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UP govt to reimburse Rs 2.5 crore bill for Vajpayee’s ash immersion

The bill included the cost of setting up a stage, sound system, floral decorations, lighting, barricading etc.

27 Jun 2019 1:34 PM

Ex-PM’s statue won’t be built in south Mumbai: Deepak Kesarkar

The Balasaheb Thackeray memorial and the Shivaji statue are stuck in CRZ permissions.

27 Jun 2019 2:57 AM

Amit Shah to get late PM Vajpayee's Krishna Menon Marg residence

Vajpayee had moved to the Krishna Menon Marg bungalow in 2004 after his government was voted out, and stayed there for nearly 14 years.

06 Jun 2019 8:21 PM

Party veterans were ill treated, Advaniji cried when I left BJP: Shatrughan Sinha

Sinha was overlooked for a ticket in favour of Ravi Shankar Prasad from Bihar's Patna Sahib.

15 May 2019 5:27 PM

Post Godhra riots, Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to sack Modi: Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha blamed PM Modi for lowering the language of the political discourse.

11 May 2019 8:44 AM


Rajnath Singh files nomination from Lucknow for Lok Sabha

The home minister also offered prayers at the famous Hanuman Setu temple here before embarking on the roadshow.

16 Apr 2019 2:40 PM

BJP will meet the fate of "India Shining" due to anti-poor policies: Siddaramaiah

India Shining referred to the overall feeling of economic optimism in the country during the 2004 general elections.

01 Apr 2019 4:12 PM

When realpolitik, and nothing else, determines state policy

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also a product of the same ideology as Modi; but he failed to create an organic mix of ideology and politics.

29 Mar 2019 1:09 AM

Crop pattern change needed to make villages ideal: Nitin Gadkari

He said water management in villages was also important, citing an example of drought-prone Latur area.

09 Mar 2019 5:53 PM

'Vajpayee never had anger against opposition': Ghulam Nabi Azad

Speaking at a function to unveil a life-size portrait of Vajpayee, Azad said the former PM will always be remembered for his speeches.

13 Feb 2019 9:47 AM


President Kovind unveils Vajpayee's portrait in Parliament's Central Hall

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while people recall the oratory skills of Vajpayee, his silence had more power than his words.

12 Feb 2019 11:55 AM

Former defence minister George Fernandes dies at 88

Apart from defence ministry during Vajpayee-led govt, Fernandes held several portfolios including communications, industry and railways.

29 Jan 2019 9:37 AM

Rajnath Singh inaugurates over 150 projects in Lucknow

‘In Lucknow parliamentary area, development works worth several thousand crores have been started in the last 54 months,’ Singh said.

26 Dec 2018 1:26 PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's statue will be erected in Patna: CM Nitish Kumar

The UP government also announced that it will install a 25-feet tall statue of Vajpayee at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.

25 Dec 2018 3:59 PM

Power is oxygen for some people, they can't live without it, says PM Modi

'Today's political landscape is such that if someone has to stay out of power even for two or five years, they become restless,' Modi said.

24 Dec 2018 3:33 PM


PM Modi releases Rs 100 coin in memory of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

At the event, PM Modi said the mind is not ready to believe that Vajpayee is no longer alive.

24 Dec 2018 11:58 AM

PM Modi to flag off 1st train on longest rail-road bridge on December 25

1st passenger train passing through Bogibeel bridge will be flagged off by PM on Tuesday, marking opening of longest rail-cum-road bridge.

23 Dec 2018 2:20 PM

Vajpayee said Kashmir issue would've resolved if BJP won 2004 polls: Imran Khan

Imran Khan said unless there was a dialogue, various options on resolution of Kashmir cannot be discussed.

04 Dec 2018 11:24 AM

Assembly pays rich tribute to Vajpayee

Mr Fadnavis said Mr Vajpayee believed political opponents were rivals and not enemies.

20 Nov 2018 1:29 AM

Will worship Modi Ji: Gujarat customers buy gold, silver bars with imprint of PM

Earlier rakhis made of gold with photos of PM Modi, UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Gujarat CM Rupani engraved were also made by this shop.

05 Nov 2018 1:18 PM