Tonight on The Buck Stops Here:
Arunachal Pradesh: Constitutional Crisis or Palace Coup?
The one-day old President's Rule in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh is already under scrutiny. The Supreme Court has sought a detailed explanation for why President's Rule has been imposed and has asked the Centre to reply by Friday, January 29. The former Arunachal Chief Minister, Nabam Tuki, meanwhile maintains that 'truth never fails' and that the Congress, which was the state's ruling party, will be able to prove its majority in the Arunachal Pradesh assembly despite facing an upheaval from rebelling party members.
'Pun'tastic Policing: India 'Likes' Mumbai Cops' Tweets
The Mumbai Police may not have been an early adapter to Twitter, but it has made up for lost time since joining last month with a series of fun tweets. #MumbaiPolice was trending today after the commissioner's official Twitter handle posted a warning to mark anti-drugs awareness week.
Role Reversal: P Chidambaram In Interviewer's Role
In a conversation with Barkha Dutt, former Finance Minister & senior Congress leader P Chidambaram says that Operation Parakram, a military standoff between India & Pakistan that saw massive troop build-up after the December 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament, was a terrible mistake and a wasteful exercise. He also reveals that troop build-up was considered again in the aftermath of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, but that India 'didn't want to repeat an Operation Parakram'.