India conducted Pokhran-II tests, a series of five nuclear explosions, in May 1998 at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan. National Technology Day is observed every year on May 11 as a reminder of the anniversary of Pokhran-II tests.
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sudhanshu Trivedi strongly rebutted the Opposition charge, one by one. Putting out facts before the House, he fiercely targeted Kapil Sibal for playing to the gallery.
Born on December 25, 1924, in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior, Vajpayee was the first-ever person from the BJP to become the Prime Minister. He served as Prime Minister thrice -- briefly in 1996, from 1998 to 1999 and then for a full five-year term between 1999 and 2004.
It is commemorated by the Christian community and others across the globe by singing carols and exchanging gifts as the festival aims to spread the message of peace and prosperity.
Modi will also lay the foundation stone of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University here for which the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to transfer 50 acres of land.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unveil statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee tomorrow at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow on Vajpayee's birth anniversary
Arun Jaitley passed away in New Delhi at the AIIMS hospital on August 24. He was 66.
Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley passed away in quick succession in August 2019, in a span of 18 days, leaving a void in the party that may be difficult to fill for a long time to come.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paying homage to the former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary, in Pokhran on Friday.
The nuclear test was conducted in May, 1998 in Pokhran during the Vajpayee government. After India acquired the nuclear power, it adopted a nuclear a doctrine which declared a 'no first use' (NFU) policy which means the country will not to use its nuclear weapon as a means of warfare unless attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons.