India's Underachiever
Manmohan Singh is now largely depicted as the symbol of policy paralysis ["A Man in Shadow," July 16]. Yet it is unfair to blame him alone for the sad state of India today. One must realize that our democracy with multiparty politics is not working anymore. The coalition government headed by Singh simply cannot implement any more policies against the opposition parties that would oppose any bills in Parliament for their vested interests. Our country has become the laughingstock of democracy, with hundreds of corrupt political parties.
Suresh K. Parappurath,

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