Saad Bin Jung

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Spate of scandals a failure of ‘process’ in governance?


Little is being done to conserve our wilderness, though much is being done to protect it by the exclusionary, authoritarian and repressive laws currently protecting our wildlife and forests. ‘Protection’ has a very minor but essential part in effective ‘conservation’. Where-ver ‘conservation’ fails, ‘protection’ kicks in. That’s the way it is the world over, except India.

Now that defence minister Manohar Parrikar has complained that a murder story is getting more coverage than the 50th anniversary of the 1965 “victory” against Pakistan, in the coming weeks, the Indian

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.