The year 2013 is drawing to an endan eventful year in which we saw an upheaval in our politics, while much else stayed the same
December has been an eventful month. The Congress party extended its ‘unconditional’ support to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Then the political parties came together to pass the Lokpal Bill—a version surprisingly acceptable to Anna Hazare, but not to his one-time protégé Arvind Kejriwal. At about the same time, of course, Lalu Prasad Yadav (the same man who that infamous ordinance was designed to protect) announced a likely coalition with the Congress and a couple of days later, Rahul Gandhi addressed business leaders and told them how corruption was the nation’s Enemy no. 1.