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  • Sensational assassinations that shocked India

    People with magnum personality and power, not only carry a huge responsibility of impacting millions in a certain way but often also face a great risk to their own lives. Throughout history, we have witnessed several such killings of famous people which impacted not one but millions. While some change the course of history, other remain etched in our memories forever. From Indira Gandhi to Rajiv Gandhi, here is a list of sensational assassinations that sent the nation in shock

    Oct 31, 2018, 17:30 IST
  • Rahul Gandhi inaugurates subsidised 'Indira Canteens', food available at Rs 5, 10

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated subsidised 'Indira Canteens', named after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, in Karnataka's Bengaluru. Gandhi said the canteen is an endeavour to provide food at affordable prices to the labour class and poor people. He said the breakfast would be served at Rs. 5 and for lunch or dinner the price is Rs 10. Congress Vice President also had lunch at the canteen. He added that the canteens is another step towards the Congress' commitment of 'food for all people'

    Aug 16, 2017, 19:53 IST
  • 'Virgin' means 'unmarried', nothing objectionable in it: Bihar Minister on IGIMS Patna form row

    Clarifying on Patna's Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) asking its employees to declare their virginity and number of wives, in a marital status declaration form, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Thursday said the word 'virgin' just means unmarried and there is nothing objectionable in it being written in the form. Pandey added that the declaration has been in practice from last 34 years.

    Aug 03, 2017, 21:13 IST
  • 'Virgin' means 'unmarried', nothing objectionable in it: Bihar Minister

    Clarifying on Patna's Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) asking its employees to declare their virginity and number of wives, in a marital status declaration form, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Thursday said the word 'virgin' just means unmarried and there is nothing objectionable in it being written in the form

    Aug 03, 2017, 13:45 IST
  • Madhur Bhandarkar reveals why 'Indu Sarkar' is important for current generation

    Amid the controversy over his directorial venture 'Indu Sarkar', filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has said that through his movie, he wants the present generation to know what exactly happened during the 1975-77 Emergency

    Jul 26, 2017, 19:46 IST
  • Why Soha Ali Khan & Vir Das starring '31st October' will make you emotional?

    The first trailer of the upcoming action-drama flick, ‘31st October’ was launched with the lead pair Soha Ali Khan and Vir Das in presence. The film revolves around a Sikh family’s plight during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, which followed the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

    Sep 02, 2016, 19:19 IST
  • Srinagar: Tulip Garden thrown open for public

    Asia's largest Tulip Garden has been opened up for public in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar with 10 lakh flowers on display. Locals and gardeners expressed hope that scores of tourists will visit the garden.

    Mar 16, 2016, 13:15 IST
  • Why ridicule 'Make in India' campaign: PM Modi

    Replying on the motion of thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said those making a mockery of 'Make in India' campaign do not realise its importance. Modi added that in 1974, in Indraprastha College for Women, Indira Gandhi herself said that one shouldn't portray their own nation as weak.

    Mar 03, 2016, 17:01 IST
  • Delhi: Several flights delayed due to poor visibility

    Several flights were delayed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Monday morning due to poor visibility caused by the dense fog.

    Feb 01, 2016, 11:40 IST
  • Dense fog engulfs Delhi

    Dense fog and cold wave conditions prevailed in New Delhi, affecting daily chores of people in the national capital.

    Jan 23, 2016, 14:12 IST
  • PM Narendra Modi meets Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 91st birthday

    After landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turned 91 on Friday.

    Dec 26, 2015, 13:36 IST
  • Indira's daughter-in-law must remember 'emergency': Uma Bharti

    Reacting to the stalled proceedings in the Parliament over the National Herald case, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti warned Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi to respect the law and the constitution or else she would be 'rejected' by the nation the same way Indira Gandhi was after she had imposed Emergency in India.

    Dec 14, 2015, 10:18 IST
  • I'm Indira Gandhi's daughter-in-law, not scared of anyone: Sonia

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday stood her ground over the charges being levelled against her in the National Herald case by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy, and said that she has no reason to be scared of anyone.

    Dec 08, 2015, 16:33 IST
  • Dictatorship was worst under Indira's 'Hitler-like regime': Jaitley

    Launching a blistering attack on the Congress for the 1975 emergency imposed by then prime minister Indira Gandhi-led government, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday dubbed the suspension of Article 21 during that time as 'dictatorship at its worst'.

    Nov 27, 2015, 16:30 IST
  • Phoolka demands withdrawal of Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna

    Senior lawyer HS Phoolka, who has been fighting for the rights of 1984 Sikh riots victims, on Thursday demanded that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna Award be withdrawn, and accused him of justifying the 1984 'genocide'.

    Nov 20, 2015, 11:13 IST
  • Nation pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

    President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari paid their tributes to country’s first woman prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 98th birth anniversary at the Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi

    Nov 19, 2015, 12:07 IST
  • India's unity in danger due to communal ideology: Sonia Gandhi

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday addressed the gathering at the Indira Gandhi National Integration Programme on the occasion of former PM Indira Gandhi's death anniversary.

    Oct 31, 2015, 19:59 IST
  • Indira Gandhi saw Priyanka as her political heir

    Veteran Congress leader ML Fotedar has said that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi saw her granddaughter Priyanka Gandhi as her political heir.

    Oct 27, 2015, 16:37 IST
  • BJP Govt discontinues stamps of Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, Congress condemns

    As an RTI query by Delhi-based newspaper divulged that feature former Congress Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi have been discontinued. Congress severely condemned the move in order to distort history.

    Sep 16, 2015, 13:45 IST
  • Anti-Sikh riots survivor identifies alleged instigator

    A 1984 anti-Sikh riots survivor identified a leader of Congress party, Sajjan Kumar for allegedly instigating a mob to kill three members of her family and other people in the lane outside her home.

    Sep 11, 2015, 10:26 IST
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