Today is the thirteenth anniversary of the dastardly 26/11 Mumbai assaults. On the nippy, wintery night time of November 26, 2008, a big 10-men contingent of AK-47-wielding Pakistani terrorists ran amuck throughout the Maximum metropolis. Over 160 harmless individuals together with Indian nationals, law enforcement officials, and international vacationers, misplaced their lives.However, the demise toll may have been low, if it wasn’t for the greed of some TRP-hungry journalists, who blabbered each tiny element of the operations of the armed forces and compromised the lives of people by giving their dwell location on nationwide TV to the terrorists.Media reported each tiny element of operation to the terrorists:26/11 was a case examine in how to not report any terrorist exercise – one the place the Indian media somewhat spectacularly, dirty the mattress. Images and visuals from Taj and Oberoi Hotels, the CST terminal, Cama Hospital, Nariman House and different places the place terrorists slaughtered harmless individuals, are nonetheless vivid in our nation’s reminiscence.#Neverforgiveneverforget Hafiz Saeed praising Barkha Dutt and congress pic.twitter.com/fwlYrpM0MJ— exsecular (@ExSecular) November 26, 2021It’s vivid in our reminiscence and have to be vivid within the reminiscence of the handlers of the terrorists sitting in Pakistan, as a result of the Indian media turned their foot troopers and helped them higher information their jihadis.It was by information tv, that terrorists realized fires had been lit and that helicopters have been attempting to land on the roofs of the Oberoi Hotel, and the Jewish Chabad House, the place an American Rabbi and his household have been being held hostage.Also learn: Mumbai terror assaults and its irresponsible protection by Indian mediaBarkha Dutt – the face Pakistani handlers rejoiced seeing:Barkha Dutt, the previous NDTV journalist is probably the face that Pakistani handlers should have appreciated seeing each time she popped up in the course of the protection. In one of many movies of the protection of 26/11, Barkha may be heard reporting that “her sources are on the 19th floor where the terrorists are currently in their murderous frenzy”. She didn’t blink or hesitate for a second earlier than giving such an important bit of data dwell.Never forgive, always remember.#MumbaiAttackspic.twitter.com/D99tZsLC0C— Ajit Datta (@ajitdatta) November 26, 2021When interviewed later by a fellow left-liberal journalist at Newslaundry, Barkha remained unapologetic for her function within the assaults.She mentioned, with out providing an apology or admission of mistake, “The Oberoi story, I do remember having said at some point… not the exact number but when they was confusion over the fact that the hotel has been cleared, I did say that no, we still have reasons to believe that there are people who are trapped as hostages. That I did say. I don’t believe I was the only one who said it. Journalists across the board said that.”Also learn: Manish Tewari blames Congress for 26/11 in his ebookSupreme Court pulling the media:Even the Supreme court docket had pulled the media for its function in compounding the severity of the assaults by dedicating a whole part to it.The apex court docket in Md. Ajmal Md. Amir Kasab vs the State Of Maharashtra case on 29 August 2012 noticed, “From the transcripts, especially those from Taj Hotel and Nariman House, it is evident that the terrorists who were entrenched at those places and more than them, their collaborators across the border were watching the full show on TV. In the transcripts there are many references to the media reports and the visuals being shown on the TV screen.”At one other place within the transcript, the collaborators inform the terrorists in Taj Hotel that the dome on the prime (of the constructing) had caught hearth. The terrorists holed up in some room weren’t conscious of this. The collaborators additional advise the terrorists that the stronger they make the hearth the higher it could be for them.The court docket additional went on to say that it’s not doable to search out out whether or not the safety forces truly suffered any casualty or accidents on account of the way in which their operations have been being displayed on the TV display screen. But it’s past doubt that the way in which their operations have been freely proven made the duty of the safety forces not solely exceedingly troublesome, but in addition harmful and dangerous.It’s maybe as a penance that Barkha these days is roaming throughout the nation like a nomad and attempting to make up for the injury inflicted to the nation, but it surely wasn’t her first rodeo and neither was she a greenhorn. She had equally given essential intel info dwell in the course of the Kargil War.13 years down the road, not a lot has modified. The left media remains to be as irresponsible as ever, and regardless of the rules in place, one can be forgiven to imagine that they might do exactly the identical, as soon as once more, if any assaults occur.