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Imran Khan pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said that by creating peace between India and Pakistan will we truly recognise the service of Vajpayee.

Aug 17, 2018, 16:17 PM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in Bengaluru prison during Emergency

BJP leader was flown from New Delhi to Bengaluru in 1975 after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared Emergency and got several opposition leaders detained.

Aug 16, 2018, 21:24 PM IST

Several states declare public holiday on Friday as mark of respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh were among the states to declare a public holiday and state mourning.

Aug 16, 2018, 21:05 PM IST

HD Kumaraswamy expresses grief over Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death

Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy said that Vajpayee's departure has created a vacuum in the political arena of the country. 

Aug 16, 2018, 20:04 PM IST

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee told Sourav Ganguly-led India to win Pakistani hearts

Vajpayee, the then prime minister, had greeted the Indian squad before their departure to Pakistan and gifted the Sourav Ganguly-led Indian team with a special bat. 

Aug 16, 2018, 19:45 PM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee among tallest leaders of modern India: Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh reacts to Atal Bihar Vajpayee's death.

Aug 16, 2018, 19:19 PM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death marks the end of an era, this is a personal and irreplaceable loss: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind reacts to Atala Bihari Vajpayee's death.

Aug 16, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain breaks down on Zee News following Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death

Shahnawaz Hussain was in shock and broke down at the former prime minister's demise.

Aug 16, 2018, 18:05 PM IST