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In ‘Vajpayee: The Years That Changed India’, Shakti Sinha writes that Vajpayee was a difficult PM to understand, but his reforms spoke for him.
In new book ‘Vajpayee: The Years That Changed India’, the late former PM’s private secretary of many years, Shakti Sinha, details the highs & lows of his tenure in office.
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.
In 'Jugalbandi', Vinay Sitapati writes that Vajpayee-Advani knew BJP would need to couple Hindu nationalism with the policies of Jayaprakash Narayan.
In ‘A Road Well Travelled’, former CBI chief R.K. Raghavan writes about investigating the 2002 Gujarat riots, Bofors scam and cricket match-fixing scandal.
On 21 October 1951, delegates from all over the country congregated for a convention in central Delhi to form the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Its later avatar is now ruling dozens of Indian states.
BJP’s expanded social base among backward classes and Dalits is faced with the growing perception about ‘Thakurwad’ or pro-upper caste leanings.
In 1999, the government allowed the world to see Pakistan’s Kargil invasion and the Indian army's resolve. But Narendra Modi has reversed gears on transparency.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister of India for a total of 2,273 days. Modi will level up with that record on 14 August.