LK Advani

A Self-Effacing Hindu Nationalist

Swapan Dasgupta

LK Advani became the face of the Ram Janmabhoomi agitation that redefined Indian politics

LK Advani, Bharat Ratna

An India where a Narendra Modi was made possible is indebted to the man who dared to hit the long road to Hindutva

A Temple of Sovereignty and Nationhood

How Modi steered the expressions of raw anger into an articulation of national pride

Rites of Ram’s Memory

Hindus reclaimed Ram Janmabhoomi because they had kept alive the memory of their loss for 500 years

In Praise of the Hindu Common Sense

The unravelling of secular intellectualism, from Kashmir to Ayodhya

Durbar Politics of 2002

About a move to make Atal Bihari Vajpayee President and hand over the prime ministership to deputy and then-Home Minister LK Advani

Vajpayee’s Balancing Act

Primary sources highlight the political and personal life of India’s first BJP prime minister

Keep Walking

Tracing the footprints of long marches in politics

Will the Taliban Change?

Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin, meanwhile, stated that the Taliban’s success should inspire the Kashmir movement


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