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1/D-13
Dec 16, 2010
02:36 AM

 This is a very good by Pratap. I especially liked the conclusion

"As for the prime minister: his worst failing may not be corruption, it may not even be standing idly by. His worst failing will be that by not coming clean he has undermined any reason to trust so-called good men."

Coming from an ardent supporter of Singh, this is rich indeed.

Ganesan
Nj, USA
2/D-39
Dec 16, 2010
07:03 AM

>> It is inviting us to stare at a bottomless pit of investigations when the basic political questions are clear. Simply put, it is this. Did the prime minister and the cabinet endorse Raja’s actions? If they did, what was the rationale? If they did not, what did they do for two years to curb actions that they knew to be wrong? Answering these questions does not require an inquiry. It will take the prime minister no more than 10 minutes to set the record straight on these questions. The Congress is asking us to look into the depths because it does not want to look us in the eye


Who wasted the parliament session asking for 'bottomless pit of investigations'? The opposition has a right to ask the above question on the floor of the house (instead of hit and run debates outside of parliament). The govt. also has a right to take the time to explain the nuances of the issue in the formal parliamentary debate (after all, it is supposed to be a policy of public knowledge since 1999), what actions they will take etc Why is there a parliament and hours of debates on record etc, if all that is needed is just a 10 min statement by PM personally outside of parliament. Why did they waste the session? All we have now is charges and counter-charges traded in a hit and run fashion.

Kumar
Bangalore, India
3/D-48
Dec 16, 2010
09:16 AM

>> Who wasted the parliament session asking for 'bottomless pit of investigations'?

True. The opposition should have settled for a shallow CBI investigation.

>> The opposition has a right to ask the above question on the floor of the house

And the PM has been an exemplary parlimentarian, right? Openly and honestly detailing his govt's policies, and answering opposition questions, right?.

I'm sure Bhanu Mehta is a Sanghi for saying

"But the simple fact is that the prime minister’s demeanour has consistently undermined the authority of Parliament. Even during the well-conducted previous session the prime minister barely spoke in Parliament; he refused to engage in any serious debate or any serious crisis, except the civilian nuclear liability bill. He refused to invest Parliament with the gravitas it deserves."

The CBI should raid Mehta's premises. They shall certainly find a Trishul there, along with hate literature against Muslims, Dalits and Christians. Also, he certainly has links with Malegaon accused, and should be charged with treason and terrorism.

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
4/D-53
Dec 16, 2010
09:57 AM

>> The opposition should have settled for a shallow CBI investigation

The opposition can ask for JPC (if SC monitored CBI investigation is shallow, then there can be no higher criminal investigation in this country), but they have to debate the issues in the parliament - The merits and demerits of policy followed from 1999, whether it is indeed faulty (we did not see opposition halting parliament to change the policy to auction?), if indeed the policy is faulty, what is the estimate of loss, how to recover that, if there has been preferential allocation to some companies etc. All this can be debated in parliament to go on record and for the nation to see. And then a demand can be made for JPC as well. Instead of the seriousness, what we see is a drama of rhetoric outside parliament and TV channels etc (where even experts who are unaffiliated to political parties seem to be against stalling of parliament, including the ones who agree that a JPC can be there).

>> But the simple fact is that the prime minister’s demeanour has consistently undermined the authority of Parliament. Even during the well-conducted previous session the prime minister barely spoke in Parliament; he refused to engage in any serious debate or any serious crisis, except the civilian nuclear liability bill. He refused to invest Parliament with the gravitas it deserves.

That’s his personal opinion (though he is presenting it as if it were a gospel truth) and each person is entitled to have an opinion about the PM.
 

Kumar
Bangalore, India
5/D-56
Dec 16, 2010
10:23 AM

>> if SC monitored CBI investigation is shallow

You've been making these bogus claims for some time, but where is this SC monitored CBI probe?

All that has happened so far is that SC asked CBI some questions based on some PILs.

>> but they have to debate the issues in the parliament

No. I feel that what they did was excellent, instead of bailing the govt out with a meaningless debate.

>> The merits and demerits of policy followed from 1999

The govt can change the policy if it wants. The current problem was about the implementation. Did the policy state that the criteria could be changed midway, and that only 45 minutes should be given to applicants, some of whom knew about this in advance?

