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Lamenting a legacy
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Cathal McNaughton/AFP Margaret Thatcher attending a church service in Berkshire to mark the 25th anniversary of the Malvinas war on June 14, 2007.

Margaret Thatcher was a deeply divisive figure as Britain’s longest serving Prime Minister, with her pro-industry, anti-people policies. By JOHN CHERIAN


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The article on Margaret thatcher seems to be one sided and is show
casing her negative side only.If you do not have strong leaders with
conviction it is very difficult to control the anarchy that may erupt.In
our own country, the labour unions are calling the bandhs at their wish
with least disregard for country's output. In such situations Margaret
Thatcher would prove an right answer, with popular public approval.
from:  Sampathkumar PS
Posted on: Apr 29, 2013 at 14:36 IST
Ms. Thatcher wasn't that great what now media is claiming, its not just
left point view just analyse what she has done to people during her
tenure without placing one to the right or left.
she was dictator friendly in her tenure.
from:  babasaheb patil
Posted on: Apr 28, 2013 at 17:36 IST
Margret Thatcher and Ronald Regan will go down in history as the people who sold an economic system
fathered by Milton Friedman to the unsuspecting world in the form of Open economy, Globalisation etc.The
repercussions of which reverberate this world even today with widening of the gap between the rich and the
poor, uncontrollable sovereign debt, Corruption , enviormental damage etc. It was all sold very efficiently
giving the hope of an illusion of Granduer. She will be remembered by the thinking people as a curse to
humanity.
from:  jan
Posted on: Apr 28, 2013 at 08:08 IST
The article on Margret Thatcher Lamenting a legacy , by John cheriyan has been incisive and analytical, evaluating the role that she has played in the global arena and home turf and her liason with the USSR in the Gorbachev regime and pursuing and legitimising nueclear arms race and the anti people, anti worker ,pro corporate stance has also been brought out and has claimed the deserving media space
from:  prakasam m g
Posted on: Apr 23, 2013 at 23:45 IST
This is nothing but a left point of view on Mrs Thacher.
from:  Ramakrishnan P
Posted on: Apr 21, 2013 at 23:19 IST
It is a sad irony that Thatcher's legacy was not properly evaluated by the media, both Indian and Western, praising her as an iron lady and a great woman. Her perilous policies, mostly anti-labour and colonial, left a dampening effect in on developing countries and her own country witnessed shut down of many industries giving prominent role to big Corporate houses. Her policies, domestic and International, caused much harm to struggling mankind everywhere. The British regime of Her times, actively encouraged Islamic Fanatics and still the whole world bear the brunt of many of her imprudent decisions
from:  sreenivasan T R
Posted on: Apr 20, 2013 at 10:49 IST
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