Having known Kiran Bedi for nearly three decades, I can put it down on an affidavit that she’s a person of high integrity. As a police officer, her bravery outshone some of her male peers at the prime of her career. Quite fresh in my mind are her 1978 images of single-handedly taking on a bunch of Akali swashbucklers with just a baton near India Gate. Read more

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Anna Hazare has gone on a maun vrat. In some ways, his decision to go silent is eloquent, come as it does after Prashant Bhushan’s controversial remarks on Kashmir that begot a violent right wing reaction. Read more

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Will the poll outcome in Hissar prove Team Anna’s ability to swing elections on the Jan Lokpal issue? That’s what Arvind Kejriwal would have one believe, moving around in a Toyota Fortuner and exhorting people to banish the Congress for its refusal to accept Anna’s version of the proposed law. Read more

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What’s happening to our national parties? Are they fast reducing to mere launch boards for ambitious politicians who have scant regard for discipline and are distrustful forever of their peers and rivals? Read more

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