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10th Prime Minister of India

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: 10th Prime Minister of India
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician, statesman and poet. He served three terms as the 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. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he was the first Indian prime minister not of the Indian National Congress party to have served a full five-year term in office.

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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hurt as state government stays away from unveiling of Vajpayee's portrait

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Atal Jal Yojana: Strategic tunnel to change fortunes of region and help promote tourism, says PM

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PM launches Atal Jal Yojana, urges farmers to grow low water-intensive crops

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PM Modi unveils statue of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled a statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Lok Bhawan in Lucknow. He also laid the foundation stone for the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical..
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PM Modi unveils Ex-PM Vajpayee's statue, launches Atal Bhujal Yojna scheme

Today is the 95th birth anniversary of former prime minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
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Strategic tunnel under Rohtang Pass named after Vajpayee


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New India should come forward to tackle water issues: PM Modi

"New India should come to work together to deal with every situation of the water crisis. For this, we are working together on five levels," he said after inaugurating the Atal Bhujal Yojana here to..
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PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Scheme for better management of groundwater

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the Atal Bhujal Scheme for better management of groundwater, stressing on the need to use technology which helps prevent wastage of water in various..
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Mamata pays tribute to former PM Vajpayee on his birth anniversary

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid her tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary, describing him as a statesman who rose above partisan..
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President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on birth anniversary

Vajpayee, who was one of the tallest leaders and among the founding fathers of the BJP, took his last breath on August 16, 2018.
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Vajpayee to Shah - 6A Krishna Menon Marg has come a long way


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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 95th birth anniversary: Timeline of ex-PM political journey


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Vajpayee govt created Jharkhand; Modi developed state, wiped out Naxalism: Amit Shah

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Amit Shah kicks off Jharkhand poll campaign, promises development

He lauded the Raghubar Das government for "freeing" the state of the Naxal menace in the last five years. "Atal ji (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) created Jharkhand and Narendra Modi will embellish and spruce..
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If Congress supports Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, they should do it for 5 years, says Deve Gowda

"Bal Thackeray gave place to the BJP in Maharashtra, LK Advani and former PM Vajpayee went to Balasaheb's residence and requested him for seats in the state. Today the BJP overrode that and that is why..
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PM Modi gets nostalgic during 20th India-Russia summit

"Memories and moments, from 2001 and 2019! While participating in the 20th India-Russia Summit today, my mind also went back to the India-Russia Summit of November 2001 when Atal Ji was PM. That time,..
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Amit Shah shifts to late Prime Minister Vajpayee's residence

Amit Shah was earlier staying at 11, Akbar Road residence. The home minister was allotted Vajpayee's bungalow after the BJP stormed back into power for a second successive time in the Lok Sabha..
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Lucknow's iconic Hazratganj Chauraha becomes Atal Chowk

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Digvijaya differs with Chidambaram, says Kashmir not Hindu-Muslim issue

“Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee had said that the path for resolving Kashmir issue would come from jambooriat, Kashmiriyat and insaniyat (democracy, Kashmiri culture and humanity)...
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Sharad Pawar shares stage with Devendra Fadnavis, praises his speeches

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Pranab Mukherjee releases Yashwant Sinha's autobiography

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Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh cites Atal Bihari Vajpayee in letter for retaining staff, PMO not amused

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Manmohan Singh writes to Modi after support staff cut in size, cites Vajpayee's example in request to retain staffers

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee ash immersion bill drowns in controversy

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Congress never recognised efforts of anyone other than members of the Gandhi family: PM Modi

Replying to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha, Modi said the Congress never spoke about the good work of former Prime Ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narasimha Rao. "We..
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Congress never praised Atal Bihari Vajpayee, we gave Bharat Ratna to Pranab Mukherjee: PM Modi in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply on the motion of thanks for President's address.
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Ex-IAS officer Ashwini Vaishnav joins BJP after getting RS nomination

A day after being named the BJP nominee for Rajya Sabha bypolls in Odisha, former IAS officer Ashwini Vaishnav on Saturday joined the saffron party. Vaishnav, who was private secretary to former prime..
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Amit Shah to get late PM Vajpayee's Krishna Menon Marg residence

According to sources, Shah, who is also the BJP president, recently visited the house and suggested some changes following which renovation work has started. Shah, who took charge as a Union minister..
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