>> All this can be debated in parliament to go on record and for the nation to see

Amusing. You refuse to answer these questions when posed, and then return in a few days to repeat your stupid arguments. This is exactly what the govt would have done in case of a debate in parliament, which is why you love it so much.

What shall go in parliament's record that is not already in public record (from either side). What can the nation see that it's not already seeing now?

>> what we see is a drama of rhetoric outside parliament

You prefer drama inside parliament. Your choice. I prefer action outside.

>> That’s his personal opinion

Duh.

>> though he is presenting it as if it were a gospel truth

It is the truth.

>> and each person is entitled to have an opinion about the PM

Hopefully, based on some facts.

Now, how about the writer you called a Hindutva supporter, or something similar yesterday.

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
6/D-57
Dec 16, 2010
10:24 AM

One of the best articles on the issue. No wonder it has given all the sickos an atomic wedgie.

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
7/D-66
Dec 16, 2010
12:21 PM

In the aftermath of Radia tapes,  A lot of journos are suddenly bitten by the Journalism bug! Unka Zameer jaag uthaa hain! And hence they are now able to see MMS & Sonia with their glasses (or smokescreens?) removed. That is why first Madhu Kishwar and Now Pratap Bhanu Mehta. I hope (against hope) that sooner or later all secular journalists will turn back to late 70s days when they did not fear the Indira Emergency and maintained their spine against all odds.

Time for all matured people to assess MMS and his govt based on the meits of the work done by him for last 6+years..

pankaj hedaoo
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
8/D-72
Dec 16, 2010
01:15 PM

>> where is this SC monitored CBI probe? All that has happened so far is that SC asked CBI some questions based on some PILs.

Well, look at this: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/sc-to-monitor-cbi-probe-into-2g-spectrum-scam/137604-3.html

>> I feel that what they did was excellent, instead of bailing the govt out with a meaningless debate

I have been listening to a few debates on TV and have not seen (at least in the ones I watched) a single expert on the panels support the idea of halting the parliament (only the opposition spokespersons are making a feverish pitch with no takers).

>> The govt can change the policy if it wants

Sure, but did the opposition halt the parliament demanding that there should be an auction and that it should be sold at the kind of price, based on which the dubious figure of 1.76L crore has been arrived? Here is an interesting writeup on this: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101119/jsp/frontpage/story_13195587.jsp

>> What shall go in parliament's record that is not already in public record (from either side). What can the nation see that it's not already seeing now?

What is going on now is a hit a run, lose statements/allegation, faulty assumptions for rhetorical effect etc - which would not be the case in a parliament debate.

Kumar
Bangalore, India
9/D-81
Dec 16, 2010
03:16 PM

>> Well, look at this: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/sc-to-monitor-cbi-probe-into-2g-spectrum-scam/137604-3.html

These news reports are dated today. You've making these claims for the last two weeks, which is why you didn't respond to these questions earlier.

>> I have been listening to a few debates on TV and have not seen (at least in the ones I watched) a single expert on the panels support the idea of halting the parliament

Screw the experts. The stalling of parliament put the govt on the mat, and forced them to take at least some cosmetic action.

>> Sure, but did the opposition halt the parliament demanding that there should be an auction and that it should be sold at the kind of price, based on which the dubious figure of 1.76L crore has been arrived?

When the opposition finds an issue, it can raise it. It is up to it to decide as to when and in what form it shall raise it.

There is enough evidence that a gross scam has been committed, and that MMS was in the know, if not actively complicit all the while. Instead of taking action, he has been helping clean up the mess, e.g., by appointing people of dubious credentials in important posts like CVC.

If these facts don't bother you, as also the insult to precendence and fair play by completely overriding Sushma's objections on CVC's appointment, that's your choice.

>> What is going on now is a hit a run, lose statements/allegation, faulty assumptions for rhetorical effect etc - which would not be the case in a parliament debate.

What is going on now is that MMS is pissing in his pants, scared of being hauled up before JPC, and hiding behind Sonia's Saree. He dares open his mouth only on foreign trips, or when the corporate world complains about tapping.

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
10/D-122
Dec 16, 2010
08:35 PM

Arrogant Congress is planning a new avatar of emergency.This time,instead of SS Ray,Kapil Sibal will work out the frame work for it.This time it is much easier compared to 1975,with every post from President downwards being hand picked by Sonia.Rahul will be the new Sanjay.

