Indira Gandhi

Result: 1- 8 out of 243 Article found

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.


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.


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