Atal Bihari Vajpayee
India  /  Published 06.11.18

PM's paramount leader wish, in an official note

The Narendra Modi government’s preference for a “presidential” system has found reflection in a concept note for the museum of Prime Ministers that is scheduled to come up on the sprawling Teen ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 06.06.19

The RSS: Challenging the secular polity of India

The return of Narendra Modi, a former pracharak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), as prime minister for the second term, and the tremendous majority that the Bharatiya Janata Party has garnere...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman in

India  /  Published 03.02.19

Amit Shah slams coalition

BJP president Amit Shah shifted the focus of his attack from the “failures of the Congress in the last 70 years” to the flaws of “the last 30 years of coalition rule” as the BJP launched its m...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

States  /  Published 25.12.19

Das defends self, blames ‘traitors’

Outgoing chief minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday said that he would serve the BJP as an ordinary party worker.Das has been facing attacks within the party and from outside that his “arrogance” an...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 08.02.20

Life has come full circle for Zoramthanga

In 1986, Zoramthanga walked back from Chhimtalang, the then central headquarters of the outlawed Mizo National Front (MNF) deep inside Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts, with hundreds of MNF fight...
By Subir Bhaumik in

People  /  Published 10.03.19

‘The RSS-BJP combine has little idea of the Northeast’

She was hailed a giant-killer five years ago, when in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Sushmita Dev defeated Kabindra Purkayastha, a BJP stalwart in the Northeast and a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpaye...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.19

Shastra Pujan: Rajnath's golden opportunity

The large-scale mocking on Twitter notwithstanding, the Union defence minister, Rajnath Singh, is reported to be very happy over the wide publicity that his move to perform “shastra pujan” (weapon...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 10.08.19

Sonia faces revival challenge

Sonia Gandhi, who had resurrected the Congress after successive defeats and sewn up a grand coalition to oust the extremely popular Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2004, now faces another stiff challenge.She ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.04.19

Sonia's reminder: Vajpayee was invincible too, we defeated him

Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reminded reporters that a leader’s aura of invincibility don’t always translate into victory on the ground, citing the example of 2004 when Atal Bihari Vajpayee bowed out ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 10.04.19

Advani's words unlikely to have any effect

Sir — The fact that one of the founders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its second party president, Lal Krishna Advani, has resumed speaking up through his blog comes as a relief to many (“Margd...
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