Sunday, Oct 24, 2021

Atal Behari Vajpayee

When I Met Vajpayee During His Last Public Appearance

Oct 06, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee, it was said, met journalists at his residence on his birthday each year.

With Immersion Of Kalyan Singh’s Ashes In Ganga, BJP Starts ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ In Poll-Bound UP

Aug 27, 2021 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The OBC leader brought together Hindutva and caste identity in a potent blend—exactly what BJP needs in poll-bound UP.

Parties Of ‘Uncles & Nephews’ Don’t Stand A Chance With Us: Nadda

BJP national president JP Nadda says most political parties are run by families in India but for the BJP, the party is the family

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Too Wanted Article 370 To Go, Says His Former Secretary

Dec 27, 2020 Naseer Ganai

'... But it is difficult to say from hindsight whether he would have applied the same method (as the present government)...', said Vajpayee's former secretary, Shakti Sinha.

Vajpayee's Pokhran Nuclear Tests In 1998 'Most Enduring' Contribution: Jaishankar

Paying rich tribute to Vajpayee on his 96th birth anniversary, Jaishankar said his vision led to the expansion of India's overall external engagements.

25 December, 2020

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Efforts For Making Strong, Prosperous India Will Be Remembered Forever: PM Modi


Vajpayee's visionary leadership saw the country's development reach unprecedented heights, PM Modi said in a tweet.

20 December, 2020

Vajpayee Birth Anniversary: Book About Prime Ministerial Years To Hit Stands This Week


Written by author and former advisor Shakti Sinha, the book focuses on the late PM's key initiatives in the strategic, political and economic fields

14 November, 2020

Mehbooba Mufti asks India, Pak To Initiate Dialogue, Restore Ceasefire


Mehbooba Mufti's remarks came after the two countries traded heavy fire on the LoC following ceasefire violations by Pakistan on Friday.

22 October, 2020

Defence Ministry, Not Me, To Take A Call On Sonia's Plaque At Rohtang Tunnel: CM Jairam Thakur

Ashwani Sharma

Congress threatens to launch mass agitation if plaque is not put back at its site at Tunnel’s south portal along with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s.

12 October, 2020

Atal Tunnel: FIR Over ‘Missing’ Foundation Stone Laid By Sonia Gandhi

Ashwani Sharma

The Atal Rohtang Tunnel's foundation stone, laid by Sonia Gandhi in June 2010 has apparently disappeared mysteriously.

09 October, 2020

'BJP Will Rule For Another 30-Years, If People Hang Vivekananda's Picture:' Tripura CM


CM while addressing the members of the BJP Mahila Morcha called upon the activists to spread the message of Swami Vivekananda and distribute his pictures to inspire the people of the state.

06 October, 2020

Vistadome Buses, Snow Slopes— Atal Tunnel Opens Avenues Of Innovation In Tourism

Ashwani Sharma

There is a proposal to host international winter sports in the Spiti and Lahaul valleys as the Atal Rohtang Tunnel is now expected to ease mobility during the snow months.

05 October, 2020

In Absence Of Ailing Paswan, Son Chirag Left To Fight His Own Battle In Bihar Polls

Giridhar Jha

Chirag Paswan had been instrumental in persuading his father to return to NDA more than a decade after he had quit the Atal Bihari Vajpayee govt over 2002 Godhra riots. Paswan was initially said to be reluctant to mend fences with the BJP but Chirag helped him make up his mind.

03 October, 2020

'Farm Reforms Only Troubling Those Who Promote Middlemen:' PM Modi At Solang Rally

Ashwani Sharma

Hitting out at Congress, he said that the Atal Tunnel project wouldn't have been completed even by year 2040 as the party never accorded priority to the border infrastructure projects

02 October, 2020

Atal Rohtang Tunnel—A Dream Turning Into Reality For Lahaul Population On Oct 3

Ashwani Sharma

The Atal Tunnel was the dream project of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who granted it approval in 2000.

02 October, 2020

Ahead Of Atal Tunnel's Inauguration, Kargil War Veteran Says, 'China Will Realise India Has Changed'

Ashwani Sharma

The Atal tunnel has become strategically important to provide an alternate route to the Indian Army to Leh which is currently in the spotlight due to Indo-China stand-off.

27 September, 2020

Jaswant Singh: A Proud Liberal Democrat

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Jaswant Singh would be particularly remembered for reorienting India’s foreign policy at the turn of the 21st century as India became a nuclear power.

27 September, 2020

SAD Quits BJP Alliance Over Farm Bills


SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the decision to snap ties with the NDA on Saturday night, amid stepped up agitation by farmers in Punjab over the three legislations which were recently passed by Parliament amid Opposition protests.

Photo Gallery

Nearly two dozen followers of Mahatma Gandhi opposing the restoration project of the Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram in Gujarat cover their mouths with black clothes and hold placards during a peaceful protest in Hyderabad....

AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

A potter prepares earthen lamps ahead of Diwali Festival, in Mathura.

PTI Photo

Applicants appear in UPPSC ACF, Forest Range Officer (RFO) exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPSC) at an examination centre in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

An engineman of Kolkata Metro Railway offer prayer at the pilot seat during the farewell ceremony of 'Non-AC Metro rakes' on the occasion of 37th foundation Day of Metro Railway, in Kolkata.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha (R) during a public rally in Jammu.

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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu