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Politics and ethics operate on what in geometry is called different planes

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan 

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan One of the Election Commissioners, O P Rawat, is reported to have said “It appears... that we have been scripting a narrative that places maximum premium on winning at all costs — to the exclusion of ethical considerations”. He also talked of “creeping new normal of political morality”. He was giving the keynote address delivered at the ‘Consultation on Electoral and Political Reforms’ organised by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR).   Mr Rawat has touched India’s long open wound. But he perhaps forgets that ...

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First Published: Mon, August 21 2017. 07:51 IST
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