Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and paid tribute to Rajiv Gandhi. “Tributes to former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary,” Modi wrote.
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Manoj Kashyap further said that his letter had no political overtones and he felt emotionally connected to the late leader.
Chennai: DMK chief M.K. Stalin on Thursday said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami must meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit and urge him to allow the release of seven persons convicted for former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination. Perarivalan, Murugan, Nalini, Shanthan, Ravichandran, Jayakumar and Robert Pyas have been in jail[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.
New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly on Monday released an official bulletin to clarify that the resolution adopted on the anti-Sikh riots by the House on December 21 did not have any mention demanding withdrawal of the Bharat Ratna conferred on late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Assembly Secretariat issued a[Read More…]
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is one of the eminent political leaders in India. Her journey from Sonia Maino to Sonia Gandhi has been a long one. From being a distant observer in a political household, Sonia has now occupied the center stage in Indian politics. Born on December 9, 1946[Read More…]
Political party leaders in Tamil Nadu on Thursday welcomed a Supreme Court order asking the Governor to decide on the mercy petition of A.G. Perarivalan, serving life term for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. DMK President M.K. Stalin, welcoming the apex court’s decision, said Chief Minister K. Palaniswami should[Read More…]
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday took a veiled dig at the Modi government, saying that some “disturbing trends” witnessed in India over the past few years and perpetrated by certain groups can only hurt national interests. Speaking at a function where the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award’ was conferred[Read More…]
Inspired by Rahul Gandhi’s tweet in support of freedom of expression over the mention of Rajiv Gandhi in the web series Sacred Games, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee member, Rajeev Sinha withdrew his complaint against Netflix series. Sinha had filed a complaint against Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Netflix and the producers of[Read More…]