June 13, 2021 8:37 am
It were these crucial 90 minutes that paved the way for India’s historic decision to liberalise its economy in 1991. Rao was told that foreign exchange reserves had dipped to Rs 2,500 crore, only enough to meet three months’ imports.
June 09, 2021 10:40 pm
Earlier, Ram Khandekar had worked as the personal secretary to former Maharashtra chief minister and former defence minister late YB Chavan.
November 22, 2020 1:33 pm
Who delivered most reforms? According to Dr Panagariya, the champions were P V Narasimha Rao and A B Vajpayee, and Mr Narendra Modi belongs to that league of two while Dr Manmohan Singh does not.
July 24, 2020 6:53 pm
Sonia Gandhi said P V Narasimha Rao became Prime Minister at a time of “grave economic crisis” and the country was able to overcome the many challenges successfully through his “bold leadership”.
December 07, 2019 8:20 am
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that if Gujral's advice to Rao had been heeded, perhaps the massacre could have been avoided.
June 28, 2017 9:36 pm
The TRS government in Telangana had organised a program to mark the late leader's 96th birth anniversary at his memorial, PV Gyan Bhoomi, at Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad
May 17, 2015 12:00 am
By privatising slivers of State-owned companies and allowing public-private partnerships, the government has been able to raise capital from the private sector.
April 20, 2015 12:29 am
The exit of Narasimha Rao triggered the coalition era
April 06, 2015 2:43 pm
Rao was not Sonia’s first choice. The timing of his rise to power could not have been worse.
April 02, 2015 9:39 am
The government has decided to give a plaque honouring late Prime Minister Morarji Desai.