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Union Minister Murugan Slams DMK, Says It 'Chokes' Free Speech

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Asked about an 'attack' on Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) cadres days ago by DMK functionaries at Dharmapuri, Murugan alleged that carrying out such acts was customary for Tamil Nadu's ruling party.

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi Pay Tributes To Rajiv Gandhi On Birth Anniversary

Aug 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'On his birth anniversary, tributes to former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi Ji,' PM Modi tweeted.


Tamil Nadu CM Discusses Release Of Convicts In Rajiv Gandhi Assassination With Governor

The Palaniswami-led cabinet had on September 9, 2018, recommended to the Governor the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination: SC Unhappy Over Pendency Of Convict’s Plea

Nov 03, 2020 PTI

The bench was hearing a plea of 46-year-old A G Perarivalan who has sought suspension of his life sentence in the case


Bofors Scandal Is Example Of Genuine Case Sabotaged By Party With Lot To Hide: Former CBI Chief R K Raghavan

In his autobiography "A Road Well Travelled", Raghavan writes scathingly about the role of the Congress but also says it is difficult to confirm whether the payments were actually meant for the party.

09 October, 2020

'BJP Will Rule For Another 30-Years, If People Hang Vivekananda's Picture:' Tripura CM

PTI

CM while addressing the members of the BJP Mahila Morcha called upon the activists to spread the message of Swami Vivekananda and distribute his pictures to inspire the people of the state.


31 August, 2020

Everybody's Dada: Pranab Mukherjee

Jawhar Sircar

He was the senior-most minister with the longest experience who had helped manoeuvre the party in the beleaguered post-1996 years. He had guided Sonia Gandhi most sincerely when she finally joined politics in 1998


26 June, 2020

‘PM Relief Fund Diverted To Rajiv Gandhi Foundation’, Says BJP; Congress Retorts

PTI

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala accused the BJP of diverting attention from the alleged ‘Chinese occupation of Indian territory’.


15 December, 2019

Citizenship Law Is The Result Of BJP's Majoritarian Instinct But Has It Thought It Through?

Aakar Patel

India is in the middle of implementing an anti-immigration policy whose subtleties are not properly debated and therefore not fully understood by the majority of Indians and...a majority of parliamentarians.


02 December, 2019

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Convicts Write To PM Modi Pleading For Mercy Killing

IANS

One of the convicts has sent a letter PM Narendra Modi and Madras HC's Chief Justice asking for mercy killing for herself and her husband.


22 August, 2019

Rajiv Gandhi Got Massive Mandate In 1984, But Didn’t Use It To Create Atmosphere Of Fear: Sonia Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing an event marking Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary, Sonia Gandhi said challenges facing the Congress are formidable, but it must continue its ideological struggle against forces of divisiveness.


22 August, 2019

Punjab, Assam And Mizoram Accords Under Rajiv Gandhi Strengthened Indian Union: Rahul Gandhi

PTI

Rahul Gandhi had said earlier this week he will draw attention to his father's many incredible achievements to honour him on his 75th birth anniversary that was on Tuesday.


20 August, 2019

'Unpleasant Trends' Of Growing Intolerance, Disharmony Can Damage Our Polity: Manmohan Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, Manmohan Singh said these trends are repugnant to promotion of peace, national integration and communal harmony, which are cherished objectives enshrined in our Constitution.  


20 August, 2019

Top Congress Leaders Pay Tribute To Former PM Rajiv Gandhi On 75th Birth Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

At a prayer meeting organised at 'Veer Bhumi', the memorial of Rajiv Gandhi, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also paid homage along with other family members.


25 July, 2019

Rajiv Gandhi Murder Convict Nalini Sriharan Gets Parole To Attend Daughter's Wedding

Outlook Web Bureau

The Madras High Court. earlier this month, had granted one month parole to Nalini after she argued her plea in person for seeking the relief to make arrangements for her daughter's wedding.


18 July, 2019

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination: Madras HC Dismisses Nalini's Plea Seeking Direction To Governor For Early Release

Outlook Web Bureau

A division bench comprising Justices R Subbaiah and C Saravanan, held that Article 361 of the Constitution insulated the Governor of a state from being questioned or answerable before any court with respect to discharge his official duties.


05 July, 2019

Court Grants One Month Parole To Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case Convict Nalini Sriharan

Outlook Web Bureau

The Court ordered Nalini not to give any interviews and not to meet any political person while out on parole.


28 May, 2019

PM Modi is A ‘Charismatic’ Leader Like Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi: Rajinikanth

Outlook Web Bureau

Tamil sensation Rajinikanth said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi need not resign following the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, as he was youngster, and perhaps had not got the cooperation of senior party leaders.


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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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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