Much is being made out in the media about Anna Hazare having scaled down his demands to reach a compromise with Parliament. I consider such reportage both mischievous and tendentious. Read more

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The 1941 Frank Capra classic Meet John Doe had hit the celluloid about four years after Anna Hazare was born. Its Bollywood remake Mein Azaad Hoon came amid the Bofors gun campaign against Rajiv Gandhi in the late 1980s. Read more

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The UPA’s approach to Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption movement is a study in how not to handle a protest of that nature. Read more

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Three countries in South Asia are in the middle of political maelstroms for reasons unique to their polity. Read more

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Our divided polity could face further fragmentation that’ll for all times make governance difficult, even impossible, with national parties pandering to the whims and fancies of smaller groupings and local czars. Read more

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