S.S.Nagaraj
Bangalore, India
11/D-130
Dec 16, 2010
09:24 PM

"Who wasted the parliament session asking for 'bottomless pit of investigations'?"

People asking this should read this article:

http://expressbuzz.com/opinion/op-ed/why-the-congress-fears-a-jpc-probe/230940.html

Rajesh
Bangalore, India
12/D-131
Dec 16, 2010
09:28 PM

 "All this can be debated in parliament to go on record and for the nation to see"

FYI, Spectrum has been debated in parliament since 2008 and the nation DID NOT see it. It was only when the parliament was disrupted and the CAG report got filed did the nation take notice.

The fact is the govt does not respond until the parliament is brought to a standstill. Recall Azhagiri? He was repeatedly criticized for not answering any questions in parliament for well over a year. Nothing happened. And then the Opposition shouted down the deputy minister and that forced Azhagiri to come to parliament finally. That is the things have been working.

I have not heard Singh defend anything in parliament-except the nuke deal. It is all fine and dandy to talk about debate in parliament but the simple fact is it does not happen.

More than debate in parliament, I prefer the debate on TV on this issue. Congress and BJP should field one person to discuss the Spectrum issue. The debate can be moderated by three people and the debate can be telecast live on all the news channels. That way we will get a more informative session.

Ganesan
Nj, USA
13/D-144
Dec 16, 2010
10:33 PM

>> Spectrum has been debated in parliament since 2008 and the nation DID NOT see it.

Then they should have stalled the parliament in 2008 to demand that spectrum should be sold/auctioned for 1 lakh crore or whatever. Or gone to court etc?

>> It is all fine and dandy to talk about debate in parliament but the simple fact is it does not happen.

Have you checked the records to conclude that there are no debates in parliament?

>> More than debate in parliament, I prefer the debate on TV

There is a place/role for TV debates, but that cannot be a replacement of parliament.

Kumar
Bangalore, India
14/D-149
Dec 16, 2010
10:47 PM

 It is handling this present state of affairs that our much admired PMs true charachter will be tested.

coolfunnytshirts.net
Gurgaon, India
15/D-150
Dec 16, 2010
10:49 PM

>> These news reports are dated today. You've making these claims for the last two weeks, which is why you didn't respond to these questions earlier

The govt, spokespersons etc have been telling that for long.

>> When the opposition finds an issue, it can raise it. It is up to it to decide as to when and in what form it shall raise it.

Sure. One can also demand that there should be a serious/accountable/on-the-record debate. The nation also wants to know what happened and want it presented/accounted to parliament etc (it is not just a UPA-NDA affair - even others, independents etc would need the opportunity to present, or to put the blame on both if there is a case for that etc).

Kumar
Bangalore, India
16/D-13
Dec 17, 2010
01:51 AM

>> The govt, spokespersons etc have been telling that for long.

See the power of stalling parliament?

All debates/letters to the PM, investigative journalism for over 2 years. Nothing prompted the govt or the crook PM to do anything. A week of stalling, forced the govt to offer these formulas.

Even then, this was merely grandstanding. They didn't actually request SC to monitor, nor did they actually follow up. After giving Raja enough time to destroy the trails, two years after the scam, after a kick in the butt from the courts, did they deem it necessary to search his premises.

>> Sure. One can also demand that there should be a serious/accountable/on-the-record debate.

You can demand.

>> The nation also wants to know what happened and want it presented/accounted to parliament etc

No. You want to know. The decent folks have been seeing what the govt has been doing, and are happy to support actions, that force the govt to do something.

I shall be happy if the opposition disrupts the budget session too, till the govt gives in for JPC, and arrests the culprits. You probably want them to speak in parliament, what they have been speaking outside, and then, go to sleep.

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
17/D-159
Dec 17, 2010
08:02 PM

 Moving the post to the more relevant section

" Rajdeep Sardesai now climbs the bandwagon to get some attention

http://ibnlive.in.com/blogs/rajdeepsardesai/1/62128/rajdeep-sardesais-open-letter-to-pm-on-scams.html?from=tn

A few excerpts

"A bank manager may well be of 'impeccable' personal integrity at home, but if he allows his clerks to loot the bank, then he clearly is failing in his primary responsibility at the workplace. Sadly, that's exactly what seems to have happened in the UPA cabinet, and your continual hand-wringing is now becoming a sign of impotence."

