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The Sacred Untruths

The Sacred Untruths

Propaganda, image building, scuttling chances, testing waters or cutting opponents down to size—gossip plays a key role in Delhi's corridors of power. And it's the media which plays a crucial role in rumour dissemination.

Political gossip has gained such prominence in recent years that almost every leading daily has scheduled columns of in-house and outside experts. The field of those picking up gossip has widened—from Parliament and party offices to weekend parties and select conclaves.

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