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  • Sharad Pawar: man who played a long innings, but could not become PM

    Sharad Pawar: man who played a long innings, but could not become PM

    After former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991, the names of Pranab Mukherjee, Sharad Pawar and P V Narasimha Rao were considered by the Congress as the likely replacements. It was Rao who eventually won the race, and he became the...

  • With no 'red' support, BJD has task cut out in Berhampur

    With no 'red' support, BJD has task cut out in Berhampur

    Absence of a pre-poll pact with Left parties this time may make the battle tough for actor-politician and sitting BJD MP Sidhant Mohapatra in this Lok Sabha seat, once represented by former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, against Congress.

  • Mani-Talk: The BJP's first and lasting mistake

    Mani-Talk: The BJP's first and lasting mistake

    What does "Hindutva" mean? It does not mean "Hinduism" as a religion - for Savarkar was, after all, an avowed atheist.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Narasimha Rao had strained relations, says Congress minister

    Sonia Gandhi, Narasimha Rao had strained relations, says Congress minister

    Sonia Gandhi and late Congress leader PV Narasimha Rao had strained relations when he was the Prime Minister as she was unhappy over the slow pace of progress in the probe into her husband Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, says a book written by a union ...

  • Arun Jaitley's five questions to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

    Arun Jaitley's five questions to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley has in a Facebook post said he would like Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to answer five questions from him at his press conference today.

  • Rahul's remark on Muzaffarnagar Muslims denounced by BJP

    Rahul's remark on Muzaffarnagar Muslims denounced by BJP

    The Bharatiya Janata Party today interpreted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks that Pakistani agencies were approaching victims of Muzaffarnagar riots to lure them into terrorism as an attempt to cast doubts about the patriotism of Musli...

  • PV Narasimha Rao's eldest son passes away

    Former Andhra Pradesh minister and late prime minister P V Narasimha Rao's eldest son PV Rangarao passed away in Hyderabad on Thursday.

  • Meet the 'most unsuccessful candidate' with a penchant for polls

    He has found a slot in the 'Limca Book of Records' as the "Most Unsuccessful Candidate" fielding himself against political bigwigs in the past but this time, his attempt to even enter the fray has failed.

  • 98-year-old former minister ordered to appear before court

    98-year-old former Union minister Sheila Kaul, facing prosecution in a 1996 accommodation allotment scam, has been directed to appear before a Delhi court which refused to give her any further exemption, observing that the case has progressed in 13 m...

  • Legacy and sanctions made Narasimha Rao decide against nuclear tests say classified American cables

    The prospect of a crippling economic sanction, "improving" electoral chances and his "desire" to be noted as the architect of India's economic revolution might have prevented the then Prime Minister Narasimha Rao from going for nuclear tests in the w...

  • Missiles, rockets, bombs used to cover up nuclear test preparations: APJ Abdul Kalam

    Missiles, rockets, bombs used to cover up nuclear test preparations: APJ Abdul Kalam

    The Congress-led minority government of Narasimha Rao wanted to conduct nuclear tests in 1996 but had not anticipated it would lose the general election that year, revealed former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

  • Telugu actor Sutti Velu dies at 65

    Telugu actor Sutti Velu dies at 65

    Telugu film comedian and character artist K Lakshmi Narasimha Rao, popularly known as Sutti Velu, died in Chennai today. He was 65.

  • Read: Letter written by former judge in Janardhana Reddy case

    Dasarath Rami Reddy, a relative of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy, has claimed that former judge Lakshmi Narasimha Rao, who is one of the three judges arrested in the case, had demanded Rs. 100 crore to arrange for the minister's bai...

  • Bail-for-sale: Inside jail, Janardhana Reddy worked on plot to bribe judge

    Bail-for-sale: Inside jail, Janardhana Reddy worked on plot to bribe judge

    Three judges in Andhra Pradesh have been arrested for allegedly offering - or accepting - bribes in exchange for bail for powerful politician G Janardhana Reddy. Statements from them and witnesses show how brazen the negotiations were.

  • Manmohan Singh to take charge of Finance Ministry

    Manmohan Singh to take charge of Finance Ministry

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will take additional charge of the Finance Ministry,sources said. An announcement is expected shortly after Pranab Mukherjee tenders his resignation later today. The Prime Minister currently holds the portfolios of space...

  • Suryachakra Power Corporation appoints CFO

    The board of Suryachakra Power Corporation in its meeting on 28 May 2010 has appointed V. L. Narasimha Rao as Chief Financial Officer of the company.

  • Former Telecom Minister Sukhram slapped, kicked by man in court premises

    Former Telecom Minister Sukhram slapped, kicked by man in court premises

    Former Telecom Minister Sukhram was today slapped and kicked by a man inside the premises of a Delhi court just moments after he was sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment in connection with a corruption case dating back to 1996.

  • Former telecom minister Sukhram guilty of corruption, sentencing today

    Former telecom minister Sukhram guilty of corruption, sentencing today

    Former Telecom Minister Sukhram has been held guilty by a Delhi court of misusing his official position when he was in the P V Narasimha Rao cabinet and giving undue favour to a cable supply company in a 15-year-old case.

  • Congress ignores Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'circus' comments

    Congress ignores Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'circus' comments

    A day after former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar compared the people coming to the Congress party office to those coming to a "circus" and blamed former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao for demolition of the Babri Mosque, the Congress chose not to respond to his comments."You are seeing Congres...

  • Should have dismissed Kalyan govt: Khurshid

    Should have dismissed Kalyan govt: Khurshid

    The Narasimha Rao government should have dismissed the UP government after the Babri Masjid demolition, says Minister of Corporate and Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid.

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