Tag: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Vajpayee's Niece & Ex-MP Karuna Shukla Succumbs To COVID19
Vajpayee's Niece & Ex-MP Karuna Shukla Succumbs To COVID19

Raipur: Congress leader and former MP Karuna Shukla died of coronavirus in Raipur, her family members said on Tuesday. The niece of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at…

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Modi outlines vision for prosperous J&K, Ladakh

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday outlined his vision for a new, developed and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh even as he hit out at “a handful” of people and separatists for attempting to play into Pakistan’s hands to spoil the situation in the wake of the revocation of Article 370 granting […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Modi set to deliver his sixth straight I-Day speech

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government’s landmark decision on Jammu and Kashmir to the state of economy, in what will be also be his first address after coming back to power with […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Tributes paid to Vajpayee on first death anniversary

New Delhi: A prayer meeting was held at Sadaiv Atal–the memorial to Atal Bihari Vajpayee–on Friday to mark the first death anniversary of the former prime minister. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and members of Vajpayee’s family were amongst those who paid tributes to the BJP leader amid […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
What happens in future depends on circumstances: Rajnath on 'no first use' of nuke policy

Jaipur/New Delhi: India is “firmly committed” to its ‘no first use’ of nuclear weapons policy but future of the security doctrine will depend on the circumstances, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday, in remarks which came in the midst of rising tension between New Delhi and Islamabad over Kashmir. Singh made the comments after […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Odisha Youth Hopes To Conquer World's Highest Mountain Peaks

Bhubaneswar: He has high hopes to achieve greatness and burning desire to make everyone proud. Nilachal Parida, a taxi driver who lives a simple life with his widowed mother and sister in a single room near Delta square in Bhubaneswar has aspiration of doing something big and for that he wants to conquer world’s highest […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Arun Jaitley guided me though I came from different party: Baijayant Panda

New Delhi: BJP national vice president Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda on Sunday recalled how former finance minister Arun Jaitley took him under his guidance when he was a rookie BJD MP in 1998, illustrating that the departed leader was not constrained by the political divide. Paying tributes to the BJP stalwart, Panda said Jaitley, who passed […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Life Story To Hit The Big Screen

Mumbai: The life story of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is set to unfold on the big screen. Vajpayee, a senior BJP leader and one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS), died on August 16 in 2018 after a prolonged illness. Shiva Sharma and Zeeshan Ahmad, owners of Amaash Films, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Parliament Passes Bill To Amend SPG Act

New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to provide the elite Special Protection Group (SPG) security only to the prime minister and for a restricted period to ex-PMs, with Home Minister Amit Shah rejecting the opposition’s charge of political vendetta and asserting the government was concerned about security of all 130 crore Indians and […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
PM Modi To Unveil Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Statue On Dec 25

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a bronze statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary in Lucknow on December 25. A three-day ceremony, beginning Dec 23, will also be held to mark the occasion. Modi will reach the state capital on the last day of the ceremony and inaugurate […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Prez, PM Pay Tributes To Atal Bihari Vajpayee On His 95th Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several union ministers on Wednesday paid tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary. A prayer meeting was held at Sadaiv Atal–the memorial to Atal Bihari Vajpayee– to mark the birth anniversary of the former prime minister. BJP veteran L K Advani, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Rohtang Tunnel Now 'Atal Tunnel': PM Modi Announces

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that the Rohtang tunnel, which connects Himachal Pradesh with Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, and Manali with Leh, will now be known as the ‘Atal Tunnel’. Modi made the announcement to name the tunnel on the occasion of the 95th birth anniversary of late former Prime […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
PM Unveils 25 Ft Vajpayee Statue In Lucknow

Lucknow: Prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 25-feet tall statue of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow on Wednesday. The statue which was made in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is a tribute to the BJP stalwart whose 95th birth anniversary is being observed on Tuesday. The prime minister was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Is An Inspiration For Us: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday paid tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary and said he is an inspiration for all. Patnaik, who served as a Union minister in the Vajpayee government in 1997, said the former prime minister was also a multifaceted personality. “Humble tributes […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Odisha Should Implement Ayushman Bharat: Union Min Harsh Vardhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today appealed CM Naveen to implement centre’s universal healthcare coverage scheme Ayushman Bharat in Odisha so that not a single person is deprived of quality healthcare. On the sidelines of a programme in AIIMS Bhubaneswar, where he unveiled a statue of former PM of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021