Aniruddha Bahal

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The Samurai Spirit

A tragedy of gigantic proportions can also be an inflexion point for a country with an innate urge to bounce back. So it could be for Japan

Go Forth and Sting

In 2005, two journalists caught 11 MPs on camera taking money to ask questions in Indian Parliament. It became one of the greatest TV exposés. But the journalists were soon hounded by the system and they suddenly found themselves described as the accused. In a landmark judgment last week, the Delhi High Court vindicated them by firmly defending sting journalism. Here, one of the journalists, explains what happens after you get a great story.

Murder He Wrote

Where there is Aniruddha Bahal, there is intrigue. An extract from his novel on treachery and deceit in Alexander’s Greece

Tale of the Sting

The author, who was the first journalist to expose match fixing in international cricket, pieces together the intricate details of how the sting on the Pakistani cricket team was crafted by a British tabloid. He also remembers his own undercover operations closer home.