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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

1975 Emergency


A look back at the fierce life and ideals of Safdar Hashmi

March 15, 2020 9:11 am

Deshpande’s recently released book Halla Bol: The Death and Life of Safdar Hashmi, encapsulates the life of this talented young man who was killed on the first day of 1989, when he was only 34.

Anger, anguish as Chhattisgarh Congress govt stops Emergency pension

January 30, 2020 12:09 pm

In January 2019, soon after the Congress came to power in the state, the government stopped the payments, after which the beneficiaries moved court. With the case still pending in court, on January 23, the government scrapped the scheme.

Is Parliament sovereign in India or not? We need to know.

September 29, 2019 9:29 am

The crisis in the UK yields an interesting contrast concerning the question ‘Who Rules?’

PM Modi hails India's democratic ethos, Mamata says super emergency in nation for last 5 years

June 25, 2019 3:30 pm

PM Modi on Emergency: "India salutes all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted the Emergency. India's democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset."

Why did Indira Gandhi call off the Emergency?

February 08, 2019 8:44 am

Sanjay Gandhi apparently did not know — the man closest to her at the time. Perhaps some readers of this newspaper — old, but not very old like me — could perhaps help to solve this till-now intractable problem.

No Emergency Exit

November 17, 2018 12:48 am

Locating 1975 in the larger context of draconian colonial imports and how they strain Indian democracy even today

How freedom is lost

August 24, 2018 12:07 am

Can Emergency be reimposed, I have often wondered

To honour those jailed during Emergency, state to give them Rs 10,000 every month

July 05, 2018 7:21 am

Applicants have to give details of when and where they were imprisoned

From 1975 to 44

June 30, 2018 12:54 am

Emergency did not end dynasty in Indian politics. But it kicked off its journey into irrelevance

Modi-Fadnavis dictators, noise against Emergency a farce: Shiv Sena

June 29, 2018 5:21 pm

"In a democracy, it is fine if people die, however, the king should live. Our soldiers and farmers are dying. The slogan of 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' is dying," the Sena claimed.