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March 1, 1979, Forty Years Ago: China relents

China has “begun to realise” its mistakes on the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Morarji Desai stated in the Lok Sabha.

February 28, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Banarsi Das is CM

The BLD-dominated ministerialists avenged their defeat of February 15 in the Uttar Pradesh Janata Party by getting their candidate, Banarsi Das, elected leader of the Janata legislature party.


Forty Years Ago: August 8, 1978

A new formula that envisages the return of Charan Singh to the Cabinet as deputy prime minister without portfolio has emerged to resolve the differences between him and the Prime Miniser Minister Morarji Desai.

Forty Years Ago, June 28, 1977: Karnataka Crisis

K.H. Patil’s dismissal was caused by the chief minister’s resentment of the high command’s decision to appoint him the PCC chief despite Devraj Urs’s appeal to get the post filled through election.

Forty Years Ago, June 21, 1977: Polls In The Valley

Carrying and storing of weapons, stones, brickbats and missiles have been banned throughout the Kashmir Valley for a period of three months.

Forty Years Ago, June 20, 1977: Urs Under Attack

The shadow boxing in the Karnataka Congress transformed itself into an open confrontation between Chief Minister Devraj Urs and his detractors in the party.


UP polls 2017: PM Modi invokes Chaudhary Charan Singh to woo farmers in Jatland Bijnor

Incidentally, Ajit Singh, who heads the RLD and has pitched candidates in western UP against the BJP, is the son of Charan Singh, who died in 1987.

March 11, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Baroda Case

Manubhai Shah of the Congress alleged in the Rajya Sabha that four Janata Front workers were arrested in Baroda in connection with the dispatch of seven parcels of detonators, each containing 100 detonators.

April 28, Forty years ago

A look at the front page of Indian Express on April 28, published forty years ago.

BJP, SP and RLD in race for Jat votes in west Uttar Pradesh

BJP leader says Thakurs and Jats have political influence in western UP hence, BJP is focusing on them.