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He made mistakes, so did I: President Pranab Mukherjee on Rajiv Gandhi

President Pranab Mukherjee admitted to “have sensed Rajiv’ Gandhi’s growing unhappiness and hostility” of those around him before he was ousted from his Cabinet.

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Rajiv Gandhi too was for Ram temple: Subramanian Swamy

He also said that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had extended his support for the construction of the temple.

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini Sriharan again moves Madras HC

Nalini was sentenced to death by the trial court in the case on January 28, 1998. Her sentence was commuted to life term by the Tamil Nadu Governor on April 24, 2000.

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Rajiv Gandhi statue in Moga defaced again

The statue — wrapped in the tricolor by local Congress leaders — was taken away by the administration to the district secretariat complex.

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TN can’t release Rajiv killers without consulting Centre, says Supreme Court

The judgment is a setback to J Jayalalithaa’s government in Tamil Nadu which had in February 2014 decided to release all the seven convicts in the case.

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Ban on Satanic Verses: We now have a global culture of complaint which justifies violent responses

A month and a half after India banned The Satanic Verses, a domino effect was seen in countries across half the world, from South Africa to Indonesia.

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In their own voice

Two senior politicians speak up against ban politics, Section 377. They have been part of the problem, but it’s not too late.

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Eastern and Western Peripheral Expressways: 11 years on, a ‘Diwali gift’ for 4 states

Last year, the Delhi government had moved a plea in the Supreme Court to issue a directive for completion of the two expressways in a time-bound manner.

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Ex-Army chief dismisses coup theory in Hoon’s book

General Rodrigues said he was not bothered by an author who wanted to sell some extra books by raking up a controversy. He insisted that he was speaking out to uphold the facts.

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Rear View: How Sonia took over Congress

Sonia declared that she would canvass for the Congress in the parliamentary polls due in March 1998, even though she had tersely refused to do so two years earlier.

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Indira, Rajiv stamps discontinued: Personal vendetta has reached zenith, Congress to Modi Govt

An RTI query by The Indian Express revealed that two stamps featuring Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, launched by the Department of Posts in December 2008, have been discontinued.

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Your Right to Know: Stamps with Indira, Rajiv Gandhi discontinued

The government now plans to introduce stamps under a new series featuring Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jayaprakash Narayan, Syama Prasad Mookerjee and Ram Manohar Lohia in the coming months.

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Rajiv Gandhi regarded Pak as ‘strategic buffer’ against USSR: report

According to CIA documents of the era, Gandhi wanted non-interference from both the United States and the then USSR.

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After 12-year wait, Cong finally unveils statues of Indira, Rajiv Gandhi

The event was to mark the 71st birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi on Thursday. These are the only statues of Indira and Rajiv in the city.

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Centre’s Sadbhavana Diwas note does not mention Rajiv, angry Congress hits out at govt

In keeping with the central circular, Rajiv’s name was also missing in circulars issued by the General Administration Departments in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.