How Congress regime stepped in to help Tehelka

13 April 2010

The Indian Express has got hold of 82 pieces of correspondence between prime minister Manmohan Singh and the president of the Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, after the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government came to power in May 2004, using the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

One of the first letters between the head of the government and the head of the party, published in today’s Express, deals with Tehelka, the trail-blazing e-zine, which was hounded out of operation by the previous BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) after its Operation Westend sting, before it morphed into a weekly magazine.

Read the entire article: Respected Soniaji

Image: courtesy The Indian Express

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3 Responses to “How Congress regime stepped in to help Tehelka”

  1. Yella Ok Says:

    No wonder Tarun Tejpal wrote that article about soniagandhi and her “extra god”. Hypocrites, all!!

  2. VOXINDICA Says:

    Many suspected for quite some time that Tehelka doesn’t do a sting on CONgress because it is a ‘fully owned subsidiary’ of the party. Indian Express’ revelations confirm the suspicion

  3. SANJIV BHANDARKAR Says:

    BJP’S ENVY….CONGRESS’S PRIDE!!!


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