Morarji Desai

Showing of 1 - 20 from 45 results
Morarji Desai - Total results - 45
'Sabka saath, sabka vikas': At Prayagraj event, Narendra Modi says priority of government that justice reaches all 130 cr Indians
India

'Sabka saath, sabka vikas': At Prayagraj event, Narendra Modi says priority of government that justice reaches all 130 cr Indians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said ensuring that all citizens get benefit and justice is the government's responsibility and also the base of 'sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas'

From Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, US First Ladies visiting India over the years
Photos

From Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, US First Ladies visiting India over the years

From Jacqueline Kennedy in March 1962 to the Obamas in 2015, Indian-American state visits over the years.

Short-lived ban on 'political' plays at recent competition underscores Marathi theatre's past brushes with censorship
Life

Short-lived ban on 'political' plays at recent competition underscores Marathi theatre's past brushes with censorship

Firodiya Karandak, one of the most prestigious inter-college performing arts competitions held in Pune, announced that it would not be accepting plays that deal with ‘sensitive’ issues. This would have been the first time that a competition in Maharashtra, a state that hosts several such competitions, would have such a rule.

Half a century of bank nationalisation: Indira Gandhi’s historic blunder or India’s biggest bank reform?
Business

Half a century of bank nationalisation: Indira Gandhi’s historic blunder or India’s biggest bank reform?

Around 14 banks were nationalised on 1 July, 1969 which was followed up with six more a decade later, in 1980

Resignation of young leaders indicates Congress in process of reverting to archaic, self-defeating ways
Politics

Resignation of young leaders indicates Congress in process of reverting to archaic, self-defeating ways

The problem is not just the resignations, but the fact that the state of drift in Congress affairs that the leadership is unconscionably prolonging is having knock-on effects elsewhere

George Fernandes dead at 88: Ex-defence minister's tenure defined by attention to detail, fierce commitment
India

George Fernandes dead at 88: Ex-defence minister's tenure defined by attention to detail, fierce commitment

This piece recalls George Fernandes' tenure as defence minister of National Democratic Alliance-I

George Fernandes was a die-hard proponent of anti-Congressism, but with shifting loyalties
India

George Fernandes was a die-hard proponent of anti-Congressism, but with shifting loyalties

There is no doubt that Fernandes belonged to a genre of socialist leaders who were exceptionally deft at defending the indefensible

Disruptor, realist, optimist: Atal Bihari Vajpayee's foreign policy both carried forward and departed from Nehruvian legacy
India

Disruptor, realist, optimist: Atal Bihari Vajpayee's foreign policy both carried forward and departed from Nehruvian legacy

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's foreign policy game was guided by the light of realism and tempered through optimism within the Indian context. His successors have highlighted his vision.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified
India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified

Vajpayee began his career in politics as a freedom fighter and took part in the Quit India Movement in 1942.

Thugs of Hindustan: How the lines between the organs of the State and organised crime blurred in India
India

Thugs of Hindustan: How the lines between the organs of the State and organised crime blurred in India

Over the decades, the Indian state has been imitating its intimate enemy — the underworld — and has become much like it.

On George Fernandes' 88th birthday, LK Advani remembers NDA colleague, says he misses his speeches
Politics

On George Fernandes' 88th birthday, LK Advani remembers NDA colleague, says he misses his speeches

Advani's observation came as he, along with veteran socialist leader Sharad Yadav, launched a website publishing articles and write ups on George Fernandes by his close associates, on the occasion of the latter's 88th birthday.

Air India disinvestment: Mohan Bhagwat getting emotionally chauvinistic about ailing carrier doesn't bode well for its future
Business

Air India disinvestment: Mohan Bhagwat getting emotionally chauvinistic about ailing carrier doesn't bode well for its future

You do not have to be an economist to know that the only way to save Air India is to pull it out of the clutches of the government which throttled the carrier ever since that black day when Morarji Desai dumped JRD Tata and ordered Air Chief Marshal PC Lal to take over

Rot in PSBs Part 5: PNB fraud shows beggarly state of lenders; it’s time to reverse Indira Gandhi’s bank nationalisation
Business

Rot in PSBs Part 5: PNB fraud shows beggarly state of lenders; it’s time to reverse Indira Gandhi’s bank nationalisation

It’s time the government looked at reversing Indira Gandhi’s decision on bank nationalisation which has proved to be a failure and give a serious thought on privatisation.

Narendra Modi in Meghalaya: PM attacks Mukul Sangma government, says Congress rule has ruined state
India

Narendra Modi in Meghalaya: PM attacks Mukul Sangma government, says Congress rule has ruined state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the North East states of Mizoram and Meghalaya on Saturday to inaugurate several development projects.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: All the turbulence over Narendra Modi's seaplane ride is unwarranted
Politics

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: All the turbulence over Narendra Modi's seaplane ride is unwarranted

If seaplanes are going to fly people to Sabarmati as a tourist service, then what better publicity for its safety than PM Modi taking the first trip.

Narendra Modi mocks Congress' presidential election, says party has a history of rigging organisational polls
Politics

Narendra Modi mocks Congress' presidential election, says party has a history of rigging organisational polls

Mocking the Congress over the upcoming election of its president, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged the party had a history of rigging organisational polls.

Narendra Modi hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says those born with gold spoon are mocking poor man's sweat
Politics

Narendra Modi hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says those born with gold spoon are mocking poor man's sweat

Hitting back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his tweet targeting him, Narendra Modi on Wednesday said those born with a "gold spoon" are now mocking the sweat of poor.

Narendra Modi's Gujarat speech: If bank nationalisation was Indira’s drama, he has a chance to undo it
Business

Narendra Modi's Gujarat speech: If bank nationalisation was Indira’s drama, he has a chance to undo it

Narendra Modi's claim on bank nationalisation is not entirely correct. It has indeed helped improve access to formal banking to the poor in far flung areas

Narendra Modi in Bhuj says bank nationalisation was Indira Gandhi's ploy to 'cover up' sacking of Gujarati Morarji Desai
Politics

Narendra Modi in Bhuj says bank nationalisation was Indira Gandhi's ploy to 'cover up' sacking of Gujarati Morarji Desai

Sharpening his attack on the Congress in his home state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the erstwhile Indira Gandhi government played the "drama" of nationalising banks to "cover up" the "unceremonious" sacking of then Finance Minister Morarji Desai, a Gujarati.