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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

10th prime minister of India in 1996 and from 1998–2004

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: 10th prime minister of India in 1996 and from 1998–2004
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician who served three terms as the 10th prime minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, then for a period of 13 months from 1998 to 1999, followed by a full term from 1999 to 2004. Vajpayee was one of the co-founders and a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation. He was the first Indian prime minister not of the Indian National Congress to serve a full term in office. He was also a renowned poet and a writer.

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P.M. TO LAUNCH ATAL BRIDGE- THINGS U NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT! |oneindia news * news [Video]

P.M. TO LAUNCH ATAL BRIDGE- THINGS U NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT! |oneindia news * news

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate another attraction added near the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, the pedestrian-only Atal Bridge, named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari..

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death anniversary: Foster daughter, PM Modi pay tribute | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death anniversary: Foster daughter, PM Modi pay tribute | Oneindia news *News

Today i.e. on August 16th is the fourth death anniversary of former and one of the most loved Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihar Vajpayee. Newly elected president, Draupadi Murmu, PM Narendra Modi,..

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Recalling words of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Modi underscored the primacy of the nation over party politics.
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Charges against Ahmed Patel part of PM Modi's strategy 'to absolve himself of responsibility for 2002 communal carnage': Congress

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Why did PM Vajpayee remind CM Modi to follow ‘rajdharma’? Congress’s Jairam Ramesh asks 8 questions on SC verdict

Expressing disappointment over the Supreme Court judgment in the Zakia Jafri case pertaining to the 2002 Gujarat riots, Congress general secretary in-charge of communications Jairam Ramesh said what..
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Have done much more for tribals than Murmu, proud of my record as Vajpayee's BJP: Yashwant Sinha


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SP chief Akhilesh Yadav taunts UP CM Yogi Adityanath for taking oath at Ekana stadium - Here's why

The Ekana Stadium was earlier renamed after the BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The term 'Ekana' means 'Vishu'.
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PM Modi talks like Vajpayee, but does not act like him: Tharoor


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Resort to war impossible to accept, India should demand Russia to stop: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor also slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over his visit to Russia amid the developments and cited the example of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who in 1979 as the then foreign minister had cut..
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CBI gave Supreme Court false information on Atal-era HZL sale: Centre

The Centre on Monday accused the CBI of presenting fundamentally wrong facts regarding PSU Hindustan Zinc’s disinvestment during the Vajpayee government’s tenure and said it had misled the Supreme..
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Tribute paid to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on birth anniversary, BJP launches special fund-raising drive


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Vajpayee brought people of different faiths together, gave new direction to India's politics: Murli Manohar Joshi


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PM Modi pays heartfelt tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 97th birth anniversary today

Remembering former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, PM Modi said Vajpayee's development initiatives positively impacted millions of Indians.
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PM Modi mentions Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Nanaji Deshmukh; says people of Balrampur gave two Bharat Ratna to country


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Yamuna Expressway may be renamed after ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on November 25

It is learnt that a formal annoouncement regarding the renaming of the Yamuna Expressway will be done on November 25.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's willpower brought Jharkhand state into existence: PM Modi


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Varun Gandhi shares clip of Vajpayee's speech in support of farmers

The BJP MP has been vocal in empathising with farmers agitating against the three agri laws enacted by the Modi government and sharing Vajpayee's speech is seen as his message to the central..
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Need to form coordination committee in NDA: JD(U)

JD(U) on Sunday demanded formation of a coordination committee in the 15-party National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the national level. JD(U) national secretary general KC Tyagi said a coordination..
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On Atal death anniv, Prez, PM & Shah pay homage

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the dignitaries who paid tributes to late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his third death anniversary on Monday.
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In dig at government, opposition leaders share Vajpayee's 1973 petrol price hike protest video


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WB poll results to impact UP assembly poll and 2024 general election: Yashwant Sinha

The result of the Bengal assembly poll will have far reaching impact on Uttar Pradesh state election and the 2024 parliamentary election, he said. The people in the coutry want change in the central..
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Vajpayee's niece and ex-MP Karuna Shukla dies of coronavirus


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Modi refers to Jan Sangh Satyagrah demanding expedited Indian support to Bangladesh liberation war

While conferring the Bangladesh Liberation War honour on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2015, the Bangladesh government had given a detailed account of how the Bharatiya Jan Sangh had..
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Atal didn’t make issue of Rao govt’s Sukhoi advance: Book

The late Atal Bihari Vajpayee decided against raising a decision taken by the caretaker Narasimha Rao government to give an unusual $350 million advance to the Russian manufacturers of Sukhoi fighters..
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'Leave Madhya Pradesh otherwise I will bury you 10 feet deep': Shivraj Singh's stern warning to mafia

