Author Archives: johnmaclithon

About johnmaclithon

a British radio correspondent in South Asia for four decades. Author of Hindutva, Sex & Adventures (Roly Books, New Delhi)

HINDUTVA, SEX AND ADVENTURES: EXTRACT

KASHMIR : THE SHADOW OF A HORSE Three weeks later, Imla flew directly to Srinagar by an Indian Airlines flight, while Andrew came from Delhi. They met at the Srinagar airport on a Friday evening. There was a curfew as usual … Continue reading

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SONIA GANDHI AND THE HIDDEN TRAIL

The Indian Media has begun even doubting Manmohan Singh’s integrity –mental, at least – as he must have been knowing for nearly two years that the Indian Exchequer was defrauded of 17 lakhs crores. But so far, Sonia Gandhi has … Continue reading

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Italian by birth and Roman Catholic by baptism

I was surprised when the Congress party gave me a Padma Shri – I am the only foreign journalist to ever get it.  For, in my forty years of political reporting in India, I have always been a vocal critic … Continue reading

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Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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