Everything you need to know about Gol Gujral: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gol Gujral: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Asserting that improving relations between India and Pakistan should be paramount, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Naresh Gujral on Wednesday expressed hope that Islamabad would at least allow Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who is in a comatose state at a Lahore hospital, to be airlifted to New Delhi so that he can receive the best possible treatment.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Sometimes, one does not know when one is about to embark on a long journey to unknown lands in search of hidden secrets and treasures. This happened with me a few years ago. It was in 2010 and I was teaching at the Le Cordon Bleu in Paris when a Bosnian student mentioned the Bosnian kebab called Cevapi in class.
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday downplayed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's remark that it was time for him to repay his 'debt to Mother India'.
New Delhi,April 1 (ANI): Nearly a decade ago I was listening to former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral addressing a think tank in the national capital on the international situation, particularly in our neighbourhood.
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla on Friday backed Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's statement, and said that the elections will take place on schedule in 2014.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Succulent morsels of meat marinated with spices and skewer-grilled in hearths or ovens have tantalised the taste buds of food lovers for centuries.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The capital will fete the spirit of the moment with a 10-day "Spring Fever" literature festival that will see top writers like Vikram Seth, Ramachandra Guha, Shobhaa De, Gulzar and Mira Nair brainstorm on politics, society, culture and entertainment.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Setting the stage for a likely national role in the BJP, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday hit out at the Congress, terming it a termite even as party leaders emphasised unity, discipline and clean image for success in the upcoming elections.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was set to present India's 82nd national budget in the Lok Sabha Thursday that will be the eighth such personal exercise for him -- two short of the record of 10 set by former prime minister Morarji Desai.
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmad's comment on L. K. Advani, saying he had gone beyond all standards of political propriety.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has reiterated the commitment of the government for observing the path of fiscal consolidation and imposition of fiscal targets and policies that will make necessary fiscal correction needed for the economy and take the economy back to the path of higher growth.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The idea of home has become fluid in the 21st century influenced by migration, displacement, clashing histories, alienation and cultural transformation - cutting through the heart of global cultural relations.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that immediate priority of the Government is to keep the investment cycle going.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the fiscal consolidation roadmap for Centre has been laid out and the Government will not breach the fiscal deficit limits.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) They inspired with their brilliance, humbled with their talent. Sometimes controversial but always effective, they held us in thrall and left an indelible mark on the lives of thousands. As 2012 winds down, time to once again remember the magic of some of those we said goodbye to:
Nagpur, Dec 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature on the first day of its winter session here Monday paid rich tributes to late prime minister I.K. Gujral, former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, besides other leaders and members who passed away.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) is set to open over 500 new Border Out Posts (BOP) to check infiltration and cross-border movement of terrorists along India's borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh, its special director general, Arvind Ranjan, said Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The passing away of Inder Kumar Gujral is no small event in the long and turbulent history of young India that was born on August 15, 1947. He came from an area-Punjab-that had suffered and borne the brunt of that violent partition and painful birth of a nation, even as Jawaharlal Nehru dwelt on it philosophically by saying: "At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom". That was not so in North India - particularly in Punjab and North West Frontier Province.
Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh assembly Tuesday paid glowing tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, recalling his simplicity and love for the common man as well as efforts to better relations with Pakistan.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Parliament was today adjourned for the day after paying rich tributes to former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who passed away on November 30.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Monday after paying tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died Nov 30.
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's presence at the glittering start to the third World Kabaddi Cup Saturday, despite a seven-day state mourning and cancellation of all his engagements till Dec 6, drew flak from the opposition Congress.
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh, accompanied by wife, Mrs Bubbles Singh, who undertook a two-day visit to the Eastern Command headquarters in Kolkata on Friday, returned to New Delhi on Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Both houses of parliament will be adjourned for the day Monday after paying tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died Nov 30.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A cold, crisp morning heralded the start of December 2012. It also was the start of the last journey of India's 12th prime minister, Inder Kumar Gujral.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral was Saturday cremated here with full state honours in the presence of the country's top leadership, including President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government Friday declared a seven-day state mourning on the death of former prime minister I.K. Gujral.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Inder Kumar Gujral, who was India's prime minister for 11 months in 1997-98, died here Friday just four days before his 93rd birthday. Known as a gentleman politician, Gujral died at 3.27 p.m. Friday at a Guragon hospital of lung infection.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Inder Kumar Gujral, who became prime minister by a quirk of fate and ruled India for 11 months in 1997-98, died Friday at age 93, prompting warm tributes from India and abroad.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The Cabinet met today to condole the passing away of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral and declared state mourning of seven days as mark of respect to the departed leader.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Former prime minister I.K. Gujral distinguished himself in public life by his sagacity and ability to win goodwill, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday.
