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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 03-10-2016

Q: Is it not a shame to India with its 100 contingent had failed miserably in Rio? But for the 2 - Sindhu and Sakshi, India would have been returned empty. Is it fair on the part of minister and his officials who accompanied the team were spending leisurely without bothering about of our brave soldiers?

A: There were more officials than athletics in Rio. More money was spent on the officials who travelled by first class and stayed in five star hotels. Sports persons were denied even basic facilities like water while they were taking part in the competition.

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