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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
29 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Shuttler PV Sindhu, wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, and shooter Jitu Rai were on Monday conferred the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - the country's highest sporting honour - at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
20 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan may have had a short tryst with politics but the actor says he is still not able to get over the times as he "regrets not fulfilling the promises" he made to the people of his constituency- Allahabad.
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.
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.