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Price of freedom is eternal vigilance: Coomi Kapoor revives memories of Emergency with the launch of her book

The launch of Coomi Kapoor’s book, The Emergency, made veterans of the dark hour look back.

Supreme Court was most disappointing during Emergency, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley was speaking at the launch of the book “The Emergency” by senior journalist Coomi Kapoor, a Consulting Editor with The Indian Express.


All of Indira’s Men and Women

A chilling account of how they ganged up to take democracy away from India.

It is a myth that you are more efficient under an emperor: Coomi Kapoor

Coomi Kapoor, contributing editor, The Indian Express, and author of The Emergency: A Personal History, on the turbulent 21 months, the courage of the press at the time and the similarities between Narendra Modi and Indira Gandhi.

Explained: Video - Emergency and the significance of June 12

Coomi Kapoor discusses the days leading up to the Emergency imposed by the then PM Indira Gandhi.

Old guard to remain

Rahul feels there should be no disruptive changes before the 2014 elections.


Out of touch in Rajasthan

Rahul Gandhi has been in hyperactive mode after the drubbing his party received in the Assembly polls.

Inside Track

The PMO has consequently initiated the process for selecting a Lokpal.

Inside track: CAG silent

Sharma conveyed to his deputy CAGs that they should avoid putting a figure to monetary losses incurred by a government department.

Inside Track: Modi centric

The spokespersons in the Congress media team,led by Ajay Maken,have been instructed to highlight Modi’s spurious claims and dwell on his chequered past.

Coomi Kapoor Videos

Vajpayee’s detractors said he had the backbone of a jellyfish, but I think that’s an unkind remark: Coomi Kapoor

How and why was Vajpayee able to win allies and the Opposition alike? What was like to work with Vajpayee, the prime minister? What was his dream for the Indian subcontinent? Coomi Kapoor discuss all of this and more.

EXPLAINED | The Emergency and the significance of June 12

June 12 marks the fourtieth anniversary of the Raj Narain verdict which was the immediate trigger for the declaration of the Emergency 13 days later. The Indian Express consulting editor Coomi Kapoor, whose book on the period is set for release, explains the importance of this day.