Few takers for panel discussions

After the murder of two journalists in Siwan and Gaya in Bihar, news channels are finding it difficult to get spokespersons from the ruling Grand Alliance to take part in panel discussions.

One channel got hold of a junior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, who described his experience of representing his party as thus: "I felt like a schoolboy chided by his teacher. The anchor told me to apologise to the people, but none of the party leaders have done that. How can I apologise on their behalf?"

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