Sanjay Gandhi

  • Snapshot: An old photo of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi with young Rajiv and Sanjay 17-04-2014 02:11 PM

    This archival image of the one of the first families of India showcases Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru with his sister Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. He is also accompanied by his daughter Indira Gandhi and two young grandchildren, Rajiv and Sanjay. (Photo credit: Photodivision.gov.in) ...
  • Allah has punished Rajiv, Sanjay and Indira Gandhi, says Azam Khan 12-04-2014 08:27 AM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has courted controversy once again with an ugly and personal attack on the Gandhi family. Azam Khan said that Indira, Rajiv and Sanjay Gandhi were 'punished by god for their misdeeds'. After his alleged hate speeches, Azam Khan on Friday said Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi...
  • Varun Gandhi turns emotional, recalls father's association 15-03-2014 06:59 PM

    Seeking to strike an emotional chord with the people, BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Saturday recalled his father late Sanjay Gandhi's long association with the area and said he had come to establish a new relation of trust with them and not just for votes. Varun, an MP from Pilibhit,...
  • Delhi woman suffers burn injuries after acid attack 03-03-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old woman suffered burn injuries after two bike-borne men threw acid on her in Nangloi area of west Delhi on Sunday. The victim, who is married, was on her way to the market in Nangloi where the two men followed her on bike and the pillion rider...
  • Varun Gandhi kickstarts election campaign from Sultanpur, remembers father 11-02-2014 09:45 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Varun Gandhi on Tuesday struck an emotional chord with the people of Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh and said he had come to the district to complete the unfinished tasks of his late father Sanjay Gandhi. Addressing an impressive gathering in Sultanpur, the BJP leader...
  • 28-year-old woman delivers 10 stillborn babies on the way to hospital 17-12-2013 11:00 AM

    In an extremely rare case, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh delivered 10 babies - but all stillborn, a doctor said on Monday. Anju Kushwaha from Koti village in Satna district was being taken to the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital, 125 km away in neighbouring Rewa district, after she went...
  • BSP leader's son arrested for raping 35-year-old woman on pretext of marriage 28-11-2013 07:58 AM

    The son of a BSP leader was on Wednesday booked and arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman on pretext of marriage. The woman, who also claims of having a two-year-old child from the accused, said in her complaint that during 2010 she used to work in a factory owned...
  • 2 arrested for making fake birth certificates, licences 17-06-2013 01:45 AM

    New Delhi: Two persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly making fake driving licenses and birth certificates in north-west Delhi. Additional Commissioner of Police (crime) Ravindra Yadav said Babu Ram, 29, and Ram Singh, 37 were arrested on a tip-off that they along with others were indulged in selling fake...
  • UP: Varun Gandhi stakes claim to his father's legacy in Sultanpur 17-05-2013 08:47 AM

    Sultanpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi is staking claim to his father's legacy. Addressing a rally in Sultanpur, a Congress bastion, on Thursday, the BJP General Secretary made an emotional appeal to voters. This came even as the UP government is facing flak for allegedly letting him off...
  • 3 assassination bids were made on Sanjay Gandhi: WikiLeaks 11-04-2013 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: The US Embassy cables accessed by WikiLeaks have claimed that there were three assassination attempts on late former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's second son Sanjay Gandhi. A 1976 dispatch says Sanjay was the target of an unknown assailant in a "well planned assassination attempt" during the Emergency. It...
  • Indira Gandhi offered nuke technology to Pak: WikiLeaks 10-04-2013 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: US embassy cables released by WikiLeaks say that late former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had written to the then Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in 1974 offering to share nuclear technology but only if proper conditions for trust were created. The offer was rejected by Bhutto. The...
  • WikiLeaks: AK Antony 'flatly criticised' Sanjay Gandhi 09-04-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: AK Antony was "one of the only" leaders apart from Priyaranjan Dasmunsi who "flatly criticised" Sanjay Gandhi during 1976 AICC session in Guwahati during Emergency when the latter's political graph was on the rise, US diplomatic cables have claimed. The cables, made public by Wikileaks, also said the...
  • News 360: Unidentified man rapes minor girl inside MCD school 01-03-2013 09:10 PM

    A seven-year-old girl student of a municipal school in Mongolpuri in northwest Delhi was raped by an unidentified man on Thursday. The incident triggered protests. ...
  • Dev Anand's brief fling with politics 04-12-2011 06:27 PM

    Mumbai: Dev Anand, who passed away at 88 in London early Sunday, was perhaps the first Bollywood star who formally tried his luck in politics. He had a short but not sweet stint, but certainly started a trend of celebs entering the corridors of power. Way back in 1977, after...
  • Govt to foot cancer patient's medical bills 05-10-2011 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday decided to fund the cancer treatment of terminally ill patient Alka Tiwari. An ambulance was dispatched to bring her from Lucknow to Delhi's AIIMS hospital. On Tuesday a local court issued a notice to the State Government and the Centre. The 21-year old had...
  • Book by Congress vindicates our stand: Badal 12-06-2011 05:53 PM

    Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that the recent book published by Congress party vindicated Akali Dal's stand that leaders of the ruling party at the Centre was responsible for the 1980s crisis in the state. He, however, refused to comment on the allegation that militant...
  • Sad story of aircraft crashes and politicians 04-05-2011 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu's death in a helicopter crash adds another sad chapter to the story of politicians who have died in chopper and airplane accidents in the country over the past several decades. The tragedy is a grim reminder of the deaths in aerial crashes...
  • Cong in damage control mode over Sanjay Gandhi 30-12-2010 12:11 AM

    New Delhi: Battling corruption and the Telengana agitation in Andhra Pradesh, in New Delhi, another issue has cropped up where the Congress party's dilemma is becoming obvious. The party was forced to defend Sanjay Gandhi after it called him autocratic person in a book commemorating its 125 years. It now...
  • Cong blames Sanjay for Emergency excesses 29-12-2010 06:55 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has severely criticised Sanjay Gandhi's coercive family planning experiment during the Emergency - calling it arbitrary and authoritarian. The party has made it's view official by putting it down in a book to mark it's 125th anniversary. For decades, Congress has preferred caution while discussing its...
  • Lioness mauls guard at Mumbai park 21-04-2010 08:36 AM

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