30 June 2008: This sort of "light government" suits other regional chieftains besides Pawar. Some of those chieftains like M.Karunanidhi and Laloo Prasad Yadav control lucrative ministries, just as Pawar does. Laloo, a by-word for corruption and misgovernance in Bihar, indeed, the man to bring neo-darkness to Bihar, is hailed by the UPA, IIM Ahmedabad, and Wharton for turning around Indian Railways. But the facts are otherwise.