Did you know: The Congress party and an ex-foreign minister were involved in the Iraqi oil scam, even when not in power
The Volcker Committee report cited Kunwar Natwar Singh, former External Affairs Minister, and the Congress Party as "non-contractual beneficiaries" of Iraqi oil sales under the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme scam in 2001.
Amidst the Afghanistan crisis, read how India presided over the world’s largest citizen evacuation operation during Iraq-Kuwait war in 1990
India's unprecedented evacuation of over 1,70,000 stranded citizens from Kuwait was depicted in the Bollywood movie Airlift.
Did you know Indira Gandhi was ‘admired’ by Saddam Hussein and she had visited Libya to meet Muammar Gaddafi
Rahul Gandhi had recently made a reference to tinpot dictators Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi to allege that even they won elections
In 2007, a group of people turned out on the streets to protest the hanging of Saddam Hussein. The rally was led by prominent Congress leader and former Cabinet Minister C K Jaffar Sharief.