April 17, 1988 |
Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrived in Hanoi on Saturday for a brief visit on his return from a trip to Japan, the Voice of Vietnam said.
June 2, 1986 |
Sikh militants today killed a local leader of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's Congress (I) Party, and Sikhs and Hindus in two Punjab towns clashed in street battles that left at least 19 people injured.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1991
President Bush called the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi an appalling tragedy. Why is he so triumphant in the Gulf War, which killed several hundred American soldiers and more than 120,000 Iraqis? SHIG NISHIWAKI Chatsworth
November 6, 1985 |
Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi will visit Japan later this month for talks with his Japanese counterpart, Yasuhiro Nakasone, and for an audience with Emperor Hirohito, the Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday. It said Gandhi is scheduled to arrive in Tokyo on Nov. 28.
October 27, 1985
Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi made an unexpected stop in Moscow and met with Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev to discuss the coming U.S.-Soviet summit in Geneva and other issues. The official Soviet news agency Tass said the two men discussed bilateral relations and arms control. Gandhi was en route home after a two-week tour that included talks with President Reagan and an address to the United Nations.
July 23, 1987 |
Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on Wednesday turned down a demand for statehood for 900,000 Gurkhas in the Darjeeling hill district of West Bengal. A spokesman said that Gandhi met Gurkha leader Subhash Ghising and members of his Gurkha National Liberation Front and told them there is "no question of the division of West Bengal, or of a separate state."
March 24, 1987 |
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was dealt his most serious political blow in 27 months in power when Marxists regained control of one state and stood poised to consolidate their hold on a second as vote counting in local elections continued today. A Marxist-led coalition regained control of the southern Indian state of Kerala, replacing a ruling group headed by Gandhi's Congress-I party that had defeated it five years ago.
January 26, 2008 |
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson resigned from the peace institute he co-founded in Rochester after condemnation of his comments that Israel and Jews are "the biggest players" in a culture of violence that "is eventually going to destroy humanity." Arun Gandhi, the fifth grandson of the revered pacifist, said that his comments, which were posted on an online forum, were meant "to generate a healthy discussion on the proliferation of violence." "Instead, unintentionally, my words have resulted in pain, anger, confusion and embarrassment.
May 15, 1986 |
Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrived Wednesday on the first leg of a four-nation African tour expected to focus on South Africa's apartheid system and its continued occupation of Namibia (South-West Africa) in defiance of the United Nations.
July 28, 1991
I do not agree with the Santa Monica City Council's decision to place a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Palisades Park. It would be more appropriate to have a statue of someone who has had an influence in Santa Monica. I urge the City Council to reconsider. NANCY JOHNSON Santa Monica