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19 Aug 2018Haridwar
Daughter immerses Vajpayee's ashes in Haridwar; Shah, Rajnath, Yogi present
The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Haridwar today, by her daughter Namita Bhattacharya. His granddaughter Niharika was also present at the ceremony.
19 Aug 2018Lucknow
Meet Vajpayee's Kanha, from Lucknow, who lost his 'Baba'
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee valued relationships a lot and the bond he shared with Kanha, his young neighbor in Lucknow proves that.
19 Aug 2018Sushma Swaraj
Crucial to propagate, conserve Hindi in its pure form: Swaraj
It's crucial to protect, propagate, and conserve Hindi in its pure form as language and culture are interconnected, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said at the 11th World Hindi Conference which began in Mauritius's capital Port Louis yesterday by paying tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
18 Aug 2018Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Haryana Minister Vij attacks Sidhu for attending Imran Khan's swearing-in
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij lambasted cricketer-turned-politician and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today for attending the swearing-in of former cricketer Imran Khan as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
18 Aug 2018India
#IndiaInEngland: Why are Indian cricketers wearing black armbands?
The third Test match between England and India is underway at Nottingham with Joe Root putting the visitors to bat first.
18 Aug 2018Bihar
Professor allegedly dragged out of home, thrashed, for criticizing Vajpayee
An assistant professor at Bihar's Motihari Central University was dragged out of his home and thrashed brutally on Friday for sharing a Facebook post which criticized the late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
18 Aug 2018Singapore
Singapore will remember Vajpayee as a good friend: Singapore's minister
Singapore's Foreign Minister has condoled the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian PM will always be remembered as a good friend of the country.
18 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
#DidYouKnow: Vajpayee's hometown Gwalior has a temple dedicated to him
That former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a renowned poet in Hindi is no news.
17 Aug 2018Shah Rukh Khan
Amitabh Bachchan shares touching memories of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on August 16 at the age of 93. Undeniably, the nation suffered a great loss. The void he has created will be tough to fill by any leader.
17 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
Why Madhya Pradesh was important in shaping Vajpayee's political career
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's home state Madhya Pradesh played a huge role in shaping his political career.
Dear media wallas, our leader has died. Let us mourn
A leader dies, a nation mourns and the media lies. But their hatred is neither new, nor logical.
17 Aug 2018Lucknow
UP Deputy CM talks about when Vajpayee asked for 'pajamas'
At election meetings, politicians usually just ask for votes, but at a public meeting in UP's Lucknow in 2006, Atal Bihari Vajpayee perplexed the audience when he asked for some pajamas.
17 Aug 2018Lucknow
Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in UP's all holy rivers
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in rivers in all the districts in Uttar Pradesh, the state government said today.
17 Aug 2018Kanpur
When Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college
In 1945, when a 21-year-old Atal Bihari Vajpayee enrolled in a Kanpur college in Uttar Pradesh to study law, he had a classmate who was already retired after serving 30 years as a teacher. That was none other than his father.
17 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise
Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.
Vajpayee's demise: India lost 'eminent national leader', says Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has extended his condolences over the sad demise of India's former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the country has lost an "eminent national leader".
17 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
Vajpayee loved 'doodh ki barfi' from this Old Lucknow shop
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a soft spot for "doodh ki barfi" from a sweetmeat shop, Trivedi Mishthaan Bhandar, located in Old Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.
17 Aug 2018Padma Shri
Vajpayee was fan of Pandit Jasraj; called him 'Rasraj': Budhiraja
The late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a connoisseur of poetry and music, was a fan of the 88-year-old Hindustani classical-vocalist Pandit Jasraj and called him '"Rasraj" (King of Rasas).
#AnEraEnds: Gentle Giant Vajpayee cremated amid teary-eyed admirers
Three-time Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajapyee was cremated on Friday. His death marks the end of a unique political era in India.
17 Aug 2018Afghanistan
Bhutanese King, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister to pay homage to Vajpayee
Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrived in Delhi to pay their last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on Thursday at 93.
17 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan
Pakistan new Prime Minister Imran Khan said that peace between India and Pakistan was the best way to honor deceased former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy.
17 Aug 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
On way to pay respect to Vajpayee, Swami Agnivesh attacked
In a condemnable incident, Swami Agnivesh was attacked outside the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters in Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, earlier today.
17 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan leaders remember Vajpayee for his Indo-Pak peace agenda
The Pakistan Government and its top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian Prime Minister contributed to bringing a change in bilateral ties and remained a key supporter of regional cooperation for development.
The man, the words: Atalji's poems are now our guiding-light
Life is a work in progress. Where it ends, death starts. All your life, you step towards death, inch by inch. And, only death is permanent.
17 Aug 2018West Bengal
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's demise: Tripura, WB governments declare holiday today
The Tripura government has declared a holiday today as a mark of respect to the former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee who died in New Delhi yesterday.
Why Atal ji cried just before becoming PM: Watch video
A poet, a politician, a statesman and an orator. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was all this, and also had an emotional core.
17 Aug 2018China
When Vajpayee took flock of sheep to Chinese-embassy to protest
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the legend among men, passed away on Thursday evening.
17 Aug 2018Mike Pompeo
India-US bilateral relationship continues to benefit from Vajpayee's vision: Pompeo
Atal Bihari Vajpayee recognized early on that the US-India partnership would contribute to the world's economic prosperity and security and the two democracies continue to benefit from his vision, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo yesterday said while condoling the death of the former Indian Prime Minister.
17 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
PM to visit Kerala to take stock of flood situation
PM Narendra Modi will visit Kerala this evening to take stock of the flood situation there.
17 Aug 2018Prime Minister
US, Russia, Japan express grief over Atal ji's demise
The United States, Russia, and Japan today condoled the demise of the former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
17 Aug 2018Delhi Police
#AtalJiForever: 5L to attend his funeral, last rites' details here
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at 5 PM after getting treatment at AIIMS for around nine weeks.
#RIPAtalJi: Without you, India won't ever be the same
Although former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathed his last today, he has left India with a legacy that is nigh immortal.
#ForeverOurHero: How Vajpayeeji made India a nuclear state
In an article, Shakti Sinha, who served as private secretary to late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 1996 to 1999 wrote, 'For Vajpayee, nuclear weapons security for India is an article of faith and not a slogan.'
16 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Advani remembers his closest friend for 65 years, Vajpayee
Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at AIIMS on Thursday, creating a void in Indian politics that can't be filled ever.
16 Aug 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee died today after being admitted at AIIMS for nearly nine weeks.
#DeshKeAtal: Facts to know about Atalji- marvelous orator, brilliant statesman
As Atal Bihari Vajpayee is battling illness and age, his niece Kanti Mishra said she wanted to hear him speak one more time. This is precisely the emotion of the nation which rallied behind Vajpayee and adored him for decades.
16 Aug 2018Arvind Kejriwal
Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted at AIIMS for the last nine weeks is critical, the premium medical institute said in a statement on Wednesday.
15 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi resumes trend of long Independence Day speeches
In his last Independence Day address from the Red Fort ahead of the next Lok Sabha election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the nation for over 80 minutes today.
09 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Karunanidhi used films, command over Tamil to promote Dravidian ideology
M Karunanidhi used the medium of films and his command over Tamil language to reach out to people and promote the Dravidian ideology, according to two books related to the late DMK patriarch.
27 Jul 2018Karnataka
If I were Home-Minister, would've ordered intellectuals' shooting: BJP Minister
Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, a BJP MLA from Karnataka, has sparked a row by saying he would have ordered the shooting of intellectuals, had he been the Home Minister of India.