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January 1997

The Two Great Untouchables

I am surprised why it did not occur to me earlier the fact that the BJP and the Congress have both become political untouchables.

Power shift in the Press

The term Press in India has for long been mistakenly used to mean the English language press though the fact is that this section of our national press was overtaken long ago by what is called the regional or the Indian language press.

Kesri will hasten, but slowly

Coalition governments lead a precarious existence everywhere and can fall on any given day, sometimes with little or no warning at all.

Jokes from the World Corruption Year

1996 was the World Corruption Year. Naturally, the best jokes of the year heard from all over were about sleaze, scandal, and scam.