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P.V. Narasimha Rao

TRS Gives Ticket To Narasimha Rao's Daughter Surabhi Vani Devi For MLC Polls

Feb 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao decided to name Vani Devi's candidature

Telangana Govt Contemplates To Convene Two-Day Assembly Session Next Week

Oct 08, 2020 PTI

The Telangana government is seeking to pass amendments to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Act.

One Fine Summer Day: Sixty Minutes With Narasimha Rao

This month, 29 years ago, P V Narasimha Rao became the Prime Minister of India. A veteran journalist remembers how just a few days before, Rao had packed his bags in Delhi to retire in his hometown Warangal.

PV Narasimha Rao's Grandson Demands Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Apologise For 'Injustice' Done To His Grandfather

Jun 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Subhash said AICC Secretary G Chinna Reddy's statement that Rao had tried to "sideline" the Nehru-Gandhi family during his tenure was "not true and condemnable".

The India-China Territorial Dispute Has Rekindled: Who Holds The 'Key'?

Dai Bingguo’s recent remarks suggest this basic Chinese position remains consistent after three decades

30 December, 2016

Congress Must End The Dynasty Rule To Be A Credible Opposition

Siddhartha Rastogi

Do the GDP figures climb with non-dynastic Congress Prime Ministers at the helm?

28 October, 2016

Narasimha Rao's Role In Anti-Sikh Riots: Evidence His Supporters Missed

Ajaz Ashraf

Multiple pieces of evidence suggest then Home Minister feigned sleep when Delhi was burning and Sikhs were being massacred.

17 October, 2016

The PM Who Changed History

Madhavi Tata

Sanjaya Baru spoke at Hyderabad's Centre for Economic and Social Studies on his recently launched book on PV Narasimha Rao

28 June, 2013

The Quiet Subversive

Parakala Prabhakar

On the former PM's 92nd birth anniversary, remembering the man who changed India forever

27 August, 2007

Angry & Bitter

B. Raman

'There is one American species, which I could never bring myself to like during the 27 years I spent in the intelligence community — the officers of the US State Department.'

06 January, 2005

Second To None

Ashis Ray

If Nehru laid the foundations of democracy, science and technology, Rao prepared the ground for a potential economic miracle; and re-invented foreign relations. He was second to none as a Prime Minister of India.

25 December, 2004

In Defence Of The Much Maligned Class

B. Raman

This article was originally published in November 1996 when P.V. Narasimha Rao was down and out and Rao had lost office as Prime Minister and unceremoniously ousted from the leadership of the Congress (I).

25 December, 2004

The Outsider

B. Raman

As I read the encomiums that are being showered on Narasimha Rao after his death on December 23, 2004 -- in many cases, by the very same people who vied with each other in abusing him in 1996--I was reminded of my article defending him then and R.N.

24 December, 2004

Silence On The Tape

Sugata Srinivasaraju

A massage boy is not what a journalist would expect to see in the 'durbar' of a former Prime Minister. But Rao was sick when our Bangalore correspondent met him in August.

23 December, 2004

P.V. Narasimha Rao, R.I.P.

The veteran Congressman and former PM, the first from the non-Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to complete a full term remembered for Babri demolition, opening up the economy, various scams and what he did not reveal in The Insider passes on at 83.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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