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November 18, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Congress Merges

November 17, 2022 10:32 pm

Congressmen, arrayed behind A K Antony under the Congress (A) banner, are returning to the Congress (I) fold after a gap of five years, which were marked by hostility towards Mrs Indira Gandhi. The merger will take place soon.

September 26, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Gauriganj Arrests

September 25, 2022 10:37 pm

The Gauriganj shooting incident in which Tikori Singh, a worker of the Sanjay Gandhi Vichar Manch, was injured and later died in a Lucknow hospital, took a dramatic turn with the arrest of three important Manch leaders: Akbar Ahmed, MLA, in Lucknow, Kalpanath Sonkar, MP, in Basti and J N Mishra in Delhi.

Uma Nair writes: The Power Of Voice

June 20, 2022 8:43 am

Uma Nair writes: Rita Mukherjee, founder of AIR's Yuva Vani, was a pioneering broadcaster

Leaky roofs, contaminated water, no safety for women: Tamil Nadu's Perumbakkam resettlement colony tells tale of apathy

May 18, 2022 9:38 am

The residents say that the TNUHDB had promised them that they need not worry about how to take care of themselves and their loved ones in the new locality as all arrangements were already made. But the ground reality, even after all these years, tells a different story.

November 18, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Mitterrand’s Views

November 18, 2021 5:53 am

In a 40-minute interview to The Indian Express, French president Francois Mitterrand answered a wide-range of questions about East-West relations, the North-South dialogue, his domestic problems, relations with India and his intellectual pursuits.

Planning law to use sound of Indian musical instruments only for horns of vehicles: Nitin Gadkari

October 05, 2021 10:15 am

Nitin Gadkari said, "An artist composed a tune of Akashwani (All Indian Radio) and it was played early in the morning. I am thinking of using that tune for ambulances so that people feel pleasant. It is so irritating, especially after ministers pass by, the sirens are used at full volume. This also harms the ears."

How the AIR commentaries shaped public opinion during the Bangladesh War of Independence

August 29, 2021 9:24 am

The late former director general UL Baruah’s long-forgotten All India Radio despatches, written 50 years ago, reappears in a new book, 'A Bangladesh War Commentary: 1971 Radio Dispatches: Vol 1'

Odisha to hold radio classes for school students from Monday

September 27, 2020 5:27 pm

The "Radio Pathsala" programme will be held every day from Monday to Friday between 10 am to 10:15 am from September 28, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said

India lockdown diary, Day 45: Punjab CM debuts on TikTok; Meghalaya students to learn from DD, AIR shows

May 08, 2020 9:34 pm

Here is a curated list of some interesting stories from across the country on Day 45 of India's lockdown.

Forty Years Ago, February 14, 1980: India, USSR Disagree

February 13, 2020 11:30 pm

India wants the Soviet Union to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan so that the tension in India’s neighbourhood is defused.