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Atal Behari Vajpayee

Pervez Musharraf: An end with a whimper and not a bang

Rajeev Deshpande

Author of the failed Kargil adventure, Pervez Musharraf’s death in exile is an unremarkable end for an ambitious general who hoped for glory as a military leader and Pakistan’s president

How Morarji Desai Became Prime Minister in 1977

On the 45th anniversary of the first non-Congress government, Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad describes the political intrigue, deals and treacheries of March 1977 that saw Morarji Desai become prime minister, outwitting Jagjivan Ram, Charan Singh and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, each of whom had more MPs supporting them

Why Did Indira Gandhi Call for Elections in January 1977?

The author, whose father HY Sharada Prasad was Information advisor to Indira Gandhi, examines the likely reasons why she relaxed the Emergency and called for elections

Among the Believers

A temple for Narendra Modi and other shrines for politicians. A pilgrimage

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