PM, SC, CJI, Justice Sikri, CVC, CBI…The many sullied reputations in the canonisation of Saint Alok Verma
In the euphoria of Alok Verma's victory against the government, the nuance was lost. The Supreme Court had brought Alok Verma back as a lame duck only because the government was wrong in the strict procedural and legal sense.
#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Journalism failed its young women, we can't expect politics to own up and wash our guilt
Akbar had a free pass and it was a failing not just of the senior editors in the papers that Akbar owned or edited, but of the entire profession. We all knew of the stories around Akbar but never ventured to blow the lid, satisfying ourselves with the juicy gossip.