If dereserving a plot meant for weaker sections of society in Karnataka and handing it over to your son is not illegal, just immoral, then, pray, why is the new Maharashtra government and the whole world going for former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan’s blood and that of his bureaucrats for assigning to themselves and various assorted members of their families prime flats in the Adarsh housing society in Bombay? Read more

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At the start of his first term in the job, Sharad Pawar was billed as the greatest agriculture minister India had ever had. Read more

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Nagpur, Maharashtra’s winter capital, was ever a season of intrigues. Governments have been rather wary of holding the winter session of the legislature in Nagpur (which has just concluded this season) because more often than not it leads to a shake-up of some sort or the other, fells governments or at least puts one or the other chief minister in the dock. Read more

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I was a cub reporter in the mid-to-late Eighties when I learnt my first – and most enduring – lesson on telephone conversations. Read more

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After much of the dust over the Niira Radia tapes has settled down, I am beginning to wonder what the fuss was all about to begin with. Read more

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