Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicRajiv Gandhi

Topic: Rajiv Gandhi

Pop Goes India—my suggestion to Rajiv Gandhi when he wanted to promote rock: Remo Fernandes

In his autobiography, Remo Fernandes talks about how he was one of the faces behind India's revolution in pop music.

On EWS quota, Modi govt just using Congress’ bad idea and Sinho Commission report

The Modi government is still not in a position to present any data that can provide the basis for the 10 per cent EWS quota.

LS speaker address in Karnataka House unconstitutional? Congress says yes, BJP points to Rajiv

Congress says it's ‘bad precedent’ for a non-elected member of House to take assembly speaker’s chair. BJP defends address but agrees such an event finds no mention in rules.

SC to hear convict Perarivalan’s plea in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case after 3 weeks

The SC on 3 November 2020, expressed unhappiness over pendency of the convict's plea seeking pardon in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case for over two years with Tamil Nadu Governor.

Not Sonia, Priyanka, why I think Rahul wrote unnamed tribute to Rajiv Gandhi

Much like Jawaharlal Nehru of 1930s and Narasimha Rao of 1970s, Rahul Gandhi is unhappy with the current state of the Congress.

On Rajiv Gandhi’s 30th death anniversary, rare pictures of India’s youngest PM

On Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary, ThePrint brings you some pictures of the former PM from his days as a politician.

It’s abdication of power, experts say as TN Governor won’t decide on Rajiv killer’s release

Legal experts say Governor Purohit could have taken a call on Perarivalan’s release plea, relying on his constitutional powers under Article 161.

Capt Satish Sharma, the Gandhi family loyalist who wasn’t apologetic about luxuries in life

Former Union minister & Congress MP Capt Satish Sharma died in Goa, where he had been residing for the past few years, Wednesday night.

Tamil Nadu CM meets Governor, discusses release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar said the chief minister submitted a representation to the Governor, while taking up the release of the seven convicts.

Motilal Vora, the Gandhi family loyalist, ‘uncle’ figure & chronicler of Congress history

Vora, who died Monday aged 93, had been with the Congress since Indira Gandhi’s time. He was considered among the most 'consistent and loyal' party workers.

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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.
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