L K Advani
Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

Blind religiosity persists in India

I once watched a small knot of men with matted hair and scanty clothes dabbing their heads and faces from a narrow stagnant ditch that used to meander through the sands opposite what was then Puri’s...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Advani’s homily: The horror, the horror

Thanks to L.K. Advani’s recent blog post, I now know that April 6 is the Bharatiya Janata Party’s birthday. I wish I didn’t. It’s like being able to date the beginning of the end. Advani’s p...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 21.03.19

Shah replaces Advani in fort

The marginalisation of BJP patriarch L.K. Advani appeared complete on Thursday with the party replacing him with Amit Shah as its candidate for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat.The BJP announced its fir...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.18

All-weather winner and able organiser is no more

H.N. Ananth Kumar rose through the ranks in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee era, was considered close to L.K. Advani and held his own in the Narendra Modi dispensation. The Union parliamentary affairs minist...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 21.07.19

Delhi bids farewell to Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Diskshit was cremated on Sunday.The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, as colleagues, Congress workers ...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 27.08.19

Amit Shah moves into Vajpayee’s last address

BJP president and home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday moved into the 6A Krishna Menon Marg bungalow in Lutyens Delhi, which had been the official residence of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.19

For Ayodhya’s sake

For Indians of my age, the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Ayodhya case brought back many memories, not all of them pleasant. I was myself reminded of my own, first-hand, encounters with the violenc...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.19

Summer's poison is sweet

Sir — Summer is the season of sweet, bottled beverages. They help people deal with the heat. But these drinks can also adversely affect one’s health. A recent study published in the journal, Scien...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 26.03.19

BJP asks MM Joshi not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Former BJP president and Lok Sabha lawmaker Murli Manohar Joshi has been asked by his party to not contest the coming general election, a development in line with its decision to not field many of its...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

At Diwana, a burning train called Samjhauta

Last week, Swami Aseemanand was acquitted in the Samjhauta blast case. The tragedy derives its name from the train link between India and Pakistan that was inaugurated in 1976. On the night of Februar...
By Upala Sen


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