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George Fernandes

Book Review | The success and sacrifice of India’s last political hero

Excerpt from The Life and Times of George Fernandes By Rahul Ramagundam

18 Sep 2022 1:25 AM

Book Excerpt: How George Fernandes was caught, jailed and humiliated

Rummaging through his suitcase, they found a photo identity card of George Fernandes, president of the AIRF

23 Jul 2022 11:01 PM

Remembering George

Time may have ravaged him physically but not before he had led a full and interesting life.

31 Jan 2019 12:28 AM

State politicians remember Fernandes as ‘fiery’ leader

Ramdas Athawale described the death of Mr Fernandes as the ‘dissension of a star of the socialist movement.’

30 Jan 2019 2:47 AM

King George of Mumbai

He burst into limelight after the railway strike in 1974.

30 Jan 2019 2:45 AM


We will cremate body, bury ashes: Jaya Jaitly on George Fernandes

Fernandes had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for a long time and was down with swine flu for the last few days as well.

29 Jan 2019 1:03 PM

Leaders across nation pay tribute to former minister George Fernandes

PM Modi said that the former minister represented the best of India's political leadership.

29 Jan 2019 11:31 AM

Rahul Gandhi condoles demise of Fernandes

Fernandes was the defence minister in the NDA government headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

29 Jan 2019 10:13 AM

Former defence minister George Fernandes dies at 88

Apart from defence ministry during Vajpayee-led govt, Fernandes held several portfolios including communications, industry and railways.

29 Jan 2019 9:37 AM

Bofors: Will the caged parrot sing?

The Congress kept sheltering Quattrocchi, and the BJP was more intent on shielding the Hinduja brothers.

18 Jul 2017 4:47 AM