In Belchhi near Patna, 14 Dalit labourers were killed in 1977 and Indira Gandhi reached the site riding an elephant and braving floodwaters. That trip marked the beginning of her political comeback after the post-Emergency defeat.
An RTI query by The Indian Express revealed that two stamps featuring Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, launched by the Department of Posts in December 2008, have been discontinued.
I believe the Emergency is a passing phase but the era of permissive politics and national degeneration is over and we will never allow that phase to be repeated again, President Fakhruddin Ali said.
As many as 14 presses used to print the objectionable material were confiscated by state governments.
Such a consideration by the then Indian Prime Minister was being made when the US was in an advanced stage of providing its fighter jets F-16 to Pakistan.
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.