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.
It keeps our democracy safe. By ensuring that an internal emergency has lost its bite
The bench stated that “the prayer of the petitioner is to declare that Indira Gandhi committed suicide which can’t be granted.”
In 1975, the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency, widely seen as the darkest hour of India’s democracy.
40 years after the Emergency, RK Dhawan, Indira Gandhi’s closest aide and her biggest confidante, admits to excesses during those times, blames then chief ministers for ‘instigating’ Sanjay Gandhi and insists Emergency cannot be imposed today.
He said he was oranising secretary of Jan Sangh in Mumbai at that time and had the task of preparing hand written “bills” against Emergency.
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