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Vande Mataram: A musical tribute to Atalji
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Vande Mataram: A musical tribute to Atalji

Over 1,000 students of Vijaya Vittala Educational Institutions (VVEI), Mysuru, took part in mass rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’ to offer their salutations to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Aug.16. VVEI Chairman R. Guru, DDPU Dr. Dayanand, BEO – Mysore South Shivakumar, Trustees Paniraj and M. Jagannath Shenoy, Hon. Secretary R….

The Prime Minister as Gentleman
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The Prime Minister as Gentleman

By T.J.S. George My Lord, Never let me climb so high that I’m unable to embrace a stranger. The humanism in Atal Bihari Vajpayee made him taller than a Prime Minister. In the vastness of his mind the ephemerality of political glory counted for what it was. He once said: You might become an ex-Prime…

Discovering Vajpayee’s Quiet Pillar of Support Mrs. Kaul
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Discovering Vajpayee’s Quiet Pillar of Support Mrs. Kaul

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s companion Rajkumari Kaur passed away in May 2014, Girish Nikam, who began his journalistic career with Star of Mysore and at that time working with Newstime, Hyderabad, had written an article titled “Mrs. Kaul here, you don’t know who I am?” which was published in Rediff.com. We are republishing that article…

Nurses Award presentation ceremony postponed
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Nurses Award presentation ceremony postponed

Mysuru: On account of National mourning following the demise of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Mysuru District unit of Karnataka Government Nurses Association has postponed Florence Nightingale Award presentation ceremony which was earlier scheduled to take place on Aug. 18. The next date will be announced soon, according to a press release. For details,…

A Statesman and a Survivor
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A Statesman and a Survivor

Vajpayee is gone and everyone has good things to say about him, even the Opposition. He was the first Prime Minister with no connection to the Congress and coincidentally, it was Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister who, impressed with Vajpayee’s oratory skills, said in 1957: “This young man will one day become the country’s…

Vajpayee no more
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Vajpayee no more

State funeral at 4 pm today New Delhi:  Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a towering politician mourned by millions across the nation, was taken on a last journey through the streets of Delhi this morning on a flower-decked gun-carriage to the office of the ruling BJP, the party he helped form in 1980. He…

Ganjifa Raghupathi Bhat’s special moments with Atalji
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Ganjifa Raghupathi Bhat’s special moments with Atalji

Mysuru:  Former Prime Minister Atalji was not only a rare poet-politician-orator but also a man who valued relationships. Even the little moments spent with Atalji was very memorable and unforgettable. This is how the well-known Ganjifa artist Raghupathi Bhat of our city remembered the great Statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away yesterday. Speaking to…

City BJP pays tribute to Vajpayee
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City BJP pays tribute to Vajpayee

Mysuru: BJP leaders led by State BJP General Secretary Arvind Limbavali and MP Pratap Simha paid tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away yesterday, at V.K. Function Hall in Nazarbad this morning. Paying his tributes, Limbavali said that though Atalji was not present with us physically today, his ideas, thoughts and…

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