Tag: Indira Gandhi

Please don’t spread fake news, your photoshops will hurt India and not Pakistan: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel

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…]

Lesser known facts about RK Dhawan

Lesser known facts about RK Dhawan

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…]

RK Dhawan, an Indira confidant who grew from ranks

RK Dhawan, an Indira confidant who grew from ranks

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…]

'Sanjay Gandhi was made of sterner stuff'

‘Sanjay Gandhi was made of sterner stuff’

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…]

Protests after Indira Gandhi statue covered with burqa in Uttar Pradesh

Congress leader’s India’s Indira to release tomorrow

The Congress party as a part of its centenary celebrations of Late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s birth anniversary has been carrying out various activities across the country. Congress leader Anand Sharma’s literary work, ‘India’s Indira’ will be released by the Honourable Vice President Md. Hamid Ansari in Nehru Memorial Museum[Read More…]

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