INDIRA GANDHI

  • Delhi: Loader at IGI Airport arrested on charges of molesting a woman 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A loader at Indira Gandhi International Airport has been arrested on charges of molesting a woman, who was on her way back from Dubai. The incident happened on late Thursday night. More details are awaited. ...
  • When Pranab got a 'dressing down' from Indira Gandhi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee contested the 1980 Lok Sabha elections much against the wishes of Indira Gandhi who gave him a "vociferous dressing down" for an "interminable span of time" after his defeat but he made a dramatic entry into the Union Cabinet despite the loss. Such was the faith...
  • Indira Gandhi was not aware of Emergency provisions: Pranab Mukherjee December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was not aware of the Constitutional provisions allowing for declaration of Emergency that was imposed in 1975 and it was Siddartha Shankar Ray who led her into the decision, says President Pranab Mukherjee. Ironically, it was Ray, then Chief Minister of West Bengal,...
  • My father will never drop a bombshell, says Pranab Mukherjee's daughter on his book December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will celebrate his birthday on Thursday with the launch of his book 'The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years'. The President has chronicled the fascinating decade of the 70's, including the crucial Emergency period, in his book which will begin online sales on Thursday. Talking about...
  • IPTL lets down sea of fans in India leg December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Roger Federer fans and plain tennis lovers, who made it for the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) from all parts of India, feel they have not got their money's worth with some of the tickets costing as high as Rs 46000 for three days. Sunita Sigita, who is a...
  • Black money is a poll gimmick, current debate is misplaced, says Deve Gowda November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The former Prime Minister and MP H D Deve Gowda claims that he was the first Prime Minister who made an honest effort to bring out black money by introducing the voluntary disclosure of income scheme during the United Front regime during 1997. Gowda said that the net...
  • New system to check suspicious passengers at airport from Thursday November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: An electronic system for alerting authorities about suspicious travellers will be launched on Thursday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The new electronic Indian Customs Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) has been developed by the National Informatics Centre with the help of the Directorate General of Systems under...
  • Ebola patient in India: Are we Ebola-ready? November 19, 2014

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN asks whether we are Ebola-ready and discusses it with Senior Consultant Dr. MS Jha at Primus Hospital. ...
  • Status check: Are airports Ebola-ready? November 19, 2014

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN does a status check at three airports in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai to see what arrangements the Indian government has made for Ebola. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul remembers his grandmother Indira Gandhi on her 97th birth anniversary November 19, 2014

    On the 97th birthday birth anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to her. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi meets school children in Fiji November 19, 2014

    Suva: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Fiji on a one-day visit on Wednesday, met school children after a traditional welcome ceremony at Albert Park. The event was designed to greet Modi in the proud iTaukei tradition, and also in a way befitting a leader who rose from humble...
  • Photos: From celebrating Teej to meeting Margaret Thatcher: 20 rare and vintage pictures of former Indian PM Indira Gandhi November 19, 2014

    The only child of Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamla Nehru, Indira Gandhi became the third Prime Minister of India and one of the most popular ones till date. She served as the Prime Minister of India from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 to 1984, when she was assassinated.As...
  • Leaders of India's freedom struggle now caged in political battle between Congress, BJP November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A political war has begun over national leaders now. After the Bharatiya Janata Party organised a grand national day of unity to mark Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, the Congress has decided to hit back by also celebrating Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary in a big way on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 31, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • Congress says PM Modi's way of treating Indira Gandhi's death anniversary disgusting, petty-minded October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday termed as "disgusting" and "petty-minded" the way the Narendra Modi government marked the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi while the ruling BJP wondered if that party prefers to see history through the "perspective" of Nehru-Gandhi family. "It is petty-minded, it is partisan and disrespectful to...
  • It's Centre's responsibility to honour Indira Gandhi's sacrifices: Manish Tewari October 31, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said it was responsibility of the government to honour sacrifices of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Tewari said. "Indira Gandhi lived for this country and died for this country. She sacrificed her life for this country. So, this is the responsibility of the government to...
  • Leaders pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The nation on Friday remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders paying tributes to her. Mukherjee, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid floral tributes at Shakti Sthal, the memorial...
  • Narendra Modi remembers former PM Indira Gandhi on death anniversary October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary and paid tributes to first Home Minister Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary. "I join my fellow countrymen & women in remembering former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi on her Punya Tithi," Modi...
  • Modi launches 'Run for Unity', remembers Sardar Patel's contribution towards nation's unity October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the 139th birth anniversary of former deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In remembrance of the 'Iron Man', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the 'Run for Unity' marathon in which over 10,000 people participated. The central government declared October 31 as the National Unity...
  • 30th year of assassination: Memories of Indira Gandhi October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: My earliest memories of Shrimati Indira Gandhi were as a five year old when she had just taken over as prime minister in January 1966. My father, HY Sharada Prasad, had joined the Prime Minister's Secretariat as Deputy Information Advisor. He had earlier worked closely with her on...
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Centre, says it is petty to forget Indira Gandhi October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Political storm is already brewing a day ahead of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on Friday as the Congress has accused the Narendra Modi government of forgetting the death anniversary of prime minister Indira Gandhi. Shashi Tharoor, who was sacked as Congress spokesman in the...
  • Sardar Patel's birth anniversary to be marked as National Unity Day October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Modi government on Friday declared October 31 as "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas" (National Unity Day) to mark the birth anniversary of country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, continuing its policy of recasting the way national icons are to be commemorated. Prime Minister Narendra Mod as Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • First successful eye transplantation in Bihar October 22, 2014

    Patna: In the first successful eye transplantation in Bihar, a man from Begusarai got back his eye sight at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS). IGIMS medical superintendent S K Shahi said that the eye sight of the 40-year-old was restored after a two-hour operation. Chief Minister Jitan Ram...
  • Photos: 16 vintage photos of Indian politicians dug up from old government archives you may not have seen before October 15, 2014

    India, as a mammoth, functioning democracy is the home to some of the oldest and most prolific political parties. Indians are introduced their political leaders before they are to their alphabets, thanks to round-the-year media spotlight on politicians at public events who are known for making tireless pitches to their...
  • Art festival by college students across India October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 200 students, all budding artists, are set to showcase their artworks at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts. Beginning October 9, the show titled 'Prarambh' features nearly 350 artworks in diverse mediums such as drawing, painting, printmaking, illustrations, digital art, sculpture, photography, installation, new media and...
  • Security breach at Delhi airport, drunk passenger crosses emergency doors, runs on the runway September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident of security breach at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, a drunk passenger started running on the runway on Saturday morning. The passenger a British national was drinking alcohol while waiting for his connecting flight at the T3 lounge. He pressed...
  • Former union minister Sanjeeva Rao passes away September 4, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): Congress leader and former union minister Mallipudii Srirama Sanjeeva Rao has passed away after a prolonged illness. Rao breathed his last on Wednesday at his residence in Kakinada, about 60km from here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He was 87 and is survived by two sons former...
  • Controversial film hailing Indira Gandhi's killers not to be released tomorrow: I&B Ministry August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has said that a film on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi will not be released as scheduled on Friday. The film, 'Kaum De Heere', purportedly hails Indira's killers. The Home Ministry had taken a serious view of the film after the Intelligence Bureau warned...