'He was a very good friend for India. He stood by us through thick and thin.' IMAGE: Fidel Castro with Dr Manmohan Singh during the then prime minister's visit to Havana in 2006. Photograph: Press Information Bureau Fidel Castro's bear hug to Indira Gandhi in the spring of 1983 at the Non-Aligned Movement summit in New Delhi best symbolises his warm ties with India which always looked to the legendary leader as a 'great friend.' Under Jawaharlal Nehru, India was amongst the first ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'E Ahamed will be sorely missed as a decent and wise man who made the best use of his political career and personal abilities for the good of the nation,' remembers Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. IMAGE: 'It was long before he became a minister that Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao discovered his talents as a pleasant, well dressed and sophisticated Muslim to be projected at the United Nations,' remembers Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.'He earned the nickname "Permanent Representative" at the UN as ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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