Mumbai, Nov. 30 (ANI): Russian Ambassador to India, Alexander M. Kadakin, today mourned I.K. Gujral's demise, and said that the former Indian Prime Minister made a tremendous contribution to stronger relationship between New Delhi and Moscow, which blossomed in strategic, special and privileged partnership.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday expressed profound sorrow at the demise of Inder Kumar Gujral, and said that the former Prime Minister was 'a politician, a diplomat and a humanist who would be remembered for his many accomplishments in the diplomatic and political arena'.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): Janata Dal- United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Friday recalled his long association with former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral as party colleague, and said that the later was a very big statesman in politics.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): A large number of journalists in the Capital of India and the rest of the country have felt a great loss in the passing away of Inder Gujral. He was accessible to the media persons, as Information Minister, Foreign Minister and Prime Minister and assisted in the development of news organisation, particularly Television, in the country.
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Indian prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died Friday, was a "true friend of Bangladesh", Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Noting that diplomacy is an exercise in persuasion, Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday hoped that young entrants to the field will keep up their skills to match international standards.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday led the nation in mourning former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, describing him as "an outstanding public figure".
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Having represented Punjab in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral had a strong bond with Punjab.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Saying he had a lost a friend of long standing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the death of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral and said the country has lost "an intellectual, a scholar-statesman and a gentleman politician" who was a "man of peace".
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Describing former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who passed away in a Gurgaon hospital Friday after prolonged illness, as a "true son of the soil", Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday said the state would always be indebted to him.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Friday offered his condolence at the passing away of the I.K. Gujral, and said that the former Prime Minister was a seasoned and astute politician who dedicated his entire life for the cause of the nation spanning over a period of over seventy years.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India condoled the death of Inder Kumar Gujral, who was India's prime minister for 11 months in 1997-98, saying he was a champion of press freedom and would be "remembered for his efforts to seek conflict resolution in the region".
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the passing away of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Friday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, leaders of various political outfits on Friday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Friday adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who passed away at the age of 92.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Inder Kumar Gujral, who was India's prime minister for 11 months in 1997-98, died in a Gurgaon hospital Friday, his family said. He was 93.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The union cabinet has convened a special session Friday evening to pay homage to former prime minister I.K. Gujral, who died at age 92.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral.
Inder Kumar Gujral was India's prime minister for a brief 11 months in 1997-98. But the mild-mannered, soft-spoken politician, whose personality flew against the political archetype, will be remembered primarily for his keen interest in protecting and promoting India's external interests and the eponymous Gujral Doctrine - his mantra for India's neighbourhood policy when he was external affairs minister twice in a decade.
Gurgaon, Nov. 30 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral passed away at the Medanta Hospital here on Friday after a prolonged illness. He was 92.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral passed away Friday, his family said. He was 92.
Gurgaon, Nov 28 (IANS) The condition of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral remains "very critical", a doctor said Wednesday.
Gurgaon, Nov 27 (IANS) The condition of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral Tuesday worsened as he fell unconscious and his urine output was blocked, a doctor said Tuesday.
Gurgaon, Nov 26 (IANS) Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral is still on a ventilator but is stable, his son Naresh Gujral said Monday.
Gurgaon, Nov.26 (ANI): Doctors at Gurgaon's Medicity Medanta Hospital on Monday said that the condition of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral is "very critical".
Gurgaon, Nov 26 (IANS) The condition of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral is "very critical", doctors said Monday.
Gurgaon (Haryana), Nov.25 (ANI): The health of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral continues to be stable but critical, said his media advisor Narendra Mehta at the Medicity Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana, on Sunday.
Gurgaon, Nov.25 (ANI): Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral has been admitted to the Medicity Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon with a lung infection.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Upping the ante against the beleaguered Manmohan Singh government, the opposition NDA Tuesday decided to explore the possibility of a no?trust motion in the winter session of parliament in consultation with other political parties over its policy on foreign investment in retail sector.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Sikh shrine management committee SGPC had not honoured the killers of Gen. A.S. Vaidya, army chief in 1984 when the Golden Temple in Amritsar was stormed by the miitary, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Naresh Gujral said Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct.10 (ANI): A minor reshuffle was effected in the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday, with senior Indian Foreign Service officer Vikram Misri being made Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and Jawed Ashraf, who was earlier Joint Secretary (Americas Division), being made Joint Secretary (PMO).
New Delhi, Sep. 9 (ANI): Key BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday said projecting Sushma Swaraj as the prime minister in waiting is "too premature" at the current stage.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In a confidence-building exercise, the parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Thursday held a wide-ranging dialogue that focused on easing the visa regime and the role of media in promoting peace between the two subcontinental neighbours.
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Jewellery designer Alpana Gujral has launched her new collection "Nirvana" and says that each piece will help in enhancing women's inner beauty.
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan has described BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani as a frustrated politician in the wake of his 2014 general election predictions.
In a bid to revitalize the glooming economic policy, Finance Minister P Chidambaram Monday met to Reserve Bank of India Governor D Subbarao................
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) After faking art works of contemporary Indian masters like S.H. Raza and F.N. Souza, the underground copy market has turned its attention to India's top contemporary sculptor and artist Satish Gujral to tap the budget segment of collectors.
Agra, Aug 6 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti on Monday backed party veteran Lal Krishna Advani's 2014 predictions of a Congress rout, saying the views mentioned by him in his blog is absolutely correct.
