A second shoe hurler strikes press conference in India

India’s home minister P. Chidambaram became the second victim of a shoe hurling journalist when Jarnail Singh, a reporter with a Hindi daily, chucked his shoe at the minister during a press conference in New Delhi. Why’d Singh, a Sikh, do it? He was angered by Chidambaram’s answer to a question about anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that left thousands dead. Chidambaram ducked as the journalist’s shoe breezed past him. Last year, former President Bush dodged two flying shoes from an I…

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