A film on Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the works

Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon, Yeh Desh Rehna Chahiye – Atal is an adaptation of Ullekh NP’s book The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox. The film is scheduled to go on floors in early 2023.
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1 weeks ago

Prez polls: Yashwant Sinha calls up PM Modi, Rajnath Singh, seeks support

Yashwant Sinha reached out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday. Sinha, 84, served as union minister in the governments led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Chandra Shekhar. The joint opposition's candidate for the upcoming Presidential elections.
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1 weeks ago

Sudheendra Kulkarni writes: A suitable President, in a time where...

Yashwant Sinha was a prominent member of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in which he served as the finance and external affairs minister. With a boldness rare among political leaders, he frequently visited Kashmir as the head of the Concerned Citizens’ Group and criticised the attacks on the identity, dignity and democratic rights of the Kashmiri people under the Modi government.
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1 weeks ago

'Agnipath' May Not Be Roiling Bihar Anymore but JD(U)-BJP Ties Remain on the Rocks

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) has taken as an affront to its leader the criticism of the BJP of the administration's handling of last week’s depredations. The Bihar chief minister's party is now insistent on reviving the coordination committee that existed during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee era.
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2 weeks ago

Opposition chooses its presidential pick

Opposition bloc announced former Union minister Yashwant Sinha as its candidate for the upcoming presidential polls on Tuesday. Mr Sinha is a TMC Rajya Sabha member, but was earlier one of the tallest figures of the BJP in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-LK Advani era.
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2 weeks ago

Uddhav Thackeray may rely on anti-defection laws to quell Shinde-led dissidence

Shiv Sena has suffered a crisis with rebel minister Eknath Shinde and his loyalists camping in Surat. The anti-defection act originally allows even one-third members of the party in assembly or Parliament to leave and merge with another party. But in the 91st Constitutional amendment in 2003, the then Atal Bihari Vajpayee government amended the act that required at least two-third of the Sena’s tally of 55 MLAs to avoid facing the disqualification procedure.
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2 weeks ago

Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee remains Pakistan’s best-loved Indian Prime Minister

Sagarika Ghose’s Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a large-hearted chameleon, ensuring that his colours change synchronically with changes in the political environment. He wanted power and could sing any tune or present any face that would get him that power. But the story also emphasises that. He may be, but he is a ‘large-hearted” one.
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1 months ago

BJP all set to host July national meet in Hyderabad

The last time the BJP held its national executive in the city was in January of 2004, when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister of the country. The decision to hold the meeting in Hyderabad was taken on Wednesday, at a meeting of the party leaders including the state party in-charge Tarun Chugh.
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