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Atal Behari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Ganga

As the ashes were immersed into the river, an emotional Namita leaned against the shoulder of her husband.

20 Aug 2018 5:54 AM

The Vajpayee I knew was a hardcore ‘feminist’ too

Within barely a day or two, I became the first journalist in the world to get an interview with Vajpayee on why India had tested.

20 Aug 2018 5:30 AM

‘Vajpayeeji used to say the nation is bigger than the organisation’

Youngest Cabinet minister post-Independence, and the credit goes to Vajpayeeji, says Shahnawaz Hussain.

19 Aug 2018 1:17 AM

Remembering two famous men who left us

Naipaul was disliked by almost everyone in India who had read his book (not many have) or were familiar with what he said because of media reports.

19 Aug 2018 1:15 AM

Atal ashes to be immersed in 100 rivers across India

The Bharat Ratna awardee and one of the most charismatic leaders in independent India, Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at the age of 93.

19 Aug 2018 12:19 AM


Atal Behari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours

Huge public turnout at funeral procession; Rival leaders pay rare visit to BJP HQ.

18 Aug 2018 6:23 AM

Modi walks 6 km with cortege; pyre lit amid chanting, bugles

It was at about 4.45 pm when amid the chanting of Vedic mantras Vajpayee’s daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya lit the funeral pyre of the BJP stalwart.

18 Aug 2018 4:26 AM

Agnivesh assaulted near BJP HQ, activist claims cops didn’t help him

A video of the alleged attack that circulated on social media showed some people heckling the 79-year-old social activist.

18 Aug 2018 1:31 AM

Markets shut as mark of respect for ex-PM

It is for the first time that traders have observed a Bharat Bandh suo-moto on demise of any leader.

18 Aug 2018 1:29 AM

A visionary who reshaped India’s global role

Vajpayee wanted to allay Pakistani fears that India, particularly his own party, the BJP, wanted to undo the Partition of 1947.

18 Aug 2018 1:22 AM


Sea of people at Vajpayee funeral

All roads lead to DDU Marg, Smriti Sthal.

18 Aug 2018 1:19 AM

Shiv Sena: Atal mixed with RSS ideology like sugar in milk

Referring to a Goa speech made by Vajpayee in 2002, the Sena said he tried hard to bring Muslims into the mainstream but his patience ran out.

18 Aug 2018 1:13 AM

Railways mourns Atal Behari Vajpayee’s demise

The railwaymen recalled the saffron leader’s dedication to the workers’ movement.

18 Aug 2018 1:13 AM

Atal Behari Vajpayee and his father were classmates in Kanpur

In the article, Vajpayee also revealed how he and his father — Pandit Krishna Beharilal Vajpayee — became classmates.

18 Aug 2018 1:09 AM

Jaitley narrates Atal’s era with ‘the quintessential gentleman’

The BJP patriarch, 93, passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday after a prolonged illness.

18 Aug 2018 1:06 AM


From a naughty kid to witty PM, Gwalior shaped journey of Atal

He had given his first speech of his life in the school that hinted his lurking oratory skill, his school companion Sahare revealed.

18 Aug 2018 1:06 AM

Atal rose on base built by LK Advani the hardliner

Vajpayee had to make way for Advani in 1986 as the party’s president.

18 Aug 2018 1:02 AM

World leaders pay tribute to Atal Behari Vajpayee

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena also wrote to PM Narendra Modi and expressed his condolences on the demise of Mr. Vajpayee.

18 Aug 2018 1:00 AM

Yogi government prepares to immortalise Vajpayee

The 105-km-long under-construction outer ring road in Lucknow is also likely to be named as Atal Path.

18 Aug 2018 12:59 AM

Leaders cutting across party lines bid adieu

Apart from President Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, foreign dignitaries were also present.

18 Aug 2018 12:57 AM