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Monday, November 10, 2014


BHUBANESHWAR: Bakul Desai, a Hyderabad-based businessman, has a story on Manohar Parrikar's sense of fairness. In the late 1970s, as students at IIT Powai they were forced to travel ticketless as they could not wake up the man behind the ticket counter at 4 am. At Dadar, a ticket examiner fined Parrikar Rs 10 plus an additional 40 paise for the fare. A furious Parrikar travelled ticketless for the next semester, as he thought it was unfair. "One day he found his free trips had cost the governme ..