A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on May 30, Forty Years Ago.
Laos was signed by the US charge d’affaires, Christian Chapman, Laos’s economy minister, Soth Phetrasy, and three demonstrators.
India rejected a Pakistani proposal for a multilateral guarantee that it would use nuclear power only for peaceful purposes.
Opposition parties had blocked the bill, which allowed the government to detain a person without trial for two years, in Parliament earlier that month.
Socialist leader Madhu Limaye asked the Congress Young Turks, Chandra Shekhar and Mohan Dharia, to join the JP movement.
UP Chief Minister H.N. Bahuguna claimed that there was no move to oust him from office.
A look at the front page of Indian Express on May 11, published forty years ago.
The Opposition prevented the introduction of the MISA (Maintenance of Internal Security Act) bill in Parliament.
A look at the front page of Indian Express on May 5, published forty years ago.
PM Indira Gandhi denounced “international power politics” and the “acquisitive society towards which the world seems to be headed’.
April 27, 1975 was a Sunday. The weekend edition of The Indian Express then used to be called Sunday Standard.
After-effects of the 1969 ban on corporate donations to political parties linger.
Mukherjee suggests that it was former Bengal CM Siddhartha Shankar Ray who suggested Indira to declare the Emergency.
BJP won handsomely in LS polls and Modi government’s ratings remain high. But BJP supporters should worry.
President Pranab Mukherjee has written a book titled ‘The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years.’