And this
"Sonia Gandhi, claims to her parliamentary party that the Congress has 'acted' against corruption. Can the notion of 'action' be defined please? Forcing a minister to resign is not action, prosecuting him would be. Handing over a case to the CBI is not action, ensuring that the investigation is taken to its logical conclusion would be."

And this
"Sonia Gandhi, claims to her parliamentary party that the Congress has 'acted' against corruption. Can the notion of 'action' be defined please? Forcing a minister to resign is not action, prosecuting him would be. Handing over a case to the CBI is not action, ensuring that the investigation is taken to its logical conclusion would be."

I guess the bandwagon now needs to be converted to a bandtrain. People from unexpected quarters are joining in. I was very surprised with Pratap Mehta. I am even more surprised with Sardesai. Too succus have now become hardcore Sanghis.

Ganesan
Nj, USA
18/D-167
Dec 17, 2010
08:42 PM

>> Rajdeep Sardesai now climbs the bandwagon

He seems to be giving a few sound bites in an attempt to disassociate himsef and media from the close media-business-political nexus that emerged from Radia tapes. Naive to take it all at face value.

Kumar
Bangalore, India
19/D-67
Dec 18, 2010
10:37 AM

  wish the politicians learn from mayawathi on how to treat the biased media with disdain.wish raja was the son of karunanidhi to have had the last laugh.mehta/sardesai and their ilk where never for reservations and r its ardent enemies.its good that they all go to the side of right and leave the place open for the quotawallahs.

     the CAG report of 2001 one blames loss of several thousand crores to exchequer in telecom policy but was ignored as twiceborn can nevr be corrupt and do things only in national interest. sukhram was caught with several crores at home when there was no pvt sector and poor cong lost the himachal state after sacking him.bong cong and bjp had equal seats after sacking sukhram and sukhram teamed with bjp to form the govt.he cannot be a chor as he is not from the caste of raja

       the licences issued for 10 yrs at metros was extended to 20 yrs without asking for a single rupee in addition from the pvt players and india gained from it becos the telecom minister was not a dalit.

     yesterday the bjp spokesperson was aghast at someone comparing shourie and raja and all  goswami/subramaniam/nirmala seetharaman were apologetic to say that raja cannot be compared with him.wish raja jas really made 176000 crores.in 2 years if a dalit has made imagine how much would have been made in 58 yrs by others.

       though i hate karuna for his backstabbing of srilankan tamils wish he comes back to power to show the middle finger to these hypocritic moralists sardesai/mehtas/goswamis

munusamy ganapathy
chennai, India
20/D-105
Dec 18, 2010
03:57 PM

#19,

Except TN CM, no other members of his party seem to be keen on defending Raja . The Deputy CM, the other Union Ministers belonging to DMK, all have kept silent on this issue. Even VCK, a close ally and a party headed by a Dalit leader has not been heard much on this issue. So maybe it is time to review your conspiracy theories and probably take a break.

Ramki
Delhi, India
21/D-121
Dec 18, 2010
06:42 PM

I don't think playing the Dalit card by Karunanidhi is working. It is not as if Raja gave licenses to fellow Dalits. All of those who benefitted were Tatas / Ambanis and upper caste fellows.

Moreover, Krishnasamy another Dalit leader pooh poohed the concern of Karunanidhi and Sivagami also did the same. I think Karunanidhi will change track and claim his other trick of Aryan domination over Dravidians. It is not as if all the Tamils are fools and fall for their rhetoric.

Karunanidhi and his family have been fooling Tamils claiming the bogus Dravidian theory. Hopefully the next elections will put an end to that.

Selvan
Boston, United States
22/D-137
Dec 18, 2010
08:37 PM

>>>>>if SC monitored CBI investigation is shallow, then there can be no higher criminal investigation in this country<<<<<<<<

Hay KUMAR,

When EX-CJI Balkrishan connived to save SPECTRUM RAJA and for that he was made CHAIRMAN of  NHRC by our "most honourable PM- Manmohan Singh" how do you give such high credibility to SC???? The CBI???? Less said the better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Akil
Bangalore, India
23/D-156
Dec 18, 2010
10:16 PM

 Munu,

You have brought disrepute to dalits. People like you will never allow dalits to be honourable. kasnhiram was better because he wanted respect for dalits in the society. your attitude will reinforce stereotypes for dalits. The 2G scam is not about raja. It is about the way government is being run. People are criticizing Raja, Karunanidhi, Sonia, MMS, Deora, Mukesh, Niira, Barkha, kamalnath.

