By the time Indira Gandhi was hit by tragedy, it was already clear that her family would inherit control of the party and the country.
As the Red Army crossed into the land of the Afghans, for the US Pakistan turned almost overnight from a pariah country into a ‘frontline state’ in the war on ‘godless Russians’.
Air chief has pointed to worrying absences in air defence.
Janata’s collapse paved the way for her comeback.
Looking back at the early years of the Planning Commission.
The party imploded in spectacular fashion, giving Indira Gandhi the chance to rise again.
In its determination to politically destroy Indira Gandhi, the party succeeded in hastening her return to power.
Indian scholarship is doubly bereaved, for it has lost a fine teacher and a good man.
After the 1977 election, she seemed to have reached the road’s end.
PM of the first majority government since 1984 must put some fears to rest
It was a decision Indira Gandhi made only because she was forced to.
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.