National

Rahul remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary.
Taking to Twitter, Rahul thanked his father for teaching him how to love and respect every one.
"My father taught me that hate is a prison for those who carry it. Today, on his death anniversary, I thank him for teaching me to love and respect all beings, the most valuable gifts a father can give a son," he tweeted.
"Rajiv Gandhi, those of us that love you hold you forever in our hearts," he added. Earlier today, Rahul along with sister Priyanka Gandhi paid homage to Rajiv Gandhi at Vir Bhumi in Delhi.
Rajiv Gandhi's wife and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and senior Congress leaders Sushil Kumar Shinde and Mallikarjun Kharge also paid tribute to him.
A recipient of Bharat Ratna, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in a suicide bombing at Chennai's Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991.  

India envisioned as five trillion-dollar economy: PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the world expects India to become a five trillion-dollar economy soon."The world expects India to become...

NITI Aayog meet: Naidu raises SCS issue, gets support from Nitish, Mamata

New Delhi : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu raised issues related to Special Category Status (SCS) and state bifurcation, in the NI...

Niti Aayog council meet can bring historic change: PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, in Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural...

Ceasefire not to be extended in J-K

New Delhi : There will be no extension of ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Sunday.The Home Ministry has direc...