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Ex-PM PV Narasimha Rao's 98th birth anniversary today, debate on his legacy continues

On the occasion of PV's 98 birth anniversary which was observed at ``PV Gyaan Bhoomi'' at Necklace Road in Hyderabad, some senior Congress leaders did turn up to pay their respects

Jun 28, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

Modi, others pay tribute to PV Narasimha Rao on birth anniversary; family seeks apology from Congress

Rao’s grandson NV Subhash said that the Congress had always ignored his contributions to the party and the country.

Jun 28, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1998 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

HD Deve Gowda and then IK Gujral are largely known as PMs who were unable to tame the ruckus of coalition politics between the years of 1996 and 1998. It eventually resulted in snap election in which most contesting parties fancied themselves as winners.

Apr 25, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1996 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

Lok Sabha election of 1996 was a three-way contest between Congress, BJP and several regional powers which had come together to project a third alternative. The highest number of candidates ever competed in these elections.

Apr 24, 2019, 14:27 PM IST

History Revisited: How political parties fared in 1996 Lok Sabha election

While Narasimha Rao campaigned on the economic reforms that his government had undertaken in the last five years, the Bharatiya Janata Party talked about Hinduism and against the government's stand on foreign investment appealing for restrictions on them. 

Apr 09, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1991 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

A number of events unfolded between 1989 and 1991 which would leave a lasting impact on India. The election of 1991 itself is largely seen in two parts - one before and the other after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.

Apr 08, 2019, 15:15 PM IST

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

Lok Sabha election: Triangular fight in Nandyal once represented by Narasimha Rao

Memories of PV Narasimha Rao's record win from Nandyal Lok Sabha constituency still linger on.

Apr 05, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

Nandyal Lok Sabha constituency: Memories of VVIP glory gathers dust

Did you know that PV Narasimha Rao had contested from Nandyal Lok Sabha constituency in the 1991 by-election, eventually winning by a record margin of over five lakh votes.

Mar 11, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a 'genuine friend', says Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu also conveyed his condolences calling Vajpayee "a true friend of Israel".

Aug 19, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

Lowest form of politics, says BJP as Rahul targets Modi for 'humiliating' Advani

The BJP on Tuesday accused Rahul Gandhi of practising the 'lowest form of politics', after the Congress chief alleged that PM Modi does not give 'respect' to his 'guru' LK Advani.

Jun 12, 2018, 21:13 PM IST

Still wedded to Socialism, Congress has learnt nothing and forgotten nothing

The recent Congress plenary session has showed that the Congress still wants to undo the liberalisation that its own government started in 1991.

Mar 20, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

The seven-time Congress MP is survived by his wife and four daughters, including Sushmita.

 

Aug 02, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Ex-PM Narasimha Rao brought economic freedom to India in 1991: Sanjaya Baru

A new generation of Indians believed they had won their economic independence in 1991.

Oct 06, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

PV Narasimha Rao can't be denied credit for reforms but Ayodhya blotted record: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said credit cannot be taken away from late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao for the economic reforms driven by him in the 90s but Ayodhya "blotted his record".

Jul 04, 2016, 22:11 PM IST

'Would be fantastic if Modi govt confers Bharat Ratna on PV Narasimha Rao'

Sanjaya Baru, who served as media advisor to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, has spoken in favour of Bharat Ratna being awarded to PV Narasimha Rao.

Jun 22, 2016, 17:33 PM IST

Narasimha Rao didn't have a hold over Congress party: Tarun Gogoi

PV Narasimha Rao instituted several reforms during his tenure as prime minister, but "he did not have a hold over" his Congress party. And when Tarun Gogoi, who was the food minister, wrote to him criticising his handling of the Babri mosque demolition, he failed to get a response.

May 14, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Narasimha Rao backed decision to reject Dawood Ibrahim’s conditional offer of surrender: Sharad Pawar

Pawar says that his decision to reject 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim's conditional offer of surrender was supported by the then prime minister PV Narasimha Rao.

Dec 12, 2015, 19:25 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

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