APJ Abdul Kalam passes away: No 'Change of Guard' at Rashtrapati Bhavan today

The Change of Guard ceremony that takes place every Saturday at Rashtrapati Bhavan will not be held on Saturday (August 1) due to national mourning following the demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

BJP MP demands renaming of Aurangzeb Road to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road

BJP MP Maheish Girri has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to rename Aurangzeb Road in the national capital to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road.

Nation bids tearful adieu to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; PM Modi attends funeral in Rameswaram
Nation bids tearful adieu to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; PM Modi attends funeral in Rameswaram

Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was laid to rest on Thursday here with full military honours in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders who paid tributes to the man who strengthened India's missile programme and played a key role in country's 1998 nuclear test -- making him a national hero.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam laid to rest in Rameswaram: As it happened

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, fondly known as the 'People's President', was laid to rest in his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. The former president, who died of cardiac arrest in Shillong on Monday evening, was accorded full state honours in presence of PM Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and several other leaders and dignitaries from around the world. Here are the live updates: -

Thousands pay tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam: As it happened on Wednesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral in Rameswaram. He will arrive their at 10.30 am, says Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu.

Dr Kalam's body to be flown to hometown Rameshwaram for last rites
Dr Kalam's body to be flown to hometown Rameshwaram for last rites

The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died after suffering a cardiac arrest during a lecture at the IIM-Shillong on Monday, will be flown to his hometown of Rameshwaram on Wednesday.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam- Apple of children's eyes!

At a time when the whole nation is mourning the death of our former president Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, children too joined in grieving the demise of their beloved friend and mentor.

DNA: Complete analysis of APJ Abdul Kalam's life and achievements

Complete analysis of former President APJ Abdul Kalam's life and achievements.

President, PM lead nation in paying tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday
President, PM lead nation in paying tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation on Tuesday in paying tributes to former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral: Why Rameswaram was chosen over New Delhi?
APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral: Why Rameswaram was chosen over New Delhi?

The funeral of former president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong on Monday night will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place, on July 30 with full military honours.

Punjab and Haryana Governor condoles Dr Kalam's death

Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday expressed deepest condolence over the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Envoys of several countries pay homage to Dr Kalam

Envoys of several countries including Pakistan on Tuesday paid homage to former President APJ Abdul Kalam whose mortal remains were brought here from Shillong, where he died last night.

Kalam was a simple man with a great soul: Uttarakhand Governor

Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul and Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday expressed grief at the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam describing him as a simple man with great soul whose loss is irreparable for the nation.

'Dr Kalam wanted youth to prevent Tamil language from fading'

Recalling former President APJ Abdul Kalam, his 84-year-old college mate Sampathkumar said that he wanted younger generation to prevent the Tamil language from fading into oblivion.

Seven-day state mourning in Manipur in honour of Dr Kalam

Manipur government on Tuesday announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar condoles Dr Kalam's death

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday condoled the death of former president A P J Abdul Kalam and said his death is an irreparable loss to the nation.

Kalam's life will be taught in schools: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A lesson on the life of late former president APJ Abdul Kalam will be taught in schools across Madhya Pradesh in a bid to make students ideal citizens in their life, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Tuesday.

UAE President, PM condole APJ Abdul Kalam's death

United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has condoled the death of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, the media reported on Tuesday.

CPI-M salutes Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

The CPI-M on Tuesday expressed "deep sorrow" over the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam. 

Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's body arrives in Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of dignitaries today paid their homage to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, whose mortal remains were brought here from Shillong, where he died last night.