Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi-AP

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi-AP

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi-AP

Nothing illustrates the cost of wantonly discarding democracy and handing over the government to unelected officials than the case of Uttarakhand.

An aspect of the ongoing AgustaWestland scandal that has drawn the loudest blood-lust at the gladiators’ circus called Twitter is the `50 crore that middlemen are reported to have earmarked for “manag