A huge crowd gathered outside the BJP headquarters, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and a host of ministers and party workers gathered to pay their last respects to the late leader.
Pakistan govt and top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian PM contributed to bringing "a change" in bilateral ties.
Jet Airways (India) Ltd’s board will meet on Aug. 27 to approve financial results for the quarter ended June 30, the beleaguered carrier said.
"His oratory powers were unmatched and the usage of words exemplary. They were filled with the power of pronunciation. The rendition of the word was enough to give it meaning. One did not need to understand the language, that was his brilliance. Some of his public speeches and ones done in the Houses of Parliament are testimony."
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has mourned the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he has lost a part of his childhood and growing up memories.
Journalist Saba Naqvi writes in her recent book "Shades of Saffron" in describing Atal Bihari Vajpayee's personal life from close quarters.
Vajpayee's mortal remains, wrapped in the tricolour, were taken to the BJP headquarters here for the people to pay their last respects to the departed leader.
Forex and money markets are closed today on account of 'Parsi New Year'.
Taking positive cues from global equities, the 30-share index was trading higher by 262.91 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 37,926.47.