Shivraj Singh Chouhan was speaking at Good Governance Day event organised to mark the birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
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PM Narendra Modi releases book on Atal Bihari Vajpayee, calls him visionary leader


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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision led to expansion of India's external engagements: S Jaishankar


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Era of good governance, welfare of poor started during Vajpayee's tenure as PM: Amit Shah

Amit Shah paid tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary and said he had started the era of good governance and the welfare of poor in the country. In a series of..
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PM, Speaker, parliamentarians pay tributes to Malaviya, Vajpayee on their birth anniversary


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Vajpayee's efforts for making strong, prosperous India will be remembered forever: PM Modi


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Ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's statue to be installed in Bhopal

A statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be installed here on the occasion of his birth anniversary on December 25, a Madhya Pradesh government official said on Wednesday. BHOPAL: A..
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PM Modi to interact with farmers on Dec 25; BJP to hold 'kisan samvad' across UP

Prime Minister Modi will interact with farmers on the birth anniversary of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on December 25, the BJP said, adding that the party will hold “kisan samvad” at over 2,500..
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Development started in India after Vajpayee became PM: Union minister

"The beginning of development started after Atal Bihari Vajpayee became the prime minister and people came to know what development means," the Union minister of state for agriculture told a gathering..
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Mehbooba Mufti asks India, Pak to rise above political compulsions, initiate dialogue

Mufti's remarks came after the two countries traded heavy fire on the LoC following ceasefire violations by Pakistan on Friday. The firing resulted in loss of lives on the both sides. The former Jammu..
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PM Modi lauds Advani on his 93rd birthday

In a tweet in Hindi, Modi said Advani, home minister and deputy prime minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government, played a significant role in the country's development and also took the party..
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NDA ex-minister Dilip Ray gets 3-years jail term for coal scam

The ex-junior coal minister in the Vajpayee government had been convicted of criminal conspiracy, cheating, corruption and breach of trust on October 6 along with two former coal ministry officials —..
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Rohtang tunnel stone laid by Sonia Gandhi removed before opening by PM Modi: Congress

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, after whom the tunnel has been named, had announced the project during a public meeting at Lahaul-Spiti's Keylong in June, 2000. He had laid the foundation..
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Coal scam: Court convicts ex-Minister Dilip Ray, others

Special Judge Bharat Parashar convicted former union minister Dilip Ray, former minister of state (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, for criminal conspiracy and other offences. The court..
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Jaswant Singh had a sense of India’s grandeur and destiny

With the passing of Jaswant Singh, one more light has been switched off at the Camelot that revolutionised India’s engagement with the world at the turn of the millennium. The reference is to the..
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Jaswant Singh, top minister of Atal-era BJP, dies at 82

Former Union minister and BJP veteran Jaswant Singh, who held key portfolios in the Vajpayee government, passed away after a long illness which rendered him comatose, leaving behind a varied, eventful..
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Jaswant, an upright politician and trusted associate of Vajpayee

An army officer-turned-politician, Jaswant Singh, a founding member of the BJP, was a trusted associate of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and established a reputation of being his own man with moderate political..
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Outstanding parliamentarian, great administrator & patriot: L K Advani on Jaswant Singh

In a statement, Advani said as a member of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government, Singh singularly and deftly handled the three most important portfolios of external affairs, defence and finance.
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Jaswant Singh: An astute politician and Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 'Man Friday'

Jaswant Singh was admitted on 25 June and was being treated for Sepsis with Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome. He had a cardiac arrest this morning.
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Jaswant Singh: A soft-spoken former Army officer, astute politician

Even though he was from an Army background, he not only handled the porfolios of defence, but also finance and external affairs in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee governments. He was one of the key Ministers..
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PM Modi, Rajnath condole demise of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh

The Prime Minister remembered the role played by Singh, which included his stints as the External Affairs and Finance Minister during the tenure of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee led..
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Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh passes away

Former Union minister Jaswant Singh passed away on Sunday morning. He was 82. Jaswant Singh was a retired officer of the Indian Army and was one of the founding members of the Bhartiya Janata Party. He..
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Statue of Unity's sculptor to work on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's statue in Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday decided to hire the sculptor behind the Statue of Unity for installing the statue of BJP stalwart and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the historic..
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'For development, peace is essential': 9 most striking quotes by Atal Bihari Vajpayee

As today marks the second death anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to him for his outstanding service and efforts towards the country...
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Atalji remembered for liberal thinking, democratic ideals: President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday unveiled a portrait of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) headquarters at Azad Bhavan, ITO in New Delhi..
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President Kovind unveils portrait of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at ICCR headquarters

The President called Vajypayee a great hero who added many glorious chapters in the politics of India.
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