A look at the front page of Indian Express on August 22, published forty years ago.
The event was to mark the 71st birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi on Thursday. These are the only statues of Indira and Rajiv in the city.
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi said there was no plan to impose single-party rule in India.
Justifying the imposition of the Emergency, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, in an interview to Yugoslav journalists, said that “the opportunistic and cynical policies of the opposition parties” had to be “frustrated” to protect democracy, socialism, secularism and non-alignment, the four pillars of India’s state policy. In this context, she said, the support offered to her […]
Site was designed to test how television could be used to educate and instruct rural audiences to participate in national development programmes.
Isha Koppikar says if she gets a chance, she would love to be part of one on either Indira Gandhi or Kiran Bedi.
I am sorry to say that as a Congressman who once fought for the freedom of this country and who courted arrest and suffered so much, I had been treated in this way.
The Soviet spacecraft shifted into position as cosmonauts completed repairs on the docking system.
It was U R Ananthamurthy, the Kannada intellectual, who prodded Perry in 1978 to collect the protest writings of the Emergency before they were lost.
A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on July 08, Forty Years Ago.
Emergency did not spare the Supreme Court because the tides of history do not pass judges by
To fight authoritarianism, we must first acknowledge its presence
During the Emergency’s darkest days, with the sterilisation programme at its peak, 35 men, most of them Muslims protesting against the drive, were allegedly shot dead in three settlements in Muzaffarnagar.
But it is time now to turn the page and abolish emergency provisions in the Constitution.
Today, the attitude is — let’s do it only my way. There is little tolerance for opposition and there are obvious double standards in play.