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  • How Delhi's first-ever Bihari restaurant Potbelly Rooftop Cafe is breaking all regional stereotypes April 24, 2015

    Bihari cuisine is not just about Litti Chokha. The rich ancient heritage of the place is infused in their cuisine, courtesy its authentic flavours, aromas of the spices and condiments - all put together to serve the most sumptuous fare that a food aficionado can ever dream of. And Potbelly...
  • BJP patriach LK Advani not officially intimated for party's foundation day celebrations April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP patriarch LK Advani on Monday was not officially intimated about the foundation day celebrations at the party head office in the national capital. According to sources, Advani was not even invited for the programme. His residence received a general SMS which was sent to all the party workers....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 27, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport March 27, 2015

    The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. ...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee a powerful nationalised leader, says Arun Jaitley March 27, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a leader par excellence who has worked tirelessly for the nation. Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Profile: Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre has conferred Bharat Ratna on iconic leader and statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Ending months of speculation a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhawan on December 25, 2014 announced Bharat Ratna for former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The BJP had promised...
  • President confers Bharat Ratna on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Veteran Parliamentarian and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee In a departure from protocol, Mukherjee drove to Vajpayee's...
  • Had suggested that Atal Bihari Vajpayee be given Bharat Ratna, says LK Advani March 27, 2015

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior BJP leader LK Advani said that he had urged the Centre to award former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee the Bharat Ratna. ...
  • Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh congratulates Vajpayee for receiving Bharat Ratna March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will receive Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour on Friday. Setting aside protocol, President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vajpayee's Krishna Menon Marg residence and will confer him the Bharat Ratna. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley congratulated Vajapayee and said he is a leader par...
  • Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to be conferred Bharat Ratna today March 27, 2015

    Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will receive the Bharat Ratna award on Friday. Stepping away from protocol, President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vajpayee at his residence to confer the prestigious award. ...
  • Vajpayee most deserving person to receive Bharat Ratna: MM Joshi March 27, 2015

    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will receive India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna on Friday. "He is the most deserving person to receive the award. Any country would be proud of him. Only few leaders have this capacity to harmonise the global and local. That was one of...
  • President to confer Bharat Ratna on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence on March 27 March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will present the Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Lucknow on Friday, Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Wednesday. The president will also confer the Bharat Ratna on Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthumously) on March 30 at Rashtrapati Bhavan along with...
  • Government should re-engage with Pakistan, continue Vajpayee's work: Aiyar March 24, 2015

    Even though the Narendra Modi government is under fire from all the quarters, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said the government should re-engage with Pakistan. "This is nothing new. I have attended Pakistan National Day celebrations before. The government should re-engage with Pakistan. They must continue Atal Bihari Vajpayee's...
  • Indian Christian identity questioned, says head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Recent attacks on churches and Christians have made many "feel that their Christian identity is being questioned", the head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India on Saturday said, adding that it showed that not everybody had taken seriously the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance to minorities. "There are...
  • Dress, shoes, close associates, deformity, peculiarity sought in security profiling of Rahul March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Dress, including shoes worn by the "suspect", close associates, deformity or peculiarity and special identification marks are some of the details which the police proforma has sought in security profiling of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The form has been used to profile several politicians including former Prime Minister...
  • PM Narendra Modi's objective is to 'completely debunk' Jawaharlal Nehru, says Jairam Ramesh March 8, 2015

    Thrissur: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday hit out at Narendra Modi, saying the Prime Minister's one point objective is to "completely debunk" Jawaharlal Nehru. He also asked the Left parties to join the Congress at a platform to "rediscover" Nehru and use Nehruvian thoughts and approach to check communal forces...
  • Union Budget 2015: Rs 150 crore for research under Atal Innovation Mission February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), an innovation promotion platform in the NITI Aayog, with an initial fund of Rs 150 crore for research and development. Named after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, AIM will be an innovation promotion platform involving academics,...
  • Re-imagining the Indian Foreign Service February 24, 2015

    "Aap yeh cutlery aur menu decide karma chod dijiye aur yeh sochiye ki Bharat mein investment kaise laa sakte hain." That was Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the Indian embassy in Japan on his hi-profile first trip to that country in 2014. Of all the civilian services Prime Minister...
  • The India-US dialogues: Vajpayee changed US-India relationship, says Rakesh Sood January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Former ambassador and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday praised former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for transforming the Indo-US relationship. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Sood said, "PM Vajpayee changed US-India relationship from 'estranged democracies' to 'natural allies'." On the nuclear deal...
  • Discrimination against Dalits in giving Bharat Ratna: Mayawati January 3, 2015

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday charged the NDA government with discriminating against Dalit icons like Kanshi Ram while awarding Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malviya. She also attacked the Narendra Modi government for adopting the "ordinance route" on key issues. "Just like the previous Congress-led...
  • J&K mandate decisive as well as divisive, no hurry to form government: PDP's Mehbooba Mufti December 31, 2014

    Srinagar: Refusing to spill the beans, People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said that they are in no hurry to form government in Jammu and Kashmir. Soon after meeting Governor NN Vohra, Mehbooba said that it was an informal meet and no decision has been taken yet. "J&K has given...
  • 30 Minutes: Life and times of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee December 28, 2014

    The life and times of Bharat Ratna and India's former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. ...
  • Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh December 27, 2014

    Chandigarh: While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya on being named for India's highest civilian honour. "I wish to congratulate Vajpayeeji for a very...
  • Rajasthan government renames Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras after Atal Bihari Vajpayee December 26, 2014

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government has renamed over 9,000 Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras and Jan Suvidha Kendras in the state after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his birthday, inviting strong criticism from the Opposition Congress. According to a government order on Wednesday, the Rajasthan Rural Development and Panchayati...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Good Governance Day' December 25, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Thursday celebrated the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day. ...
  • PM Modi nominates Kapil Sharma, Saurav Ganguly, Kiran Bedi for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' December 25, 2014

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group...
  • Railways not a means to travel, but the backbone of India's development, says Modi December 25, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi and he will attend a number of programmes on the occasion of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 90th birthday. It is Modi's second visit to the city and he will conduct an inspection at Assi Ghat. ...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee has contributed a lot to India: Amartya Sen December 25, 2014

    "Its a great thing that Atal Bihari Vajpayee is finally being honoured. Questions can be raised over me, but its a good thing that people who I have reasons to respect are being conferred with that honour," said Amartya Sen. ...
  • Government committed to a transparent, accountable administration, says Modi on 'Good Governance Day' December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day on Thursday. PM Modi reiterated his commitment towards providing transparent, effective and accountable governance and also asked his ministers to follow it. Modi will...
  • Shiv Sena wants Bharat Ratna for its founder Bal Thackeray December 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday demanded that its founder patriarch late Bal Thackeray should also be honoured posthumously with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award. The demand was made by party leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi, who listed Thackeray's achievements and contributions to the society and...