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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.(REUTERS File Photo)

Vajpayee was keen to resolve Sino-India border issue during his lifetime: Former Chinese diplomat

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 12:49 PM IST
According to the then Chinese Special Representative (SR), Dai Bingguo the progress of the talks was jolted within a year by the unexpected defeat of the Vajpayee government in the 2004 elections.
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Not all of Vajpayee’s economic achievements were state-led. It was his government which unleashed animal spirits in the telecom sector.(HT Archives/Ravindra Joshi)
Not all of Vajpayee’s economic achievements were state-led. It was his government which unleashed animal spirits in the telecom sector.(HT Archives/Ravindra Joshi)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a Prime Minister who catalysed India’s infra, telecom revolutions

By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 04:26 PM IST
India witnessed one of the highest growth phases in the construction sector under his government. This was not by fluke.
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In spite of the role Sharad Pawar played in the no-confidence motion of 1999, the equation between Vajpayee and Pawar remained cordial.(HT FILE)
In spite of the role Sharad Pawar played in the no-confidence motion of 1999, the equation between Vajpayee and Pawar remained cordial.(HT FILE)

Political face-offs didn’t sour Vajpayee’s friendship with Pawar

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2018 01:12 AM IST
Despite being on opposite sides, Vajpayee and Pawar respected each other’s political acumen
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People carry the coffin of slain editor-in-chief of the Srinagar-based newspaper, Rising Kashmir, Shujaat Bukhari, during a funeral procession at Kreeri, some 40 kms north of Srinagar(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
People carry the coffin of slain editor-in-chief of the Srinagar-based newspaper, Rising Kashmir, Shujaat Bukhari, during a funeral procession at Kreeri, some 40 kms north of Srinagar(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)

The government’s Kashmir policy needs a reboot, writes Barkha Dutt

UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 02:48 PM IST
Else, as Shujaat’s assassination shows us, things could become entirely irretrievable
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BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal has served as an MP and as a minister of state in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)
BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal has served as an MP and as a minister of state in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)

Work for Hindus who voted for me, not Muslims: Karnataka BJP MLA to corporators

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 06:10 PM IST
In a video, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal allegedly instructs corporators that those with topi (cap) and burkha should not come and stand in his office or beside him.
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The Bharat Mala project will cost Rs 6.92 lakh crore and is expected to give a big push to the economy by generating a huge number of jobs apart from stoking demand for a variety of products (including steel and cement).(Parveen Kumar/HT File Photo)
The Bharat Mala project will cost Rs 6.92 lakh crore and is expected to give a big push to the economy by generating a huge number of jobs apart from stoking demand for a variety of products (including steel and cement).(Parveen Kumar/HT File Photo)

Four years of Modi govt: Roadways revived, but real challenge is raising money for expansion

By Moushumi Das Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 01:39 PM IST
If the Vajpayee government’s success was in upgrading the national highways, the NDA-II government has the Bharat Mala — building 24,800 kms of roads connecting coasts to borders to expressways.
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