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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The Endearing Paradoxes of Vajpayee

Mukund Padmanabhan

Sagarika Ghose brings out the qualities and contradictions of India’s most indulged prime minister in a new biography

Five Myths About How India Votes

Every election season, interest groups revive old political tropes that are long past their relevance. With five states holding assembly polls in February and March, this year is no exception. The electorate, however, seems to have moved on

The Tranquil State of Freedom

The aesthetics of Indian politics IV

BJP’s Backstory

A fascinating narrative on the unique partnership between Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani

The Evolution of BJP

A historical insight into the Vajpayee-Advani jugalbandi

Modi’s Civic Quotient

When the Prime Minister becomes the leading citizen of a social movement and rewrites the rules of popular engagement

‘We will see redoubled efforts at infiltration, recruitment and weaponisation of militants’

Former Government interlocutor on J&K Radha Kumar weighs in on the repeal of Article 370

Indraprastha

The inimitable Vajpayee

Open Diary

Vajpayee's way with words and Pondicherry's literature festival

Vajpayee, Because…

The Presence India will miss

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