The special micro-donation campaign is designed to raise funds through small contributions. Several BJP leaders, including PM Narendra Modi, have donated on the campaign's inauguration day.
He also said the winds of change are most apparent in the Indo-Pacific region and it is there that the diplomatic creativity which Vajpayee inspires should be most strongly applied.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the face of the BJP for decades, and was the first non-Congress Prime Minister to have served a full term in office.
MEA (Minister of External Affairs) S Jaishankar said the country’s former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee kept ‘India's course steady vis-a-vis Russia, despite the turbulence of that era. With China, whether as the foreign minister or as the prime minister, he sought a modus vivendi that was based as much on mutual respect as on mutual interest’.
HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.
Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and reached the very top as India's 11th prime minister, in 1996.
Kashmir: National Conference vice president and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s assertion came amidst speculations that there are rifts within the constituents of PAGD—an amalgam of six political parties seeking restoration of J&K’s special status.
Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee, it was said, met journalists at his residence on his birthday each year.
The OBC leader brought together Hindutva and caste identity in a potent blend—exactly what BJP needs in poll-bound UP.
BJP national president JP Nadda says most political parties are run by families in India but for the BJP, the party is the family
'... But it is difficult to say from hindsight whether he would have applied the same method (as the present government)...', said Vajpayee's former secretary, Shakti Sinha.
Paying rich tribute to Vajpayee on his 96th birth anniversary, Jaishankar said his vision led to the expansion of India's overall external engagements.
Vajpayee's visionary leadership saw the country's development reach unprecedented heights, PM Modi said in a tweet.
Written by author and former advisor Shakti Sinha, the book focuses on the late PM's key initiatives in the strategic, political and economic fields
Mehbooba Mufti's remarks came after the two countries traded heavy fire on the LoC following ceasefire violations by Pakistan on Friday.
Congress threatens to launch mass agitation if plaque is not put back at its site at Tunnel’s south portal along with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s.
The Atal Rohtang Tunnel's foundation stone, laid by Sonia Gandhi in June 2010 has apparently disappeared mysteriously.
CM while addressing the members of the BJP Mahila Morcha called upon the activists to spread the message of Swami Vivekananda and distribute his pictures to inspire the people of the state.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.