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.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee a 'widely accepted' leader with admirers across political spectrum: President
He was a strong advocate of peace and always worked for better relations with neighbouring nations. He handled all difficult situations with calmness, the president said.
President Kovind, PM Modi pay respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary
"Tributes to beloved Atal Ji on his Punya Tithi. India will always remember his outstanding service and efforts towards our nation's progress," PM Modi tweeted.
Rajasthan shows BJP and its regional satraps will have to co-exist
The case of Raje in Rajasthan, BS Yeddyurappa in Karnataka and Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Madhya Pradesh are recent examples where the BJP high command has tried to rein them in but ended up burning its fingers in the process. Raje is a veteran at asserting herself against the central leadership.
Opposition parties walk a tightrope between celebration and silence ahead of Ram temple ceremony
A day ahead of the Bhumipujan of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, many Congress leaders such as Priyanka Gandhi and Manish Tewari released statements openly welcoming the temple.
Tamil Nadu government renames three Metro Rail stations in Chennai after Anna, MGR & Jaya
According to a government order, the Alandur station will be called 'Arignar Anna Alandur Metro', the Central Metro as 'Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M G Ramachandran Central Metro' and the CMBT station as 'Puratchi Thalaivi Dr J Jayalalithaa CMBT Metro.'
Will not contest Assembly polls in J&K till full statehood is restored, says Omar Abdullah
Strongly critical of the dilution of Article 370 of the Constitution, Abdullah said many reasons had been given to justify abrogation of the provision that granted special status, and claimed that none of those stand any scrutiny.
ET Analysis: Transit via Bangladesh ports for NE India to give impetus to BBIN construct
It was for the first time that Bangladesh has allowed its ports to be used as transit for cargo movement to India's north-eastern states. Access to Chittagong and Mongla seaports in Bangladesh are critical to opening shorter and alternative routes to connect the Northeast region with the rest of India.
Centre main conspirator in attempt to topple Rajasthan government: Ashok Gehlot
“I don't know how much you know about this or whether you are being misled. History will also not forgive those who are complicit in these plots… At a time when our priority should be to save lives and livelihoods of the masses, some ministers at the Centre have become the main conspirators in toppling a state government,” Gehlot alleged, while recalling how BJP toppled the governments in Karnataka and MP.
View: Economic reforms are sustained, deep and pronounced under PM Modi
Reforms have continued even as the necessary stimulus is being provided for restarting the Covid-hit economy. Reforms are sustained, deep and pronounced under PM Modi.
View: India needs to buck up its analysis, intel
While many will be content to lay the blame only on China, questions also need to be asked about the systemic shortcomings in strategic analysis and intelligence.
Rules soon to block cheap imports from China, others: Ram Vilas Paswan
New regulations being finalised to ensure imported products abide by Indian norms for quality.
Pakistan's counter-terrorism steps important but not irreversible: US
Noting that the US considers Pakistan, a nuclear-armed country of 200 million population, as an important partner, she said that the Trump administration is not blind to the cross-cutting issue of terrorism.