About Kumkum Chadha

Kumkum Chadha has written about all kinds of politicians: good, bad and the uncouth. At a time when there were not many women reporters in national dailies, it was tough for men to take women reporters seriously. Politicians rarely did. Kumkum joined Hindustan Times in 1976 and has written extensively on politics, crime and gender.

Chaudhary Birendra Singh, on more than one occasion, has been seen as the man of the moment. For starters, when he quit the Congress post-Lok Sabha polls he made news. His detractors had then said that he had struck a deal with the BJP and junked his relationship of 40 years with the Congress. [Read more]

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Kinjarapu Yeerannaidu, a force to reckon with in Andhra Pradesh politics, was paranoid about driving. His daughter, Bhavani, inherited his fear. [Read more]

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Vivek Gupta was born during the Emergency. Those were days of press censorship and his family-owned newspaper also experienced tough times. [Read more]

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Among the other things Madhusudan Devram Mistry is grateful to the Gandhis for, one is Rahul Gandhi propping him up and making him a national face. [Read more]

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Dr Udit Raj is a lot like Dr Kiran Bedi: except that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rewarded her more than it did him. The BJP chalked out Bedi’s role by projecting her as its chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Udit Raj had no such luck. [Read more]

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