Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis recently published a partial list containing details of 2059 bank accounts allegedly secretly held by Greeks in a Swiss branch of HSBC.
The lasting contribution of Kejriwal-Prashant may well be the removal of fear of the mighty. Media must take heart from this and proceed on this new course. But it cannot because its affairs are shrouded in secrecy.
An RTI filed by a group called RTI Anonymous forced the Ministry of Home Affairs to explain why Robert Vadra was being exempted from security checks at airports.
It is the greatest tragedy of the nation that the key decision makers, the Prime Minister, Kapil Sibal, P Chidambaram, Pranab Mukerjee whose lofty lectures on Parliamentary democracy being the only way to enact a law, are the ones with little stake in electoral politics.
There is no one to own responsibility. The concept of collective responsibility which is the bedrock of parliamentary democracy has been killed in India.