Elitism, populism, meritocracy…

Not a day passes without encountering some serious thinker venting his/her angst on this subject. It could be an editorial or a column in a newspaper, magazine or website, or an interpersonal exchange at work or a comment by a friend one is having a drink with. Let’s quickly run over the vocabulary of this angst-ridden discourse. “Khan Market Gang”  (believed to have been created to describe a group of young Members of Parliament from entitled backgrounds who ate at upscale restaurants at Delhi’s Khan Market during their lunch break at Parliament but now appl.....

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