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.
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...”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.