Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Vajpayee

Indian scientists planned nuclear test in 1997. But PM Deve Gowda gave 3 reasons to say no

Lt Gen (retd) J.S. Dhillon has told Gowda’s biographer that Mehbooba Mufti’s father had sought the Army’s help to ensure her victory in the 1996 Jammu and Kashmir election.

‘School chalein hum’: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan ad campaign that’s much more than nostalgia

In the early 2000s, 'School chalein hum' was heard playing on television sets with the regularity of a daily news bulletin. It was after all the TV ad campaign of the Vajpayee govt's Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

‘Hijack baby’: How IC 814 Kandahar tragedy shaped Jaswant Singh grand-daughter’s life

After listening to people’s views for years, I now wish to ask my grandfather Jaswant Singh about his personal experience of the Kandahar hijack episode.

‘Gentle colossus, statesman’: India mourns a cherished Prime Minister who outgrew his party

Front Page Today, the country mourns a cherished prime minister: Atal Bihari Vajpayee. At five past five Thursday, Vajpayee succumbed to the complications of a...

Vajpayee was popular even among citizens who didn’t vote for him, writes his PMO aide

India’s emergence as a global economic giant is something that Vajpayee would have loved to see, having dedicated his life to it.

Mehbooba wants Vajpayee model ‘Ramzan ceasefire’ in Kashmir, and talks with Pakistan

Political parties to discuss security situation in the Valley, a joint memorandum may be sent to the Centre after the meeting

Why the Congress needs to pick a fight with the Queen of England to win Indian elections

The Congress party doesn’t tell us who its enemy is, who it is fighting, leave alone what the enemy looks like.

Have you ever wondered why Narendra Modi never says ‘I did it’?

The Modi government has so far shied away from declaring itself successful. It is likely it may not do so even in the 2019 campaign.

India attacked 14 km inside PoK under Vajpayee: Shourie

Former union minister says 10-15 Pakistanis were killed in the raid on post Musharraf had visited 10 days earlier ThePrint Reporter 

The man who got it right: Poet, pragmatist, always political

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's greatest, durable legacy is to show that India is best governed with a large heart.

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Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.


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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.