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
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'
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Several flights were delayed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Monday morning due to poor visibility caused by the dense fog.
Dense fog and cold wave conditions prevailed in New Delhi, affecting daily chores of people in the national capital.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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'.
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
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.
Veteran Congress leader ML Fotedar has said that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi saw her granddaughter Priyanka Gandhi as her political heir.
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.
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.