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Lal Bahadur Shastri

Tashkent: Rajnath Singh meets Afghan Chief Executive, lays emphasis on SCO countries

The leader laid emphasis on economic cooperation during his address at the SCO meeting earlier in the day.

02 Nov 2019 1:32 PM

Lal Bahadur Shastri: In a time of war, the man of peace

Born into a poor family in 1904, Shastri spent the formative years of his life in Ramnagar, near Varanasi.

29 Oct 2019 1:43 AM

Without Gandhis, Congress might disintegrate, says Shastri's son

He also warned that if somebody else is made president and some do not accept him, then there are chances of disintegration of the party.

19 Jul 2019 2:03 PM

Where Nehru failed, Vajpayee excelled

The admiral reveals how a statesman-like Prime Minister took pains to gain insights into its diverse Armed Forces.

05 Jul 2019 1:20 AM

Vivek Agnihotri finds himself in a legal soup

Vivek feels Shastriji’s grandsons have been provoked by their parent-party Congress to take this action.

11 Apr 2019 12:24 AM


No PM Modi vs Lal Bahadur Shastri at box office

Amod Mehra feels otherwise. “I feel the Shastri story will be of more interest as everyone wants to know the truth about his death.”

11 Apr 2019 12:23 AM

‘Tashkent Files will trigger debate’

Director Vivek Agnihotri talks about his film, its conceptualisation and the support he received from Shastriji’s family.

05 Apr 2019 12:19 AM

Priyanka Gandhi visits Lal Bahadur Shastri's ancestral home in Varanasi

Gandhi, who reached here Wednesday morning by road, garlanded the statute of Shastri at his ancestral home.

20 Mar 2019 1:48 PM

PM Modi, President pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Kovind greeted people on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti and urged people to imbibe the values he stood for.

03 Oct 2018 1:23 AM

Shastri death: CIC wants PM, MHA to take a call

Which part of 8(1)(a) of RTI Act is invoked to deny and what is the justification for such invocation, he asked.

25 Sep 2018 2:32 AM


Insights into how India’s most successful war since its inception was fought & won

This was a war that saw the Indian political and military leadership at its historical best.

10 Aug 2018 12:27 AM

Kingmaker Kamaraj: A symbol of selflessness and simplicity

Kamaraj’s nine years as chief minister saw Madras undergoing tremendous industrial and agricultural progress.

16 Jul 2018 12:42 AM

Guides in Tashkent say Shastri was poisoned, says Vivek Agnihotri

The film will expose some uncomfortable truths about the mysterious death of former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, in Tashkent.

16 Jul 2018 12:27 AM

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia inspects two kitchens

The minister had last week terminated the food suppliers’ contract after dead lizard was found in the mid-day meal.

10 Jul 2018 4:22 AM

Ex-PM’s son falls victim to thak-thak gang

The incident took place on Tuesday evening when Mr. Shastri in his car was heading towards Vinobha Nagar.

25 Jan 2018 3:00 AM


Ex-PM Shastri was not hostile to RSS, says LK Advani

The article is an extract from Mr Advani’s autobiography My Country My Life.

25 Jan 2018 2:53 AM

Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakraborty in Vivek’s next

Naseeruddin Shah and Mithun Chakraborty together for his next, titled The Tashkent Files.

12 Jan 2018 12:28 AM

Of Tashkent Declaration and how Shastri died at the altar of India-Pak friendship

The talks began in Tashkent on January 3, 1966 with Kosygin meeting Shastri and Ayub, initially, separately before the later summit meetings.

10 Jan 2018 1:35 AM

Indira’s mixed legacy: ’71 triumph, ’75 nadir

Mohammad Yunus was so close to Mrs Gandhi and Sanjay that he was able to appoint himself special envoy.

24 Nov 2017 12:07 AM

How her grit and sagacity created the mystique of Indira Gandhi

We briefly examine here the events of 1966 and 1967 relating to her election as leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party and thus Prime Minister.

17 Nov 2017 12:56 AM