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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
  • Nation remembers Rajiv Gandhi on 25th death anniversary

    The nation remembered former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 25th death anniversary as several leaders paid homage at Veer Bhumi memorial here on Saturday.

    May 21, 2016, 11:39 IST
  • Virat Kohli nominated for Khel Ratna

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday nominated batsman Virat Kohli for the esteemed Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

    May 04, 2016, 11:47 IST
  • TN govt seeking release of Rajiv Gandhi killers is 'anti-national': Swamy

    Taking a jibe over the Tamil Nadu government's letter to the Centre demanding release of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi killers, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy said the letter by Tamil Nadu to the Centre is a venture of 'anti-nationalism', thus concluding it to be a complete disgrace to the people of India, and people of Tamil Nadu particularly.

    Mar 03, 2016, 16:36 IST
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassin gets parole to attend father's last rites

    Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, left the Vellore jail on Wednesday to attend her father's last rites in Chennai.

    Feb 24, 2016, 12:47 IST
  • Civil Aviation Ministry gives nod for four Greenfield Airports

    The Civil Aviation Ministry has given clearance for four greenfield airports, three of which will be located in Andhra Pradesh and one international airport at Dholera, Gujarat.

    Dec 29, 2015, 11:14 IST
  • Prove your charges against PMO: Rudy to Rahul

    Taking strong exception to allegations levelled by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi that the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) is oppressing the judiciary, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday asked Gandhi to 'prove his claims'.

    Dec 09, 2015, 18:53 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
  • Kejriwal conducts surprise checks at Delhi hospitals

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday made surprise visits to Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) and Rajiv Gandhi Hospital Hospitals in the national capital to check dengue alertness.

    Sep 18, 2015, 17:00 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
  • Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Tribute paid in Parliament

    Political leaders on Thursday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the Parliament on his 71st birth anniversary.

    Aug 20, 2015, 14:43 IST
  • Leaders pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

    President Pranab Mukherjee led the nation in paying homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 71st birth anniversary on Thursday (August 20).

    Aug 20, 2015, 11:55 IST
  • BJP slams Sonia, Rahul after attack on Sushma

    New Delhi, Aug 07 (ANI): The BJP on Friday hit back at Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Vice-President Rahul Gandhi after their attack on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

    Aug 07, 2015, 17:43 IST
  • Life term to 3 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

    In a setback to the Central government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the curative petition demanding death sentence of 3 convicts- Murgan, Santhanam, Periwalan- in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

    Jul 29, 2015, 13:55 IST
  • Renaming Congress' initiatives will not help, PM should work on it: Congress on Digital India

    The Congress party claimed that the Digital India programme was really launched by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and taken forward several notches by the UPA government during its 10 year rule.

    Jul 02, 2015, 11:12 IST
  • Ragging in Mumbai college

    Six MBBS interns at Rajiv Gandhi Medical College slashed 19-yr-old Harish Chowdhury, after forcing him to strip down to his underwear and dance with other junios after he refuses to fetch cigarettes for them. Story & Video By Richa Pinto, MiD Day

    Sep 28, 2013, 13:29 IST
  • Is it right to hang Rajiv Gandhi killers now

    Justice KT Thomas, who headed the three-judge Supreme Court bench that gave the death sentence to four accused in Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, tells NDTV why he thinks they should not be executed now. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Feb 26, 2013, 13:03 IST
  • After sons death man struggles to get refund from hospital Part 2

    Daily wage-earner Mohammed Yunus Warunkar lost his son to a rare disease three months ago at Sion Hospital. Since then he has been running from pillar to post for the reimbursement of Rs 48,000 under the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana. While the excuses given by the Arogya Mitras at the hospital are never ending, Warunkar has to face the wrath of his neighbours from whom he had taken the loan Story & Video by: Naveen Nair

    Dec 24, 2012, 08:37 IST
  • After sons death man struggles to get refund from hospital Part 1

    Daily wage-earner Mohammed Yunus Warunkar lost his son to a rare disease three months ago at Sion Hospital. Since then he has been running from pillar to post for the reimbursement of Rs 48,000 under the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana. While the excuses given by the Arogya Mitras at the hospital are never ending, Warunkar has to face the wrath of his neighbours from whom he had taken the loan Story & Video by: Naveen Nair

    Dec 24, 2012, 08:31 IST
  • Abhishek Bachchan to play Rajiv Gandhi

    Abhishek Bachchan to play Rajiv Gandhi. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Nov 15, 2012, 12:14 IST
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