Criticising NDA government's move to erect a memorial for late prime minister PV Narasimha Rao, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that the Centre carries an "inclination" to accord honour to those "involved in Babri Masjid demolition".
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.
Some attempts were allegedly made by a senior bureaucrat to stop the arrest of former Union Minister Mantang Sinh who was picked up by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam, agency sources claimed on Sunday.
Losing no opportunity to target Gandhi family, the BJP`s senior leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday took a potshot at Congress` leadership for failing to win even 50 LS seats in 2014 General Elections.
The frosty relationship between Sonia Gandhi and late Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao comes out in full view in Natwar Singh`s autobiography which says Gandhi was "never fond of" Rao who wondered why she was so "hostile" to him.
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.
Sonia Gandhi and late Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao had strained relations when he was the Prime Minister as she was unhappy over the slow pace of progress in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination probe, says a book written by a Union minister.
Prabhat Jha, Madhya Pradesh BJP chief, on Thursday flayed Arjun Singh for pointing fingers at the late PV Narasimha Rao in the exit of former Union Carbide
chief Warren Anderson in the wake of Bhopal gas disaster.
BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the party would raise in Parliament the Bhopal gas issue and added it was wrong to pin the blame of UCC CEO Warren Anderson`s exit from India on then home minister late P V Narsimha Rao.