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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

In J&K, people from all walks mourn Atal’s death

The governor administration declared seven-day mourning and a public holiday in all government offices and educational institutions on Friday.

18 Aug 2018 12:57 AM

Emotions run high as PM walks along Atal’s hearse

Amid chants of hymns from Bhagavad Gita, sea of mourners and political leaders throng streets for ex-PM’s last glimpse.

18 Aug 2018 12:54 AM

Ashes of former PM to be immersed in UP’s 42 rivers

On a visit to the city on August 5, Rajnath Singh had hailed Vajpayee for setting in flow a ‘Vikaas ki Ganga’ — a river of development — in Lucknow.

18 Aug 2018 12:37 AM

Separated by distance, united by admiration

Scooter, bus, train: People negotiate their way to reach Delhi for Vajpayee.

18 Aug 2018 12:34 AM


As the end neared, leaders of all parties flocked to AIIMS

Security was beefed up around AIIMS and its adjoining areas due to the heavy VVIP movement.

17 Aug 2018 7:34 AM

PM pays tribute to Vajpayee: A leader for the ages, ahead of his times

It was Atalji who prepared the foundations of an India that is ready to take on the mantle of global leadership in the 21st century.

17 Aug 2018 4:00 AM

A true statesman of the highest calibre

If Vajpayee’s successors can show his broadness of vision, we will be a better society and country.

17 Aug 2018 2:26 AM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee bids adieu, end of an era

As the body of the BJP’s tallest leader lay wrapped in the tricolour at his residence, leaders arrived to pay homage.

17 Aug 2018 2:21 AM

Many ups and downs in ties with Pakistan

In 2003, Mr. Vajpayee undertook a famous visit to the Kashmir Valley and reached out to the people there.

17 Aug 2018 2:02 AM


1st Delhi Metro corridor was PM Vajpayee’s gift to Delhi

The DMRC currently ferries about 27 lakh commuters per day through its various corridors that now even connects cities in the neighbouring states.

17 Aug 2018 1:50 AM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was loved by all, say Opposition leaders

Manmohan says Vajpayee was a ‘great patriot’ n Country lost a statesman who believed in the India’s diverse culture: Gowda.

17 Aug 2018 1:46 AM

Cremation at 4 pm, funeral procession from BJP HQ

The three-time Prime Minister passed away at the AIIMS on Thursday evening at the age of 93 due to prolonged illness.

17 Aug 2018 1:42 AM

The man who saw tomorrow: How Lahore bus was born

Nobody but a handful of Pakistani generals, who had boycotted the welcome ceremony as he got off the bus, did.

17 Aug 2018 1:35 AM

A ‘liberal’ pragmatist & last of the Nehruvians

Vajpayee said if he were to criticise a person the way he criticised Nehru, that person would stop talking to him.

17 Aug 2018 1:12 AM