Lal Krishna Advani: News

09 Nov 2022

Babri Masjid

Allahabad HC scraps plea against acquittal of Babri demolition accused

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday scrapped a plea that challenged the acquittal of 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case including BJP veterans LK Advani, Uma Bharti, MM Joshi, and Kalyan Singh, among others.

'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday reacted to his acquittal in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

30 Sep 2020

Babri Masjid

Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including LK Advani, acquitted

Almost three decades after the Babri Masjid was razed by right-wing activists, a special court has acquitted all the 32 accused, including BJP veterans LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti.

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

A special CBI court will, on September 30, pronounce the verdict in the over two-decades-old case, concerning the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, which sparked widespread riots in India.

05 Aug 2020


10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.

02 Aug 2020


LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing

Ahead of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for a temple at the once-disputed site in Ayodhya, two veteran leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are reportedly going to skip the in-person event.

28 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

Jaitley: Remembering the man (behind the politician) on his birth-anniversary

Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley would have turned 67 today.

23 Sep 2019


Aadhaar, passport, voter-ID in one: Shah talks about multipurpose card

Indians could soon be issued a multipurpose card. This card, whose idea was proposed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, can be used as Aadhaar card, passport, voter ID, driving license, etc.

08 Sep 2019


Witty, courageous, and bold: PM Modi mourns Ram Jethmalani's death

Prominent Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Law Minister, Ram Jethmalani passed away today morning at his Delhi residence, after his health deteriorated, following a prolonged illness. He was 95.

25 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

#RIPArunJaitley: Remembering the man beyond his politics

Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday.

09 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi

In what can be seen as yet another confirmation from Centre on the success of Balakot strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Pakistan itself shared proofs of the operation.

22 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Poll road comes to an end for BJP stalwart Advani

With the release of its first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, BJP drew curtains on Lal Krishna Advani's poll journey.

21 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of 182 candidates for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

18 Mar 2019


Will Amit Shah contest from LK Advani's constituency, Gandhinagar?

BJP workers want party president Amit Shah to contest from Gujarat's Gandhinagar seat in the upcoming general elections, reports PTI.

03 Jan 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Case filed against Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Anupam Kher's upcoming movie The Accidental Prime Minister has landed in a soup after a case was filed against it in a Bihar court on Wednesday.

14 Nov 2018


PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

12 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister likely to hold condolence meeting for Ananth Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to chair a special meeting of the Union Cabinet today to condole the demise of senior minister Ananth Kumar, official sources said.

22 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

16 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Advani remembers his closest friend for 65 years, Vajpayee

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at AIIMS on Thursday, creating a void in Indian politics that can't be filled ever.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee died today after being admitted at AIIMS for nearly nine weeks.

12 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Sadhu Vaswani Mission head, Dada Vaswani, dies at 99

Spiritual leader Dada JP Vaswani, head of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, died today due to old age-related ailments, a mission member said. He was 99.

19 Jun 2018


LK Advani's former-aide wants to see Rahul Gandhi as PM

BJP veteran LK Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni said India needs a leader who can solve "big problems" such as the Kashmir issue and therefore he would like to see Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as future Prime Minister.

13 Jun 2018


Rahul accuses Modi of disrespecting 'guru' Advani, triggers BJP anger

For a change, Rahul Gandhi's comments have triggered anger more than laughs.

12 Jun 2018


Atal Bihari Vajpayee suffering from UTI, is stable: AIIMS

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi yesterday, has been "diagnosed with a urinary tract infection," the hospital said in a late night statement.

08 Jun 2018


Pranab's visit to RSS a significant event in history: Advani

BJP veteran LK Advani on Friday described former President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the RSS headquarters and his "illuminating exposition of the noble idea on Indian nationalism" as a "significant event in our country's contemporary history".

22 Apr 2018


After acquittal, Maya Kodnani says no bigger court than conscience

Former Gujarat Minister Maya Kodnani, who was acquitted Friday in the Naroda Patiya massacre case that killed 97 people, said it was God's way of testing her.

06 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

7 reasons why BJP's lotus has bloomed in full swing

On this day in 1980, two young leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani took the bold decision of forming the BJP by dismantling Jan Sangh. As its first party president, Vajpayee gave the party's clarion call "Andhera Chhatega, Suraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega."

09 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Biplab Kumar Deb sworn in as Tripura CM

Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn in as the Tripura CM today, bringing in the first BJP government in the state.

24 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

AAP's Kumar Vishwas says he is the "youngest Advani"

AAP's internal feud between chief Arvind Kejriwal and spokesperson Kumar Vishwas continues to fester.

08 Nov 2017


LK Advani: The man who couldn't become PM or President

Lal Krishna Advani, one of BJP's founding fathers, is credited for scripting BJP's landmark win in the 1998 polls.

27 Oct 2017


IPS officer testifying against Advani in Babri case denied extension

The government has turned down Uttarakhand cadre IPS officer Anju Gupta's request for permanent employment in the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) on grounds that many joint-secretary level officers in R&AW have recently been granted extension.

11 Sep 2017


From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.

04 Sep 2017


RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one

In the Narendra Modi-led government's recent cabinet rejig, Raj Kumar Singh, a former bureaucrat, has been appointed the minister of power, and new and renewable energy.

25 Mar 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee backs LK Advani for President

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would be happy to see senior BJP leader LK Advani as India's next President, during an interview to a Bengali TV channel.