In her latest book, India Is For Sale journalist Chitra Subramaniam recounts how politicians, bureaucrats and other assorted Indians sell the country down the. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Get this from a library! India is for sale. [Chitra Subramaniam] — Satirical essays, attempting to highlight corrupt practices in the political system in India.

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It had its own agenda. Sangam was the Hindujas’ flagship company in London In fact, some people even went to the extent of saying India should co-sponsor Pakistan’s resolution and call Bhutta’s bluff. Lot of insights on how our politicians have messed up at International platforms. Working out of Switzerland and Sweden and reporting for The Hindushe secured over documents which established the fact of the illegal payments that led to a political turmoil in India.

While there was no evidence linking the illegal payments directly to Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhithe money-trail to people close to the Gandhi family was conclusive. Retrieved 29 April Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app.

India Is For Sale

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InChitra Subramaniam was invited by Dr. To learn more about Copies Direct watch fro short online video. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. May 11, Sandip rated it liked it. Kushagra marked it as to-read Feb 15, Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January Ram “He was the boss.


Milind Arolkar marked it as to-read May 17, Nancy Maria Arulraj marked it as to-read Jun 07, The author does not use real names but it is easy to tell who the major actors were. Subramxniam was no doubt in anyone’s mind that if a fact-finding mission was sent to both countries, India would emerge the victor. That meant six minutes per day.

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She says Madhavan and the gor told her that the Swiss investigators “had given them to understand” that there was a large sixth account and that the Bachchans were probably linked to it. Do You Like This Story?

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Umesh Kumar marked it as to-read Oct 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Of course, the existence of the sixth account in which the Bofors commissions were paid was confirmed later by Subramaniam herself. The interview became a global story. In fact, much of the book is about people she no longer likes, but could not bad-mouth all these years because she had been inida never to discuss the story she was working on.

All Formats Hardcover Sort by: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Of her marriage to the telephone, so that every time it rang her toddler would shout: The former said the UNHRC was a political forum that did not discuss human rights and that India should not make matters worse by playing Pakistan’s game. As a UN correspondent, she has reported on various issues including disarmament, the Bosnian war and peace negotiations, the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations that led to the creation of the Salf Trade Organization WTO and human rights.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Divya Sampath marked it as to-read Jan 30, Rohan More marked it as to-read Mar 17, They also claimed that the UNHRC was an annual mud-slinging forum where the more you shout and shake, the more you were allowed to shout and shake and that Pakistan should be given a long rope with which to do the needful.

When The Hindu abruptly stopped publication of the investigation due to political pressure and internal management disputes, Chitra Subramaniam ceased to work with N.

Return to Book Page. The sheer exhaustion of scratching for details over the years is more contagious. Preethi Sridharan marked it as to-read Nov 26, She is the author of several books, including; India is for Salea New York Times — India, best seller the cover for which was designed by one of India’s best known cartoonists Mr.

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