Nagaland Governor condoles Vajapee’s death

Kohima, Aug 16 : Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya on Thursday condoled the passing away of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “In his passing away, the nation has lost a statesman, a great human being, a poet, tall leader and, above all, a patriot,” Acharya said in his condolence message on behalf of the people […]

Opposition leaders remember Vajpayee as statesman, great son of India

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Opposition leaders, including Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and chief ministers of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi on Thursday condoled the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, describing him a great son of India, a statesman and one of country’s tallest leaders. […]

Sonia pays homage to Vajpayee

New Delhi, Aug 16 : UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Thursday paid homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose body was lying in state at his residence after it was brought from the hopsital. Officers from three forces draped the body in the Tricolour before enabling people to pay their last respects at […]

Central Delhi roads to be closed for Vajpayee’s funeral

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Delhi Police on Thursday announced rerouting of traffic on certain roads in anticipation of a surge in crowd for the funeral ceremony of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday. The funeral ceremony of the founding member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who died here on Thursday […]

SC seeks views of stakeholders on Assam NRC procedure

New Delhi, Aug 16 : The process for receiving claims and objections from the public, including 40 lakh ineligible people who were not included in the complete draft NRC, would begin from Aug 30, as the Supreme Court on Thursday sought views of AASU, AAMSU and Jamiat-Ulama-E-Hind on the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) prepared by […]