1991

  • Current economic situation not like the 1991 crisis, says PM August 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst the worries of the markets crash and rupee fall, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the current situation is not comparable with the 1991 economic crisis. Speaking to CNBCTV18, Manmohan Singh said that currently, the Indian situation is much stronger. He said that India has reserves...
  • India's transformation is not orderly but accidental: Shankkar Aiyar April 9, 2013

    In 'Accidental India: A History of the Nation's Passage through Crisis and Change', noted journalistanalyst, Shankkar Aiyar, examines India's ascent through the paradigm of seven game changers: the economic liberalization of 1991, the Green Revolution of the sixties, the nationalization of banks in 1969, Operation Flood in the seventies, the...
  • LA police beating victim Rodney King found dead June 17, 2012

    New York: Rodney King, whose 1991 beating at the hands of police led to deadly riots in Los Angeles the following year, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday in Rialto, California, police said. King, 47, whose beating was captured on video by a bystander, was discovered by his...
  • Reforms without regulations led to scams: Moily February 28, 2012

    Bangalore: India would have been able to avoid corporate frauds and scams in high places had it put in place regulatory mechanisms and certain policies, along with the introduction of liberalisation regime in 1991, Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily has said. The then Finance Minister Manmohan Singh had to "pronounce"...