Radia Tapes: 019 - Radia, Shankkar Aiyar (18:44:49)
Duration: 00:02:13; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Lightness: 0.050; Volume: 0.198; Cuts per Minute: 6.724; Words per Minute: 195.887
Radia: Hi...am fine... now he's running a very nice ticker.
(Yes) I know that...
Radia: Ok... I think.
Shankar: But why are they running it?
Radia: I told her...I told her, I said you know you should have a sense of humour...I said I didn't know you were a comedy channel.
Radia: Woh toh keh rahi hai ki
(She is saying that) they've got confirmed sources of Congress.
Congress ka toh lena dena hi nahi hai...
(The Congress has nothing to do with the portfolio.)
Radia: I told her that...what is it got to do with Congress?
Shankar: Woh toh yehi bolenge ki DMK se lage hue hai
(They will talk about being connected to the DMK)...Ok, ok.
Radia: Haan... kuch bhi lage hue hai... kuch bhi lage hue hai... kuch bhi inko... kya ahi hai... pata nahi koun karva raha hai itna jyada... wohi hi hai aur koun ho sakta hai... hai na?
(Yeah...they are into meaningless stuff... they are doing nonsense...they have no peace... dont know who's got them into doing this... it's him... who else can it be?)
Radia: I haven't seen him at the swearing in.
Radia: Yeh...Maran ko
Shankar: Haan, haan, haan.
Vaz ko toh maine dekha tha bhi
but I didn't see him. (I saw Vaz but I didn't see him.)
Radia: Haan...kya bola?
(Yes...what did he say) when you spoke to Vaze?
(No), he said: ok fine.
Radia: What did... but what did he tell you finally?
Shankar: No, no. He is basically clear... dekho asal mein
(look, in reality) even his boss also wants him to go to Telecom.
Shankar: Because of this whole controversy...
Shankar: It is backfiring on basically Maran.
Shankar: Now, leader, he says he's feeling ki
(that) if now... if he doesn't become... it will look that PM didn't basically want him whereas PM has officially communicated...conveyed that...
Shankar: Raja is ok with telecom with me. So there is no issue ab
(now) that is the only thing.
Shankar: Usme toh koi issue hai hi nahi. Ab kal jake dekho kal meeting karenge... kya karenge... pata lagega
(So there is no issue in that... now go and check out the meeting tommorow... when they hold a meeting tommorow... we'll know what is happening.)
Radia: When is he going to Tamil Nadu?
Shankar: Woh raat ko 8:40 flight
(The 8:40 flight in the night).
Radia: And...what time is the meeting tommorow?
Shankar: That I don't know...
Shankar: Uska mujhe kuch nahi pata.
(I have no idea about that.)
Radia: Chalo! Amma ja rahi hai waha unke ghar pe pahunchte
(Ok! let's see Amma is going there...)
Shankar: Ok... Ok.
Radia: Let's see... we'll find out.
Shankar: : Theek hai.