* Rajiv Gandhi meets his Waterloo in Kerala and West Bengal. Leftist alliances led by Namboodripad and Jyoti Basu poised for clear victories.

* Farooq Abdulla’s National Conference saves Congress (I) in Jammu and Kashmir.

* Soviet planes bomb Afghan refugee camps inside Pakistan and kill over 100 civilians.

* Indian space rocket burns up two minutes after launching, causing major setback to its space programme.

Article extracted from this publication >>  March 27, 1987