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Saturday, August 08, 2020

Emergency 1975


Maharashtra Govt scraps pension of those jailed during Emergency

August 01, 2020 3:07 am

In January 2018, the Devendra Fadnavis government, of which Shiv Sena was a part, had rolled out a pension scheme for all those jailed for opposing the Emergency between 1975 and 1977.

Covid lockdown legitimate confinement, but Emergency was illegitimate: Venkaiah Naidu

June 25, 2020 9:07 pm

During that "illegitimate confinement" for a long period of 21 months, the citizens were deprived of all fundamental rights, including the Right to Life, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said.

The unsung heroes of the Emergency

June 24, 2020 11:55 pm

The Sangh Parivar has been denied its due. It was vital in building and sustaining the movement against authoritarianism.

Disguised as a Sikh to evade arrest, recited Gita while imprisoned: George Fernandes during Emergency

June 13, 2016 10:39 am

George Fernandes' defiant stance with his shackled hand raised during his arrest became one of the most iconic images from the emergency period.

Kerala Maoist held in Pune is son of ex-diplomat

May 10, 2015 7:14 am

Officers identified the aide as 29-year-old C P Ismail and said Murali was receiving treatment for various ailments.