Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicLK Advani

Topic: LK Advani

NDA’s LK Advani makes room for BJP’s JP Nadda in new Parliament building

Suspended opposition MPs who were sitting on a dharna in Parliament House decided to have chicken for dinner. Now their photos and videos are all over social media.

Vajpayee-Advani to Modi-Shah — How 2 BJP govts have dealt with its ‘tainted’ ministers

During Vajpayee rule, leaders accused of corruption were either expelled or denied party tickets. But things have changed during Modi-Shah tenure.

For every Himanta, there’re Scindias, Bahugunas — why defecting to BJP isn’t always a ticket to power

Two leaders have recently moved to the BJP despite a growing unease in the party about this ‘politics of defections’. But defections now aren’t the same as they were earlier.

RSS ideologue Vaidya was so committed to agenda, he proposed replacing BJP with new party

Sangh and BJP leading lights remember M.G. Vaidya, who died Saturday, as one who not only shaped Hindutva ideology, but ensured no one deviated from it.

When Advani and Vajpayee founded BJP, they knew RSS needed to be kept at arm’s length

In 'Jugalbandi', Vinay Sitapati writes that Vajpayee-Advani knew BJP would need to couple Hindu nationalism with the policies of Jayaprakash Narayan.

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.

Jai Shri Ram, says LK Advani after being acquitted in Babri demolition case

The veteran BJP leader welcomed the verdict, saying it came in footsteps of another verdict which led to his dream of seeing a Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.

Kashmir’s continuing internet struggles, and the making of Pakistan’s new map

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Idea of India wasn’t demolished at Ayodhya. That happened in our ‘liberal’ homes

The 1992 Babri Masjid demolition was no sudden act. All of our family conversations contributed to the pickaxes that hit the mosque in Ayodhya.

Only Lalu Prasad Yadav could have stopped Mandir politics again. BJP must be relieved

Even today, Lalu Prasad Yadav is the only politician with the ability to bring all secular forces together. Without him, BJP has a clear path in Bihar election.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
A vegetable vendor speaks on his mobile phone at a retail market area in Kolkata | Reuters file photo

World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.