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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

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

Karunanidhi shaped national politics, he was the true kingmaker behind 6 Indian Prime Ministers

Karunanidhi is also probably the only leader who has allied with the Congress, BJP, Third Front and the Left.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh extends greetings on Maha Shivratri

  Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Tuesday extended greetings on Maha Shivratri, the festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Feb 13, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

'Rajiv Gandhi backed Chandra Shekhar over Pranab Mukherjee as PM'

Close aide of the Gandhi family, M L Fotedar in his book "The Chinar Leaves" has claimed that Rajiv Gandhi had not wanted Pranab Mukherjee to become PM.


Oct 22, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to VP Singh on his birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid his tributes to former Prime Minister VP Singh on his birth anniversary.

Jun 25, 2015, 10:05 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Ambedkar Centre on Jan 31

Twenty-five years after a high- level committee recommended construction of an Ambedkar International Centre in the national capital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation stone for such a hub on January 31.

Jan 04, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

BJP has mastered politics of 31% votes: Nitish Kumar

Lambasting BJP for "mastering politics of 31 per cent votes where the rest do not matter", senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said every citizen should be an equal stakeholder and that he "aspired to make this happen".

Dec 27, 2014, 23:12 PM IST

Assembly polls: OP Chautala compares Devi Lal with Buddha; slams Congress, BJP

INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala on Sunday attacked the ruling Congress in Haryana for taking the state "backward" and said he was not power hungry but wanted to fulfil the dreams of Devi Lal, who had "sacrificed" prime minister's post for VP Singh.

Oct 05, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

Third Front will play a major role after polls: Manik Sarkar

Stating the need to change the ruling alliance at the Centre, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Wednesday said the Third Front will play a major role in government formation after the coming Lok Sabha elections.

Jan 08, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

Infiltration attempts will be foiled: Army commander

A senior Army commander has said all infiltration attempts by militants from across the border will be foiled.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:13 PM IST