Sanjay Kapoor

Editor of Delhi's Hardnews magazine and author of Bad Money Bad Politics- the untold story of Hawala scandal.

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Post date: Monday, November 1, 2010 - 09:30

As darkness settled on an October sky illuminated by laser beams and fire crackers bringing about a colorful and noisy end to a controversial Commonwealth Games (CWG), it became apparent that the festivity and levity of the 12-day sporting event would be quickly forgotten. 

Expectedly, next morning Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced his resolve to find out why the CWG came close to be scuppered. He also promised to find out those who bilked the system to make big profits in these games. 



Post date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 07:50



Post date: Monday, August 30, 2010 - 12:17

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a Kashmiri, but when he chose to extend special privileges and status to the people of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 immediately after Partition, he was trying to



Post date: Friday, July 30, 2010 - 11:55

I AM NOT the person you need to speak with, but him," guided my police source to his uniformed superior sitting bemused in front of an old lawyer enjoying his lunch during a short recess.



Post date: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 08:14

There was an important detail missing in my trip to Brazil as one mapped Brasilia to Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo and changed from formals to casuals to swimming trunks.



Post date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 08:10

Some days ago, my flight took off in the night from the Kolkata airport.



Post date: Monday, April 26, 2010 - 12:52

For almost a week in April, millions of people around the world struggled to pronounce Iceland's fiery Eyjafjallajökull volcano and also understand how long its eruption, which had grounded mo



Post date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 09:58

How do you account for this contradiction? India is the most popular country among the people of Afghanistan. This is the finding of the Pew survey conducted a few months ago.



Post date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 07:13

‘I tried to stop a lone Gond walking in the direction I had just seen a tiger, he grunted and continued on his way, unperturbed’



Post date: Friday, January 29, 2010 - 11:37

It is a touch funny to see many media professionals expressing righteous indignation over how politicians and political parties bought editorial space during the last general elections. The Editors Guild, responding to the criticism, appointed a panel to look into the phenomenon of 'paid news' and also to suggest ways and means to prevent it. The innocence displayed by these worthies about this practice is quite amusing.



Post date: Monday, January 4, 2010 - 12:58

Till the last count, golfer Tiger Woods had 13 mistresses in the US. Singer Jessica Simpson denied that she had anything to do with a Tiger who could not keep his paws to himself.



Post date: Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 10:37

The manner in which the first anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai is being observed has the makings of the theatre of the absurd.