Vajpayee’s foreign policy transcended Nehru’s legacy as well as BJP’s nativist burdens.
My ideal of social justice runs counter to the casteism of Sangh Parivar. But my disagreements are spiritual, not political.
Samajwad is the need of the time. It is not just a political affiliation but a state of mind, and speaks to the needs of the country — economic equality, social justice and unity
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s economic policies often faced resistance from his party. With wit and sagacity, he resolved many a contradiction.
Humanity and empathy distinguished Vajpayee from his peers.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was both tender and tough. It was his ability to stay true to his values and also speak to all sections of society that mesmerised so many.
Vajpayee’s persona was shaped by LK Advani, Rajkumari Kaul and Parliament.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was living testament to the fact that liberality of temperament has the power to transcend ideologies.
They will require large increase in defence expenditure with doubtful returns. Country should focus on modernising its forces and innovating strategic solutions
PM’s fifth Independence Day speech clearly had the next election in mind
Somnath Chatterjee’s stewardship of the 14th Lok Sabha will serve as a benchmark, to guide leaders of all institutions
India’s abortion law must be amended to take into account agency of women.
Today, India seems more at ease with itself and the world.
A stable government helps India show the world that freedom and prosperity can travel together
Social empowerment remains a distant dream for millions
On August 15, Bangladesh mourns the death of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The country is set to achieve his vision of Shonar Bangla.
In my film, I tried to deal with the issues of social harmony that have been on my mind for three decades. As Indians, we must ask these questions, even if there is no single answer.
What ‘members only’ means in the new world
Congress’ stand on NRC reeks of its communal and opportunistic politics.
Arguments against those with disabilities pursuing medicine are prejudiced
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee initiated the famous Delhi-Lahore bus service to foster better relationships between India and Pakistan. Vajpayee had travelled on the same bus during its inaugural run on February 19, 1999 and was received by Nawaz Sharif, his counterpart in Pakistan.