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Mother of man convicted for his role in assassination of Rajiv Gandhi seeks son's release

Feb 03, 2016

Mother of man convicted for his role in assassination of Rajiv Gandhi seeks son's release

The mother of a man convicted for his role in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi has started a public petition campaign in Sri Lanka. #India #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Rajiv Gandhi #assassination #PM Narendra Modi #former Prime Minister
From Chandrasekhar to Sonia, Pranab Mukherjee's memoir refreshes memory but offers no perspective

Feb 01, 2016

From Chandrasekhar to Sonia, Pranab Mukherjee's memoir refreshes memory but offers no perspective

Pranab Mukherjee’s book belongs to the genre of memoirs written by leaders like K Natwar Singh, Arjun Singh or LK Advani. In all such books, the writer places himself at the centre, tries to explain his own position and rarely allows critical scrutiny of his ideology or himself. #Pranab Mukherjee #ConnectTheDots #Rajiv Gandhi #The Turbulent Years: 1980-1996
How Rajiv Gandhi blundered on Ayodhya: Baba said 'bachcha' let it happen, and 'bachcha' did

Jan 29, 2016

How Rajiv Gandhi blundered on Ayodhya: Baba said 'bachcha' let it happen, and 'bachcha' did

Pranab Mukherjee has written in The Turbulent Years: 1980-96 that the opening of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple was an “error of judgment” by Rajiv Gandhi. #Politics #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #Ayodhya #ConnectTheDots #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #Ram Janmabhoomi #The Turbulent Years: 1980-96
Supreme Court asks whether governors can be sacked via phone: Why has Arunachal crisis come to this?

Jan 28, 2016

Supreme Court asks whether governors can be sacked via phone: Why has Arunachal crisis come to this?

Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa will obviously figure no less prominently than those of his predecessors who adorn the “hall of infamy and notoriety” in subverting the Constitution by holding onto their gubernatorial assignments #Arunachal Pradesh #ConnectTheDots #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #Jawaharlal Nehru #Constitution of India #President's rule #JP Rajkhowa
Hyderabad: 16 students sent back from US allegedly hassled at airport

Jan 11, 2016

Hyderabad: 16 students sent back from US allegedly hassled at airport

The ordeal of 16 students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, who had gone to the US seeking admission in educational institutions there but were sent back from New York, continued. #India #US #air india #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Telangana #Hyderabad #students #Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Sonia and Rahul will start 2016 the way they ended 2015: Whining and wailing

Dec 31, 2015

Sonia and Rahul will start 2016 the way they ended 2015: Whining and wailing

Sonia and Rahul played the victim card in the National Herald case to garner public sympathy. With one addition to their whining and wailing culture: Chest-thumping. #Politics #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #PoliticalPlay #Rahul Gandhi #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #National Herald
Babri game in UP: BJP, SP show no signs of veering off the oft-trodden path

Dec 27, 2015

Babri game in UP: BJP, SP show no signs of veering off the oft-trodden path

With the UP Assembly polls not too far away, Samajwadi Party and BJP up the communal ante again over Babri Masjid and Ram Temple #S&P #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Babri Masjid #Ayodhya #Rajiv Gandhi #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Akhilesh Yadav #communalism #Hindu #Muslims #Azam Khan
Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: How Rajiv Gandhi obeying Deoraha Baba opened the floodgate of trouble

Dec 25, 2015

Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: How Rajiv Gandhi obeying Deoraha Baba opened the floodgate of trouble

The indignation shown by the Congress in Parliament over Ayodhya appears to be a smokescreen for its own complicity and criminality in this political enterprise. #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Rajiv Gandhi #ND Tiwari #VP Singh #Jawahar Lal Nehru #Buta Singh #Ayodhya Ram Mandir #Deoraha Baba
Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on Nalini's plea for premature release

Dec 15, 2015

Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on Nalini's plea for premature release

The Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Government on a petition by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan. #India #NewsTracker #Madras High Court #Rajiv Gandhi assassination #Nalini Sriharan #Tamil Nadu Government