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Former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao’s birth centenary is being celebrated this year.(HT FILE PHOTO)

81 Telugu NRI organisations push for Bharat Ratna for PV Narasimha Rao

HIndustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 04:33 PM IST
Telugu NRI groups have been mobilising the support of NRIs from various states of USA and across the globe to requesting the Government of India to confer Bharat Ratna on PV Narasimha Rao.
The Congress party takes pride in PV Narasimha Rao’s many accomplishments and contributions, said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
The Congress party takes pride in PV Narasimha Rao’s many accomplishments and contributions, said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi praise ‘bold’ PV Narasimha Rao, neglected for years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 05:24 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi mentioned that PV Naramisha Rao’s tenure was marked by a number of political, social, and foreign policy achievements and highlighted that he was a dedicated Congressman.
PM Modi remembered former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao as a great scholar and veteran administrator, he led the nation at a crucial juncture of our history(File Photo)
PM Modi remembered former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao as a great scholar and veteran administrator, he led the nation at a crucial juncture of our history(File Photo)

‘Great political leader and scholar’: PM Modi pays tribute to PV Narasimha Rao

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 01:01 PM IST
This is not the first time that PM Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have paid tribute to PV Narasimha Rao. The BJP has repeatedly raised the issue of Rao not being given due honour by the Congress party after his death.
The PM’s clarion call for self-reliance is a game changer. Imagine the force, energy, skills and strength a self-reliant nation of 1.3 billion people will bring to bear on the global polity(PTI)
The PM’s clarion call for self-reliance is a game changer. Imagine the force, energy, skills and strength a self-reliant nation of 1.3 billion people will bring to bear on the global polity(PTI)

Modi’s plan for economic revival is a game-changer

By Syed Zafar Islam
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 11:40 AM IST
The focus has been on the supply-side. Expect measures, within bounds of fiscal prudence, to boost demand
Future historians may come to recognise August 5, 2019 as the day on which our political leaders decisively turned their back on the ideals of the Republic‘s founders(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Future historians may come to recognise August 5, 2019 as the day on which our political leaders decisively turned their back on the ideals of the Republic‘s founders(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

From Indo-Pak to Chindia and back to Indo-Pak, writes Ramachandra Guha

UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 10:48 AM IST
Since May 2014, there has been a rapid fall in India’s standing in the world — from being seen with China as an emerging global power to being coupled with Pakistan as an insular, inward-looking nation plagued by authoritarianism and religious bigotry
By apologising for 1984, Singh engaged meaningfully with the Sikh community(HT)
By apologising for 1984, Singh engaged meaningfully with the Sikh community(HT)

Interpreting Singh’s 1984 revelation, writes Shashi Shekhar

By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Despite his respect for PV Narasimha Rao, why did Manmohan Singh say what he did?
SAD president Sukhbir Badal said PM Manmohan Singh’s statement on Sikh riots was aimed to protect the Gandhi family(HT Photo/File)
SAD president Sukhbir Badal said PM Manmohan Singh’s statement on Sikh riots was aimed to protect the Gandhi family(HT Photo/File)

Manmohan’s statement on ‘84 riots meant to shift blame from Gandhis: Badal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 11:47 PM IST
The SAD chief was reacting to Manmohan Singh’s statement that former Prime Minister IK Gujaral had requested the then home minister PV Narsimha Rao for calling out the army to prevent the 1984 anti-Sikh riots from worsening.
The key first step in that direction should be the restoration of the primacy of the Congress Working Committee (CWC).(AFP)
The key first step in that direction should be the restoration of the primacy of the Congress Working Committee (CWC).(AFP)

Opinion| Congress approach needs to fit political realities

New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 08:09 AM IST
The purist view is that the “high command” culture, which is a euphemism for the hold exercised by the Nehru-Gandhi family, needs to be dismantled; or, at least, incrementally pushed towards collective decision-making.
Having repeatedly challenged Narendra Modi to a debate in the poll campaign, Rahul Gandhi cannot now be running away from it.(AP)
Having repeatedly challenged Narendra Modi to a debate in the poll campaign, Rahul Gandhi cannot now be running away from it.(AP)

Three templates Rahul Gandhi and Congress can replicate | Opinion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 09:58 AM IST
If he does quit as Congress president, a more compelling parallel for Rahul Gandhi could be the one of PV Narasimha Rao who, after the party’s 1996 defeat, gave up the top organisational office.
The two-decade old verdict by a five-judge Constitution Bench had ruled that a lawmaker has protection under the Constitution from facing a criminal case despite accepting money to vote on the floor of the House.(PTI)
The two-decade old verdict by a five-judge Constitution Bench had ruled that a lawmaker has protection under the Constitution from facing a criminal case despite accepting money to vote on the floor of the House.(PTI)

Can Parliamentary privilege protect tainted leaders? Supreme Court to hear

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 08:38 AM IST
The two-decade old verdict by a five-judge Constitution Bench had ruled that a lawmaker has protection under the Constitution from facing a criminal case despite accepting money to vote on the floor of the House.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi recently promised that if voted to power the new government would bring a minimum income guarantee scheme for the poor.(HT Photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi recently promised that if voted to power the new government would bring a minimum income guarantee scheme for the poor.(HT Photo)

Quoting Narasimha Rao, BJP targets Rahul Gandhi over ‘Garibi Hatao’ slogan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Referring to Indira Gandhi’s ‘Garibi Hatao’ slogan in 1971 Lok Sabha election, the BJP has hit out at Rahul Gandhi saying that the Congress is making the same promise for 2019 parliamentary polls.
From the Communist stock to which Chatterjee belonged, he rated Joyti Basu as his idol, held HS Surjeet in high esteem, was affectionate towards Sitaram Yechury and called Biman Bose his younger brother(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
From the Communist stock to which Chatterjee belonged, he rated Joyti Basu as his idol, held HS Surjeet in high esteem, was affectionate towards Sitaram Yechury and called Biman Bose his younger brother(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

For Somnath Chatterjee, the House was supreme

Hindustan Times | By Vinod Sharma
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2018 08:22 PM IST
The CPI(M)’s refusal to own him up in death proves his worst fears; a comrade with a legacy but without a party!
Narendra Luther was principal secretary, Andhra Pradesh, while NT Rama Rao was the chief minister.(HT Photo)
Narendra Luther was principal secretary, Andhra Pradesh, while NT Rama Rao was the chief minister.(HT Photo)

Review: A Bonsai Tree by Narendra Luther

Hindustan Times | By Aasheesh Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 06:42 PM IST
One of the first officers of the IAS, Narendra Luther’s autobiography is particularly interesting for its anecdotes featuring, Nehru, PV Narasimha Rao, and NT Rama Rao, among others
Newly sworn-in Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.(Combination photos/HT)
Newly sworn-in Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.(Combination photos/HT)

Yeddyurappa does a Vajpayee ahead of Karnataka trust vote. Here’s what happened in 1996

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Prashant Jha
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 04:12 PM IST
Twenty-two years ago, the BJP had emerged as the single-largest party on the national stage and was invited to form what is famously known as the 13-day government.
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