Karti Chidambaram: The Sins of the Son

A SENIOR OFFICER OF the Enforcement Directorate (ED) who was part of its raid on the posh 115-A Jor Bagh residence of Palaniappan Chidambaram in Delhi was about to leave empty-handed when he spotted a few documents that the former Finance Minister said were his parliamentary papers. The officer was on the verge of giving … Continue reading Karti Chidambaram: The Sins of the Son

The Fall of Mani Saar

Kerala’s embattled Finance minister KM Mani, India’s longest- serving MLA, is worshipped in his constituency Pala, which he has represented in all elections since 1965. He is accessible, hardworking, crafty, ingenious and warm. His detractors may call him a poseur, but he certainly has a knack for treating even strangers like members of his family. … Continue reading The Fall of Mani Saar