NARSIMHA RAO

  • Have to see how the Adarsh Gram Yojana works, says Rajeev Shukla October 11, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that the idea to develop rural areas was of former prime minister Narsimha Rao. The remarks came on the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi launced Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. He said, "It was an idea. Narsimha Rao had sanctioned the maximum amount for rural...
  • A Billion Votes: Should politicians personal lives be subject of political debate? May 1, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has tweeted that he is in a relationship with a journalist Amrita Rai. In a tweet he said, "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case." ...
  • 'Narasimha Rao wasn't indifferent to Babri' July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: It's "absurd and laughable" to suggest that PV Narasimha Rao was indifferent to the December 6, 1992 demolition of Ayodhya's Babri Masjid and sequestered himself in his prayer room, a key aide to the then prime minister says of the events of the fateful day, whose repercussions are...
  • Congress anxiously waiting for Ayodhya verdict September 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Three days till the Ayodhya verdict, and apart from the BJP, the Congress party too is waiting anxiously. Remember it was Rajiv Gandhi who allowed a pooja inside the masjid in 1986. And there was also a Congress government at the Centre when the masjid was taken down. So...
  • ExCBI man alleges Cong hushed up nun murder August 3, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: A retired CBI official has gone on record alleging former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, pressured the agency to write off the murder of a nun in Kerala as a suicide. ExCBI DYSP Verghese P Thomas is referring to the 16yearold sensational murder of Sister Abhaya in 1992. Thomas,...
  • Jaswant faces fresh trouble in RS August 24, 2006

    New Delhi: A fresh privilege motion was moved in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday against Leader of the Opposition Jaswant Singh for misleading the House on the moleinthePMO issue. The privilege motion was moved by senior Congress member Santosh Bagrodia, who contended that Singh has misled the House by not substantiating...