Truth vs Hype: Scandal on Raisina Hill
May 12, 2012 | Duration: 21 min, 28 sec
The search is narrowing for the next President of India, a constitutional authority meant to be a neutral referee of Indian politics. But over time, has the office of the President been deeply politicised? Has the executive curbed the powers of the President, even irrevocably compromised it? This week on Truth vs Hype, the inside story of the biggest controversies to shake Rashtrapathi Bhavan; new details on the signing of the Emergency proclamation, to a coup hatched inside Rashtrapathi Bhawan, to what really happened on the flight from West Bengal carrying Rajiv Gandhi in 1984, a journey which has implications even today.