Raja and madhu koda all are as avarice as other politician but no one is saying niira is bramhin and is being persecuted for being bramhin. You as a dalit voice is saying this. there may be other dalits in forum but they are not commenting as dalits. You have shown dalits in poor light by defending wrong done by a politician just because he is a dalit. 

I will like to give example of sushil kumar shinde,  minister in union cabinet. Him being dalit is just incidental but he is better than maratha politicians who are accused of looting the state. This types of Comments by people like you help one guilty person but takes away from many who have come up because of their ability and you make them small. 

I know many dalit and tribal senior government official from college days and these persons have attained respectability and move in society as equals and have same value system as others and a cheap antagonist like you just isolates them and psychologically dumps them in pits.

Identity lost
vanuatu, Vanuatu
24/D-163
Dec 18, 2010
10:59 PM

   i am not supporting raja (for info he is not even chargesheeted and we have thousands of others who were convicted for corruption pointing fingers at him. antulay quit chief ministership in cement scam but was finally acquitted)but just point out to the biases.if the courts convict him so be it but how come media illtreats him while kidgloving others.

  the media abuse against former CJI has reached absurd proportions. they expect him to have hanged raja for a nonexistent call(some lawyer comes to a judge and requests him to grant bail to a family friend of rahul/sonia/advani/jayalalitha/gadkari and dials a number and the media expects punishment for it).

     dalits as bjp pres/natl pres(in twitter the trending message is on how kr narayanan refused to sign any paper till KGB was elevated)CJI/UP CM/cab min(sushil shinde is also blamed in adarsh scam ) etc all r bad. can anyone name one good dalit politician/judge/bureacrat/lawyer etc  as the aim of the media is to just discredit the entire group.  t n seshan travelled in the pvt jet of ambani to attend the funeral of his caste leader the kanchi shankarachariar(he would have helped the ambanis gain several thousand crores during his illustrious ias carreer reaching the post of cab sec and hence can demand the pvt jet with authority)andwill be great sons of india but poor KGB will be crucified.

   another info. cutting across party lines vijay kumar malhotra cm candidate for bjp proposed the name of kalmadi as IOA pres for his illustrious service and he reciprocated by making him senior vice president. there is nothing common between them except ......but the media will never link but will laugh at KGB hinting that he saved raja becos 

munusamy ganapathy
chennai, India
25/D-48
Dec 19, 2010
08:01 AM

>>if SC monitored CBI investigation is shallow, then there can be no higher criminal investigation in this country

Interestingly, those displaying such faith in the judiciary, were singing a very different tune after the Ayodhya verdict. But I guess it's futile to expect a consistent stand from inherently dishonest people.

On another note, here are some comments from Soli Sorabjee about the issue

The Supreme Court-monitored CBI investigation will not make JPC infructuous because there are certain aspects which the JPC can inquire into which would be outside the purview of the CBI investigation.

www.indianexpress.com/news/malfunctioning-of-parliamentary-democracy/726624/

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
26/D-54
Dec 19, 2010
08:39 AM

>> Interestingly, those displaying such faith in the judiciary, were singing a very different tune after the Ayodhya verdict. But I guess it's futile to expect a consistent stand from inherently dishonest people.

One can have a faith in law/constitution and yet have a different opinion about a particular law or a provision of the constitution. Law/constitution is open to amendment/improvement.

>> Soli Sorabjee .. The Supreme Court-monitored CBI investigation will not make JPC infructuous

That is a legitimate perspective or a point of view that can be presented in parliament, after the issues are discussed, assessments are made etc. For example the estimate is based on the assumtions like that the policy is wrong, that it should have been auctioned and that auction would have fetched close to 3G rates etc. All these assumtions have to be debated.

Kumar
Bangalore, India
27/D-57
Dec 19, 2010
10:21 AM

KUMAR,

Do you realy believe that CBI OFFICIALS will dare to question the PM / Sonia or anyone else who control the "POSTING & PROMOTION" of the CBI officials who question them????

