January 24, 2020 3:24 pm
Under the scheme, people who spent three months in jail under MISA during the Emergency were being given Rs 10,000 per month. Those imprisoned for six months were getting Rs 15,000 per month and those jailed for over six months Rs 25,000, officials said.
December 04, 2019 7:03 am
Over last few days, the Prime Minister, President, Vice President and Law Minister have been stressing Fundamental Duties. A look at what these duties are, and how they were included in the Constitution.
November 14, 2019 3:18 pm
Air pollution also increases risk of acute cardiovascular events and development of coronary artery disease.
October 14, 2019 10:51 pm
The decision to discontinue pension, medical assistance and other benefits to MISA (Maintenance of Internal Security Act) and Defence of India Rules (DIR) Act detainees in the state will save Rs 40 crore annually, according to a press release issued later.
August 25, 2019 6:01 am
Literary magazines and fiction, have been vital chroniclers of the Emergency.
June 26, 2019 4:19 am
PM Modi slams Congress, says Emergency living example of how court is ignored; Yechury calls for stronger resolve than 1975.
June 26, 2019 6:39 am
It is clear that the saga of struggle against Emergency would never be complete without recognising the role of foreign press during that era. The country will remain indebted to them for their contribution towards saving Indian democracy.
June 26, 2019 6:44 am
Authoritarianism does not necessarily come about like Indira Gandhi’s Emergency in one fell swoop. Dictatorships sometimes creep in slowly and insidiously without any official declaration. The health of a democracy is judged by several parameters.
February 23, 2019 8:28 am
N K Seshan, Dhar, and my father got the impression that, from about September 1976 onwards, Indira Gandhi was beginning to get disillusioned with the Emergency, and was implementing measures to re-take power away from her younger son, Sanjay Gandhi.
November 17, 2018 12:57 pm
The worst, he added, that can happen to free speech is “if a doubt in a mind of a reader or a viewer is created with regards to the integrity of the news or the opinion”.
October 11, 2015 9:06 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan on his 113 birth anniversary.
August 17, 2018 6:45 pm
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.
February 14, 2016 3:19 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Sunday said the arrest of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar from the campus is similar to that of emergency. President of JNUTA, Ajay Patnaik said that the university has always opposed every kind of unconstitutional activity inside the campus. He further said that the institution provides space for debate and discussion and does not attend any kind of hooliganism.
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June 16, 2015 2:30 pm
Radhika Madan, Parth Samthaan and others travel as flights resume