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'Narasimha Rao's pro Hindu mindset led to Babri mosque demolition'

Releasing a book on late Prime Minister Narasimha Rao during whose tenure Babri mosque was demolished, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said while the good that Rao did to the country lives after him, the harm too lives on and continues to extract a heavy toll.

Narasimha Rao didn't have a hold over Congress party: Tarun Gogoi

PV Narasimha Rao instituted several reforms during his tenure as prime minister, but "he did not have a hold over" his Congress party. And when Tarun Gogoi, who was the food minister, wrote to him criticising his handling of the Babri mosque demolition, he failed to get a response.