The Chutzpah of Media's Sycophancy
A man walks into a lawyer's office and asks how his consultation charges. "50 thousand rupees for three questions," the lawyer says. "Gosh! Isn't that kind of expensive?" the guy says. "Yes, it is," says the lawyer. "What's your third question?" This is what you called as Chutzpah. Chutzpah, pronounced "khoots-pah", is audacity plus deception; it's where arrogance meets presumption. The recent events in public memory of two neighboring countries and coverage of media houses for this event are so contrasting in matter and perspective that it looks unreal and fictional war drama. I am referring to announcement made by Indian Army on September 29 that it carried out carried out "surgical strikes" along the Line of Control on seven terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) which caused "significant casualties" including two Pakistani soldiers. The strikes were conducted 10 days after the terrorist attack on an Army camp in Uri that left 18 soldiers dead. However, Pakistan