Rajiv Gandhi

Why the BJP is turning up the heat on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: 10 points

Why the BJP is turning up the heat on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: 10 points

It is about more than just defeating Rahul Gandhi.

Oct 10, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

A woman Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up and killed Rajiv Gandhi at an election rally near Chennai in 1991.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Strict law needed for financial security of divorced women: Shah Bano's daughter

The Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq will help the poor and illiterate women, but a stringent law is needed for the financial security of the community's divorced women, says Siddiqua Begum, the daughter of Shah Bano whose case for maintenance was a legal landmark.

Aug 24, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Rajiv Gandhi had overturned SC's verdict on Shah Bano case, now Rahul welcomes triple talaq judgement – How Congress has transitioned

Rajiv Gandhi had overturned SC's verdict on Shah Bano case, now Rahul welcomes triple talaq judgement – How Congress has transitioned

The Supreme Court on Tuesday put the curtains down on a 1,400 year old practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims.

Aug 23, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary

"On his birth anniversary, we remember Rajiv Gandhi & recall his contribution to the nation," the Prime Minister said in a tweet.

Aug 20, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
Rajiv Gandhi's 73rd birth anniversary today; Sonia, Rahul pay floral tributes to former PM

Rajiv Gandhi's 73rd birth anniversary today; Sonia, Rahul pay floral tributes to former PM

The nation on Sunday remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 73rd birth anniversary with leaders paying tribute to him at his memorial Veer Bhoomi in National Capital. 

Aug 20, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court seeks status report on IED used

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court seeks status report on IED used

A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi, is hearing the case.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
CBI may reopen Bofors case probe; Congress calls move 'politically motivated'

CBI may reopen Bofors case probe; Congress calls move 'politically motivated'

 Decades old Bofors arms scandal may come to haunt the Congress again if the CBI gets a go-ahead from the Narendra Modi government to re-open investigation into the case. 

Aug 11, 2017, 12:31 PM IST
CIA considered Rajiv Gandhi 'politically immature', unfit to succeed Indira Gandhi

CIA considered Rajiv Gandhi 'politically immature', unfit to succeed Indira Gandhi

Nearly two years before the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the CIA had suggested that her son Rajiv Gandhi was "politically immature" and "failed to excite either the party or the public"

Aug 09, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

PAC asks Defence Ministry to share all missing Bofors files

The Public Accounts Committee has asked the Defence Ministry to trace and share with it all missing files related to the Bofors scandal.

Jul 30, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

Lok Sabha clears IIIT Public Private Bill, can now award degrees

The IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017 seeks to grant statutory status to 15 IIITs and declare them as 'Institutions of National Importance'.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

AIADMK allies seek DMK support for parole to Rajiv Gandhi case convict

On June 21, Robert Payas, a Sri Lankan national and one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, had petitioned the state government seeking mercy killing.

 

Jun 23, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

Nalini, an Indian, had accompanied the Sri Lankan woman suicide bomber who blew up Rajiv Gandhi with concealed explosives.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi's famous 15 paise remark finds mention in SC verdict

Rajiv Gandhi's famous 15 paise remark finds mention in SC verdict

Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's famous remark in 1985 that only 15 paise of every rupee meant for welfare of downtrodden reaches them has found mention in the judgement of the Supreme Court which said this "malaise" can be taken care of by Aadhaar scheme.

Jun 11, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Indira Gandhi had asked RAW to aid LTTE; former Tamil Nadu CM MG Ramachandran provided money to terror group: Kumaran Pathmanathan

Indira Gandhi had asked RAW to aid LTTE; former Tamil Nadu CM MG Ramachandran provided money to terror group: Kumaran Pathmanathan

Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP has alleged that there was no link between LTTE and Maoist groups in Nepal and India.

May 23, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Revealed - The truth behind Rajiv Gandhi's assassination

A former Commander of LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) makes shocking revelations about the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th

May 23, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Sonia, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 26th death anniversary

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 26th death anniversary

Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary.

May 21, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Give timeline to complete probe into Rajiv Gandhi's murder: SC to CBI

The larger conspiracy behind the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi "has to be investigated", the Supreme Court said on Monday and asked the CBI to give a time-frame for completing the detailed probe.

May 01, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Digvijaya Singh's Twitter goof-up: Late leader in Rahul Gandhi Cabinet

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday goofed up with a Twitter post, wherein he said former External Affairs Minister, late Dinesh Singh, was a member of Rahul Gandhi's Cabinet.

Mar 28, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
Congress deleted THIS tweet after President Pranab's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee slammed party - Here is screenshot | Know the story

Congress deleted THIS tweet after President Pranab's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee slammed party - Here is screenshot | Know the story

President Pranab Mukherjee's  daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee on Tuesday slammed Congress party over a tweet posted by the party's official Twitter handle.

Mar 14, 2017, 19:14 PM IST