Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicLK Advani

Topic: LK Advani

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.

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.

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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