Atal Behari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a former Prime Minister of India and one of the biggest leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He first became PM in 1996 for a period of 13 days and then held the post from 1998 to 2004. He was born on December 25, 1924 and was a parliamentarian for over four decades and was elected to the Lok Sabha ten times, and twice to the Rajya Sabha. He is also a recepient of the Bharat

Ratna award.

Atal Behari Vajpayee News

Congress candidate from Lucknow vows to build Vajpayee statue

Alleging that the BJP has failed on all its promises, including the one on construction of Ram Temple, Krishnam said Rajnath Singh is not talking about the progress on the promises made in 2014.

Uttarakhand Assembly passes resolution to name Jollygrant airport after Vajpayee

The resolution, tabled in the House by Parliamentary affairs Minister Prakash Pant, was passed by voice vote in the absence of opposition members.


India vs England: Indian players wear black armbands for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Ajit Wadekar

The Indian cricket team were spotted sporting black armbands on Day 1 of the third Test against England as a mark of respect for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as well as ex Indian captain Ajit Wadekar.

Nagaland unimpressed as new govt decides to rename Indira Gandhi Stadium after Naga football legend

Incessant corruption and the lack of political will have confined both the IG Stadium in the state capital and the State Stadium in Dimapur to a perpetual “under construction” status for decades, reports Kallol Dey from Kohima.

January 29, 1978, Forty Years Ago

Foreign minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee envisioned a larger Asian community extending from Iran to the Indo-China peninsula permitting an uninterrupted interchange of commerce, economic and cultural cooperation and ideas.

On Atal Bihari Vajpayee birthday, Uttarakhand government launches 'CM dashboard'

The online system will enable the chief minister to personally assess the implementation of development projects such as the funds sanctioned for them, the amount already spent on them, and the hiccups, if any, in their progress.


Holiday today but events planned to teach good governance, say senior officials

The CMO note lists ten major decisions taken by the the Fadnavis government in the last 45 days.

India PMs who delivered key speeches at the United Nations

Manmohan Singh had been hailed as a Prophet of Progress—the man who dragged India out of decades of slow growth into a boom unprecedented in its history.

Advani, Joshi dropped from top BJP body

Amit Shah completes transition in party, puts veterans in new ‘mentors panel’

A Kargil battle still being fought

Case of officer denied promotion coming up in SC, brigadier removed fights ‘only for honour.

Atal Behari Vajpayee Photos

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's rare pictures from Express Archives

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is celebrating his 92nd birthday today

Atal Behari Vajpayee Videos

Rare pictures: Protests at the Boat Club

Take a look at some of the candid pictures of protests at Boat Club in Delhi . This is part of a weekly photo series where we bring you some unguarded moments captured over the years by The Indian Express photographers’ network.