About Varghese K George

He learnt in Bihar what he did not at Delhi University and JNU. He wrote the first stories on the murder of Satyendra Dubey, an IIT engineer who had written to the prime minister of India about corruption in highway development (2003) and the Bihar flood scam (2005). Has won several awards, including Journalist of the Year, Ramnath Goenka Awards (2006).  Journalism, for him, is not about knowing everything, but about knowing people who know things.

An article that I wrote on Anna Hazare evoked extreme reactions.  One section, a minority, read it as an objective piece that unraveled the activist, about whom only a one-dimensional narrative has been available. [Read more]

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The Supreme Court of India delivered a severe blow to the government, particularly its top leadership including the prime minister, by setting aside the appointment of P J Thomas as CVC. [Read more]

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The arrest of former telecom minister A Raja by the CBI was more a message to the larger world than a necessity for the investigations into the scam. [Read more]

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BJP president Nitin Gadkari told the party’s national executive that India is secular because Hindus are tolerant. [Read more]

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The conviction of Binayak Sen, the activist-doctor in Chhattisgarh, led to massive public outrage. Sen has been accused of being a Maoist collaborator, a charge his supporters deny. [Read more]

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