Another railway strike, over a cigarette; will it be over beedi in the next one? Just weeks ago, another surprise strike was staged–disrupting dozens of official trains–over an incident where a Railway Controller was allegedly assaulted by a technician working in the Railway Department. Alleging weaponisation of the NYT article and ‘irresponsible reporting’, ‘The Hindu’ newspaper’s former editor N. Ram, who knew Roy Singham, set the facts straight in an interview with veteran Indian journalist Karan Thapar. He said: “I have known Roy Singham for quite a long time. Roy Singham is somebody who worked on the Left.
Source: Sunday Times October 08, 2023 03:15 UTC