It is not your action, but your reaction that matters. In the case of scandals, what matters is not the scandal, but how you wriggle out of it.
The United Progressive Alliance and the Congress party which leads the alliance at the Centre are now known for their well-weathered approach to scandals.
What else do the ongoing 2G, Adarsh and CWG scams reveal to us?
As these scandals continue to rage, let us revisit the major controversies which the UPA has been involved in ever since its formation in 2004.
Text: Salil Jose
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