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Lal Krishna Advani

Aakar Patel | How Advani made the Ram Mandir possible… taking the BJP to the top

Unfortunately for Mr Advani but unsurprisingly for the rest of us, the architect of the party’s rise will not be able to lead the ceremony

15 Jan 2024 12:05 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | It’s time for a retirement age for India’s politicians

The nearness of the end of life, in effect, makes the leader, however powerful he or she might seem, a lame duck leader.

26 Sep 2023 12:12 AM

Aakar Patel | How BJP’s line changed over civil liberties & social reforms

It may interest readers to know that from its formation till the 1984 general election, the BJP had no interest in Ayodhya

26 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

BJP rejigs party setup in LS, Rajnath Singh to be deputy leader

In the Rajya Sabha, meanwhile, Thaawarch-and Gehlot, a veteran dalit face of the BJP and a Union minister, has been named Leader of the House.

13 Jun 2019 6:25 AM

LK Advani on Maharashtra list of star campaigners

The BJP on Wednesday submitted its list of star campaigners for the western state to the Election Commission of India (ECI).

28 Mar 2019 3:46 AM


LK Advani, MM Joshi find no place in BJP's list of UP campaigners

PM Modi, Amit Shah and other top leaders are some of the key leaders who are part of this list of star campaigners.

26 Mar 2019 9:54 AM

With Advani’s exit, BJP adieu to elders

The BJP's first list for the Lok Sabha election, released on Thursday, appears to be a confirmation of this.

23 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

BJP snatched LK Advani’s constituency, says Congress

Advani was made a member of the ‘margdarshak mandal’ (group of mentors) after the BJP came to power in 2014.

22 Mar 2019 7:00 AM

No govt has the right to stifle people’s voice

There is a profound misconception of the role of the people and their surrogate the media in the making of foreign policy.

25 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Modi walks 6 km with cortege; pyre lit amid chanting, bugles

It was at about 4.45 pm when amid the chanting of Vedic mantras Vajpayee’s daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya lit the funeral pyre of the BJP stalwart.

18 Aug 2018 4:26 AM


Sinha’s departure exposes BJP

The party, which Mr Sinha left on Saturday after the association of a quarter century, is not the party he had joined.

23 Apr 2018 12:11 AM

Uma Bharati should step down

It will be in the interests of justice if the Supreme Court monitors the progress of the case in Lucknow.

01 Jun 2017 12:56 AM

No exemption for Advani, Joshi: CBI court asks them to appear on May 30

The leaders wouldn’t be allowed to seek exemption from being present, the judge said.

26 May 2017 12:35 AM

Will revival of Babri case cause fissures?

What stands out in all this is that the present government didn’t stand in the CBI’s way in taking the position it did.

20 Apr 2017 12:39 AM

I was born in Karachi but was disciplined, educated by RSS: LK Advani

Thousands of dignitaries from across the country have arrived at Mt Abu to take part in the 80th anniversary event of the Brahma Kumaris.

26 Mar 2017 5:49 PM


Supreme Court to hear CBI plea on Babri case today

The hearing was deferred as one of the judges, Justice Rohinton Nariman, was sitting in a different combination.

23 Mar 2017 3:04 AM