Anti Corruption

  • Is the Indian middle class becoming an active agent of change?

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    The recent outcry of middle-class men and women, many of whom not associated with any political party or developmental organisation, is an important phenomenon that...

  • Arvind Kejriwal and McCarthyism of the uncorrupted

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    A kind of McCarthyism seems to be operating in the country. Just as the US Senator who gave the term its name saw communists lurking...

  • Has Anna Hazare lost his aura among the masses?

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    Anna Hazare and team are back in town but this time, not with much of a bang as they could muster the support of less...

  • Is this corruption?

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    We have all lauded Anna Hazare's efforts, supported the movement through blogs, tweets, facebook updates and the more intrepid amongst us have attended rallies, candlelit...

  • How Anna beat the govt at the communication game

    Uday's Space |  Uday Sahay
    The writing on the wall is loud and clear. The communication machinery, method, strategy, substance and speed of the Government of India (GoI) require a...

  • What Anna meant to Pappu

    Uday's Space |  Uday Sahay
    Mass movement helps clean society's conscience. It fuels the nation's energy afresh. For it brings great transformation in both, the participant and the non-participant observer....

  • Anti-corruption wave: The solution lies within us

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The anti-corruption mood has indeed engulfed India for now. Every nook and corner that I go I see people of my age going to various...

  • Anna Hazare and beyond

    In Sync |  Trupti Rane
    Anna Hazare is literally rocking the country and how! It is amazing to see how something that started as a small campaign has turned into...

  • Of Anna, end of corruption and democracy

    Soul Curry |  Shanker Dutt
    The great middle-class Indian iconolatry is an amalgam of feudalism, Bollywood and corporate glitz that piggybacks Boswellian media attention. As a corollary, the persona becomes...

  • The Anna wave: real or imaginary?

    On the rocks |  Raksha Shetty
    Frustration and anger among voting classes against the ruling party has surely never been more vocalised, more bitter. The cross-section of people coming to Azad...