Articles about Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on December 25, 1924, in Gwalior. A veteran Indian politician served as the 10th Prime Minister of India. His Prime Ministerial tenure includes three non-consecutive terms – the first for 15 days (from 16 May 1996 to 1 June 1996), the second for a period of 13 months (from 19 March 1998 to 26 April 1999) and the third for five years (from 13 October 1999 till 22 May 2004)
28 Dec 2020
Miffed with BJP, Nitish Kumar says 'didn't want CM post'
Less than two months after he was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he was never greedy for the chair and that ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is free to make its own CM.
25 Dec 2020
Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP
The Vice-President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party floated by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar just months before Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.
14 Oct 2020
Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations
The Swami Chinmayanand rape case, which garnered headlines, took an unexpected turn on Tuesday, when the accuser, a young law student, took back her allegations during a hearing before a special MP-MLA court.
03 Oct 2020
Strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal inaugurated by PM Modi
In what gives a major boost to India's infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh.
16 Aug 2020
Modi pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on death anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary.
05 Aug 2020
10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement
Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.
29 May 2020
Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies at age 88
In a tragic piece of news, famed astrologer Bejan Daruwala has died at the age of 88.
27 Feb 2020
On Delhi riots, Congress' 'Rajdharma' message to President Kovind
In its meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday regarding riots in Delhi, a delegation of Congress asked him to use his power to protect Rajdharma.
14 Feb 2020
On sister's plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention, SC issues notice
On Friday, the Supreme Court issued notice to the administration of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, seeking a response on the detention of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).
25 Dec 2019
President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes on Vajpayee's birth anniversary
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to India's former PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on his 95th birth anniversary.
06 Nov 2019
Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student
The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing rape charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand, on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the case.
04 Nov 2019
Maharashtra crisis: BJP's Fadnavis may stake claim in two days
The BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to get on with government formation after Diwali, but the festival ended a week ago and the friends-turned-foes still haven't been able to come on the same page.
25 Sep 2019
Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson
Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.
15 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram
UP student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, has claimed that "important evidence has been removed" from his ashram, where the ordeal took place.
13 Sep 2019
Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours
Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a 23-year-old law student, was grilled by Supreme Court-appointed SIT for nearly seven hours on Thursday.
10 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand Case: SIT searches student's hostel room for five hours
In the Swami Chinmayanand case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe the rape allegations, made some progress on Tuesday.
09 Sep 2019
"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing
BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.
08 Sep 2019
Witty, courageous, and bold: PM Modi mourns Ram Jethmalani's death
Prominent Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Law Minister, Ram Jethmalani passed away today morning at his Delhi residence, after his health deteriorated, following a prolonged illness. He was 95.
28 Aug 2019
BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student
Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.
27 Aug 2019
Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing
A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. That's Yogi Adityanath's state for you.
26 Aug 2019
Centre withdraws Manmohan Singh's top security (SPG) cover: Here's why
The Centre, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has withdrawn Special Protection Group (SPG) security given to his predecessor Dr. Manmohan Singh.
25 Aug 2019
In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary
Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.
12 Aug 2019
Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service
On Monday, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) canceled service of Delhi-Lahore bus, after Pakistan took a similar decision last week.
07 Aug 2019
Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives
She opened the doors of external affairs ministry for the common man, she showed how to use social media for solving citizens' woes, and she set an example for all.
01 Jul 2019
Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K
Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.
19 Jun 2019
Explained: What is Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' idea?
In a gigantic country like ours, all elections become a big deal whether it is the panchayat, municipal or Lok Sabha polls. This also means that elections happen pretty frequently, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to change that.
08 Jun 2019
Meet the IAS-officer who will be Amit Shah's private secretary
There have been enough indications to prove Union Home Minister Amit Shah will enjoy the maximum clout in the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
31 May 2019
From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
30 May 2019
Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
30 May 2019
Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Here's everything you need to know
Narendra Modi, who will take oath as Prime Minister on Thursday evening, started his day by remembering the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi
The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.
19 May 2019
Looking at accuracy of exit polls from 1998 to 2014
The massive seven-phased general elections concluded on Sunday and as soon as voting ended, TV channels started airing exit polls.
09 May 2019
Rajiv Gandhi didn't misuse INS Viraat for vacation: Congress
Indian politics has gotten more interesting and nastier than ever.
16 Apr 2019
Rajnath files nomination from Lucknow, Congress yet to announce candidate
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed his nomination from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday, but Congress is yet to come up with a rival.
15 Apr 2019
#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win
With general elections officially beginning last week, the eyes of the world are set on India.
06 Apr 2019
BJP has become India's preferred party, says PM Modi
On the 39th foundation day of the Bharatiya Janata Party, PM Narendra Modi today expressed confidence that its workers would be working day and night to ensure that the party and its allies are "blessed" by people in the Lok Sabha polls.
01 Apr 2019
Why do big Indian politicians choose safe seats
On Sunday, Congress announced that Wayanad will be the second seat from where Rahul Gandhi will contest. He also hopes to retain Amethi.
28 Mar 2019
13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years
As India readies itself for anticipated general elections, parties have turned to the age-old phenomenon of coining slogans to take on their competitors.
27 Mar 2019
Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle
The 2014 general elections brought Congress to its weakest tally. The party, known for electing Prime Ministers, managed to win only 44 seats in Lok Sabha.
26 Mar 2019
BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi
Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.