On May 24, 1978, the International Institute for Strategic Studies predicted an uncertain economic future for the Soviet Union when the Brezhnev era ends.
He taught us to look at not what the facts say, but what they do
The history of women in Indian politics goes back to more than a hundred years. Even before the constitution of India guaranteed the women the right to vote, many of them tried their best to make a difference and they did succeed.
Prime Minister Morarji Desai, who spoke at length at the end of the 10-hour-debate on the first such motion against his government, denied various allegations against his son and his principal secretary, V Shankar.
Thirteen persons were killed and 21 injured, four of them seriously, in the rioting in Sambhal town in Moradabad district. UP Chief Minister Ram Naresh Yadav told the assembly this afternoon that the situation was now under control. The town was under curfew.
Incessant corruption and the lack of political will have confined both the IG Stadium in the state capital and the State Stadium in Dimapur to a perpetual “under construction” status for decades, reports Kallol Dey from Kohima.
Ahead of Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary last year, Delhi-based Devapriya Roy and Bengaluru-based graphic artist Priya Kuriyan were asked to work on a graphic biography on her.
In his resignation letter, Reddi said he was resigning from the presidentship of the Indian National Congress, assuming the responsibility for the party’s defeat in Karnataka.
Modi’s grim face indicated that he was unhappy with the glitch in an otherwise well-choreographed event.
Prime Minister Morarji Desai said he was determined to effect a thorough change in administration so that “the rulers become real servants of the people”.
The summons issued to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, P K Jain, for her appearance on February 9 in the court in connection with the two complaints filed by the Shah Commission, have been served on her.
Addressing a large public meeting in Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Mrs Gandhi said even if others, who were responsible for the mistakes and excesses were not willing to own up, she would own the responsibility for those mistakes as well.
Rajeswar was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2012. He is survived by a son and a daughter, Sujatha Singh, a former IFS officer.
Tumhari Sulu actor Vidya Balan is all set to play the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a project based on journalist-author Sagarika Ghose’s book “Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister.”
In his letter to JP, he expressed the opinion that JP’s “wise counsel and statesmanship have contributed not only to India but to the freedom-loving people of all countries”