Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihar Vajpayee is the former Prime Minister of India and was elected to the position twice in 1996 and 1999. A member of the Bhartiya Janta Party, Vajpayee is also known for his great oratory skills. Apart from being a politician, he has is also an acclaimed writer who has written various poems. Vajpayee had joined the Quit India Movement in 1942 as a student leader. He was awarded India's highest civilian honor Bharat Ratna in 2015 on his birthday. His birthday, 25 December, was also declared as the Good Governance Day by Narendra Modi government. Vajpayee was also a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and worked as a journalist for a short period before he joined BJP. He was the first non-congress political leader who became the Prime Minister of India. He went to jail during the JP Narayan movement when emergency was declared by Indira Gandhi government.
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visits AIIMS to inquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was thrice elected prime minister between 1996 and 1999. He is the only non-Congress prime minister to have completed the full term from 1999 to 2004.

Posters with Atal reference put AAP on the defensive

Posters with Atal reference put AAP on the defensive

AAP spokesperson, Saurabh Bhardwaj, said, “There were around 20,000 people in the rally with almost 5,000 placards. One or two objectionable placards/ persons are always planted by opposition parties to distract people from the motive of a rally.

Vajpayee’s health improves significantly: AIIMS doctors

“He is showing good improvement. Blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate are normal. They are being maintained without support,” AIIMS director Randeep Guleria said on Wednesday.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee stable, will remain in hospital for now: AIIMS

In a fresh statement, the hospital has said that Vajpayee is responding to the treatment.

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS: PM Modi to Rahul Gandhi, all visit to inquire

PM Modi spoke to Vajpayee’s family members and doctors from AIIMS about his condition and stayed for at least 50 minutes. Senior BJP leader L K Advani and other BJP leaders including Railways Minister Piyush Goyal followed.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee in AIIMS Highlights: UP CM Yogi Adityanath arrives at hospital to visit the ailing leader

Atal Bihari Vajpayee in AIIMS Highlights: “He was admitted with complaints of lower respiratory tract infection and kidney issues. He is in the ICU and undergoing dialysis,” a source at the hospital said.

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted in AIIMS, Delhi, on Monday morning.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee unwell LIVE: Narendra Modi arrives at AIIMS to visit former PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who served as PM between 1998-2004, slowly withdrew from public life as his health deteriorated and has been confined to his residence for many years.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for ‘routine check-up’

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, has been admitted to AIIMS Monday morning for a routine checkup on the advice of his doctors.

South Delhi: Six months on, SDMC scheme to provide food to the poor hits roadblock at all four locations

The idea was to serve dishes such as puri, chapatti, rice, rajma, vegetables, chhole and halwa at a nominal price. One of these items would be served daily. But at all four places, agencies meant to provide the meals have stopped for different reasons.

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Explained snippets: When Vajpayee announced J&K ceasefire, and what happened next

The ceasefire began on November 28 and was extended three times — from December 28 to January 26, from January 27 to February 26, and from February 27 to March 20, 2011, this last extension continuing until May 30.

Twenty years ago the earth shook and India became a nuclear power

Twenty years ago the earth shook and India became a nuclear power

On May 11, 1998, the countdown had been foolproof. India, a Third World nation, had blasted its way into the world’s consciousness, demanding to be heard.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee a symbol of multi-party democracy: Union Minister Rajnath Singh

Remembering his close and long association with Vajapyee, the home minister said he has not found a single person who was angry with him.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS

Exhibition at Nehru Memorial: Pose for photo with Atal Bihari Vajpayee, see PV Narasimha Rao deliver speech

The exhibition was inaugurated to coincide with ‘Good Governance Day’ to mark Vajpayee’s birthday.

VP Venkaiah Naidu, PM Modi, Amit Shah greet Atal Bihari Vajpayee as he turns 93

Several union ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Arun Jaitley, Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman, also greeted Vajpayee. The prime minister also payed tributes to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary.