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Jayalalithaa to Mamata, Thackeray to Lalu Yadav: How the cult of personality defines Indian politics

Jayalalithaa to Mamata, Thackeray to Lalu Yadav: How the cult ...

In politics, power is self-justifiable. It seeks no sanction, legal or ethical. The ability of power to transcend ideology, probity, morality and even legality makes it an attractive proposition for politicians. In a democracy such as ours, the key ..., 1 month ago
Free Malaysia Today

Why India's poor are devoted to god-like leaders

Hundreds of thousands of people attended Tuesday's funeral in Chennai for the veteran Tamil leader, an outpouring of emotion usually reserved for global figures such as Fidel Castro or Princess Diana. To me, she was a goddess, said party worker ...
 Oman Observer1 month ago Puzzling devotion of India's poor to 'god-like' leaders  Qatar Tribune1 month ago In India, 'godlike' leaders reign  China Post1 month ago Why the poor follow personality cult leaders  Gulf News1 month ago

Sedition And Free Speech: An Antithesis

The conflict between a person's free speech and the laws and norms curbing it, ostensibly in the larger interest of the society, has been a perennial issue since the advent of social structures and primitive democracies. I strongly believe that ...
 Bloomberg-Quint2 weeks ago
Silicon India

India's Obsession with Political Leaders

BENGALURU: In India, politicians have always been worshiped and revered by the masses. There are numerous examples that bring to light India's fascination with their god-like leaders, since decades. Be it Amma, NTR, MGR, Bal Thackeray, Sachin ...
 Silicon India1 month ago
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