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Rajiv Gandhi

Book Review | Aiyar’s Rajiv proves that there’s no one way to judge a dynast

A meticulous exploration of Rajiv Gandhi's tenure, revealing controversies, achievements, and the man behind the Prime Minister

04 Feb 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review | Secrets & surprises: Oral testimonies of India’s contemporary history

What Chowdhury unfolds is an engrossing narrative of event, turns out to be a political thriller.

20 Aug 2023 12:15 AM

Book Review | Sketch of two charismatic PMs whose errors cost India dearly

The author relates with honesty the flaws and strengths Rajiv Gandhi, then seen as ‘India’s John F Kennedy’.

25 Jun 2023 12:50 AM

AA Edit | Rajiv killers’ release: Govt plea raises key questions

The apex court has made use of two constitutional provisions while ordering the release of all the seven convicts

19 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Will Rahul’s yatra help Congress reinvent itself?

It looks as if the problem is not with party rank and file, but with the leadership which seems to have no plan to present before people

08 Sep 2022 12:05 AM


Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini Sriharan to be released today

Nalini Sriharan and six other people were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

24 Dec 2021 12:20 PM

Saeed Naqvi | When Indian diplomacy left both Moscow & US annoyed

In Washington, the PM was persuaded that the decision to recognise the Polisario should be, well, delayed if not cancelled

29 Nov 2021 2:53 AM

AA Edit | Don’t pardon Rajiv killers

No government at the Centre could be seen as weak in pardoning the killers of a Prime Minister

06 Feb 2021 3:12 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC unhappy over convict's pardon plea

The bench was hearing a plea of 46-year-old A G Perarivalan who has sought suspension of his life sentence in the case

03 Nov 2020 3:49 PM

SC unhappy with CBI report on ‘larger conspiracy’

A.G. Perarivalan had moved the top court in 2016 seeking the suspension of his sentence.

15 Jan 2020 1:42 AM


Rao, not Rajiv, to blame for 1984 riots: Manmohan Singh

Sukhbir Badal calls it ‘a shocking attempt to shift blame’.

06 Dec 2019 5:12 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC grants 30-day parole to life convict Robert Payas

A division bench of justices gave the order on a plea by Payas seeking parole for making arrangements for his son's wedding.

21 Nov 2019 1:08 PM

Rajiv blunders helped BJP rise: Madhav Godbole

The first was to overturn the Supreme Court verdict in the Sha Bano case on the triple talaq issue.

10 Nov 2019 2:41 AM

Tale of ‘Young Turk’ misses the big picture

A lesser figure than Chandra Shekhar would have come out of such an arrangement in disgrace.

29 Sep 2019 1:27 AM

HC dismisses Nalini's plea on premature release in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by an LTTE suicide bomber on May 21, 1991, during an election rally near Sriperumbudur.

29 Aug 2019 1:55 PM


Rajiv never used power to destroy freedom of people: Congress President

Gandhi said the party must continue its struggle 'against forces of divisiveness and those opposing the idea of India'.

22 Aug 2019 9:21 PM

Manmohan warns of unpleasant trends of growing intolerance, violence

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said these trends are repugnant to promotion of peace, national integration and communal harmony.

20 Aug 2019 3:38 PM

Leaders across parties pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 75th birth anniversary

Rahul had tweeted that party would be holding several memorial events across the country this week to mark his father's birth anniversary.

20 Aug 2019 9:17 AM

Rahul recalls Rajiv Gandhi’s role in India’s IT revolution

The day is observed to encourage the national integration, peace, affection and communal harmony.

20 Aug 2019 2:35 AM

Rahul recalls Rajiv Gandhi's achievements in IT, telecom

He shared a 55-second clip highlighting the IT achievements during Rajiv gandhi's tenure as prime minister.

19 Aug 2019 4:27 PM