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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 25, 2020 8:14 pm
Indira Gandhi’s Emergency was an assault on the legislature, judiciary and media. It was against the Constitution.
June 25, 2020 4:52 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also shared a short clip of one of his "Mann ki Baat" radio address of June 2019 in which he had referred to the Emergency.
June 25, 2020 2:07 pm
Coomi Kapoor writes: The economic consequences are devastating for the print media, one of the few credible sources of news in an age where social media is flooded with fake news and propaganda.
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.
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.