Salman Khurshid, the law minister, was until recently a good Muslim to have in government. Read more

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Parliament’s historic debate on Saturday, which resulted in Anna Hazare agreeing to break his 12-day fast, began with an appeal for a collective “sense of the House” on the Lokpal Bill from Pranab Mukherjee, the leader of the House. Read more

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The success of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare’s protests could be both encouraging and ominous. Whether the benefits accruing out of Hazare’s movement will outweigh some inherent risks will be known in the coming days, maybe months. Read more

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Anna Hazare and his adherents bring to mind civil society’s renaissance moment in post-Communist Eastern Europe. Read more

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Gandhi – who India still reveres deeply – floated up in public memory recently when the contemporary Indian press and some middle-class Indians had hallucinating glimpses of him in rural activist Anna Hazare, who launched a Gandhi-style protest against high-level corruption. Read more

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