The media is on a fairly strict, leak-free diet that puts an edge on hunger.
After the 1977 election, she seemed to have reached the road’s end.
It was a decision Indira Gandhi made only because she was forced to.
Neither Heptulla nor BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has ever hosted a political iftaar party.
His approach resembles that of Indira Gandhi. But he must note: in Delhi, what one controls, slips away.
Opposition to the Emergency was growing, even though the authoritarian regime seemed able to suppress it.
Initially, Indira Gandhi’s monstrous act was met by a lack of resistance.
Jaitley highlighted “submissive Supreme Court” to suggest that the Emergency exposed the “weakness” of the Constitutional order.
Thirty-nine years ago, on this day, began India’s tryst with despotism
To revive growth, policy and institutional reforms are necessary. Begin with modernising the tax system.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reneged on his commitment to Indira Gandhi much earlier than some had anticipated.
The assassination of Indira Gandhi caught me on the wrongest foot possible: in transit from New York to New Delhi.
Both turned poll into plebiscite, raised huge expectations.
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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”.