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  • UPA government should have conferred Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Omar 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    Jammu: Amid speculation that Atal Bihari Vajpayee may be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the UPA government should have conferred the country's highest civilian honour on the former Prime Minister. Omar also said it was a "lost chance" for the UPA, which...
  • LK Advani backs Atal Bihari Vajpayee for Bharat Ratna, says it's befitting for a patriot like him 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch Lal Krishna Advani backed former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name for the Bharat Ratna calling him a true patriot. In an intervew to CNN-IBN he said, "A Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee should not be seen in terms of a reward for doing...
  • No directive to keep schools open on Christmas, clarifies government 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Refuting reports of the government's plans to keep schools open on Christmas to observe Good Governance day, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said that students are not being asked to come to schools. "There is an essay competition planned, but it is voluntary and online," she...
  • Development only path to solve problems ailing J&K: Modi December 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invoked his mantra of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas' again and said development is the only path to solve all the problems of Jammu and Kashmir. He also invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ideas of communal harmony, humanity and democracy to share...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday to be observed as 'Good Governance Day' December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Former prime minister and BJP patriarch Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday will be observed as 'Good Governance Day'. The decision has been taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting held on Tuesday. The veteran leader celebrates his birthday on December 25. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi told...
  • Advani praises PM Modi, but says nobody has matched Vajpayee October 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday lavished praise on Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister but said the country hadn't seen another Premier like Atal Bihari Vajpayee. "I feel immense pride in saying that Narendra bhai has showed wonderful ability (as Prime Minister). I am saying with pride that...
  • Bihar Minister runs for his life as mob attacks him October 1, 2014

    Sasaram (Bihar): In a shocking incident from Bihar, a state minister had to run for his life from an angry mob. The incident occurred at the Tara Chandi temple in Rohtas district of Sasaram, where state Culture Minister Vinay Bihari was chief guest at a programme. The poor sound quality...
  • Modi US visit: India capable of achieving growth rate of 10%, says Arvind Panagariya September 24, 2014

    New York: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit on the 26 September, one of the core members from Modi's core team, Arvind Panagariya told CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey that India is capable of growing at a rate of 10%. He said that in order to achieve this and to...
  • Washington: Modi to stay at President's official guest house during US visit September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister in over a decade to stay at the US President's guest house, the 190yearold Blair House, when he travels to Washington on September 29. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the last one to stay at the guest house. "Built...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's last interview in US before 1999 Lok Sabha elections September 21, 2014

    In his last interview in the United States as the then BJP general secretary, Narendra Modi talked about the BJP's agenda for the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. CNNIBN has accessed the interview given to TV Asia almost 15 years ago where he also talked about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government,...
  • Senior party leaders not sidelined, says Venkaiah Naidu August 27, 2014

    Kochi: Union Urban Development and Parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday dismissed reports of senior party leaders being sidelined and said it was a 'generational change'. "Nobody is sidelined. It is a generational change that is taking place. It happens in a family. It...
  • End of VajpayeeAdvani era as BJP shunts out top veterans into token body Marg Darshak Mandal August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the end of an era, finally and fully. The Atal Bihari VajpayeeLK Advani era or whatever remained of it in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now over. For the first time since the formation of the party, Vajpayee and Advani, who were the top two leaders...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 26, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • End of old guard in the BJP: Is it time for Advani and Joshi to retire? August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • After being dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board, a visibly upset MM Joshi avoids media August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An angry Murli Manohar Joshi avoided the media on Tuesday as he was shunted out of the BJP's top decisionmaking body, the Parliamentary Board. The party veteran refused to speak to the media when asked about his reaction on the move. The leader was visibly upset at having...
  • News 360: Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • End of VajpayeeAdvani era as BJP shunts out party veterans August 26, 2014

    The BJP on Tuesday dropped Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the party's Parliamentary Board, it's highest decisionmaking body. A token body called the Marg Darshak Mandal has instead been created to accommodate the seniors. ...
  • Chouhan defends BJP's Marg Darshak Mandal, says seniors are their guiding light August 26, 2014

    The BJP on Tuesday created the Marg Darshak Mandal for party veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, shunting them out of the Parliamentary Board. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal is old age home for BJP veterans: Rashid Alvi August 26, 2014

    In what is being seen as the Narendra Modi stamp on party organisation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday shunted out its veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the Parliamentary Board and created a new body for the ageing politicians the Marg Darshak...
  • No Advani, Joshi, Vajpayee in BJP Parliamentary Board, party makes Marg Darshak Mandal for them August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. BJP President Amit Shah has created a separate body...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cutoff for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNNIBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cutoff...
  • Centre considering Bharat Ratna for former PM Vajpayee August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government is considering to honour former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna award. Names of other icons including Bahujan Samaj Party founder (BSP) Kanshiram are also under consideration for the highest civilian honour. ...
  • Bharat Ratna speculation sparks a debate, Congress pitches for freedom fighters, Sena for Savarkar August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: After speculation over who will be conferred the Bharat Ratna sparked off a row, government sources have told CNNIBN that no decision has been taken on the award yet. While sources say that the government is likely to award the Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari...
  • Centre will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna: Rajiv Shukla August 11, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that the government will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna. "It is the government's decision, but we can be sure only after the list is out." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports suggesting that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee...
  • Gandhi, Netaji should be kept above Bharat Ratna: Sugata Bose August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew, acclaimed historian and Trinamool Congress MP Sugata Bose disapproved of the possibility of Netaji being conferred with the Bharat Ratna this year, insisting that Gandhi and Bose should be kept above such partisan politics. "I firmly believe that Gandhi and Bose should be kept...
  • Centre considering Bharat Ratna for former PM Vajpayee, BSP founder Kanshiram: sources August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government is considering to honour former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna award. Names of other icons including Bahujan Samaj Party founder (BSP) Kanshiram are also under consideration for the highest civilian honour. The announcement is...
  • Collegium wanted Madras HC judge in SC panel despite adverse IB report July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Yet another appointment of a judge has put the Supreme Court collegium in the dock. The details of appointment of a Madras High Court judge Justice N Kannadasan reveal that his name was rejected by the Atal Bihari Vajapyee government in 2003 but the SC collegium insisted on...
  • Bihar minister blames mobile phones and nonvegetarian food for surge in rape cases July 15, 2014

    A Bihar minister on Tuesday held mobile phones and nonvegetarian food as reasons for surge in rape cases and favoured ban on cell phones among school students. "Many students misuse mobile phones by watching blue films and hearing obscene songs which pollute their mind," Bihar Art, Culture and Youth Affairs minister...
  • Rajnath Singh seeks upgradation of rail service for Lucknow July 7, 2014

    Ahead of the rail budget, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Railway Minister D.V. Sadanand Gowda about service upgradation of railways in Lucknow his constituency, sources said here Monday. With footfalls at Lucknow's Charbagh Railway Station increasing every day, Rajnath Singh now wants the Gomtinagar Railway Station to...