close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Lok Sabha election 1989

History Revisited: How political parties fared in 1991 Lok Sabha election

The 1991 elections have also been referred to as the 'Mandal-Mandir' elections as the main two main focus points were the Mandal Commission report that was implemented in 1990 and the Rath Yatras being done for the demand of the construction of the Ram Mandir.

Apr 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

History Revisited: How political parties fared in 1989 Lok Sabha election

Rajiv Gandhi's tenure as Prime Minister was mired in several controversies. He faced public scrutiny for Bhopal disaster, Shah Bano case, the civil war between the LTTE and the Sri Lankan government, and Bofors scandal, the echo of which can be heard even till date.

Apr 05, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1989 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

Rajiv Gandhi had ruled the country for five years after a resounding mandate in 1983. The years in power, however, saw charges and allegations galore against Congress which paved the way for the National Front, an alliance, to take command under VP Singh.

Mar 29, 2019, 17:59 PM IST