About Kumkum Chadha

Kumkum Chadha has  interacted and covered all kinds of politicians: good, bad, crude and uncouth. At a time when there were not many women reporters in national dailies, it was not easy to get men to take women reporters seriously. Particularly politicians. Joined Hindustan Times in 1976 and is currently its Editor National News.

The latest Cabinet reshuffle may have cost Trinamool Congress Mukul Roy the Railways portfolio but he stood his ground when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked him to visit two train accident sites: in Uttar Pradesh and Assam respectively. [Read more]

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Sanjay Baru, formerly media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, says that Dr Singh lacks the political authority that he needs to be Prime Minister. [Read more]

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BJP President Nitin Gadkari’s call to revive the mandir agenda could not have been more ill timed. [Read more]

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So I was right about Ramdev. The self styled yoga guru could not sustain a fast and discontinued it mid-way. [Read more]

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Yesterday my son and I stopped for coffee. Usually we go to Barista because he simply loves the mango smoothie they sell but given that I was hungry and Barista’s snack menu is nothing short of terrible, we headed for Costa coffee. [Read more]

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