AB VAJPAYEE

  • EC stops distribution of PDS bags with Vajpayee's photo October 7, 2012

    Shimla: With the model code of conduct in force in pollbound Himachal Pradesh, the Election Commission on Sunday asked the state government to stop distribution of carry bags, free of cost, to PDS consumers with picture of former prime minister AB Vajpayee inscribed on them. The scheme to distribute free...
  • In 2002, TIME had taken on Vajpayee July 9, 2012

    The buzz around TIME's Asia cover story on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has not been limited to the Indian media. The leading parties of the ruling coalition and the Opposition have also come out strongly, respectively for and against the contention of TIME. While the Congress has slammed the depiction...
  • Manmohan praises Vajpayee, ticks off BJP July 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday praised his predecessor Atal Bihari's Vajpayee, saying "he took a decision of political courage to visit Lahore in 1999". In the course of his reply in the Lok Sabha to the debate on IndiaPakistan ties, Singh invoked Vajpayee's name to make the point...
  • Vajpayee serious; PM, Sonia wish him speedy recovery February 8, 2009

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continued to be 'serious but stable' Saturday, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi wished him a speedy recovery. "He is in a serious but stable condition and continues to be on mechanical ventilation following a lower respiratory tract...
  • Ex PM Vajpayee's condition serious, Sonia pays visit February 7, 2009

    Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in a serious condition on Saturday, four days after he was hospitalised here for a lower respiratory tract infection. "He is in a serious but stable condition and continues to be on mechanical ventilation following a lower respiratory tract infection," All...
  • ExPM Vajpayee put on ventilator as infection worsens February 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Health worries of former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee continued today with AIIMS doctors putting him on "mechanical ventilation" after his respiratory infection worsened. "He (Vajpayee) continues to have lower respiratory track infection which has worsened since morning. He has been put on mechanical ventilation in ICU and...
  • ExPM Vajpayee hospitalised; docs say he is fine August 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is stable after being admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Tuesday after complaining of giddiness. "Vajpayee complained of giddiness and was feeling drowsy. He was admitted to our institute in the afternoon. He has been referred...
  • Sonia calls Vajpayee for Patil, snubbed June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday night refused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhis request to support UPA candidate Pratibha Patil in the Presidential election. NDA chairperson and former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee told the two leaders on phone that the Opposition would field its own candidate...