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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee is an Indian statesman, who served as the tenth Prime Minister of India thrice- including brief first term in 1996 and two terms from 1998 to 2004. After a brief stint as Prime Minister in 1996, Vajpayee headed a coalition government from 19 March 1998 until 19 May 2004. A veteran Parliamentarian whose career stretches over four decades, Shri Vajpayee has been elected to the Lok Sabha (House of the People) nine times and to the Rajya Sabha (House of the States) twice, a record by itself. He served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from Lucknow until 2009, and has since retired from active politics, possibly due to ill-health. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Live: Had an excellent meeting with Modi, looking forward to a positive ...
2014-05-27
1:05 pm: Nawaz Sharif will also meet President Pranab Mukherjee and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. 12:52 pm: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is also present in the meeting. 12:51 pm: 12:39 pm: 12:31 pm: Pakistan Prime Minister ...
(IBNLive)
  1. Nawaz Sharif says will pick up threads of ties from Atal Bihari Vajpayee's rule
  2. Spirit of Lahore in the air as Sharif meets ailing Atal for half an hour
  3. Narendra Modi swearing-in: The final cabinet of 45 ministers of NaMo government

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It's all about Vajpayee's legacy in Lucknow, Atal's stole vs Atal's niece
2014-04-26
The political battle in Lucknow just cannot seem to escape the legacy of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who held the seat five times in a row till 2004. After the BJP chief and its candidate Rajnath Singh's attempts to associate with the ...
(The Hindu)
  1. Atal, Advani era ended, says Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla
  2. BJP ignoring 'Atal model', says his niece

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Will bring back golden era India saw during Atal Bihari Vajpayee rule: BJP
2014-01-12
Will bring back golden era India saw during Atal Bihari Vajpayee rule: BJP. By PTI | 12 Jan, 2014, 10.26PM IST. Post a Comment. 0. Share More. READ MORE ON » Sonia Gandhi | Rajnath Singh | Narendra Modi | Manmohan Singh | Lok Sabha | Congress ...
(Economic Times)

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    EC advice for Rahul, notice to Modi
    2013-11-13
    the commission's notice quoted Modi as having said during his November 7 speech. Translated, the words would read: “Whom did Chhattisgarh go to when Atal Bihari Vajpayee carved out the state? Do you want the same bloody hand?” The code of conduct ...
    (Calcutta Telegraph)
    1. Assembly elections - Chhattisgarh

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    The tragedy of Manmohan Singh
    2013-10-03
    IN EARLY 1979, then-Indian Foreign Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in China when the Chinese People's Liberation Army attacked Vietnam to, in the words of Deng Xiaoping, "teach them a lesson". Given New Delhi's close ties with Hanoi, the military ...
    (DAWN.com)
    1. Congress's extraordinary move: Rahul Gandhi steals anti-Ordinance thunder ...

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    Coal scam: Parl panel report tabled - India Blooms
    2013-04-23
    Demanding PM's resignation, BJP leaader Murli Manohar Joshi said: "The Prime Minister must resign for the interference with the CBI report and for dragging the name of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee in it." Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi has dismissed ...
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    1. coal mines not in production between 1993 2010 should be scrapped ...

    2012
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    NCTC: I have noted your concerns, PM to CMs
    2012-02-21
    It may be mentioned that the National Democratic Alliance government under the leadership of prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in power during the period. “As you may be aware, the idea of such a centre has been under consideration by Government ...
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      'Centre stalling Bihar's development'
      2012-02-20
      Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in a speech that could match any of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's orations in its lyrical quality, on Sunday put the onus of the state's development at the Centre's doorstep.
      (Business Today)

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        Telecom official sent to jail for forging letter in PM's name
        2012-01-18
        A former telecom department official has been sentenced to three and half years in jail for forging letters in the name of the then Prime Ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and HD Deve Gowda to get a transfer to Sagar in Madhya Pradesh where his family was ...
        (Firstpost)
        1. Telecom official jailed for forging letter in PM's name to obtain transfer

        2011
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        NDA had mooted 100% FDI in retail
        2011-11-29
        The emerged from a decision of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government to review FDI caps for all sectors. Although the matter did not go beyond the GoM level, the NDA Vision document for the 2004 elections, hosted on the BJP website, had also made a case ...
        (Times of India)
        1. Poll compulsion makes BJP voice shriller

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        Did Vajpayee government sleep for a year over intelligence alert on Kargil?
        2011-11-28
        NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had knowledge about infiltration from the neighbouring country in 1998, but his government did not pay attention to intelligence reports on the Pakistan Army's intrusions in Kargil in 1999, ...
        (Economic Times)
        1. IB alerted PM on Pak build-up a yr before Kargil

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        UPA scandals, scams a national shame – Advani
        2011-11-16
        Recalling the Atal Bihari Vajpayee led NDA governments ambitious program of interlinking 130 rivers of the country, he said that it was estimated to cost about Rs 10 lakh crore and could easily be met out of the unaccounted money lying deposited in ...
        (Hill Post)