise.
ToI report gives a totally different picture. In fact, it goes to the extent of clarifying that the statement by PMO was directed at the Left. The scaremongering party here is clearly identified as CPM.
Left sees Red over PM's remark on inflation-India-The Times of India
The frost seems to be back in the Prime Minister's ties with the Left as the statement, though couched in general terms, was clearly directed at Left leaders who had just urged him to take several steps to contain inflation. While more or less rebutting the Left's arguments, the PMO virtually accused the comrades of scare-mongering.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Any News how Times of India is doing in Chennai