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POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Mirage 2000, George Fernandes, Jaish-e-mohammed, Operation parakram

A Balakot that wasn’t: Vajpayee planned strike post Parliament attack in 2001

A Prime Minister to Remember written by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar reveals the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament and the ill-timed Operation Parakram.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  8-minute read
Rajdeep Sardesai, Samata party, Vajpayee, BJP

Remembering George Fernandes, the original political rebel

George Fernandes led a contradictory life but also a remarkably fulfilling one.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
George Fernandes, Emergency excesses, Emergency, Indira Gandhi

Why Emergency remains India's darkest period

Our feudal attitude ensures that we continue to treat our public representatives with exaggerated respect instead of holding them to account.

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Janata Party, Atal Bihar Vajpayee, Socialist leader, George Fernandes

Why despite several controversial moves, George Fernandes continues to inspire us

He was prepared to put his life at stake for the cause of liberty and democracy.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi, Janata Party, George Fernandes

George Fernandes: The tragedy of a towering hero

The Janata Party leader was the right man caught in the wrong company.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Life Among the Scorpions, Jaya Jaitly, George Fernandes

Jaya Jaitly on how George Fernandes changed her life forever

[Book extract] The former Samta Party president has recently released her memoir, Life Among The Scorpions.