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1975 Emergency


The qualities that led to Emergency are alive and kicking in Congress

June 26, 2021 8:47 am

Prakash Javadekar writes: Its dictatorial instincts have not gone anywhere, even when the party has been reduced to its lowest ebb.

How the Constitution was subverted during Emergency

June 26, 2021 8:48 am

Sushil Kumar Modi writes: Everyone seemed to be challenging Indira Gandhi’s authority. She opted to impose Emergency to silence her critics.

Emergency: Kangana Ranaut begins prep to play Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, see photos

June 23, 2021 5:54 pm

Kangana Ranaut has started preparing for her next titled Emergency, which is based on the life of India's former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Before Rahul Gandhi: When Sonia, Manmohan and Pranab spoke of Emergency

March 07, 2021 8:55 am

Emergency is a topic that Congress leaders largely avoid mentioning, but there have been exceptions over the years.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on plea for damages to property forfeited during emergency

January 11, 2021 2:40 pm

The suit has been filed by children of 94-year-old woman Veera Sarin, who recently approached the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional the national emergency imposed by the Congress government in 1975.

From shadow of Emergency, a 94-yr-old who moved Supreme Court

December 16, 2020 2:54 pm

Sitting in her apartment in one of the many blocks with a view that have come up in Dehradun, the 94-year-old remembers a personal journey dotted with the milestones of a century.

SC to see if feasible to examine validity of '75 Emergency

December 15, 2020 4:08 am

A Bench headed by Justice S K Kaul issued notice to the Centre on a plea by a 94-year-old woman who submitted that she and her family were hounded by the authorities during the Emergency, forcing them to leave India.

SC notice to Centre on plea seeking to declare 1975 Emergency as “wholly unconstitutional”

December 14, 2020 2:45 pm

While agreeing to hear the plea, a bench headed by Justice S K Kaul said the apex court would also examine whether it is "feasible or desirable" for it to examine the validity of proclamation of Emergency after a lapse of 45 years.

Mistake to believe what happened in 1975 can never happen again: Badal

June 26, 2020 10:50 am

In a statement on the 45th anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency, the Akali Dal patriarch said the commitment to democracy can “become meaningless without an equally profound commitment to the secular ethos” as enshrined in the Constitution.

When the pillars of democracy were shaken

June 25, 2020 8:14 pm

Indira Gandhi’s Emergency was an assault on the legislature, judiciary and media. It was against the Constitution.