Monday, April 13, 1998

It's back to square one

CBI's credibility to be put to test in several cases involving ruling BJP allies
UNENVIABLE TASK: For Trinath Mishra (left) who took over from D.R. Karthikeyan, the challenge lies in acting on his own rather than being prodded by the Government or the courts
Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has spent most of his political life campaigning against corruption - and against the CBI's reputation of being an arm of the Congress party. Since
April 1987, when the Bofors gun deal issue surfaced, the list of unsolved, politically sensitive cases has been growing, giving enough ammunition to the BJP to attack its opponents.