Ask Prabhu

Prabhu Chawla is the Editorial Director of The New Indian Express group.

Having begun as a reporter and spent over 40 years in journalism during which time he has headed The India Today group and The Indian Express as Editor, Chawla has witnessed and recorded dramatic changes in Indian democracy — from the trauma of the Emergency, the pathos of Rajiv Gandhi's rise and fall and the angst of Mandal to the churning of liberalisation and the rise of coalition politics.

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palani TN 15-02-2017

Q: SC judgement on DA case has pointed out all the four A1 to A4 are guilty. Disproportionate asset verdict is an excellent verdict. Kudos to Justice Cunha and SC further clearly told that JJ also guilty.Many used to say that justice delayed is justice denied. What is your opinion sir?

A: All is well that ends well. Justice delayed can also be fair justice.

Shankar Rao

Bengaluru 15-02-2017

Q: Rahul and Congress require Akhilesh and SP more than the otherway round as Congress seems to have lost its roots for revival on its own. If scamsters are not brought to book quickly there is a danger of people losing track of the scams and scamsters which defeats the very purpose of justice system in the country, Your take on conviction rate in corruption cases in our country please.

A: Of late, judiciary is moving fast on corruption cases. It has sent many top leaders including former chief ministers and MPs to jail. I think future is bleak for corrupt politicians and civil servants.


Australia 15-02-2017

Q: Why every opposition comes so hard on modi? They use so foul and offensive language against him. Is this because of his popularity or something else. Never we had witnessed so much of hatred for an individual in the Indian history.

A: Being popular and powerful invites many foes. However, we shouldn't expect opposition to be kind to the ruling party.

Neeraj Kapoor

New Delhi 15-02-2017

Q: Many doctor writing is very bad and medicine name are not well understood sometimes, resulting chemist giving incorrect medicine and patient consuming incorrect medicine. Do we need a law/rule for doctors to write medicine name in CAPITAL. How it can be done?

A: Can you teach people to learn better wring skills? It is a talent which doesn't come to all automatically. However, patients should insist on legible prescriptions from their doctors. You can't enforce it though any law.


Palakkad 15-02-2017

Q: Lately, The New Indian Express is showing anti BJP/Hindutwa leanings. Many of your writings often published are biased. It is no more neutral, as once it was.

A: We appreciate your opinion. But the paper remains committed to the ideal of Favour None and Fear None.