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Morarji govt against state funeral for Jayaprakash

In a startling revelation, Jammu and Kashmir Governor S K Sinha has said the Morarji Desai cabinet had decided not to accord a state funeral to Jayaprakash Narayan.Sinha, who was in Bhubaneswar to......

When Narasimha Rao joked about firing Manmohan

The Emergency came as a surprise to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who saw an atmosphere of fear in the country during which there were many "arbitrary arrests and detentions", says a new......

Emergency taught me some compromises are not possible: Jaitley

Terming the Emergency as the worst post-independence chapter of Indian democracy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said it gave him the best political education of his life as it taught......

'If Smriti Irani succeeds, it will be a great achievement'

'Everybody is offended because they expected a job like this to go to someone over 70, with lots of experience and background, with knowledge of the past, the history, tradition, all of which......

RARE PHOTOS: From Nehru to Modi

The story of India's prime ministers from 1947, told in photographs. Narendra Damodardas Modi is all set to be sworn in as India's prime minister on May 26. Since India attained Independence in......

Govt is likely to decontrol sugar industry

Morarji Desai's government in 1977 decontrolled sugar. Now after four decades, the UPA2 led by Manmohan Singh is moving towards deregulation of the sugar industry, which means no dual price of......

Budget presentation: Who holds the record?

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday presented his fifth budget in Parliament on Friday but Morarji Desai holds the record of doing so 10 times. Mukherjee, who is holding the portfolio......

India's best finance minister? Tell us

Over the years, many finance ministers have played their role in shaping the economy. While Morarji Desai donned the FM's hatthrice, Indira Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and V P Singh also looked after......

Emotional Chidambaram bids adieu to Finance Ministry

An emotional P Chidambaram on Thursday bid adieu to the Finance Ministry, which he had served thrice, with a promise that he would continue to remain active in public life. Chidambaram, 68, who......

Aam Aadmi Party: Good politics but bad economics

Arvind Kejriwal has got his politics right. Now, he needs to rethink his party’s economic policies says A K Bhattacharya. It is time Arvind Kejriwal drew a connection between the economic......

Who wears the ghagra best? Vote!

Show business is all about creating illusions. And as the more alluring face of this fantasy, the heroine has to look like a breathtaking dream at all times. Over the years, the Bollywood woman......

Amitabh Bachchan: Asia's Best

Amitabh Bachchan poses with his trophy after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong March on Monday. Festival director Shaw Soo Wei said Bachchan left a......

Spurs seek to end dire record against United

When Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes trudged off the pitch after a 3-1 defeat at White Hart Lane in 2001 they would hardly have imagined they would still be playing for Manchester United 10 years......

Images: Chelsea and Arsenal sizzle, Man Utd held

Brede Hangeland scored a brace to help Fulham hold Manchester United to a frantic 2-2 draw at Craven Cottage on Sunday. The main drama at Craven Cottage came in the closing stages after Scholes......

Affluent Manchester City aim to join top table

Manchester City, the world's wealthiest club thanks to the largesse of billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour, will be looking to transform financial might into silverware this season. Coach Roberto......

Football growing in Kashmir, defying all odds

The beautiful game is defying all odds as, despite the continuing trouble in the state, it has been turning into an all consuming passion for the youth of both sexes given that some have......

The World Cup will miss these stars

The stage is set for the 19th football World Cup, which kicks-off on Friday, June 11. While 32 teams will battle it out over a month for the game's biggest prize, some big football nations and......

  People speak for morarji desai

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Manoj M
Q. the question is, will the government last long for complete five year term ... ????
Manoj M:  A.  more

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readiffff
Q. Jawaharlal-lal bahadur sastri-indira Gandhi-Desai Morarji-indira-rajiv-vp-pv-vajpayee-------------M anmohan-narendra-rahul???last letter & first of next name has got a match,if you pronounce-
Readiffff:  A. First, let the results be out.Then, let us see the composition of the Cabinet.Remember Morarji Desai's 18 month Janta sarkar. more

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shyamvanwari
Q. Jawaharlal Nehru proved that a rich man can become the country's Prime Minister;Lal Bahadur Shastri proved that a poor man can become the Prime Minister;Indira Gandhi proved that a woman can become the Prime Minister;Morarji Desai proved that an old man can become the Prime Minister;Rajiv Gandhi proved that a young man can become the Prime Minister;I.K. Gujral proved that a gentleman can become the Prime Minister;Deve Gowda proved just about anybody can become the Prime Minister;Manmohan Singh has proved that India does not need a Prime Minister!
Shyamvanwari:  A. thanks for the information more

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Divya Kulkarni
Q. First Prime Minister to resign from Office ?
Divya Kulkarni:  A. good observation more

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  Web results for Morarji Desai
GTA switch to Nepali in official work

Darjeeling, Aug. 20: Bimal Gurung today said the GTA would correspond with the Centre and the state government in the Nepali language from now. The... ...

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BJP going the same old way

A spate of personal accounts by the insiders has made the Indian political scene interesting and chirpy. However subjective, they do put in the... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/editorial/old-habits-die-hard-bjp-going-the-same-old-way/article_117686
Man close to Biju's tastebuds no more

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Kendrapara, 18 August Legendary Biju Pattnaik loved him and was fond of his culinary skills. Seikh Khairati Ali,... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/72178-man-close-to-biju-s-tastebuds-no-more.html
Strictly personal

Decision to appoint Manmohan Singh as FM in 1991 was Sudden: Daman Press Trust of India New Delhi, 18August Woken up from his sleep to be... ...

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Manmohan Singh

File photo of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh New Delhi : The Emergency came as a surprise to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who saw... ...

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