In a letter to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Congress leader said history will always remember the late prime minister, who sacrificed his life for the unity and integrity of the country.
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Chhattisgarh: BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra booked for tweets against Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi
Chhattisgarh BJP spokesperson Sanjay Shrivastav accused the ruling Congress of misusing the state machinery to lodge FIR against leaders of the saffron party.
Every year on August 20, Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated by Congress in order to encourage national integration, peace, love, affection, and communal harmony among the Indian people of all religion.
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.
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…]
From being a distant observer in a political household, Sonia Gandhi has now occupied the center stage in Indian politics.
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…]
The Delhi High Court on Monday said that actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the Sacred Games web series. A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar wanted to know as to why the actors were made party[Read More…]
New Delhi: Reacting to the complaints of Netflix series Sacred Games ‘insulting’ former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that he believed in freedom of expression. The Congress president tweeted that his father and former PM, Rajiv Gandhi, “lived and died” for the country and[Read More…]
A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court against the Netflix series Sacred Games, seeking the removal of certain scenes, claiming that its content was derogatory to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The plea, which alleged that certain scenes and dialogues in the show defamed the former Prime Minister, was[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…]
Robert Payas, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case wrote to Tamil Nadu government seeking mercy killing. He said he should be killed on grounds of mercy and his body should be sent to his family. “Payas has petitioned the government through the Puzhal prison authorities,” said[Read More…]
Charged with the assassination of former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi, Nalini Murugan has requested the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) to ask the Government of India to release her. She has written a six-page letter addressed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, wherein she explained[Read More…]
“India is an old country, but a young nation; and like the young everywhere we are impatient. I am young, and I too have a dream. I dream of an India strong, independent and self-reliant and in the front rank of the nations of the world in the service of[Read More…]
We have made fun of him, his incompetence and general reluctance to take responsibility. But keep that aside for a bit and think about what kind of a traumatic childhood he has had. Age 5 – Emergency is declared Age 10 – Uncle dies in a plane crash Age 14[Read More…]
Congress’ West Bengal unit made a faux pas on Twitter this morning, by tweeting a controversial statement by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Marking his birth anniversary, the verified handle on Saturday morning tweeted the quote, “When a big tree falls, the ground shakes”. Rajiv’s 1984 statement was perceived as[Read More…]