When Tehelka broke the story on under hand dealing and corruption in defense procurements in India, it caused a major controversy. It was an undercover sting operation titled Operation West End that involved using spycams, and Tehelka reporters masquerading as arms dealers. Their findings led to the resignation of then Defence Minister George Fernandes and also led to a scandal and humiliation for his colleague Jaya Jaitley, then president of Samata Party.
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Trehan is a veteran journalist who has worked in both India and abroad. She started India Today, the premiere Indian news magazine and the controversial news programme Newstrack for TV Today. Newstrack became famous for its own brand of investigative journalism.
With this book, that took six years of research and meeting numerous people, Trehan has made a valuable comment on the state of civil society in India and the need for obliterating corruption if India is to survive and prosper
The author believes raising a voice against corruption is the only hope.
Name: Prism me a lie, Tell me a Truth
Tehelka as Metaphor
Publisher: Roli Books