Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicRajiv Gandhi

Topic: Rajiv Gandhi

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.

SC extends parole of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Perarivalan

A G Perarivalan was first granted parole from 9-23 November by the Madras High Court on medical grounds, which was extended by the top court on 23 November.

Perarivalan, LTTE sympathiser who got the batteries for the bomb that killed Rajiv Gandhi

Perarivalan was a teenage sympathiser of LTTE when he was arrested 29 years ago for being a part of the group’s conspiracy to kill former PM Rajiv Gandhi.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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