UPA-II: How to lose the plot and still be arrogant
An orgy of self-destruction is underway in the nation's capital. A Prime Minister energetically backs his law minister who brazenly intervened in the CBI's investigations into the coal scam. A loose-lipped foreign minister describes Chinese incursion in Ladakh's Depsang valley as "acne" that can be cured by applying ointment.
A joint parliamentary panel chief meekly endorses the establishment's claim that no money was lost in the 2G spectrum allocation. There is a parliamentary deadlock that has made the 15th Lok Sabha the least productive in history and, yet, ruling party managers refuse to even attempt to find a tenable solution to end the stalemate. Read More