Month: April 2012

Elections, Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, Ooty, P U Krishnan, People, Politics in India, Strikes and Protests

Beware of Reckless Promises and Misrepresentations

Though the democracies the world over have distanced themselves from the worn out definition: “By the people, of the people and for the people,” every party knows how to brand some people, no matter how well-off they are, as “poor and downtrodden”. They, in turn, corner a large chunk of benefits under the garb of …