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Harmful Strategic Alliance

You have rightly said, “The masters of war will nevertheless keep the champagne chilled, for there is still a lot of money to be made in south Asia’s armaments trade” (EPW Editorial, “Masters of War”, 23 August 2014). The “strategic alliance” would not benefit India; it would only help the United...

Dhritarashtra's Democracy

Even though dynastic representation is low in Parliament (Kanchan Chandra, “Hardly the End of Dynastic Rule”, EPW, 12 July 2014), it is visible everywhere. A new politician-caste seems to have been formed like any other caste. No state is free from this disease and most of the politicians are, but...

Interpretation of Maladies

Interpretation of Maladies One cannot disagree with P S Appu’s observation that, “Time serving postpoll alliances lacking ideological compatibility and devoid of commitment to firm policies and programmes are the root causes of the malady” (“The Republic in Dire Straits: How to Put It Back on the...
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