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BJP veteran LK Advani votes from Delhi, calls time on three-decade ties with Gujarat

Accompanied by daughter Pratibha, L.K. Advani cast his vote at Delhi’s Aurangzeb Road Saturday. Until 2019, he was registered as a voter in Gujarat for nearly 3 decades.
A protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, after Friday prayers, at Jama Masjid | PTI

Why Sardar Patel would have opposed NPR, NRC and CAA

Anyone born in India should be considered an Indian citizen. Period.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Vajpayee-Advani to Modi-Shah: This was India’s decade of political power duos

If Advani was the Loh Purush, Vajpayee was the Vikas Purush, the Hriday Samrat. But the question arises: is Modi the real Loh Purush or is it Amit Shah?
L K Advani's house on Prithiviraj Road after the Ayodhya verdict was announced | Photo: Unnati Sharma | ThePrint

Ram Mandir ‘poster boy’ Advani keeps low profile as SC allows temple, hosts one visitor

L.K. Advani’s residence in Delhi was unexpectedly deserted after the Supreme Court issued the Ayodhya verdict Saturday.
L.K. Advani (right) and Murli Manohar Joshi (left)

In Modi-Shah era, the original heroes of Ayodhya have been sent on vanvaas

LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti made the Ram Janmabhoomi movement BJP’s stepping stone to power. Now, they have no place in BJP’s front row.
PM Narendra Modi stands with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Modi was BJP’s PM choice because Rajnath Singh made sure of it

As BJP president, Singh knew that pitching Modi would not be easy as more than allies on the outside, there was enough opposition inside party.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley | Jeremy Piper/Bloomberg

Remember Arun Jaitley when India adopts Uniform Civil Code & buries regressive personal laws

Arun Jaitley didn't meet people, he held court. His one-liners became a legend long before soundbyte journalism became fashionable.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP president Amit Shah | Atul Yadav/PTI

Who has groomed BJP’s future leaders better: Vajpayee-Advani or Modi-Shah?

Whether Modi has created leaders—and not parasites thriving on his popularity—will be slightly clear after Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand polls.
Sushma Swaraj | File photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

A fighter with a stern smile, Sushma Swaraj could easily have been the Indira Gandhi of BJP

Sushma Swaraj opposed the Congress party and its ways, but had excellent working relationship with some of its top leaders.
Sushma Swaraj with LK Advani

LK Advani remembers ‘close colleague’ Sushma Swaraj as a role model for women politicians

Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had known and worked with Sushma Swaraj since the beginning of her "illustrious innings" in the Bharatiya Janata Party.

On Camera

A house marked in Delhi during coronavirus pandemic | Twitter

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Soldiers failing to disclose Covid-19 information will invite action under Army Act

Army advisory says not disclosing Covid-19 symptoms, travel details or contact with suspected patient will be treated as 'willful concealment' & breach of discipline.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.