Saturday, February 5, 2011

new delhi corridor gossips


for Publication on Sunday February 6, 2011

R Rajagopalan

First task of a Union Minister after assuming the new role
was to seek the files of allotment of additional accommodation
of a top bureaucrat. Minister ordered thorough enquiry into 
the misuse.The said official felt the heat of paying penalty.
union Minister took revenge on this official, because, said 
babu taken on the Minister without rhyme or reason.
Central Bureau of Investigation  interrogated
arrested telecom minister A Raja for two hours, confronting 
him with original files and noting made by him on these files.
His interrogation was conducted in the presence of two top Department
of Telecom (DoT) officials -- A K Srivastava and P K Gupta -- and
videographed, Insiders say  Raja was quite non-plus in replying to 
16 questions posed to him during the interrogation as he came out 
with the flip-flop answers.
Due to fragile health and advanced age Karunanidhi was strained.
While discussing with Sonia Gandhi he snored and dozzed off.
Kanimozhi, Dayanidhi Maran and TR Baalu who were present
were seeing the discomforts condition of Karunanidhi. Sonia also
realised the predicaments.
Sushma Swaraj visit to Coastal areas of Tamil Nadu to understand
the difficulties of Tamil fishermen being killed in international waters
while they fish in smaller boats. Sushma before reaching Nagapatinam
Vedaranyam she learnt few sentences in Tamil. She became too popular
with fishermen wives as she spoke six sentences of Tamil so fluently.
She is good with Kannada -as she fought Bellary parliament elections.

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