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Sunday, May 29, 2022



Emergency movie review: A wickedly entertaining social thriller that you need to unearth from the depths of Prime Video

May 29, 2022 10:32 am

Emergency movie review: Director Carey Williams' uncompromising, Sundance-winning social thriller is must-watch entertainment. It's available in India on Amazon Prime Video.

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency as law and order situation improves

May 22, 2022 9:56 am

The president's decision to declare the emergency had come amidst weeks of protests demanding his resignation and the government, blaming the powerful Rajapaksa clan for mishandling the island nation's economy, already hit by the pandemic.

Sri Lanka doubles interest rates to tame inflation; stabilise economy

April 08, 2022 9:32 pm

The heavily indebted country has little money left to pay for imports, meaning fuel, power, food and, increasingly, medicines are in short supply.

On 46th anniversary of Emergency, PM Narendra Modi remembers 'dark days'

June 25, 2021 11:58 am

PM Narendra Modi said Congress had trampled over India's democratic ethos during Emergency, and said Indians must pledge to do everything possible to strengthen democratic spirit and live up to the values enshrined in the Constitution.

Emergency, 1984, Jamia attack: The Blind Rabbit speaks truth to power by excavating truth in power

June 09, 2021 11:35 am

The Blind Rabbit is a fascinating critique of power, uncovering its workings by laying bare its machinery. It shows that much like history, power repeats itself.

Need money urgently? A personal loan for emergency can help

May 14, 2021 7:00 pm

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Emergency an outdated issue, should be buried: Sanjay Raut

March 08, 2021 12:42 am

Sanjay Raut targeted the Centre, saying “The prevailing situation in the country is such that one can say that the 1975 Emergency was better.”

How Indira Gandhi tackled foreign opposition to the Emergency

March 04, 2021 6:09 pm

Almost all the popularly believed notions about why Indira Gandhi called for elections do not stand up to evidence she managed perceptions about the move in foreign capitals well.

Plea in SC against Emergency: Why is the petitioner seeking relief now?

December 18, 2020 9:54 am

45 years after Emergency, why has 94-year old Veera Sarin moved the Supreme Court seeking relief? What has the apex court said in response to her petition?

Launching vicious campaign against judges in the event of an adverse verdict threatens judiciary’s independence

September 10, 2020 9:56 am

Ravi Shankar Prasad writes: Those who have been defeated repeatedly by the people of India through a popular mandate cannot and should not control the polity and governance through collusive cases from the corridors of the Supreme Court and other courts. This is unacceptable.


Remembering Jayaprakash Narayan on 113th birth anniversary, here are some rare photos

October 11, 2015 9:06 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan on his 113 birth anniversary.


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

June 22, 2020 6:18 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.

Kanhaiya's arrest similar to emergency situation: JNUTA President

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.