Articles about Rajiv Gandhi
29 Jan 2021
Kangana Ranaut set to play former PM Indira Gandhi
Actor Kangana Ranaut is all set to play the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in an upcoming political drama to be directed by Sai Kabir.
23 Nov 2020
Congress' structure has collapsed: "Dissenter" Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks again
Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was one of the 23 signatories of the unprecedented letter written to party President Sonia Gandhi, has again given his opinion on the issues plaguing the grand old party, in the aftermath of poor performance in Bihar and other states.
31 Aug 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive
India's 13th President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away today, several days after he informed that he had contracted coronavirus.
08 Jul 2020
Government panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
01 Jul 2020
Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate government bungalow by August 1
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday asked to vacate her government-allocated Lodhi Estate house in New Delhi by August 1.
19 Jun 2020
Delhi: Health Minister's condition deteriorates, put on oxygen support
The medical condition of Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain has deteriorated and he has been put on oxygen support, days after testing positive for coronavirus.
16 Jun 2020
Delhi's Health Minister admitted after fever, breathlessness; COVID-19 results awaited
In a worrisome turn of events, Satyendar Jain, Delhi's Health Minister, was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital after he developed a high fever and had difficulty breathing — both symptoms of the dangerous COVID-19 disease.
07 Jun 2020
Delhi Corona app: Hospitals claim 'no vacancy'; allege app issues
Amid reports of a data mismatch between the Delhi government and COVID-19 hospitals in the national capital regarding the availability of beds, several hospitals have reiterated that they have no beds available.
08 Feb 2020
Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker
Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.
03 Feb 2020
Parvesh Verma calls Rajiv Gandhi 'Rajiv Feroze Khan' in Parliament
Mere days after he made controversial remarks about Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protests, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Parvesh Verma referred to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as "Rajiv Feroze Khan."
26 Jan 2020
Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls
Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.
23 Jan 2020
Nirbhaya's mother supports Kangana Ranaut's statement against Indira Jaising
Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder victim, has supported Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for slamming a senior lawyer, who asked Devi to forgive the convicts.
18 Jan 2020
'Dynast' Rahul can't defeat 'self-made' Modi: Ramachandra Guha's sharp remark
Historian Ramachandra Guha has joined the long list of critics of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, going as far as saying that Kerala's Wayanad committed a disaster by electing him.
18 Jan 2020
Nirbhaya's mother slams Indira Jaising for saying 'forgive the rapists'
Senior lawyer Indira Jaising made a case for rapists of Nirbhaya saying the mother of the deceased 23-year-old physiotherapy intern should forgive the convicts.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements
Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.
28 Dec 2019
CAA cut-off 2014 because Modi became PM: Assam Finance Minister
As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) continue to rage across the nation, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addressed a rally over the contentious legislation in Morigaon district.
02 Dec 2019
Weeks after losing SPG cover, Priyanka Gandhi suffered security breach
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra suffered a minor security breach at her residence in Delhi's Lodhi Estate, last week.
28 Nov 2019
PM Modi avoids hotels, stays at airports during transit: Shah
On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not stay at luxury hotels while halting in night for technical reasons or aircraft refuelling, during his foreign visits. He opts to rest and take a bath at airport terminals, instead.
27 Nov 2019
Lok Sabha passes SPG Bill; Shah's remarks prompt Congress walkout
On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill.
09 Nov 2019
Ayodhya verdict: Displeased Owaisi says Muslims should reject 5-acre-land offer
The chief of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi, is unhappy and angry at the Supreme Court.
27 Oct 2019
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini starts hunger-strike, demands release
Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, went on a hunger strike on Saturday demanding release, reports ANI.
19 Sep 2019
Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba
Earlier this month, rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba called it quits with the party, putting an end to her six-year-long journey. But, on Wednesday she claimed she hasn't given her "written resignation".
08 Sep 2019
Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases
Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.
08 Sep 2019
Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95
Celebrated lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his Delhi residence. He was 95.
06 Sep 2019
Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud
After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.
29 Aug 2019
Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders
Congress has finally woken up from its slumber, or so it seems. The party, which was decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, has launched a hunt for its social media head.
25 Aug 2019
In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary
Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.
20 Aug 2019
Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence
Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday needled the intolerance debate by saying the country witnessed disturbing trends in the last few years.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Yashwant Sinha feels BJP can break Rajiv Gandhi's record
If elections were held today, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could easily break late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's electoral record, feels former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha.
30 Jul 2019
'Sacred Games 2' will be far more twisted: Saif Ali
Saif Ali Khan, who will be seen in Sacred Games 2, revealed that the second season has been "cleverly done," and will be more twisted.
25 Jul 2019
Granted parole for daughter's wedding, Rajiv Gandhi's killer leaves prison
Nalini Sriharan, who is serving a life sentence in connection to Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, walked out of prison on Thursday.
20 Jul 2019
#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM
Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress party leader, Sheila Dikshit, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 in New Delhi.
10 Jul 2019
Rahul Gandhi hits 10 million followers on Twitter
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit the mark of 10 million followers on Twitter today.
05 Jul 2019
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan granted one-month parole
The Madras High Court on Friday granted a one-month ordinary leave to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter who lives in London.
28 Jun 2019
Gandhis sidelined PV Narasimha Rao, says grandson; demands apology
From not letting Rahul Gandhi resign to protecting the family tooth and nail, we all know Congress only accepts "Gandhis" as their leaders.
19 Jun 2019
Happy birthday RaGa: Seven gifts that Congress President (desperately) needs
Despite being the great-grandson of the longest-serving Prime Minister of India, the grandson of India's first woman PM, and son of the country's youngest state head, Rahul Gandhi isn't having the best of times.
17 Jun 2019
Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha
2019 Lok Sabha elections marked the death of dynasty politics and showed that voters are done pleading allegiance to a certain family.
29 May 2019
After winning Amethi, Smriti visits SiddhiVinayak, walks barefoot for 14-km
A few days after her historic win in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, Smriti Irani walked barefoot for 14 kilometer to Mumbai's SiddhiVinayak Temple.
27 May 2019
Amethi: Smriti Irani to ensure death sentence for aide's killers
When Congress President Rahul Gandhi was defeated by Smriti Irani, he asked the BJP leader to "take care" of Amethi.
24 May 2019
'Got indication of Rahul's Amethi failure in 2014': Smriti Irani
Without a shred of doubt, the biggest winner of 2019 Lok Sabha elections is Union Minister Smriti Irani who defeated Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.