With Sweden's chief investigator Sten Lindstrom owning up to being the whistle-blower in the Bofors case, the political slugfest has started once again. We revisit an interview with and a column by him from our archives. Full Coverage
| Letting Q Off: Time Line
Much din has been created about the I&B ministry's directive to shift the telecast of The Dirty Picture from 12 noon to after 11 pm. Perhaps it's time for a little perspective.
The myth of benign imperialism, of the empire as the civilising mission, whose overriding purpose was to teach the natives English, table manners and double-entry book-keeping draws its power from a remarkable British ability to airbrush and disregard the past.