03 Jun 2011
The Central government has launched a massive campaign to wipe out the slums from 250 cities. The first phase of the ambitious project Rajiv Gandhi Awas Yojna will be started in 250 cities of the country.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.
13 Sep 2016
Vellore: AG Peralivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was on Tuesday attacked inside the high security central prison here by another inmate, police said. The 44-year-old was attacked by another inmate Rajesh, they said.
08 Apr 2015
Patna: Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium following acrimonious exchanges between ruling and opposition benches on the Centre's cutting down of funds under Indira Awas Yojna for the poor.
20 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The government merged Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA), launched by the previous UPA government, with the Khelo India programme for development of sports, thereby dropping former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's name from it.
20 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of Congress was left red faced after a controversial comment made by Rajiv Gandhi following 1984 anti-Sikh riots was posted from its the official twitter handle on the former Prime Minister's birth anniversary, but the party claimed its account was hacked.
24 Feb 2016
Vellore (TN): Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was today granted a 12-hour parole to attend the last rites of her father.
04 Nov 2013
Nagpur: Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will launch a pro-poor health scheme named after her husband and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the city on November 20, sources said on Monday.
25 May 2016
New Delhi: In the early 80s, when Indira Gandhi was the prime minister, her son Rajiv was once so engrossed in explaining to his parents-in-law the features of a new navy ship that he gave some nervous moments to a bureaucrat in the defence ministry who feared he might be late for an official event that night.
10 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation has got into limelight for wrong reasons having received a Rs 50- lakh donation from an NGO run by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who has been accused of radicalizing youths, but the money has been returned.