Tag: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

PM releases Rs 100 coin in memory of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

New Delhi: A day ahead of the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, his successor Narendra Modi on Monday released a commemorative Rs 100 coin to honour the late leader, who passed away in August. Addressing a gathering at the Parliament House Annexe here, Modi said Vajpayee never compromised on the ideologies […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Adityanath inaugurates international cricket stadium in Lucknow

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the ‘Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium’ here on Tuesday. Accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, Adityanath was presented with a memento by Uday Sinha, the Managing Director of Ekana […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kovind to inaugurate science festival in Lucknow

Lucknow: President Ram Nath Kovind would inaugurate the fourth edition of the ‘India International Science Festival-2018’ (IISF) in the state capital on Friday, officials said on Thursday. The three-day festival will be dedicated to the memory of late prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan told media persons. Uttar Pradesh […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Naya Raipur to be renamed 'Atal Nagar'

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday announced that Naya Raipur smart city, will be renamed as “Atal Nagar” in honour of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on August 16 in New Delhi. After a cabinet meeting here, Singh announced that along with renaming of Naya Raipur, the Bilaspur University, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Atalji would sometimes address me as Kalicharan: Shatrughan Sinha

Mumbai: “What can I say about Atalji that I havent said before? Atalji and Advaniji are my Gurus my mentors in politics. They are both father figures in my life. I was sent by them to be trained by Nanajee Deshamukh, then to Madan Lal Khurana and Kailashpati Mishra. All through my training initiation and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
When India scripted history in Pokhran under Vajpayee's leadership

Jaipur: Twenty years ago, India scripted a success story on May 11 and May 13, 1998 when five nuclear tests were performed in Rajasthan’s Pokhran under the guidance of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had assumed power only a little while ago. It was a completely secret exercise only known to a select […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Vajpayee continues to be 'critical', leaders visit AIIMS

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition continues to be critical on Thursday as a bulletin is expected shortly from the AIIMS where he has been admitted for the last nine weeks. “Vajpayee’s condition has worsened over the last 24 hours. His condition is critical and he is on life support system,” said […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Atal Bihari Vajpayee on life support system, condition worsens in last 24 hours

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition has worsened over the last 24 hours and is on life support system, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said on Wednesday. “Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted for the last nine weeks at AIIMS. Unfortunately, his condition has worsened over the last 24 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS, condition stable

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday for “examination and management” triggering VIP visits including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Congress President Rahul Gandhi. “Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted to AIIMS […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kovind, Naidu, Modi greet Vajpayee on 93rd birthday

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 93rd birthday. “Birthday wishes to our much-loved and respected former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” Kovind tweeted. Naidu said: “Convey my heartfelt greetings to Bharat Ratna, Shri […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Neetu Chandra to recite former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poems

Lucknow: Actress Neetu Chandra says she has been invited to recite a few poems of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at an event celebrating his 93rd birthday here on Monday. “I am honoured that I have been invited to recite some of Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji’s poems on his 93rd birthday. It’s an honour to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
BJP denies rift in J&K alliance; Azad slams it

New Delhi: The BJP on Monday denied any rift in the BJP-PDP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir and assured the Mehbooba Mufti-led government of its continued support. “There is no rift in the BJP-PDP alliance,” BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav told the media here after Peoples Democratic Party supremo and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi, Shah hand over urns of Vajpayee's ashes to BJP state chiefs
Modi, Shah hand over urns of Vajpayee's ashes to BJP state chiefs for nationwide processions

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah today handed over urns containing ashes of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to the party’s state unit chiefs for leading ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ in their states as its top brass embarked on an exercise to firm up the legacy of the saffron stalwart. Home Minister Rajnath […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Pt Malviya, Vajpayee named for Bharat Ratna

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya were on Wednesday chosen for the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Parties sniff politics behind Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes immersion ceremony

Bhubaneswar: Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) is gearing up for a grand ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ after the urn containing ashes of former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee reached Bhubaneswar this evening. Odisha BJP president Basant Panda received the urn from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at a function held at New Delhi […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021