India

How the CBI [Police] is compromised?

The ongoing saga of CBI has not really unearthed significant insight into ways the agency is compromised. The media discourse suggests that the ruling party [largely PM and his associates] try to choose a Director who follows their diktats. All the efforts by the Supreme Court and reformers is thus aimed at ensuring fair selection to this important post.

The World according to Geeta Press

If evidence was ever required to show how the influence of Hindu right wing grew in India, just pick up journalist and author Akshaya Mukul’s `Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India’. The book tells the story of two Marwari businessmen, Jaydayal Goyandka and Hanuman Prasad Poddar, who in 1920 set up the Gita Press and the Kalyan magazine.