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The Lumpen Tide

The Lumpen Tide Romesh Thapar WHAT blocked the national newspapers from setting out to get at the truth of the shooting 'incident' or 'accident' in the camp of Maneka Gandhi? They have the resources, and the terrifying power of the State has been co-ordinated to detain the opponents of the ruling family on various serious charges. In fact, I don't even hear any chatter about the 'right to know', a principle that is usually trotted out to justify the saturation publicity given to Indira Gandhi and her coterie.

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