Coalition politics has not meant more democratic politics.
Opposition to the Emergency was growing, even though the authoritarian regime seemed able to suppress it.
Initially, Indira Gandhi’s monstrous act was met by a lack of resistance.
Thirty-nine years ago, on this day, began India’s tryst with despotism
The afterglow from the Bangladesh war soon faded, and Indira Gandhi found herself besieged.
"The film was officially launched today. A few scenes are also expected to be shot today featuring the lead actors," a member from the film's unit told IANS.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reneged on his commitment to Indira Gandhi much earlier than some had anticipated.
India would have had to invent him. Remembering India’s first PM on his 50th death anniversary
Immediately after Bangladesh was freed, Indira Gandhi declared a unilateral ceasefire on the western front.
UPA erred by not agreeing to a permanent chairman for the Chiefs of Staff Committee.
The spectre of Chinese military action hovered even as India embarked on the 14-day war
How the London ‘Times’ jumped the gun in announcing the beginning of the Bangladesh war.
Indira Gandhi used both to bolster India’s position ahead of the Bangladesh war.
In testing circumstances, Indira Gandhi made up her mind to act.
Delhi’s response to the unfolding Bangladesh crisis mirrored a lack of a tradition of strategic thought.
How Indira Gandhi initially misunderstood the crisis in East Pakistan.
Defying the expectations of observers and the opposition, Indira Gandhi won the 1971 elections handsomely.
Janardhan Dwivedi’s plea for an end to caste-based reservations was puzzling. It touched off a predictable storm.
How she cannily allied with the CPI to undercut the CPM and raise her standing after the Congress split
The recent India-Pakistan trade breakthrough was a long time in the making.
Zakir Husains death in 1969 exposed the battle between Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai for leadership within the party.
War,secrets and spies heralded the now-retiring MiG-21s arrival in India.
In 1967,the defection of Stalins daughter to the US while on Indian soil captured the worlds imagination
The party's poor performance in the 1967 polls put an end to Morarji Desais leadership bid.
Indira Gandhis position was strengthened by the catastrophe that befell the Congress in the 1967 polls
Both the BJP and Congress are responsible for a dysfunctional Parliament
Lyndon B. Johnsons retaliation for Indias condemnation of the Vietnam war was swift and searing
Indira Gandhi's decision to devalue the rupee in 1966,as Lal Bahadur Shastri had intended to do,was controversial
The next head of government should be a member of the directly elected House
Indira Gandhi secured food and economic aid,but came under attack from within her party and without
Indira Gandhi used her trip to Washington to send a message to the British prime minister
The crowds that had gone delirious while welcoming her rise to power were now demonstrating against her.
No party is averse to welcoming political migratory birds. But the Congress takes the cake
Indira Gandhi had a challenging start to her first tenure as prime minister
Intelligence agencies must be made subject to parliamentary scrutiny