ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Meandering of Our Rulers

The Meandering of Our Rulers Romesh Thapar THE collapse over which Indira Gandhi presides with such utter relaxation is now entering the Capital in a terribly visible way. First was the horror of the deaths of so many children in the Qutab Minar following a sudden electricity failure. We are still trying to start an investigation into whether it war a genuine failure or whether some hoodlums .switched off the lights to have 'fun' with some foreign girls. The matter of the Archaeological Department's many infringments of the law are also to figure in the investigation, While we are recovering from this sordid episode, with government offering cash 'compensation' to tortured parents, the structures of the Asian Gaines are beginning to collapse.

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