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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Book review: Chitra Subramaniam’s ‘Bofors: The Story Behind The News’

Dhruve Wadhwa added it Aug 28, The author does not use real names but it is easy to tell who the major actors were. Subramaniam’s book is not so much the story behind the story as an unburdening. Political culture — India. The sheer exhaustion of scratching for details over the years is more contagious.

Nancy Maria Arulraj marked it as to-read Jun 07, Pakistan knew which button chirra press to make India jump. Retrieved 8 August It is while trashing these gentlemen, who actually bumbled onto the sixth account, that Subramaniam provides the only fresh, or at least undiscussed, aspect of the story she is now synonymous with.

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Return to Book Page. The book leaves you very, very tired.

In she joined Republic news channel launched by Arnab Goswami. Satirical essays, attempting to highlight corrupt practices in the political system in India. Yet, it is no secret that till recently– and even now–the MEA had been driven by a single point agenda called Pakistan. Details Collect From YY This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents. Get to Know Us. Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people.

New Delhi pressed panic buttons in Indian embassies all over the world and anybody who could spell Kashmir was dispatched to Geneva to be on standby with a mobile telephone in hand.

He gave her nearly a hundred documents even before she had met him – merely because he liked her voice on the phone.

Rohan More marked it as to-read Mar 17, gy Lot of insights on how our politicians have messed salf at International platforms. Karthik Ramani marked it as to-read May 31, May 11, Sandip rated it liked it. She gives us a ring-side view of what happens when the Indian ‘Gormint’ travels abroad.

Lists with This Book. 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. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. Meryl Packiaraj marked it as to-read Jun 05, She describes how they behave when they go abroad to ‘represent’ India, to places like Geneva, Davos etc.


It was Geneva, and Chitra Subramaniam was about to wander into the Bofors fire-storm. But, wonder of wonders, someone else carried the story before she did. One year into an eventless stringership with a south Indian daily, a young journalist heard from her associate editor for the first time.

Subramaniam Hand of destiny: Ram “He was the boss. We will contact you if necessary. The first few chapters will make you laugh and cringe at the same time. T Chitra Subramaniam is based in Geneva.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Sumit Kumar marked it as to-read Feb 16, Hardcoverpages. And India was jumping. Subramaniam continued to report on the investigations and court proceedings in Switzerland till the Swiss government handed over secret Swiss bank documents with additional details subraaniam the payments to the government of India in Mayo De marked it as to-read Nov 10, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.