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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: An appreciation

Is he a private person? Yes, but you would never know, judging by the way he’s lived his life. Is he a public person? Not always: his political moves, especially against his adversaries, were so indirect and secret but so ...

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Rahul Jacob: Reassessing Mr Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s address to Parliament in May 1996 before he resigned after 13 days as prime minister because the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could not muster enough support to ensure it had a majority is widely described as one ...

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Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee and Malaviya

The government on Wednesday announced the prestigious Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, for former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya. “The President has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya ...

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