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India under Indira and Rajiv Gandhi

James Haskins

India under Indira and Rajiv Gandhi

by James Haskins

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Hillside, N.J., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gandhi, Indira, -- 1917-1984 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Gandhi, Rajiv, -- 1944- -- Juvenile literature,
  • India -- History -- 1947- -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Chronicles the recent history of India under Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv as they have pursued the goal of a strong, united India.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames Haskins.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23259803M
    ISBN 10089490146X
    OCLC/WorldCa18162371

      He offered Rajiv a charpoy under a tree city in India. Rajiv asked him to make a presentation at his New Delhi office. He then convinced his mother Indira Gandhi to make the necessary legal.   Rajiv Gandhi's love for flying was manifested in his driving at breakneck speed. Rajiv Gandhi has perhaps been the only prime minister who chauffeured his own car. A book, "My date with history: A Memoir" by journalist Suman Chattopadhyay, narrates Rajiv Gandhi self-driving his car during Bengal election : Prabhash K Dutta.

    Govt sets up team to probe 3 Gandhi family trusts. The inter-ministerial committee will coordinate investigation against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Indira Gandhi.   NEW DELHI: India under Rajiv Gandhi made preparations in to test a hydrogen bomb in response to Pakistan’s nuclear programmes, recently released US documents showed. Concerned about the possibility of a nuclear arms race in South Asia, the Ronald Reagan administration wanted to send an emissary to mediate between the two neighbours .

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had alleged that the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received funds from the Chinese Embassy in and asked . 5 March – Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi orders Operation Blue Star. 2 April – Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma is launched into space, aboard the Soyuz T 13 April – India launches Operation Meghdoot, as most of the Siachen Glacier in Kashmir comes under Indian control. 1 June – The Indian government begins Operation Blue Star.


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India under Indira and Rajiv Gandhi by James Haskins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grade True to its title, this book focuses on the political side of the Gandhi family, with Rajiv emerging as the star and mother Indira and brother Sanjay Author: James Haskins. Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: [ˈɪndɪɾaː ˈɡaːndʱiː] (); née Nehru; 19 November – 31 October ) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress.

She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of en: Rajiv Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi. Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (/ ˈ r ɑː dʒ iː v ˈ ɡ ɑː n d iː / (); 20 August – 21 May ) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from to He took office after the assassination of his mother, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to become the youngest Indian Prime Minister at the age of Gandhi was from the politically powerful Nehru Children: Rahul, Priyanka.

The three Gandhi family trusts under the government lens – and what they do. India. Times Now Digital the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF), Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust – have, reportedly, been accused of committing acts in violation of the Income Tax Act, the money laundering act and the foreign.

Two other trusts named are Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust. The trusts linked to the Nehru-Gandhi family had acquired assets in Haryana between andwhen Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led government was in power, as per the report.

The third part of the book also covers Sanjay Gandhi’s violent death in a plane crash and the political activities of Rajiv Gandhi. Indira Gandhi and Emergency drive across India, Indira.

In a recent book 'The RSS: And the Making of the Deep Nation', the author pointed out that Ram Mandir might have been an RSS project but Indira Gandhi did not miss the political potential of the "holy city". Another Congress leader Karan Singh said, "We cannot even light a holy lamp at Ram's birthplace in Ayodhya.".

Pranab Mukherjee, A Congress Loyalist And Indira Gandhi's Trusted Lieutenant Highlights Pranab Mukherjee, a staunch Congressman, was India.

The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) was set up on J From toas per the official website of the foundation, it worked on several critical issues, including health, literacy. The Bengali populace in the East rose in rebellion under the leadership of Mujibur Rahman.

Nearly ten million Bengali refugees came to India seeking life and shelter. India, under the leadership of Indira Gandhi, decided to support them and their freedom struggle. Bangladesh was born. Most migrants went back to their liberated country.

In the revised and updated edition, Inder Malhotra throws light on the impact that Indira Gandhi had (and continues to have) on Indian politics after her death when her mantle fell on members of her family, including Rajiv Gandhi first and Sonia Gandhi later.

There were talks of a secret meeting between Rajiv Gandhi and the then RSS chief Balasaheb Deoras resulting in the RSS cadre supporting the Congress in the Lok Sabha elections despite the presence of the BJP on the political scene.

The BJP, however, has denied any understanding between the RSS and the Congress under Rajiv Gandhi. An inter-ministerial team has been set up by the government to coordinate probe into the alleged violation of various laws like money laundering and foreign contributions by three Nehru-Gandhi family linked trusts, including the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF).

The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, which has been caught up in a massive controversy over its financial links with China, is back on news again after a sensational disclosure that the Congress governments in the past had changed the rules of allotment of government land in Lutyens Delhi to benefit the Gandhis and the trusts controlled by the family.

Two other trusts named are Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust. The trusts linked to the Nehru-Gandhi family had acquired assets in. Tavleen Singh’s book has many interesting stories — how a close friend of Sonia Gandhi was under investigation for Indira Gandhi’s assassination, how all Congress people mysteriously survived and only Rajiv Gandhi was killed by the LTTE suicide bomber, the rise of the baba brigade in the Congress party and much more.

MHA sets up govt panel to probe violations by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust You are in an offline mode ANI / Updated: Jul 8,IST. A day after the India-Pakistan war erupted inthen prime minister Indira Gandhi was so cool that she was changing the bedcovers on a ‘diwan’ when her personal physician walked in.

“I had the occasion to see PM herself changing the bedcovers on the diwan,” KP Mathur, says in his just released book based on the many years. The KGB ties of Indira Gandhi: How India became a puppet of USSR during the Cold War Mitrokhin reveals that Indira Gandhi was given 20 million rupees in exchange for crucial information, and to the surprise of Soviet chiefs, didn't even return the.

PageTurner; Book Excerpts; Chandra Shekhar had ‘solved’ Ayodhya issue. But ‘petty’ Rajiv Gandhi brought his govt down In ‘Chandra Shekhar’, Roderick Matthews writes about how the former PM had threatened to shoot anyone who touched ‘that mosque’, and even if sadhus died, they would go to heaven.

Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum was the residence of the former Prime Minister of India. It was later converted into a museum. One can see the collection of rare photographs of the Nationalist movement, of the personal moments of the Nehru-Gandhi family, and of her childhood. Photographs, newspaper articles and clippings related to Indira Gandhi's assassination and the clippings of Rajeev Gandhi.

The policy providing the provision for software exports through satellite links was approved by Indira Gandhi’s cabinet but was announced by the government headed by Rajiv Gandhi on.The Congress started to lose its lustre, especially in the party’s stronghold of Punjab.

It so happened that the country’s President at the time was a Sikh, Giani Zail Singh, Indira Gandhi’s own nominee. Later the two fell out because Indira’s new heir apparent, Rajiv, suspected that Zail Singh was quietly assisting Sikh terrorists.