Sex tape roils Indian politics

From yesterday’s wires, a lede that should never have been written: The 86-year-old governor of a southern Indian state resigned, a day after a television news channel broadcast a tape allegedly showing him in bed with three women. Here is a photograph of the governor in question, Narain Dutt Tiwari, a Congress Party bigwig. He’s ...

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From yesterday's wires, a lede that should never have been written:

The 86-year-old governor of a southern Indian state resigned, a day after a television news channel broadcast a tape allegedly showing him in bed with three women.

Here is a photograph of the governor in question, Narain Dutt Tiwari, a Congress Party bigwig. He's the handsome chap on the left:

From yesterday’s wires, a lede that should never have been written:

The 86-year-old governor of a southern Indian state resigned, a day after a television news channel broadcast a tape allegedly showing him in bed with three women.

Here is a photograph of the governor in question, Narain Dutt Tiwari, a Congress Party bigwig. He’s the handsome chap on the left:

As  you might imagine, this is a rather big story in India. Now Tiwari, who stepped down Saturday on “health grounds,” says there is a huge conspiracy against him and that the allegations are “false.” Meanwhile, women’s groups are burning his image in effigy.

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