Deen Dayal Upadhyay

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Chhattisgarh: Congress government rename 5 schemes, BJP remarks 'political vindictiveness'

12 Feb 2019

Chhattisgarh: Congress government rename 5 schemes, BJP remarks 'political vindictiveness'

The newly-formed Congress government in Chhattisgarh has rechristened five schemes named after late Jan Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya by the previous BJP-led dispensation.

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Deendayal Upadhyaya

25 Sep 2018

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Deendayal Upadhyaya

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deendayal Upadhyaya on his 102nd birth anniversary and recalled his efforts to uplift the weaker sections of the society.

Congress workers protest in Allahabad after removal of Nehru statue

15 Sep 2018

Congress workers protest in Allahabad after removal of Nehru statue

A statue of former PM Jawaharlal Nehru was removed from an intersection in Allahabad as part of a road-widening project, triggering protests by the Congress.

In Delhi, 'Modicare' hits roadblock as Kejriwal wants his name

30 Aug 2018

In Delhi, 'Modicare' hits roadblock as Kejriwal wants his name

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious health program, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (ABPMJAY), scheduled to roll out on September 25, has hit a roadblock in Delhi over its name.

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.

Renaming Mughalsarai-station, loss of railway-heritage, erasure of public memory: Experts

10 Jun 2018

Renaming Mughalsarai-station, loss of railway-heritage, erasure of public memory: Experts

The rechristening of Uttar Pradesh's over 150-year-old Mughalsarai station has been red-flagged by historians, some of whom feel "erasing a landmark chapter" in the evolution of railways in India will lead to "terrible confusion" among travelers.

Raut: Why hasn't Hindutva government given Bharat Ratna to Savarkar?

14 May 2018

Raut: Why hasn't Hindutva government given Bharat Ratna to Savarkar?

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut demanded Bharat Ratna for Hindu leader Veer Savarkar, in his weekly column Rokthok of the party's mouthpiece magazine 'Saamana'.

Mughalsarai station renamed after BJP icon Deen Dayal Upadhyay

14 Oct 2017

Mughalsarai station renamed after BJP icon Deen Dayal Upadhyay

UP's Mughalsarai railway station, a major junction, has been renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) railway station.

PM Modi's outreach towards Muslims and Dalits

26 Sep 2016

PM Modi's outreach towards Muslims and Dalits

In BJP's National Council meeting on Sunday, PM Modi urged party cadres to focus on "social justice" by empowering the Dalit and Muslim communities.