Atal Bihari Vajpayee

UPA hated development, didn't have any empathy for people, says PM Modi in Gujarat

UPA hated development, didn't have any empathy for people, says PM Modi in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the previous Congress-led UPA over the state of healthcare sector in the country, alleging that it had failed to bring a health policy during its 10-year rule. He also said that the previous government did not pay attention to increasing the number of seats in medical colleges.

Oct 08, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name removed from voters' list in Lucknow

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name removed from voters' list in Lucknow

Former Prime Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been one of the most known faces of Lucknow. But this time, he will no longer be eligible to vote for the civic polls in the city. His name has been removed from the voters' list of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) as he has been away for the last several years.

Sep 28, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
When Atal Bihari Vajpayee lambasted political parties over Uniform Civil Code – Watch video

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee lambasted political parties over Uniform Civil Code – Watch video

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held triple talaq being practised by the Muslim community as "unconstitutional", "arbitrary" and "not part of Islam".

Aug 24, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
From Nellore to Delhi: A look into Venkaiah Naidu's incredible political journey

From Nellore to Delhi: A look into Venkaiah Naidu's incredible political journey

National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu was on Saturday elected the 13th vice-president of India, defeating Oppositions' candidate Gopal Krishna Gandhi. Naidu is the third Telugu person who has occupied the key constitutional post after Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and V. V. Giri. 

Aug 05, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Nitish Kumar stumps his friends and foes alike

Bihar became a completely 'dry state' last year banning sale and consumption of all kinds of liquor in a move seen as fulfillment of a poll promise to women by Kumar.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

Venkaiah Naidu meets Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani

Ahead of filing his nomination papers today, the NDA's vice presidential candidate M Venkaiah Naidu met ailing former Prime Minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee and party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi will be face of opposition in 2019 election: Jyotiraditya Scinda

Rahul Gandhi will be face of opposition in 2019 election: Jyotiraditya Scinda

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a member of Parliament from Guna, alleged that the Modi government is high on speeches and low on performance.

Jul 09, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: PM Narendra Modi

Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: PM Narendra Modi

"Indians have carried their cultural heritage with them and have always been proud of them," Narendra Modi said addressing the diaspora Indians in Lisbon.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

On Pokhran anniversary, PM Modi hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee's courage

Since 1999, May 11 is commemorated as the National Technology Day to mark India's scientific prowess and technological advancements.

May 12, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

On Pokhran nuke test anniversary, PM Narendra Modi hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee's courage

Since 1999, May 11 is commemorated as the National Technology Day to mark India's scientific prowess and technological advancements.

May 11, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

BJP MLA says Naveen Patnaik meeting Vajpayee more than a courtesy call

A day after BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik met former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Delhi, a BJP MLA today claimed the Odisha Chief Minister's visit was more than just a courtesy call.

Apr 25, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Are Vajpayee, Advani ''anti-nationals'' for talking to separatists: Yashwant Sinha

Highlighting the burning need to find a solution to the escalating woes in the Valley, senior BJP leader and former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday called on the Centre to immediately engage in constructive dialogue with separatists and also drop the notion of branding people as `anti-national` for talking to them.

Apr 12, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
President accepts Najeeb Jung's resignation, appoints Anil Baijal as new Delhi LG

President accepts Najeeb Jung's resignation, appoints Anil Baijal as new Delhi LG

Anil Baijal`s appointment comes a week after Najeeb Jung suddenly resigned on December 22, taking everyone by surprise.

Dec 29, 2016, 12:38 PM IST
Have you seen this rare video tweeted by PM Narendra Modi on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday? WATCH

Have you seen this rare video tweeted by PM Narendra Modi on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday? WATCH

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished veteran BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birthday, praising his exemplary service and leadership.

Dec 25, 2016, 12:20 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Hails Ravichandran Ashwin, Karun Nair, Jr Hockey Team

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Hails Ravichandran Ashwin, Karun Nair, Jr Hockey Team

During the 27th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat', which will be the last this year, Modi said the performances of Indian cricket team and junior hockey team have been phenomenal.

Dec 25, 2016, 12:04 PM IST
'LK Advani upset over washout of Winter Session, feels like resigning as MP'

'LK Advani upset over washout of Winter Session, feels like resigning as MP'

As the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day shortly after noon, LK Advani remained seated in the house even as other members slowly left. 

Dec 15, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti wants Modi govt to take Vajpayee line on Pakistan

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday suggested that the Modi government should adopt the policy of Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Pakistan.

Dec 12, 2016, 23:22 PM IST
When Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi danced on `Rang barse` - Watch video

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi danced on `Rang barse` - Watch video

A video has surfaced on social media showing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee shaking a leg on the occasion of Holi.

Dec 03, 2016, 12:05 PM IST
Ultimate video of Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee – Watch

Ultimate video of Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee – Watch

The video was shot in 1998 when the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance came to power.

Nov 30, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
Need to enforce Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision for peace in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Need to enforce Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision for peace in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Tourism cannot prosper without peace and development in Jammu and Kashmir, said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday even as the Valley has been badly hit by the shutdown called by separatists' leaders.

Nov 12, 2016, 21:14 PM IST