A mostly deferential press rarely asks tricky questions. An eminent journalist hints at why, describing how a Congress figure once tried to buy him off with a thick bundle of rupees placed in his car. He returned the cash; others presumably do not….
Tryst with dynasty
“MADAM”, say sycophants in the ruling Congress party, “has taken politics in India to a new plane.” They gush over Sonia Gandhi, who is marking a record 15…
Murali De Was listening to a friend yesterday about the ‘tradition’ for engineering a review of a classical dance recital. Begins with a Kanchipuram saree, and ends with a list of points for the review – positives to be highlighted and also, in the interest of ‘fairness’, a few flaws that can be mentioned.