In 2002, during a visit to Ahmedabad in the aftermath of the riots, the then prime minister Vajpayee had asked Modi, then the CM of Gujarat, to perform “Raj Dharma” at a joint press conference, marking a pivotal moment in the entire episode.
External Affairs Minister A B Vajpayee was given a warm welcome when he arrived in the capital of Uzbekistan on the last leg of his eight-day official visit to the Soviet Union.
Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh talks about his transition from journalism to politics, underlines the importance of debates
on national issues, backs reservation for women in Parliament and says former PM Chandra Shekhar did not get the respect he deserved.
Earlier, in his address, party president Amit Shah recalled the works and achievements of Vajpayee and said that this was the first BJP national executive being held in the absence of the party founder since its inception.
The void left behind by Atal Bihari Vajpayee will not be filled
Vajpayeeji gave incredible freedom to those who worked with him.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Minister for External Affairs, was injured in a stone-throwing incident at a students’ protest rally at Boat Club, Delhi. Vajpayee was at Boat Club to meet students protesting the inaction of police in the murder of the Chopra children.
Party workers will host poetry events at 4,000 places across all legislative assemblies and parliamentary constituencies on September 16, during which audio recordings of Vajpayee’s poems will be played, Shah told reporters.
On August 17, the assistant professor from Motihari’s Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar (MGCUB) was assaulted by a group of 20-25 people, allegedly for two Facebook posts critical of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Senior police officers in Darjeeling told The Indian Express that permission was denied to the BJP since there was a political programme of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) scheduled between Tuesday and Thursday. P
The state government, however, has not accepted any money from the BJP for the booking of state-owned Mahajati Sadan, sources said.
They said the boat overturned and the police personnel immediately jumped into the river to save the dignitaries.
The article in Marathi is titled “What is Swarajya?”. Though Shiv Sena is an alliance partner of the BJP at the Centre as well as in Maharashtra, it has been taking swipes at the saffron party and PM Modi.
Speaking about the ‘Mahayajna’ Sunday, Biplab Deb said that holy pyres help battle pollution. “Mahayajna helps to combat pollution in public life. The pyre was organised to make the principles of Vajpayee reach among the masses”, the CM added.