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has assailed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani by terming him as a 'failed analyst' over his predictions on his blog that a non-Congress, non-BJP Prime Minister would come to power in 2014 supported by one of the two principle parties.
Congress Leader Rajiv Shukla Sunday attacked on Advani over his latest comment posted on later?s blog about 2014 general Lok Sabha election and next Prime Minister in which Advani predicts that a non-congress, non-BJP PM will be feasible in 2014...............
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani Sunday shocked everyone including his party by admitting that the 2014 general elections may throw up a non-BJP and non-Congress prime minister. He claims that a non-congress and non-BJP Prime Minister will be feasible in the next Lok Sabha general election, which is scheduled in 2014, if United Progressive Alliance completes it?s full tenure...............
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday shocked his party by admitting that the 2014 general elections may throw up a non-BJP and non-Congress prime minister. He also claimed that the Congress's score will reduce to less than 100 seats in the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Commenting on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K Advani's blog wherein he remarked that a "non-Congress, non-BJP Prime Minister heading a government was feasible, Congress Leader Rajiv Shukla on Sunday said that the former himself was predicting his own party's defeat in the 2014 general election.
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll, Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and alliance convenor Sharad Yadav.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Rajya Sabha member Naresh Gujral on Sunday rubbished media speculation that Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is in the fray for the vice president's post, saying the latter is extremely happy in his state.
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's core committee Saturday weighed the options of backing P. Sangma for the post of president, even as a section within the party and its NDA allies felt they should not field a candidate against Pranab Mukherjee.
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The BJP core group is meeting here Saturday to decide on supporting Finance Minister and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the country's presidency.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to announce its candidate, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani said Friday.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) After numerous fashion events come the Design Awards, which will encourage young and aspiring talents in the field of fashion by appreciating their work with an award.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In 1997, then civil aviation minister C.M. Ibrahim acted under pressure from Jet Airways to thwart the Tata group's bid to start an airline in India in association with Singapore Airlines, a former top bureaucrat has said in a tell-all book.
New Delhi, Mar.30 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) party has called on the government to abolish the barbaric practice of capital punishment, saying that the death penalty is the ultimate denial of human rights, and is a premeditated and cold-blooded killing of a human being by the state in the name of justice.
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral on Tuesday said that the Budget proposals for fiscal 2012-13 as spelt out by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, had done nothing for his home state of Punjab.
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral on Tuesday called on the UPA-II Government to monetise some of the land owned by the defence forces and the railways to reduce national deficit and modernize the above two institutions.
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Naresh Gujral, who represents the Shiromani Akali Dal, has described Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's budget proposals for fiscal 2012-13 as "extremely disappointing and lackluster".
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said he is hopeful that growth rate will be around seven per cent plus while the head on inflation would be between six and seven per cent by March end.
Islamabad, Jan 17 (ANI): A 15-member Indian delegation has arrived in Pakistan to participate in the third round of Pakistan-India Parliamentarians Dialogue over a broad theme of promoting trade and economic relations between the two countries.
New Delhi, Sep.16 (ANI): The government has confirmed that the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan did discuss steps for enhancing bilateral economic and commercial ties, especially through the land border checkpost at Attari-Wagah, when they met in New Delhi in the latter half of July.
Kolkata, Aug 23 (ANI): With social activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal Bill entered its eighth day today, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said there should not be so much hue and cry outside Parliament, where a bill on the issue is waiting to be discussed.
Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement is going stronger day-by-day...
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): Former prime minister I.K. Gujaral on Tuesday came out in support of civil society activist and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, saying that had his health permitted, he would have come personally " to show my solidarity with this great cause."
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Aiming to strengthen bilateral ties, parliamentary delegations from India and Pakistan met in New Delhi on Wednesday to bridge the trust deficit and boost people-to-people contact between the two Asian neighbours.
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral's wife Shiela Gujral passed away here on Monday after a short illness.
New Delhi, Apr.9 (ANI): A senior leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, Naresh Gujral, has appealed to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, to convene a special session of Parliament to discuss the issue of corruption, accountability and governance.
Mumbai, Oct.28 (ANI): Bollywood actors Fardeen Khan, Hrithik Roshan and his wife Suzanne, besides film director Vidhu Vinod Chopra and veteran actress Waheeda Rehman attended a special screening of a cancer documentary titled '1 A Minute' here on Wednesday.
Sydney, Aug 23 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who hopes to get back into the Australian cricket team for the 2011 World Cup, could earn 20 million dollars in the next six to seven years from his Indian ventures like a clothing line, modeling assignments, a television deal and Bollywood roles.
Sydney, Aug 22 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who hopes to get back into the Australian cricket team for the 2011 World Cup, could earn 20 million dollars in the next six to seven years from his Indian ventures like a clothing line, modeling assignments, a television deal and Bollywood roles.
Noida, March 30 (ANI): Eminent Artist Satish Gujral was honoured with "Amity Lifetime Achievement Award for Art" here at Amity on Tuesday.