Tag: Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Former PM Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Haridwar

Haridwar: The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed by his foster daughter Namita in the Ganges here on Sunday. Among those who were present at the immersion ceremony in Har-Ki-Pauri ghat were Vajpayee’s foster grand-daughter Niharika, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh Chief […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Vajpayee was an extremely rare human being: Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai: A stalwart, a poet, a writer, an enlightened mind and a compassionate being leaves this world — that’s how megastar Amitabh Bachchan began his tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose demise has left the nation mourning. Vajpayee died on Thursday at AIIMS Hospital in New Delhi after weeks of being hospitalised. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Flags in Mauritius at half mast in Vajpayee's honour

Port Louis: In an unprecedented gesture, the government of Mauritius will fly both the Mauritian and Indian national flags at half mast on Friday in honour of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “Following the passing away of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the government has decided that both the Mauritius and India flags will remain […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Nepal Foreign Minister to attend Vajpayee's funeral

Kathmandu: Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali left for New Delhi on Friday to attend the funeral of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who died a day earlier, an official statement confirmed here. Nepal’s top leadership including Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli have paid their tributes to the the veteran leader who also made […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021