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A Novelty story: action, climax & the end

September 13, 2021 8:20 am

Divya A writes: The demolition last year of another single-screen hall, Old Delhi’s Novelty cinema, a few kilometres from Imperial and one of the oldest and earliest cinemas of the Capital, further brought the curtains down on an era.

Inside track: Shah draws parallel

April 11, 2021 9:19 am

Recently, when a prospective candidate grumbled over being denied a ticket, saying it meant he had become irrelevant in politics, Shah disarmed him citing his own example.

The Chandraswami phenomenon was the other murky facet of the 'ghotala' year, 25 years ago

January 17, 2021 9:21 am

The year 1995-96 was the Republic’s year of ghotalas. Coinciding with P V Narasimha Rao’s last year in office, the period saw a number of scams and dubious deals.

Allahabad High Court to hear plea against acquittal of Babri mosque demolition accused

January 13, 2021 5:00 am

The petition filed on January 8 by Ayodhya residents Haji Mahmood Ahmad and Syed Akhlaq Ahmad will be heard by the Lucknow bench of the high court.

Why does the BJP keep winning? New book says it is all about organisation and unity

December 28, 2020 5:55 pm

Dr Vinay Sitapati, whose latest book, 'Jugalbandi: The BJP before Modi' is on the shelves now, says because the state election showed the cadre, Narendra Modi was able to show that you could believe in Hindutva, you could wave the Hindutva flag and you could win elections. The day the cadre figured that out, they realised they don’t need the Jugalbandi of Vajpayee and Advani anymore.

Inside Track: Sitapati’s new book traces the complex relationship between Vajpayee & Advani

November 08, 2020 9:36 am

Author, academician Vinay Sitapati’s new book Jugalbandi traces the complex relationship between BJP founders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Advani.

Babri verdict: For Sangh, shadow lifts in criminal case; for Oppn, a bind as in temple ruling

October 05, 2020 10:05 am

Despite the Supreme Court calling the demolition an “egregious violation of rule of law,” Wednesday’s Babri Masjid demolition verdict gives an institutional sheen to the temple movement.

Babri Masjid case: Verdict vindicates my commitment towards Ram Janmabhoomi movement, says Advani

September 30, 2020 6:08 pm

Twenty-six out of the 32 accused were present in the special court when the judgment was pronounced. The six persons who did not appear before the court were BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Satish Pradhan, Nritya Gopal Das and Kalyan Singh.

Babri order today, in the dock are Advani, Joshi, Bharti

September 30, 2020 7:31 am

While Advani, Joshi and co-accused Nritya Gopal Das are above 80 years of age and may cite health conditions, Bharti and another accused, Satish Pardhan, are in hospital.

Verdict in Babri Masjid demolition case on Sept 30; Advani, Uma Bharti asked to be present in court

September 16, 2020 7:09 pm

Prominent among the 32 accused are former deputy prime minister L K Advani and BJP leaders M M Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti and Vinay Katiyar.


L K Advani turns 90: BJP veteran celebrates birthday with visually-impaired children

November 08, 2017 2:14 pm

L K Advani served as deputy prime minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. He is also a seven-term MP from Gandhinagar in Gujarat.

Monsoon Session: What all happened in first 3 days

July 19, 2017 4:01 pm

BSP Supremo Mayawati filed her resignation on the same day as BJP leader M Wenkaiah Naidu filed his nomination papers as NDA's candidate for Vice-Presidential elections, here is look at the second day of Monsoon session.

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani pay homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri

October 02, 2015 6:17 pm

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani among other leaders remembered former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 111th birth anniversary who gave the slogan 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan', at his memorial at Vijay Ghat.

Gandhi Jayanti: Modi, Sonia, Pranab pay homage at Rajghat

October 02, 2015 5:08 pm

The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 146th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and other leaders paying floral tributes to him at his memorial in New Delhi.

Modi, Jaitley, Advani pay tribute to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak

July 23, 2015 6:33 pm

Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, L K Advani and others pay tribute to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his birth anniversary.

Today in pics: Sonia, Advani join other MPs during floral tributes to Indira Gandhi

November 19, 2014 4:50 pm

Parliamentarians pay tribute to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on the occasion of her 97th birth anniversary on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi breaks down during emotional speech at Central Hall

May 20, 2014 6:09 pm

Narendra Modi declared that the Lok Sabha election results represents a new hope for the common man.

Narendra Modi meets L K Advani

May 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on Sunday called on party patriarch L K Advani after holding consultation with a number of party leaders.

Amit Shah, L K Advani, Rajnath Singh celebrate BJP's remarkable win

May 16, 2014 10:00 pm

BJP President Rajnath Singh gave the credit for the party's performance in Lok Sabha polls to Narendra Modi, saying he has the capability to lead the country.

Elections 2014: Big Winners

May 16, 2014 5:58 pm

Here's a look at big winners from Elections 2014 - BJP's Narendra Modi, L K Advani and Varun Gandhi have won.


Who said there's just Narendra Modi?: Venkaiah Naidu on claims that BJP is person-centric

April 17, 2014 11:28 am

Speaking at the Idea Exchange programme of the Indian Express, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said, "When I joined politics, Congress members used to make fun of us and say, 'We have Jawaharlal Nehru, we have Indira Gandhi, whom do you have?'. We used to look here and there at that time because we could not immediately answer. So many people started saying Vajpayeeji, subsequently Advaniji, and now Narendra Modi"