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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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 a poet who 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, and finally, for a full term from 1999 to 2004. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he was the first Indian prime minister who was not a member of the Indian National Congress party to have served a full five-year term in office.


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,..
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lucknow's iconic Hazratganj Chauraha becomes Atal Chowk

One of the founder members of BJP, Vajpayee died last year on August 16 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after a prolonged illness
DNA - Published

President, PM pay tributes to Vajpayee on his first death anniversary

Vajpayee, who led the National Democratic Alliance government from 1998-2004, was the first-ever leader from the BJP to have become the nation's Prime Minister.
DNA - Published

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)...
IndiaTimes - Published

Sharad Pawar shares stage with Devendra Fadnavis, praises his speeches

The occasion was release of "Vidhan Gatha", a book penned by Congress leader Harshvardhan Patil on his experiences as the state parliamentary affairs minister in the previous Congress-NCP regime. "I..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pranab Mukherjee releases Yashwant Sinha's autobiography

Yashwant Sinha also served as finance minister from March 1998 to July 2002 under Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
DNA - Published

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

party matters The ex-pm has sought retaining of his 14-member staff for smooth functioning of his office
DNA - Published

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

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has allegedly written another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to restore his full support staff of 14.
DNA - Published

Atal Bihari Vajpayee ash immersion bill drowns in controversy

Civic body had spent over Rs 2 cr on assurance of Uttar Pradesh govt on compensation
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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.
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi pays tribute to jawans at National War Memorial

PM Modi will take oath for the second consecutive term this evening, but his day began at the crack of dawn. The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat was one of the first places PM Modi visited in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahead of swearing-in, PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy at the function.
DNA - Published

Ahead of oath taking ceremony, PM to visit war memorial

Modi’s visit to the War Memorial before taking charge in his second innings will only testify the ruling party’s nationalist agenda, one of its key planks in the Lok Sabha polls. A visit to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

On Pokhran II nuclear test anniv, PM Modi hails Vajpayee

IndiaTimes - Published

BJP's Anantnag vice-president Gul Mohammed Mir shot dead by terrorists in his house

Giving details, the police said three terrorists came to his house in Nowgam Verinag area and asked for the keys for his car. While driving the vehicle away, they pumped bullets into Mir, who was..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi not invincible, don't forget 2004: Sonia Gandhi

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that PM Modi was not invincible and warned the BJP not to forget the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, when Atal Bihari Vajpayee seemed invincible but the Congress..
IndiaTimes - Published

If NDA wins, they should first implement river linking project: Rajinikanth

Superstar recollected his discussion with Atal Bihari Vajpayee about river linking.
DNA - Published

Sonia, Manmohan party to decision to free Azhar: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah has written in a blog that that that soon after the hijacking, then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had called an all-party meeting attended by the entire opposition in which Congress's..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM chairs National Security Council meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting of the National Security Council on Sunday following heightened tensions with Pakistan. Besides the union ministers, NSA Ajit Doval and foreign secretary..
IndiaTimes - Published

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