Indira Gandhi

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Feeding Frenzy

The media is on a fairly strict, leak-free diet that puts an edge on hunger.

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Indira Gandhi’s nadir

After the 1977 election, she seemed to have reached the road’s end.

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The abrupt end of Emergency

It was a decision Indira Gandhi made only because she was forced to.

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New BJP gives iftar parties a miss

Neither Heptulla nor BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has ever hosted a political iftaar party.

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Modi’s institutional designs

His approach resembles that of Indira Gandhi. But he must note: in Delhi, what one controls, slips away.

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Rear view: The beginning of resistance

Opposition to the Emergency was growing, even though the authoritarian regime seemed able to suppress it.

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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.

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Once upon an Emergency

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

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Now, rewrite the script

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

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The collapse of the Shimla Accord

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

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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.

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Modi, like Indira

Both turned poll into plebiscite, raised huge expectations.

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If Nehru did not exist

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

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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”.

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