Rajiv Gandhi

A Bangladeshi Remembers Rajiv Gandhi

Syed Badrul Ahsan

What if he had lived to get that second term in office?

A Vice-President’s Reflections

An account of a proud Indian Muslim who occupied the highest offices

Tradition and Morbidity

Rebels for a day, and virtual renegades in a schmaltzy spectacle of piety and panegyrics in the next day’s headlines, the dissenting Congress leaders retreated without the humiliation of a recantation. Some mercy.

The Maharajah’s New Clothes

Air India is on the block again. Will it work?

A Chariot in History

At a brainstorming session Pramod Mahajan came up with the idea of a nationwide grand yatra, Narendra Modi concurred and that was the beginning of the Ram Rath Yatra, catapulting the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on the national scene with LK Advani emerging as the face of Hindu aspirations

Beyond Insiders and Outsiders

An astute analysis of identity and belonging in Assam

Being Real

Was India a wily swing state during the Cold War?

Open Diary

Why pollsters fail to detect an electoral wave

LK Advani: Man of the Movement

LK Advani was the original apostle of hardcore Hindutva and the man who mobilised India for the sake of Rama


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