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Sikh campaigners seek release of UK files on 1984 Golden Temple assault

The Indian government has put the death toll from the action, named Operation Blue Star, at about 400 people, whereas Sikh groups say many more were killed.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC notice to Centre on plea for probe

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.

Indira felt extremely uncomfortable with Emergency: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi felt "extremely uncomfortable" about the Emergency and if she had not done so, she would not have gone for the General Elections in 1977.

Know how Rahul Gandhi's heart bleeds for soldiers of Indian Army; urges PM to redress grievances​

Know how Rahul Gandhi's heart bleeds for soldiers of Indian Army; urges PM to redress grievances​

Even though, a few days ago the Congress accused the ruling NDA of trying to encash the valour of the Indian Army to get votes, it itself has also joined the bandwagon with the opponents in trying to project its party as one whose heart bleeds for the soldiers of Indian Army.

MJ Akbar persuaded Rajiv Gandhi to override Shah Bano ruling: Former CIC

It was none other than the current Union Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar who persuaded the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to intervene in the landmark Shah Bano case, former Chief Information Commissioner, Wajahat Habibullah has said.

Rajiv Gandhi 'partially responsible' for 1991 economic crisis: Sanjay Baru

Rajiv Gandhi 'partially responsible' for 1991 economic crisis: Sanjay Baru

Holding former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi responsible for creating the 1991 economic crisis, ex-media advisor to former prime minister Manmohan Singh Sanjay Baru has said heavy external borrowing coupled with withdrawal of support to the Chandrasekhar-led government `put the country to the brink of the crisis.`

Chandra Shekhar's success was his undoing: Yashwant Sinha

Fondly recalling the brief tenure of Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, under whom he served as Finance Minister, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday observed that his success had proved his undoing.

Amitabh Bachchan regrets breaking promises in politics, claims to be still friends with Gandhis

Amitabh Bachchan regrets breaking promises in politics, claims to be still friends with Gandhis

Amitabh Bachchan National award-winning actor took a break from acting in 1984 to enter politics in support of long-time family friend, Rajiv Gandhi.

Why is Congress taking donations from Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation? - Part II

Controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik's NGO IRF donated Rs. 50 Lacs to Rajiv Gandhi trust and the controversy arises on the issue when the matter came to public's notice. However congress is claiming that they have returned the money.

Why is Congress taking donations from Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation?

Controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik's NGO IRF donated Rs. 50 Lacs to Rajiv Gandhi trust and the controversy arises on the issue when the matter came to public's notice. However congress is claiming that they have returned the money.

Delhi: Man flouts metro rules; dies at Rajiv Chowk station

A man has died at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station in Delhi after getting hit by Metro. He was standing beyond the yellow line at the platform and got hit by the metro.

West Bengal Congress commits blunder, tweets Rajiv Gandhi's 1984 controversial quote on his birth anniversary

West Bengal Congress commits blunder, tweets Rajiv Gandhi's 1984 controversial quote on his birth anniversary

Days after Congress veteran leader Digvijay Singh was trolled on Twitter after he referred Kashmir as 'Pakistan Occupied Kashmir', the party was on Saturday left embarrassed again by its members.

PM Modi pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 72nd birth anniversary

PM Modi pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 72nd birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary.

Madras HC disposes of Nalini's petition for pre-mature release

Madras High Court Wednesday declined to entertain a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan seeking pre-mature release, saying it cannot grant her request in view of pendency of a related matter before the Supreme Court.

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination: Yet to take decision on premature release of Nalini, Tamil Nadu tells Madras HC

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination: Yet to take decision on premature release of Nalini, Tamil Nadu tells Madras HC

Tamil Nadu government on Friday told the Madras High Court that it was yet to take a decision on the premature release of Nalini Sriharan, the life convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case since her case with other co-convicts are pending before the Supreme Court.

When Om Prakash Chautala snooped on Rajiv Gandhi!

When Om Prakash Chautala snooped on Rajiv Gandhi!

One interesting episode that remains etched in the political history of India was Chandra Shekhar's unceremonious exit as PM. 

When Rajiv Gandhi convinced Muhammad Ali to fight at  Delhi’s National Stadium in 1980

When Rajiv Gandhi convinced Muhammad Ali to fight at Delhi’s National Stadium in 1980

This was a rare occasion when the partisan Indian crowd cheered on the outsider.

When Rajiv Gandhi explained features of a new Indian Navy ship to his parents-in-law

When Rajiv Gandhi explained features of a new Indian Navy ship to his parents-in-law

The incident finds mention in a new book - 'From Inside the Steel Frame' - written by retired bureaucrat Ashok Pandey.

Days after Rishi Kapoor's 'baap ka maal' tweet against Gandhi family, Congress workers 'name' public toilet after him

Days after Rishi Kapoor's 'baap ka maal' tweet against Gandhi family, Congress workers 'name' public toilet after him

Days after Bollywood veteran tweeted questioning naming of properties after Gandhis, some Congress workers on Monday hung a placard with his name on a public toilet in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad.

Congress planning to digitalise photographs, speeches of Indira Gandhi

 Falling back on its national icons in the time of depressing lows, Congress is planning to digitalise the photographs and speeches of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi including interviews given by her in September 1984, a month before she was assassinated.