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news about the statesman

  • Feb 17, 2019 14:14

    Security forces seen near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Forty CRPF jawans were killed and many others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast.

    (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)read more
  • Jan 26, 2019 11:11
    Mukherjee, 83, served the country as its 13th President for five years from July 25, 2012 and emerged in the role as a respected and admired leader whose words were heard with attention not only by those in power politics but by the common man as we... read more
  • Dec 29, 2018 10:06
    Richard Overton’s longevity and his status as the oldest living American veteran of World War II made him a celebrity of sorts over the past few years. read more
  • Aug 18, 2018 00:00
    In a statement, the ministry of foreign affairs said the Indian leader was an “outstanding Indian statesman and had made outstanding contributions to the development of Sino-Indian relations”. read more
  • Aug 17, 2018 10:07
    The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) went sleepless on Wednesday night as the news of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s deteriorating health spread read more
  • Aug 17, 2018 00:22
    Pakistan on Thursday paid tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee hailing him as a “statesman” after he passed away, aged 93 read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 23:29
    It was under Vajpayee that the two sides began back-channel diplomacy on Jammu & Kashmir. read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 22:00
    “With his demise, we lost the pole star of the Indian sky. He was multifaceted. The nation lost a tall leader, BJP lost its first National President, crores of youth lost their inspiration. It is impossible to fill that void,” says BJP president Amit Shah. An emotional Amit Shah says in a press conference the country has lost a great leader... and BJP has lost its first national president. At 9 am tomorrow his mortal remains will be taken to BJP headquarters and at 1 pm his last journey will begin. Funeral will be held at 4 pm at Smriti Sthal: BJP President Amit Shah. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 22:02
    Mourning the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the he has lost a father figure. Modi added that the void left behind by Vajpayee can never be filled. “Under Atalji’s guidance, the Jan Sangh and the BJP reached new heights,” said Modi. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first non-Congress leader to serve a full term in power, is no more. Vajpayee breathed his last at AIIMS hospital in Delhi where he had been undergoing treatment for various ailments since June. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 21:38
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was born in Gwalior on Christmas Day 1924, and who died a day after India’s 72nd Independence Day, was a believer in Parliament, democracy, and India. read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 20:10
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died at the age of 93. The former Indian prime minister was the first one Sonia called after 2001 Parliament attack’, says HT’s political editor Vinod Sharma. Vajpayee had been admitted in AIIMS for the last two months with a series of illnesses. In our new series HT CONVERSATIONS, we bring you conversations and perspectives from Hindustan Times. Our team of veteran journalists, experts and analysts bring you keen insights on big political news and developments. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 22:18
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died at the age of 93. The former Indian prime minister would lose an election but keep the idea of India intact, says HT’s political editor Vinod Sharma. Vajpayee had been admitted in AIIMS for the last two months with a series of illnesses. In our new series HT CONVERSATIONS, we bring you conversations and perspectives from Hindustan Times. Our team of veteran journalists, experts and analysts bring you keen insights on big political news and developments. (HT Correspondent )read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 19:43
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first non-Congress prime minister to serve a full term in power, died on Thursday at the AIIMS Delhi where he had been undergoing treatment for a kidney ailment since June. read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 18:34
    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93. Hindustan Times takes a trip down memory lane to remember memorable moments with Vajpayee. AB Vajpayee took oath as Prime Minister in 1996 but his government was toppled barely 13 days later after a no confidence motion. He came back to power in 1998. During his 13 month tenure as prime minister, Vajpayee inaugurated the historic Delhi Lahore bus service. In the year 2000, AB Vajpayee went on to address a joint session of the U.S Congress. Vajpayee served as the Member of Parliament for Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh until 2009 which is when he retired from active politics due to health reasons. Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS on June 11 with kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output, indicating impaired kidney functions. He was put on slow dialysis in June to help his kidneys heal and was being treated in the intensive care unit of the cardiothoracic and neuroscience tower at AIIMS since then. (HT Correspondent)read more
  • Aug 16, 2018 21:38
    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first non-Congress leader to serve a full term in power, is no more. Vajpayee breathed his last at AIIMS hospital in Delhi where he had been undergoing treatment for various ailments since June. Renowned for his powerful oratory and poetry, Vajpayee was one of the founder members of the BJP. He served as prime minister for 13 days in 1996, for 13 months in 1998-99 as the head of the NDA government and then for a full five-year term from 1999 to 2004. Vajpayee announced his retirement from electoral politics in 2005. He further withdrew from public life in 2009 after suffering a stroke. (HT Correspondent)read more