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Atal Bihar Vajpayee


PM Modi pays tributes to Vajpayee on his birth anniversary

December 25, 2021 12:48 pm

Born in Gwalior in 1924, Vajpayee was the face of the BJP for decades and was the first non-Congress prime minister to have served a full term in office.

Coal block case: Former minister Dilip Ray gets 3 years in jail

October 27, 2020 3:28 am

While sentencing Ray, the special CBI court observed that he had “abused his official position” as his decision of “relaxation of policy without any logical or legal basis amounts to gross abuse of his powers...”

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Present generation of dynast has become liability for Congress, says Arun Jaitley

April 20, 2019 5:11 pm

Jaitley said the two Prime Ministers that BJP gave to the nation -- Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi -- were by a mile the "tallest politicians of their generation", adding that this could happen only in merit-based parties and not dynastic ones.

Explained: When Vajpayee said a firm no to IAF crossing LoC

February 27, 2019 11:35 am

During the Kargil conflict in the summer of 1999, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had instructed the Air Force to stay on the Indian side of the LoC. This is what happened in Kargil nearly 20 years ago.

Yogi Adityanath: Statue of Vajpayee to come up on Lok Bhawan premises

December 26, 2018 3:08 am

The chief minister also said that the government had decided to mark the day as ‘Sushasan Divas’ and has organised camps for ration cards, widow pension etc. in each of the 653 municipal units as well as 823 development blocks in the state.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee an exemplary statesman: UN chief Antonio Guterres

August 25, 2018 10:06 am

The ambassadors and delegates of several countries, including Peru, Israel, Nigeria, Palestine, Switzerland, Pakistan and Japan, also paid a visit to record their messages in the condolence book.

Rajasthan govt to include Vajpayee's achievements in school textbooks

August 23, 2018 3:07 pm

"Major transformation and achievements during the tenure of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be highlighted in school textbooks. I have given the directions to the Board to initiate the process to get the things done," Education Minister Vasudev Devnani said

Atal Bihari Vajpayee birth anniversary: Facts on the former PM to share with kids

January 18, 2019 1:13 pm

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contributions go beyond his stint as Prime Minister of the country. He will also be remembered for being a great poet and orator.

In 1999, Nawaz Sharif said 'Vajpayee sahab can now win an election even in Pakistan'

August 17, 2018 5:38 pm

After Vajpayee travelled on a bus to Pakistan during its inaugural run on February 19, 1999, he was received by Nawaz Sharif.

Bigger AIIMS push in last four years than since Independence, says PM Modi

June 30, 2018 5:25 am

PM also laid the foundation stone of the National Centre for Ageing at AIIMS which will be built in a year and a half at an estimated cost of Rs 300 crore and will provide the elderly with multi-speciality healthcare.