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Atal Bihari Vajapyee


Lalit Kala Akademi to give Rs 5,000 as monthly scholarship to six folk artists

December 11, 2020 2:19 pm

The spokesperson said that apart from the scholarship, artists doing research will also get financial assistance of Rs 10,000 for painting and sculpture exhibitions.

How Vajpayee and Advani made BJP relevant in national politics

December 05, 2020 10:11 pm

Vinay Sitapati’s book Jugalbandi: The BJP before Modi, is a lucidly-written history of the party, but lacks analysis

President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary

August 16, 2019 1:29 pm

The BJP stalwart died at the age of 93 on August 16, 2018, at AIIMS hospital in Delhi following a prolonged illness. Often described as a “right man in the wrong party” for his moderate views, Vajpayee was the first non-Congress Prime Minister to complete a full term in office.

Forty Years Ago: October 22, 1978

October 22, 2018 12:08 am

Pakistan’s Chief Martial Law Administrator and President, General Zia-ul-Haq, speaking at a news conference in Peshawar, dismissed a reported suggestion that visa between India and Pakistan be abolished.

Four Himalayan peaks named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

October 20, 2018 9:56 pm

Located near Sudarshan and Saifi peaks in Raktvan valley, the peaks have been named Atal-1, 2, 3 and 4.

BJP turns to Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy as national executive meet begins today

September 08, 2018 9:23 am

BJP national executive meeting begins on Saturday: The meeting’s theme is “Sadaiv Atal”. Large hoardings with pictures of Vajpayee have been put up around the venue on Janpath Road.

State govt to build Vajpayee memorial in Mumbai

August 23, 2018 3:36 am

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said, “He was a great social reformer and thinker whose politics centred on nation-building. At the age of ten, he penned a poem which depicted his ‘desh bhakti’.”

Shekhar Suman on Atal Bihari Vajpayee: It was fun to portray him because of his mannerisms

August 19, 2018 8:34 pm

Shekhar Suman, who first did an impression of Vajpayee in his popular late night talk-show Movers and Shakers, says even while performing the character he would be in awe of the leader.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Ganga at Haridwar

August 19, 2018 4:23 pm

Top party leaders including BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his Uttarakhand counterpart Trivendra Singh Rawat, Vajpayee's foster daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya and his other family members were present.

Madhya Pradesh plans Atal memorials, biography in textbooks

August 19, 2018 1:05 am

Three national awards in poetry, journalism and good governance will be introduced, each of Rs 5 lakh. Besides, Shramodaya Vidyalayas, being constructed for children of labourers.