Scores of Congress leaders across the country also paid their tributes.
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Fact Check: Here’s truth behind viral claim of Indira Gandhi forcing Sitaram Yechury to resign as JNUSU president
Former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai has shared an old photo of Indira Gandhi with a fake claim. Here’s the truth!
Senior district officials reached the spot and got the burqa removed. They also assured action against the miscreants.
One of India’s topmost actresses, Vidya Balan was last seen in Suresh Triveni’s comedy-drama film ‘Tumhari Sulu’. Post that, the actress appeared in a few Telugu films but is yet to make an announcement regarding her next Bollywood film. Interestingly, at a recently held media event, the National award-winning actress[Read More…]
Chhattisgarh: Govt renames schemes named after Deendayal Updhyaya to Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and BR Ambedkar
In a order released on Monday, Chhattisgarh government renamed five schemes that were named after Jan Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya to that of Congress leaders Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Dr BR Ambedkar. Deendayal Upadhyaya Swavlamban Yojna has been renamed to Rajiv Gandhi Swavlamban Yojna, Deendayal Upadhyaya LED Path[Read More…]
Before Modi this has been the case in 1977 because of some of the actions of the late Indira Gandhi and over a decade after her debacle also with her son Rajiv Gandhi.
On Wednesday with Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment as AICC General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, Gandhi-Nehru family has now seen 12 family members joining politics. 3 of which have got elected to the prestigious post of Prime Minister. Going back in history to Motilal Nehru, first in the bloodline to be[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday (December 17) will deliver its order on pleas challenging trial court judgement which has acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar but convicted five others in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case. The judgement will be delivered by a bench of Justices S. Muralidhar and[Read More…]
Today, we remember one of India’s most influential faces of the 20th century. Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi served as the Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms and died before completing her fourth term. We turn the pages of history and bring to you the story of Mother India. [Read More…]
The eyes and ears of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, RK Dhawan breathed his last on August 06 in New Delhi. The 81-year-old veteran was Indira Gandhi’s closest aid till her death. Working as a personal secretary of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, he witnessed all the ups and downs of[Read More…]
New Delhi: Rajinder Kumar Dhawan, who passed away on Monday at the age of 81, was a close confidant of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and served the Congress and its leaders in different capacities in his long career spanning nearly five decades. A former Union Minister, Dhawan had been[Read More…]
New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader RK Dhawan breathed his last on Sunday in the national capital at the age of 81. Dhawan was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and he had been a member of Rajya Sabha. Congress Spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala took to Twitter and paid homage to the senior leader. Our[Read More…]
National Register of Citizens: Weak, fickle politicans costing Indian sovereignty, says Arun Jaitley
Territory and citizens are the two most important aspects of a sovereign State. The principal duty of any Government is to defend the borders of the country, prevent any trespass and make the life of its citizens safe and secure. Independent India has faced a major challenge to protect its[Read More…]
I can’t claim that I was close to the entire Gandhi family, but there was a time when Sanjay, Indira Gandhi‘s younger son, was a good friend. In fact, he even tried to teach me to fly a plane, without success but with considerable daredevilry. I first got to know[Read More…]
New Delhi: Congress on Sunday said it was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who had herself lifted the Emergency and apologised for the excesses committed during it. It was Indira Gandhi who had said that it was a painful and difficult position for her given that situation and circumstances. It[Read More…]
Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday moved a step closer to be the Congress chief as he was the only candidate left in the fray in the election for the post after all 89 nominations filed in his favour were found to be valid on scrutiny. “A total of 89 nomination papers,[Read More…]
Articulate and multifaceted, Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi was a master in political manoeuvring and the topmost leader of the youth brigade that took West Bengal by storm in the late 1960s, to sideline the Communists and bring back the Congress to power in 1972. It was a time when the Maoist[Read More…]
New Delhi: Indira Gandhi “fought for secularism, against all those forces seeking to divide the Indian people on lines of religion and caste”, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Sunday. On the centenary of the birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister, Sonia Gandhi spoke at the inauguration here of a[Read More…]
No past Prime Minister of India evokes as much passion as Indira Gandhi. Her admirers believe she could do no wrong and was the messianic leader India needed in her time; her detractors hold her responsible for creating a personality cult, encouraging dynastic politics and weakening the institutions of democracy.[Read More…]
Located in a dingy and dirty lane, there’s hardly any scope for the sun’s rays to penetrate into Surjeet Singh’s 50sq yard home. The two room set is the only shelter for him, his wife, four children and widowed mother, to whom the house was allotted after his father was[Read More…]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 33rd death anniversary. “Tributes to former PM Mrs Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary,” he tweeted. Gandhi was the first female Prime Minister of India and the daughter of the first Prime Minister late[Read More…]
A centre established by Somerville College in the University of Oxford in 2013 with a £3 million grant from India and named after Indira Gandhi has reported the name of the former prime minister dropped after the BJP government came to power in 2014. The Oxford India centre was named[Read More…]
The much-awaited film, Indu Sarkar, has already caused a storm among the people, who are anxiously waiting for its release now. Its trailer has gripped everyone and dates back to the time when India was in its gloomiest phase. While the makers of ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’, are required to[Read More…]
Trailer of the much-awaited film, Indu Sarkar is now out and is gripping the viewers with what seems to be an interesting plot. The trailer begins with a radio announcement, where President has declared a state of emergency in the country. Things seem to be fine till the next series[Read More…]
Congress leader Anand Sharma’s book on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi called India’s Indira was released in the capital on Saturday. The event saw the presence of the country’s top leaders including President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi among[Read More…]