Last week, it was George Fernandes’ statement that rocked the Parliament, the victim being Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. This time, it was the remarks of the Indian envoy to US, Ronen Sen that rocked both the houses of Parliament. The victim was however different this time. It was the nuke-deal critics.
In an interview to Rediff India Abroad, Sen said that Indian negotiators had done an `absolutely unprecedented` job and that New Delhi would have `zero credibility` if it insisted on a rewording of the Hyde Act.
Saying the nuclear pact `has been approved here (in Washington, DC) by the President and there (in New Delhi) it`s been approved by the Indian cabinet,` he asked: `So why do you have all this running around like headless chicken, looking for a comment here or comment there, and these little storms in a tea-cup?`
However he apologised over his comments saying the remark `running round like headless chicken` concerned some of his media friends and not the MPs.