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Void left by Atal Bihari Vajpayee impossible to fill: Family calls it 'big loss'

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a bachelor, is survived by his adopted daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya.

17 Aug 2018 9:42 AM

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Rajinikanth mourn former PM Atal Bihari’s demise

Vajpayee led the Government from 1998 to 2004, being first-ever member of BJP to become India's PM.

17 Aug 2018 9:38 AM

Vajpayee tirelessly championed India's development: World leaders mourn ex-PM's death

Indians will reflect on Vajpayee's many contributions that led to India's rise as a global and economic power, said Mike Pompeo.

17 Aug 2018 9:24 AM

For Vajpayee's funeral, traffic not allowed on these roads in Delhi

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's last journey will begin from BJP headquarters at Pt Deen Dayal Marg at 1 pm.

17 Aug 2018 9:01 AM

Railway exams to go on despite Vajpayee’s death

Bajpai said.About 27,000 candidates were scheduled to appear in the RRB exam in Kerala tomorrow.

17 Aug 2018 6:53 AM


When Vajpayee came calling to Harish Chatterjee Street

Vajpayee had touched Gayatri Devi's feet during the visit. He was greeted with the blowing of conch shells.

17 Aug 2018 6:48 AM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee listened to all: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamul chief flies to Delhi to pay tribute to former Prime Minister.

17 Aug 2018 6:32 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

Atal Bihari Vajpayee laid foundation for a resurgent Indian economy

When Vajpayee left government in 2004, GDP was growing around 8 per cent, inflation was below 4% and foreign reserves were overflowing.

17 Aug 2018 1:56 AM

Govt offices, schools to remain shut today

CM Kejriwal condoles demise of former PM Vajpayee; don’t celebrate my birthday, Kejri tells partymen.

17 Aug 2018 1:55 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

3 new states created under Vajpayee government

Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand from Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand from Bihar.

17 Aug 2018 1:31 AM

‘Remark on Babri demolition was made by Jaswant on Atal’s behalf’

“After that particular statement issued on his behalf, Vajpayee never talked about it,” Prof Malhotra added.

17 Aug 2018 1:28 AM

Vajpayee was my closest friend for 65 years: LK Advani

Vajpayee passed away after a prolonged illness at the AIIMS.

17 Aug 2018 1:27 AM

Remembering Vajpayee: When former PM shook a leg during Holi festivities

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at AIIMS in Delhi on Thursday. He was 93.

16 Aug 2018 8:36 PM


This young man will be PM one day, Nehru had said of Vajpayee

Vajpayee adhered to Nehru's idea of liberal pluralism and was also called the ‘Nehru of the Right’.

16 Aug 2018 8:24 PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's unique message to Indian cricket team before 2004 Pakistan tour

The late leader had a message for Sourav Ganguly and his team on the eve of a cricket series to be played on Pakistan soil after 19 years.

16 Aug 2018 7:52 PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first Indian leader to address UNGA in Hindi

Vajpayee, in his role as foreign minister and PM, visited the UN headquarters to deliver speeches on seven occasions from 1977 to 2003.

16 Aug 2018 7:50 PM

Vajpayee was my closest friend for 65 yrs, will miss him immensely: Advani

LK Advani said he was at loss for words to express his deep grief and sadness over the death of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

16 Aug 2018 7:23 PM

End of an era: PM Modi expresses grief over Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death

President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter and said, 'Atalji, the Gentle Giant, will be missed by one and all.'

16 Aug 2018 6:24 PM