Confessions of a politico

Let me introduce myself. I am your political representative, elected or self-appointed. Theoretically, you are my master, the king, and I, your humble servant. In reality, I am Lord, to you and of all I survey, while in power and always itching to grab it when not. In short, you are my alibi and all that I do is in your name but for my sake. Continue Reading

Bye to By-polls

The ensuing festival season includes a democratic event too. By-polls to five TN Assembly constituencies, warranted by the change in status of its MLAs, are slated for 18 Aug. These political fests usually have all the trappings of a regular religious celebration: The presiding deities of political outfits offering full darshans Continue Reading