Atal Bihari Vajpayee

UP govt showed alertness in handling COVID-19 situation, says Rajnath Singh

During his visit, Singh also inaugurated the 255-bed COVID hospital set up by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Uttar Pradesh government after converting the Haj House.

published on : 11th May 2021

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla dies of COVID-19

Shukla, after having served the BJP for 32 years in different capacities had quit the party to join Congress in October 2013 ahead of the Assembly elections.

published on : 27th April 2021

Ghulam Nabi Azad hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee for good ties across the spectrum

Azad’s comments come at a time when the opposition has accused the treasury benches of violating parliamentary procedures to get legislations passed.

published on : 10th February 2021

Hyderabad cops remove Atal Bihari Vajpayee statue installed by BJP workers

A statue of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, installed by BJP cadre at Aramgarh crossroads without any clearance, was removed by the Rajendranagar police early on Friday. 

published on : 26th December 2020

Bus ride to Lahore with Vajpayee: When Kapil Dev was most gracious and Dev Anand went down memory lane

It took 40 minutes for the bus to go from the Indian side of the Punjab to the Pakistani side and the seat next to Vajpayee on that momentous ride was a much coveted one.

published on : 25th December 2020

Vajpayee's vision led to expansion of India's external engagements: Jaishankar

Paying rich tribute to Vajpayee on his 96th birth anniversary, Jaishankar said the eminent leader warmly reached out to various regions and continents.

published on : 25th December 2020

Bengaluru in rhythm, rhyme and remembrance of former Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The initiative will feature performers of dance forms such as Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Kathak, Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam, who will dance to Vajpayee's poetry set to tune.

published on : 21st December 2020

After calling BJP 'real tukde tukde gang', now SAD accuses saffron party of abandoning Vajpayee's principles

The SAD appeals to Punjabis to realise the "dangerous game" being played by the state BJP leaders who are ready to "spoil" the peace of the state.

published on : 17th December 2020

Detained Kashmiri leaders will be freed before 18 months: Jitendra Singh

He also added that the Kashmiri leaders are not under house arrest but they are treated as house guests.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Vajpayee praised Indira Gandhi for 1971 war victory, why no credit for PM Modi: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister asked the Congress party why PM Modi was not praised for the Balakot air strikes against Pakistan when Indira Gandhi received credit for the 1971 victory.

published on : 29th April 2019

Four Himalayan peaks named after AB Vajpayee 

The peaks are located at 6,557, 6,566, 6,160 and 6,100 metres on the right flank of Gangotri glacier, said Colonel Amit Bisht

published on : 21st October 2018

PM Modi coins new slogan 'Invincible India, Firm BJP' as party National Executive meet ends

At the valedictory session of BJP National Executive meet, Modi criticised the opposition parties for their 'negative' politics and said those who failed in government are also failure in opposition.

published on : 9th September 2018

BJP's national executive meet to begin today amid upper caste backlash

The BJP will hold a two-day meeting amid unrest among upper castes over its pro-Dalit push, with key focus on Vajpayee's legacy and strategies for the upcoming state and assembly elections.

published on : 8th September 2018

Assault on Bihar university professor prompts Tejashwi Yadav to slam CM Nitish Kumar over RSS expanding in state

Yadav has earlier blamed the communal clashes across Bihar in March on RSS and accused Nitish Kumar of giving the organisation a free hand to expand across Bihar.

published on : 18th August 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his father were classmates in law course in same Kanpur college

Not many know that BJP stalwart Atal Bihar Vajpayee and his father Krishna Bihari Vajpayee had enrolled in for a course in law at the same college in Kanpur.

published on : 17th August 2018
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