21 April, 2021

Deep Throat

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2017-11-18T12:46:13+05:30

Pass or Fail?

Did the chief of a news outfit submit a false affidavit to gain a permanent Parliament pass? Parliament has its own rules about issuing press passes and it is very strict in enforcing them. Even the legendary Vinod Mehta was not offered a Central Hall pass because he never covered the proceedings. Yet, this head honcho shamelessly claimed he had done the mandatory sessions and hence is eligible for a pass. And got it too. Insiders, who never appreciated the para-dropper from a foreign news organisation, are up in arms. Have we heard the last of it or will there be a bit of litigation too? Ask Pgurus.


VIP As A Mango Man

Mango ice cream has provided succour to many high-profile ­accused who have to wait for hours at the headquarters of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in New Delhi for their ­int­errogation to be completed. For former finance minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram, the ice cream is indeed the high point of his visits for questioning in the Aircel-Maxis...

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