On Rahul Gandhi (nepotistic leader of India's left-wing) openly lying at LSE Watch

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Rahul Gandhi recently linked his party's poor performance at Indian elections on a divide between generations - presumably taking cues from the situation the media portrays in the UK.

But this has to be complete lies. India's youth is one of the most conservative in the world, particularly in the areas that the Congress Party contests its elections. .

A majority also believed that religion (47%) should take precedence over science (33%)... This support for reservations does not extend to Muslims - more young people oppose reservations for Muslims than support it.
If you look at polling statistics in the HuffPost, with a 53% turnout at an election, BJP would get around 40%, INC around 24%, Centre (which the HuffPost has mistakenly called 'socialist, eventhough they will go into collation with the BJP) around 12%, and regional parties around 26%. The INC would get less votes than regional parties!

And for example, this western liberal think tank was also stated that the BJP were wildly popular among youth.

The poser is relevant particularly in the background that Modi was hugely popular with the youth and the BJP-led NDA government had come to power in May 2014 enjoying the support of the young voters.
This also doesn't reflect the situation in the UK. The majority of British Indians are right-leaning and supportive of the right-wing. This is more-so among latter generations who are more supportive of anti-immigration polices and even go as far as to dislike first generation immigrants themselves.

Older parents who once were loyal to Labour, are now being convinced by their career-tree-climbing and business-starting children that the Conservatives are a better bet.
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Rahul Gandhi recently linked his party's poor performance at Indian elections on a divide between generations - presumably taking cues from the situation in the UK.

But this has to be complete lies. India's youth is one of the most conservative in the world, particularly in the areas that the Congress Party contests its elections. .

A majority also believed that religion (47%) should take precedence over science (33%).
http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2017/04...to_a_22025362/

This support for reservations does not extend to Muslims - more young people oppose reservations for Muslims than support it.
If you look at polling statistics in the HuffPost, with a 53% turnout at an election, BJP would get around 40%, INC around 24%, Centre (which the HuffPost has mistakenly called 'socialist, eventhough they will go into collation with the BJP) around 12%, and regional parties around 26%. The INC would get less votes than regional parties!

And for example, this western liberal think tank was also stated that the BJP were wildly popular among youth.

The poser is relevant particularly in the background that Modi was hugely popular with the youth and the BJP-led NDA government had come to power in May 2014 enjoying the support of the young voters.
http://www.orfonline.org/expert-spea...deserting-bjp/
This also doesn't reflect the situation in the UK. The majority of British Indians are right-leaning and supportive of the right-wing. This is more-so among latter generations who are more supportive of anti-immigration polices and even go as far as to dislike first generation immigrants themselves.

Older parents who once were loyal to Labour, are now being convinced by their career-tree-climbing and business-starting children that the Conservatives are a better bet.
http://blog.politicsmeanspolitics.co...s-66fa7866390e
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With all due respect but all that you have written here comes off as nothing more than pontificating. You have not shown one iota of proof to say this fellow lied. whether he is mistaken or not is another matter but lying requires intent to deceive.
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With all due respect but all that you have written here comes off as nothing more than pontificating. You have not shown one iota of proof to say this fellow lied. whether he is mistaken or not is another matter but lying requires intent to deceive.
This forum will ban anyone for what they view as "Islamophobia"... anyway, the opinion polls, statistics, etc... show that the majority of Indian youth are conservative, and he also overlooked that most British Indian youth are right-wing too. Essentially, he tried to say that the youth disliked the BJP which is completely false as Modi was far more popular among them than any other party.
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With all due respect but all that you have written here comes off as nothing more than pontificating. You have not shown one iota of proof to say this fellow lied. whether he is mistaken or not is another matter but lying requires intent to deceive.
Meanwhile how many biscuits should I feed my dog?
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Meanwhile how many biscuits should I feed my dog?
I hear 2.6756 is the sweet spot
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oh god this is the only one thing i have against immigrants

they bring their politics here.
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(Original post by HucktheForde)
oh god this is the only one thing i have against immigrants

they bring their politics here.
1) I don't think most British Indians are Islamophobic due to the Hindu-Muslim conflict in India. British Pakistanis have always had a horrible reputation in the UK and the term "Muslims" mostly refers to them.

2) Hindus vs Muslims is one of the longest running conflicts in the world. The only place where even locally born Indians aren't polling majority Islamophobic is the US, but then the US has an Islamophobic immigration policy.

3) Gandhi really shouldn't come to the UK to spread false truths.
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