The EX-CJI incident of "protecting RAJA" inspite of the HC judge forwrding the complaint for getting the covetted post of the Chairman, NHRC indicates to CONGRESS GAME plan-  Corrupt the system further to save the corrupt.

In addition to EX-CJI, Congress Party appointed a "chargesheeted official" to another constitutional post- the CVC. Congress also appointed the EX-CEC, Mr Gill as a Minister in their Cabinet. Congress has effectively subverted every CONSTITUTIONAL POST- EX-CJI of judiciary , EX-CEC of Election Commission, CVC all dispensed for "FAVOURS RECIEVED". Congress will find a method of subverting the SC  monitored CBI probe too.

Akil
Bangalore, India
28/D-60
Dec 19, 2010
11:14 AM

 ****

The EX-CJI incident of "protecting RAJA" inspite of the HC judge forwrding the complaint for getting the covetted post of the Chairman, NHRC indicates to CONGRESS GAME plan-

****

It is the precedence and requirement that an ex chief justice is appointed as the Chairman, NHRC. I think it is a storm in a teacup issue, and not of much relevance. 

Selvan
Boston, United States
29/D-66
Dec 19, 2010
12:43 PM

>> One can have a faith in law/constitution and yet have a different opinion about a particular law or a provision of the constitution. Law/constitution is open to amendment/improvement.

And this relates to my post how?

You really must take a course in logic.

>> That is a legitimate perspective or a point of view that can be presented in parliament

It doesn't have to be presented in parliament for a govt to be aware of it.

>> after the issues are discussed, assessments are made etc. For example the estimate is based on the assumtions like that the policy is wrong, that it should have been auctioned and that auction would have fetched close to 3G rates etc. All these assumtions have to be debated.

You can debate the policy, and the assumptions about the valuations. CAG has done it, and the PAC is going through the report, and preparing its report.

But the blatant violations of procedures, indulged in to benefit select players is not an item that needs to be or can be debated. It needs to be investigated.

Whats InAName
San Francisco, United States
30/D-72
Dec 19, 2010
02:47 PM

>>>>>>It is the precedence and requirement that an ex chief justice is appointed as the Chairman, NHRC.<<<<<<<

Surely there must have been other EX-CHIEF JUSTICE available for appointment as NHRC Chairman. Precisely appointing the EX-CJI who did not act aginst SPECTRUM RAJA is what makes PM CORRUPT.

The appointment of CHARGE SHEETED "CVC" to fight corruption and EX- CEC as Cabinet Minister indicates SUBVERSION of every constitutional authority in Indian by the PM and his Party- the judiciary responsible for dispensing justice, the Election Commission responsible for conducting impartial elections and  CVC responsible for fighting corruption.

Akil
Bangalore, India
31/D-87
Dec 19, 2010
04:10 PM

****.

Precisely appointing the EX-CJI who did not act aginst SPECTRUM RAJA is what makes PM CORRUPT.

****

Act because some judge said some minister tried to talk to him. The fact is that the concerned judge did not even talk to the minister personally. This does not make much sense. Anyways, this unnecessarily distracts the other main issues. There is nothing wrong in what the ex CJI did in this case. He may be corrupt or not like his 'illustrious' predecessors, I have no idea. But this reason is quite flimsy.

Selvan
Boston, United States
32/D-209
Dec 20, 2010
08:42 PM

The Congress party - why only Congress party? the whole political class - is laying the smoke-screen that resignation is punishment. If Raja's activities call for his resignation it is implicit he did something seriously wrong. Similarly if Ashok Chavan was made to resign he must have compromised himself in impropriety & illegality. Kalmadi was forced out secretaryship of Congress parliamentary party; again must be for some wrong doing.

Neither Telecom Ministry, Chief Ministership or any other political executives' post is anybody's fundamental or birth or inheritated right. So why mere resignation be considered a punishment?  So why such high moral ground is allowed to be taken why none had been made accounted for  as per law of the land?

This resignation business without retribution in law is another wool being drawn over the eyes of ordinary Indian. I think media also is not doing enough to highlight  that these people are actually getting away with the loot which they set out to do in the first place & enjoying  the last laugh. The CWG & Telecom scam alone is estmated to have spirited away two & half lack crores of public money . They are singing paens of the man who presided over this day-light robbery!  In any descent democracy  this cabinet would have been history by now.

MANISH BANERJEE
KOLKATA, India
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