L K Advani
India  /  Published 23.07.20

Babri: Shah meets L.K.Advani

Home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday called on L.K. Advani ahead of a court summons for the 92-year-old BJP leader to record his statement in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. A special CBI cour...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Life term for sacked Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt

A trial court in Gujarat on Thursday sentenced sacked IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, who had levelled riot-related allegations against Narendra Modi, to life imprisonment in a 29-year-old custody death ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.19

Ayodhya: peace, but at what cost?

It is a rare judgment that pleases all parties. In spite of the impulse towards conciliation embedded in the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit, it has not erased the insecurities of some...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 20.11.18

Sushma drops out of 2019 elections, timing surprises BJP

Sushma Swaraj declared on Tuesday that she had made up her mind not to contest the 2019 general election, leaving many in the party wondering if there was a political meaning to the external affairs m...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.19

Didi on space launch: Cloud without rain

Mamata Banerjee described the hype around Narendra Modi’s announcement of the anti-satellite (ASAT) missile launch as an “apocalyptic thunderstorm” that turned out to be “a short spell of rain...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 24.10.18

Why those in power loved Asthana

As a young IPS officer in 2000, Rakesh Asthana’s chance meeting in Gujarat with then Union home minister L.K. Advani proved a turning point in his career.The 1984 batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer was...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.19

Babri Masjid demolition case: Dangerous politics

The Ayodhya dispute hearings are over at last, with the Supreme Court’s verdict expected by November 17. The difficult history of the multiple claims was enough to prolong the matter in court, espec...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.18

An antidote for Ayodhya amnesia

It takes a particular kind of diabolic genius for perpetrators of a crime to portray themselves as victims. Over the last one week, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its two principal satellites —...
By Manini Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Arun Jaitley: Sought-after lawyer who became law minister

In his eventful career spanning over 40 years, Arun Jaitley, who commanded respect from his political adversaries across the spectrum, was also a much-sought-after lawyer known for his legal acumen.An...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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