Indira Gandhi

Result: 1- 8 out of 237 Article found

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.


Once upon an Emergency

Thirty-nine years ago, on this day, began India’s tryst with despotism


Now, rewrite the script

To revive growth, policy and institutional reforms are necessary. Begin with modernising the tax system.


The collapse of the Shimla Accord

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reneged on his commitment to Indira Gandhi much earlier than some had anticipated.


First Person Second Draft: 1 Assassination, Countless Murders

The assassination of Indira Gandhi caught me on the wrongest foot possible: in transit from New York to New Delhi.


Modi, like Indira

Both turned poll into plebiscite, raised huge expectations.


If Nehru did not exist

India would have had to invent him. Remembering India’s first PM on his 50th death anniversary


After 30 yrs of coalition, unfamiliarity of one-party rule

The polity appeared to have adjusted to coalition governments which, in V P Singh’s famous words, mirrored the fact that “India was a coalition”.


Lightning campaign in Bangladesh

The spectre of Chinese military action hovered even as India embarked on the 14-day war


Brokerage firm accused of duping retired IAS officer; inquiry on

National Stock Exchange to hear case tomorrow


Picture of a Rebel

The photographs, found in a poor condition, were scanned, corrected and sent on a flash drive, and Jalil reprinted them for the show for the first time.


Priyanka barefoot walk wows Rae Bareli

As she kept moving, local youth Congress leaders went in search of new pair of sandals in the market.