the clue is that biography of that old hag and sinner, the 'beatified' MT: this guy is a blatant opportunist sucking up to the christist powers that be. these are the people who get the plum sarkari sinecures. i am sure he has a nehru museum assignment awaiting him after he has been kicked out of the election commission.
ashok malik is one of the best investigative journalists in the country. great stuff from him.
here's something i got in the mail:
This article is important to be understood not just in context of the
person involved, but also how institutions are sought to be corrupted by
the present government in power. And it is these institutions that have
made India what it is, and not just another banana republic. I can
guarantee that the secular media will give little information to their
readers about Shri Chawla. After all, to fight the BJP, the practice of
secularism dictates that any means used is perfectly legitimate
The trouble with Mr Chawla
Why is this consummate Delhi insider just so controversial? Ashok Malik
goes back 30 years to find out.
Old-timers in Delhi remember Navin Chawla as an affable sort of chap. A
talented lad at St Columba's, son of an upstanding doctor couple,
biographer of Mother Teresa, married to perhaps India's best art
restorer, Rupika. With a CV like that, really, you can scarcely go