At AIIMS, waiting to hear about Vajpayee…

By Somrita Ghosh New Delhi, Aug 16 : Hope and despair mingled as a large crowd of journalists, BJP supporters and commoners waited throughout a hot and humid Thursday to hear about Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health till a brief hospital statement ended it all. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad […]

Vajpayee continues to be ‘critical’, leaders visit AIIMS

[New Delhi: Traffic jam near All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at 5.05pm, in New Delhi on Thursday, August 16, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Aug 16 : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition continues to be critical on Thursday as a bulletin […]

Kovind condoles Vajpayee’s death

New Delhi, Aug 16 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday expressed his condolences on the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “Extremely sad to hear of the passing away of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, our former Prime Minister and a true Indian statesman. His leadership, foresight, maturity and eloquence put him in […]

Vajpayee continues to be ‘critical’

[**FILE** New Delhi: In this May 20, 1998, file photo former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visits the nuclear test site in Pokhran. Vajpayee, 93, passed away on Thursday, Aug 16, 2018, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi after a prolonged illness. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Aug 16 : Former Prime […]

Former Prime Minister Vajpayee dead at 93

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a moderate face in saffron politics and the first non-Congress prime minister to complete a full term in office, died here on Thursday after a prolonged illness, AIIMS authorities said. He was 93. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad […]