ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE
Atal Bihari Vajpayee: 1924-2018
Highways to overseas oilfield acquisition: Vajpayee a bellwether policy reformer
Regarded by some as the father of second generation economic reforms, Vajpayee was decisive and purs...
The speech that Vajpayee couldn’t finish
Vajpayee spoke of this ‘life-changing moment’ at a public rally while campaigning for the 1996 Lok Sabha election. He could not finish the f...
Win hearts too: What Vajpayee told Sourav & Co before 2004 Pak tour
Indian team won the test series 2-1 and ODIs 3-2. Virender Sehwag earned the nickname 'Multan ka Sultan' after scoring 309 in first test in Multan.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee steered India out of difficult economic times
In his six years, Vajpayee steadily cut import duties and barriers to foreign investment, globalising India as never before.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee went the extra mile, shaped India’s foreign policy
India’s global stature grew and within a few years the world took cognisance of India’s impeccable non-proliferation record.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's policies helped script high growth in 2003-08
Vajpayee’s team did relentless diplomacy to successfully avert the effect of immediate sanctions post Pokhran. Similarly, one can say that the seeds of GST were sown during his term, with the appointment of two key task forces on tax reforms under Vijay Kelkar.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the 1st Indian leader to address UNGA in Hindi
Vajpayee, in his role as foreign minister and prime minister, visited the UN headquarters to deliver speeches to the UNGA on seven occasions from 1977 to 2003.
Maut se than gyi: Read Atal Bihari Vajpayee's poem on his encounter with death
There is a very famous poem he wrote in 1998, when he went to US for his renal treatment. He wrote a letter to famous journalist Dharamvir Bharti about his encounter with death.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee the orator: excerpts from former Prime Minister's speeches
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away here today evening, was known for his oratory skills.
The 5 important things India will remember Atal Bihari Vajpayee for
Vajpayee carried on the spirit of economic reforms introduced by the PV Narsimha Rao government in 1991.
Lessons learnt, say former Army officials on Kargil anniversary
In early May 1999, an intrusion by armed men, initially thought to be terrorists or 'mercenaries', was detected in the mountain peaks of Kargil sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
Amit Shah optimistic of winning hearts in Jammu & Kashmir
Rajya Sabha okays extension of President’s rule in state, reservation for border residents
MHA junior Ministers get homes in Lutyens’ Delhi
While Reddy has been allotted 20 Tughlak Crescent Road, presently being occupied by former MoS Jayant Sinha, Rai has been allotted 4 Lodhi Estate where Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi is staying, officials told ET.
Pakistan's ex-foreign minister Abdul Sattar dies: Foreign Office
Sattar, a career diplomat and two-time foreign minister, passed away on Sunday, according to the Foreign Office.
US-India ties on upward trajectory, says US envoy to India
Because of transparency associated with the US defense exports, there has never been any scandal associated with any of these procurements, he said.
With Manmohan Singh's exit, no ex-PM in Parliament now
When former PM Manmohan Singh ceased to be a member of Rajya Sabha on Friday, it marked the first time in many years that there will be no former PM in Parliament with Janata Dal(S) leader HD Deve Gowda having lost his Lok Sabha election from Tumkur.
Amit Shah to get late PM Vajpayee's Krishna Menon Marg residence
"The official bungalow of former prime minister on Krishna Menon Marg has been allotted to Union Home Minister Amit Shah," a government source told PTI.
Defence planning remains tardy, inventories of the armed forces are deficient in many items even now
Surveillance capability has improved substantially with thermal imagers, ground sensors, surveillance radars, UAVs and satellites with synthetic aperture radar.
Ahead of swearing in, Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Vajpayee
The prime minister visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, at around 7.00 am. Later Modi went to Sadaiv Atal, the lotus-shaped memorial of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Naveen Patnaik: Canny politician whose soft exterior masks nerve of steel
Despite his accented Odiya and somewhat deficient oratorical skills, Patnaik has a special place in voters' hearts.
How the new Modi govt can help India get double digit growth
Th government must identify a half dozen key areas of reform including labour laws, land laws, higher education.
Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Veg-non, veg Thali, Dal Raisina, Rajbhog, water bottles for 6,000 guests
The size of the gathering may mirror the scale of BJP’s landslide victory in the elections, but the ceremony will be kept simple and solemn.
Next government must address Kashmir issue: Mirwaiz
Addressing a seminar at the headquarters of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference in Srinagar, he said that the next government, which would be formed after May 23, should introspect and review the policies of the past five years.
Vajpayee wanted to sack Modi in 2002, Advani stalled it: Yashwant Sinha
"After the communal riots in Gujarat, Atal Bihari Vajpayee had decided that then state chief minister Narendra Modi should resign," he said.
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