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Amid Maharashtra crisis, Modi lauds NCP for obeying parliamentary norms

18 Nov 2019

Amid Maharashtra crisis, Modi lauds NCP for obeying parliamentary norms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Parliament's winter session.

Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai

26 Aug 2018

Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai

The ashes of former Prime Minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in the Bay of Bengal today, in the presence of top leaders of the BJP's Tamil Nadu unit.

Goa: Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Zuari, Mandovi rivers

21 Aug 2018

Goa: Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Zuari, Mandovi rivers

The ashes of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee would be immersed in the Mandovi and Zuari rivers of Goa on August 24, a senior BJP official said today.

Why Madhya Pradesh was important in shaping Vajpayee's political career

17 Aug 2018

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.

UP Deputy CM talks about when Vajpayee asked for 'pajamas'

17 Aug 2018

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.

When Vajpayee and his father were classmates in college

17 Aug 2018

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.

Vajpayee's demise: India lost 'eminent national leader', says Dalai Lama

17 Aug 2018

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".

Vajpayee was fan of Pandit Jasraj; called him 'Rasraj': Budhiraja

17 Aug 2018

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

17 Aug 2018

#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.

Pakistan leaders remember Vajpayee for his Indo-Pak peace agenda

17 Aug 2018

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

17 Aug 2018

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.

When Vajpayee took flock of sheep to Chinese-embassy to protest

17 Aug 2018

When Vajpayee took flock of sheep to Chinese-embassy to protest

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the legend among men, passed away on Thursday evening.