Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicPV Narasimha Rao

Topic: PV Narasimha Rao

How Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh rescued India in 1991 and made history

The reforms were undertaken exactly 30 years ago, at a time when India was facing its worst economic crisis. Here’s a look at what led to the crisis and how India weathered it.

Bharat Ratna used to be for Congress’ secular Brahmins. Today it’s for BJP’s Hindutva Brahmins

While it’s debatable who deserves India's highest civilian award, what seems to be working in favour of P.V. Narasimha Rao and S.P. Balasubrahmanyam is their caste.

Centre’s green panel clears Telangana dam project on Godavari river, but with conditions

The proposed dam will cost Rs 2,121 crore, and is meant to facilitate irrigation during Rabi season in three Telangana districts.

Why Narasimha Rao is India’s most vilified, deliberately misunderstood and forgotten PM

On P.V. Narasimha Rao’s death anniversary, here is why, even though his style was so hopelessly understated as to amount to self-denial, his method was thorough and effective.

बाबरी कांड में धोखा खाए राव ने आडवाणी को हवाला में फंसाकर बदला सधाया

बाबरी मस्जिद विध्वंस मामलें में कांग्रेस तब तक अपराधबोध से मुक्त नहीं हो सकती जब तक नरसिंहराव निर्दोष नहीं मानती

Narasimha Rao felt betrayed over Babri, he avenged it by trapping Advani in hawala scandal

Explaining the frightened silence of Congress on 25th anniversary of Babri. The party can’t shake off its self-inflicted guilty conscience unless it accepts Narasimha Rao’s innocence.

Home ministry had a plan to prevent Babri demolition, but PM Rao didn’t allow it

Madhav Godbole, Home secy at the time of the demolition, says a contingency plan had been ready since July, but the final go-ahead 'never arrived'.

कैसे तीन प्रतिद्वंद्वी पार्टियों के चार महान नेताओं ने सुखोई-30 सौदा बचाया

यह कहानी है कि कैसे नरसिंह राव, अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी, जसवंत सिंह और अविश्वसनीय रूप से मुलायम सिंह की बुद्धिमत्ता के बिना भारतीय वायु सेना का सुखोई-30 हासिल करने का सपना उड़ान भरने से पहले ही ध्वस्त हो गया होता।

Chidambaram’s ‘dream budget’ did not remain so: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee was completely unlike P Chidambaram as a finance minister. And Mukherjee has pointed out that it was due to their differences in opinion on the economy.

There are two Congresses

The larger argument is not about the political resurrection of a long-demised individual, but about whose achievements the Congress party of today goes to the voter with.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.