George Fernandes

George Fernandes Birth Anniversary: Interesting facts about former Defence Minister

George Fernandes Birth Anniversary: Interesting facts about former Defence Minister

He was a key member of the Janata Dal and the founder of the Samata Party.

George Fernandes Death Anniversary: Lesser-known facts about the man who ordered Coca-Cola to leave India

George Fernandes Death Anniversary: Lesser-known facts about the man who ordered Coca-Cola to leave India

George Fernandes headed important ministries like defense and railways in his illustrious career. He breathed his last on 29th January 2019.

Court convicts Jaya Jaitly in 'Operation West End' scam: All you need to know about how BJP was 'exposed' in 2000

Court convicts Jaya Jaitly in 'Operation West End' scam: All you need to know about how BJP was 'exposed' in 2000

A CBI court on Friday convicted former Samta Party President Jaya Jaitly and two other people in an alleged 2001 corruption case relating...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Lockdown stalls work on George Fernandes biopic by Sanjay Raut

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Lockdown stalls work on George Fernandes biopic by Sanjay Raut

Sushant Singh Rajput, who was being considered for the lead role, had been dropped due to issues like his depression

Using amputation scare, 3 dupe Sr. Citizen of Rs 6.7 lakh in Malad

Using amputation scare, 3 dupe Sr. Citizen of Rs 6.7 lakh in Malad

Mumbai: Malad Police have booked three people for duping a senior citizen to the tune of Rs 6.7 lakh on the pretext of curing his leg, te...Read More

Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously; Padma Bhushan for Manohar Parrikar

Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously; Padma Bhushan for Manohar Parrikar

This year President Kovind has approved the conferment of 141 Padma awards. This includes seven Padma Vibhushan awardees, while 16 have b...Read More

From Jaitley to Swaraj: Politicians whose demise in 2019 left a huge void in Indian politics

From Jaitley to Swaraj: Politicians whose demise in 2019 left a huge void in Indian politics

The Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost its gems in former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, former External Affairs Ministe...Read More

Family, friends, admirers bid emotional farewell to George Fernandes

Family, friends, admirers bid emotional farewell to George Fernandes

New Delhi: The mortal remains of George Fernandes were Thursday cremated here amid chants of ‘George Sahab amar rahe’ as family, friends ...Read More

George Fernandes to be cremated today

George Fernandes to be cremated today

New Delhi: Socialist leader and former defence minister George Fernandes (88), who died on Tuesday after prolonged illness, will be crema...Read More

Cremation of George Fernandes to be performed on Thursday; ashes to be buried in cemetery: Wife Leila Kabir

Cremation of George Fernandes to be performed on Thursday; ashes to be buried in cemetery: Wife Leila Kabir

New Delhi: The cremation of George Fernandes will be performed here on Thursday and his ashes will be buried at the Prithviraj Road cemet...Read More

Thrown out of house by his parents at the age of 19, George Fernandes rose to be the ‘Giant Killer’ of Bombay

Thrown out of house by his parents at the age of 19, George Fernandes rose to be the ‘Giant Killer’ of Bombay

George Fernandes, one of India’s tallest socialist leaders, who once slept under the open sky on the footpaths of Bombay and on the bench...Read More

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to make biopic on George Fernandes

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut to make biopic on George Fernandes

Mumbai: Fresh from the success of the highly-acclaimed film “Thackeray”, senior Shiv Sena leader and MP Sanjay Raut now plans to make a b...Read More

Mumbai, the city which moulded George Fernandes, catapulted him on national scene

Mumbai, the city which moulded George Fernandes, catapulted him on national scene

Mumbai: ‘Striking’ George Fernandes referred not just to his features but to the series of strikes the feisty trade union leader called f...Read More

This shop dressed up Mr George Fernandes for almost half his life

This shop dressed up Mr George Fernandes for almost half his life

New Delhi: The 1939 established M. Ram & Sons in Connaught Place may pass off as any other shop in E block except that it has had the...Read More

Street-fighter George Fernandes passes away

Street-fighter George Fernandes passes away

New Delhi: Former defence and railway minister and a socialist leader, George Fernandes, passed away on Tuesday morning at his residence;...Read More

Ram Manjhi taunts Nitish Kumar for getting emotional over death of George Fernandes

Ram Manjhi taunts Nitish Kumar for getting emotional over death of George Fernandes

Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday taunted Nitish Kumar for his emotional outpourings over the death of Georg...Read More

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles demise of former Defence Minister George Fernandes

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles demise of former Defence Minister George Fernandes

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday condoled the death of former Defence Minister George Fernandes, who passed a...Read More

10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Former Defence Minister George Fernandes

10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Former Defence Minister George Fernandes

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 88. Fernandes, who was suffering from A...Read More

George Fernandes was a fearless, forthright and forceful leader, says LK Advani

George Fernandes was a fearless, forthright and forceful leader, says LK Advani

New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani Tuesday recalled his long association with George Fernandes and described him as a “fearless, for...Read More

Jobless George Fernandes slept on footpaths in his ‘karmabhoomi’ Mumbai

Jobless George Fernandes slept on footpaths in his ‘karmabhoomi’ Mumbai

Mumbai: Like lakhs of hopefuls, George Fernandes had come to Bombay (now, Mumbai) aged barely 19 looking for a job and spent many a night...Read More

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