राजीव गांधी (२० अगस्त, १९४४ - २१ मई, १९९१), इन्दिरा गांधी के पुत्र और जवाहरलाल नेहरू के पौत्र, भारत के नौवें प्रधान मंत्री थे।
१९८४ में इंदिरा गांधी की हत्या के बाद उनके पुत्र राजीव गांधी भारी बहुमत के साथ प्रधानमंत्री बने थे। उसके बाद १९८९ के आम चुनावों में कांग्रेस की हार हुई और पार्टी दो साल तक विपक्ष ...
The opposition in the state gained a moral victory on Saturday as the Election Commission has directed that all statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her party's poll symbol elephant will remain covered during the election across the state.
The Commission passed a similar directive on the statues of former prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. These too will remain covered during the election.
Addressing a press conference on Saturday, the second day of his stay in the state capital, Chief Election Commissioner SY Qureshi said that in view of the objections raised by various ...
Shimla: The project director of Himachal Pradesh State Aids Control Society Dr Sulakshna Puri has been conferred with Rajiv Gandhi excellence award in the field of health service. National Minority Commission chairman SP Sangliniya and former governor of Bihar RL Bhatia handed over the award to Dr Puri at a national-level conference organized on the theme of ‘Economic empowerment and national integration’ in New Delhi on Sunday. Puri has been honored for her contribution in the field of health by imparting awareness among the masses on threat of HIV-AIDS. The award has ...
New Delhi, Sep 16: Holding former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi responsible for dividing Muslims and the Hindus ahead of the crucial Ayodhya verdict on Sep 24, French historian Christophe Jaffrelot has raised questions if Congress-led UPA would come into power again.
“From the Shah Bano case to opening the mosque on VHP’s request to launching his election campaign from ‘Ram’s land’ Faizabad, he [Rajiv Gandhi] was playing Hindus against Muslims and vice-versa," the political pundit said.
Even though he cautioned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against ...
After humiliating defeat, Sonia revisits Rajiv's ideology New Delhi, May 21 : In a veiled attack at the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has registered resounding victory in Assam replacing 15-year-old Congress government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said people practicing the politics of hatred and terror must have deprived them of political power, but they can't take away from them the ideologies of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Digvijay defends Gandhis, says Congress 'only thread' that can bind India New Delhi, May. 21 : With questions being raised on the Congress party's leadership post assembly polls debacle, senior leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh on Saturday came out in defence of the 'Gandhi family' and said the grand old party is the 'only thread' that can bind the nation.