A vaccine for corrupt alliances

  • 30/07/2009

The last time the prime minister bent too far to keep the coalition going

WHEN the United Progressive Alliance (upa) was looking for partners after the 2004 general election, anyone was welcome. But has better judgment prevailed this time around? The coalition could ask itself this as it clears the mess left behind by the former Union minister for health and family welfare. It was a tradeoff