Monthly Archives: April 2014

To get answers, To fix accountability


It is rather perplexing! An interview given to a journalist has kicked up a storm around whether the interview was honest or a plug! Hundreds of thousands have seen the clip over the Youtube, but the truth often isn’t what meets the eye—truth is what suits the eye. Some saw the interview to be fixed, that the questions had been discussed beforehand; others opine that it was a normal chit chat that happens between the anchor and the subject. But no one has been able to resolve the question.

That is why the quagmire! Now a question! If the same interview instead of being with Kejriwal had been with Rajnath Singh, Digvijay Singh, Naveen Patnaik, Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav or Anna hazare, and such a clip had surfaced, would it have resulted in such a tornado? Honestly, the answer would have to be a single word. ‘No’. Continue reading