IK GUJRAL

  • Satpal Maharaj says he played key role in Uttarakhand formation March 27, 2014

    Pauri MP Satpal Maharaj, who recently defected to BJP, on Wednesday claimed that he had played a vital role in the formation of Uttarakhand. On his first visit to BJP headquarters in Dehradun after joining the party in Delhi earlier this month, he said he as an MP and a Union...
  • 19 people we will miss January 5, 2013

    1. Gore Vidal, 86 An American author, playwright, essayist and an occasional actor, who also aspired to be the President. Few litterateurs have made their presence felt in public life as Vidal. He was witty and acerbic and his penchant for sharp, incisive statements put him at loggerheads with his contemporaries...
  • The Last Word: The legacy of former PM Inder Kumar Gujral December 3, 2012

    A look back on the career of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral and his famously engaging personality. ...
  • Parliament to be adjourned on Monday as tribute to Gujral December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Both houses of parliament will be adjourned for the day on Monday after paying tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died on November 30. "Both houses will pay tributes to the former prime minister and will be adjourned for the day on Monday as a...
  • IK Gujral cremated with full state honours December 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister IK Gujral was on Saturday cremated here with full state honours in the presence of the country's top leadership, including President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Amid prayers and a 21gun salute, his body was consigned to flames at Smriti Sthal on the...
  • Former Prime Minister IK Gujral's funeral today December 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former prime minister IK Gujral's funeral will take place on Saturday at 3 pm in the national capital. Gujral passed away on Friday evening after a prolonged illness. He was 92. The Union Cabinet has declared a sevenday state mourning as a mark of respect Gujral. A Cabinet meeting...
  • Cabinet condoles Gujral's death, declares 7day mourning November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet declared a sevenday state mourning as a mark of respect to former Prime Minister IK Gujral who died on Friday. A Cabinet meeting attended by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Defence Minister AK Antony and New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah...
  • Former PM IK Gujral dies at the age of 92 November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral died at the age of 92 in New Delhi on Friday. Gujral, who headed the United Front government for 11 months from April 1997 to March 1998, had been ailing for a long time. He was India's external affairs minister during the 1991...
  • Unconscious IK Gujral remains critical, says doctor November 28, 2012

    Gurgaon: The condition of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral on Tuesday worsened as he fell unconscious and his urine output was blocked, a doctor said on Tuesday. "His condition on Tuesday worsened as he fell unconscious, medicines too are not showing much effects, urine output system also stopped working..." a...
  • Former PM IK Gujral stable but critical November 25, 2012

    Gurgaon: The condition of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who is admitted to the Medanta Medicity Hospital here with a lung infection, is "stable but critical". Gujral, 92, who was admitted to the hospital on November 19, is still on the ventilator. He was on dialysis for over a...
  • IK Gujral admitted to hospital, condition serious November 24, 2012

    Gurgaon: Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral has been admitted to the Medicity Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon with a lung infection and his condition is said to be "serious". Gujral, 92, who has been unwell for sometime, was put on the ventilator on Saturday after his condition deteriorated. He was on...
  • Comment: Our PM zero to hero to Nero March 18, 2011

    What is one to make of Manmohan Singh? Is he a clean politician forced by circumstance to travel with a boatload of crooks? A radical economic reformer trapped in the wrong party at the wrong time? Or is he just plain incompetent and irresponsible? Consider his recent statements and actions...