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POLITICS

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Pakistan, Diplomacy, Nawaz Sharif, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a man of peace

When it came to building peace in the region, Vajpayee showed the kind of moral courage and political will that today’s leaders would do well to learn from.

POLITICS

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Atal bihari vajpayee death, BJP, Kashmir

Impact Atal: PM Vajpayee's influence on Kashmir was far greater than his successors', including Narendra Modi

Atal Bihari Vajpayee led an unstable government. But his conviction for peace in Kashmir was stable and thus, his influence much more than those who followed him.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, National security

Five contributions Atal Bihari Vajpayee made to India’s national security

Buried in the daily drivel of breaking news, the former Prime Minister's contributions have re-emerged. A collective glimpse of his achievements.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Lucknow, Prime Minister, Atal bihari vajpayee death, Vajpayee

How Gwalior-born Vajpayee became Lucknow's favourite boy

Irrespective of who was in power, Vajpayee’s recommendations for his constituency would never be ignored.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Atal Bihar Vajpayee, Vajpayee doctrine

Neither Nehru, nor himself, nor any one party – Atal Bihari Vajpayee put India first

The former Prime Minister was truly a Bharat Ratna for he emphasised Bharat was above personal, political or petty differences. The story of India was for everyone. And he wrote many of its best lines.

POLITICS

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BJP, Elections 2019, Lok Sabha Polls, Narendra Modi

How 'Brand Modi' was packaged and sold to Indian voters

There are many steps of buying into an idea or being sold into a product.

POLITICS

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Kargil war, Parvez musharraf, Pakistan, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Poet-PM who thrilled Pakistan with his dream for peace

The inimitable Vajpayee ji has left the world. But his poetry and dreams are still with us. By trying for India-Pak peace, Narendra Modi and Imran Khan can pay him the ultimate tribute.

POLITICS

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Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Kashmir, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Vajpayee doctrine

Jamhooriyat, Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat - How Kashmir recalls Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The people and politicians of J&K loved Vajpayee for his commitment to them. There were sore points, including Article 370, but the former PM knew how to treat these gently.

POLITICS

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Hindutva, Carnatic Music, Aruna sairam, TM Krishna

The right note: Carnatic music is not only for Hindus

Singers like TM Krishna, Srinivas and Nithyashree are facing flak from right-wing Hindu groups for singing Christian hymns in Carnatic styles. Some reject boundaries on their music though.