Indira Gandhi

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Rear View: A missing government, an international crisis

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’.


Katju claims lawyer was made judge on Indira’s intervention

Katju has said that the lawyer had himself narrated the story of becoming a HC judge.


The return of Indira

Janata’s collapse paved the way for her comeback.


Reading India and world, through PMs’ speeches

UNGA speeches aren’t usually epoch-making. But looking back, they do give a fascinating glimpse into India’s changing sense of itself on the world stage.


India PMs who delivered key speeches at the United Nations

Manmohan Singh had been hailed as a Prophet of Progress—the man who dragged India out of decades of slow growth into a boom unprecedented in its history.


The disintegration of Janata

The party imploded in spectacular fashion, giving Indira Gandhi the chance to rise again.


The Janata’s collapse

In its determination to politically destroy Indira Gandhi, the party succeeded in hastening her return to power.

Feeding Frenzy

The media is on a fairly strict, leak-free diet that puts an edge on hunger.


Indira Gandhi’s nadir

After the 1977 election, she seemed to have reached the road’s end.


The abrupt end of Emergency

It was a decision Indira Gandhi made only because she was forced to.


New BJP gives iftar parties a miss

Neither Heptulla nor BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has ever hosted a political iftaar party.


Modi’s institutional designs

His approach resembles that of Indira Gandhi. But he must note: in Delhi, what one controls, slips away.


Rear view: The beginning of resistance

Opposition to the Emergency was growing, even though the authoritarian regime seemed able to suppress it.


Rear view: Emergency and capitulation

Initially, Indira Gandhi’s monstrous act was met by a lack of resistance.

Emergency is worst chapter of Indian democracy, says Jaitley

Jaitley highlighted “submissive Supreme Court” to suggest that the Emergency exposed the “weakness” of the Constitutional order.


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