Only a fraction of the over 5,800 recorded conversations that lobbyist Niira Radia had with public figures and others have been revealed to the public. An official revelation of the entire set of what are known as Radia Tapes will be a significant moment in Indian democracy
Listen to the tape Arvind Kejriwal played at a press conference, where he alleged the government was not run by the Congress or BJP, but Mukesh Ambani
Niira Radia and the story of an experiment in corporate lobbying that failed
When did it become more important for a Prime Minister to assuage ‘corporate nervousness’ than to address ‘national nervousness’?
The unbridled glee in the BJP camp over the 2G scam could soon turn to gloom. The Radia tapes also expose how their own party functions.
“He says, sir, thheek hai, main bola ki, ‘Mukesh, once in a while show some bloody emotion,” —RANJAN BHATTACHARYA
“What I do is, let us see, I will be honest with you. I haven’t even gotten up, I cannot put pen to paper. Otherwise, in any case, I am there and you want me to speak to anyone, not that you don’t know anyone.”
Ask Ghulam to call me and talk to me. I’ll be here around, you know —KANIMOZHI
“Hmm …tell Sunil Mittal, you have to work along with Raja for another five years” —A RAJA