Narasimha Rao

Controversial 'godman' Chandraswami dead

Controversial 'godman' Chandraswami died on Tuesday.

May 23, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Narasimha Rao had achievements other than economic reforms, Congress let him down: Sanjaya Baru

Narasimha Rao had achievements other than economic reforms, Congress let him down: Sanjaya Baru

Taking a swipe at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Sanjaya Baru claimed that "Sonia Congress" deliberately tried to malign Rao who was Prime Minister during 1991-1996.

Oct 06, 2016, 15:20 PM IST
Arun Jaitley lambasts Nehruvian model, says Narasimha Rao was conservative, 1991 reforms due to bankruptcy

Arun Jaitley lambasts Nehruvian model, says Narasimha Rao was conservative, 1991 reforms due to bankruptcy

In what would certainly upset the Congress, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Nehruvian economic policy led to no development in the country, a report said on Saturday.

Aug 20, 2016, 14:56 PM IST
Credit for reforms goes to Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh duo, not Congress: Arun Jaitley

Credit for reforms goes to Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh duo, not Congress: Arun Jaitley

Giving sole credit to the Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh combine, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that it was only due to this dynamic pair that economic reforms of 1991 happened, not because of the Congress. 

Jul 18, 2016, 09:58 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Narasimha Rao on his 95th birth anniversary

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao on his 95th birth anniversary.

Jun 28, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

'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.

Jun 27, 2016, 23:34 PM IST
'Conspiracy forced Advani to nominate Vajpayee's name as BJP's PM candidate'

'Conspiracy forced Advani to nominate Vajpayee's name as BJP's PM candidate'

Fotedar has written in his book that conspiracy by a Brahmin brotherhood forced LK Advani to propose the name of Atal Behari Vajpayee as BJP's PM candidate just before the 1996 General Elections.

Nov 02, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi preparing to take over Congress leadership: Jairam Ramesh

Amid speculation over Rahul Gandhi taking charge as Congress chief, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the Congress vice president is "preparing" to assume the mantle and is cobbling together his team as he does not want to take over as an individual.

Sep 19, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Tributes paid to Narasimha Rao on birth anniversary

Glowing tributes were paid to former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao on Sunday on his 94th birth anniversary here with Telangana government celebrating the occasion as official State function in the state.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Telangana pays tributes to Narasimha Rao on birth anniversary

 Rich tributes were paid to late former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao on his 94th birth anniversary here on Sunday.

Jun 28, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

PM Modi pays tributes to PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary.

Jun 28, 2015, 08:31 AM IST

NDA govt to build memorial for Narasimha Rao

Former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, who was disowned by Congress and denied a memorial in Delhi by its government, will finally get his due respect in the form of a "samadhi' here, 10 years after his death.

Mar 31, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

Decision to appoint Manmohan Singh as FM in 1991 came `out of the blue`: Daman

Woken up from his sleep to be informed of the "out of the blue" decision of his appointment as India`s Finance Minister in 1991, Dr Manmohan Singh was jokingly told by Prime Minister Narasimha Rao that he would be sacked if "things didn`t work out well".

Aug 18, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

KCR roots for Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao

Long ignored by the Congress leadership, late Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao has now found recognition with the ruling dispensation in the newly-created state of Telangana, a region from which he hailed.

Jun 28, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Narendra Modi likens Narasimha Rao to Bahadur Shah Zafar

Narendra Modi drew a comparison between PV Narasimha Rao and Bahadur Shah Zafar, saying the former PM like the last Mughal emperor was denied two-yard land for funeral in Delhi.

May 01, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Rao had asked Panja to keep quit on Babri issue, says Mamata

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday claimed that late Ajit Panja, Information Minister in the Narasimha Rao cabinet in 1992 had told her that the then Prime Minister had asked him to keep silent on the happenings in Babri Masjid issue.

Apr 04, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Narasimha Rao`s son Ranga Rao is dead

Former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao`s eldest son P V Ranga Rao, a former minister in Andhra Pradesh, died here early Thursday.

Aug 01, 2013, 12:08 PM IST

AP govt wants former Prez, Narasimha Rao`s statues in Parliament

Andhra Pradesh government will request Lok Sabha Speaker to install statues of former President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy and ex-Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao in Parliament.

May 19, 2013, 16:32 PM IST

`Legacy & sanctions made Rao decide against nuke tests`

By January 24, 1996, the Bill Clinton administration concluded that Narasimha Rao has decided against conducting the nuclear tests.

Feb 23, 2013, 08:47 AM IST

Narasimha Rao was ready to test the nuclear bomb in 1996: Kalam

In 1996, the then Prime Minister of India, PV Narasimha Rao, was all prepared to test the nuclear bomb, but he handed the onus over to his successor, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Jan 24, 2013, 21:58 PM IST