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Forty Years Ago


May 11, 1982, Forty Years Ago: British Firing

May 10, 2022 10:42 pm

British correspondents have reported that the Argentine trawler Narwal bombed by British harrier jets has sunk. One crewman was killed and 13 were injured before the rest of the crew surrendered.

May 10, 1982, Forty Years Ago: UK attacks again

May 09, 2022 11:40 pm

In London, the Defence Minister announced that the fishing vessel has surrendered to the British task force.

February 1, 1982, Forty Years Ago

February 01, 2022 12:21 am

The suggestion to set up a joint commission was made by the PM when Pakistan Foreign Minister Agha Shahi met her.

January 5, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Arrests in Assam

January 04, 2022 11:20 pm

Over 300 people, including the entire executive of the All Assam Students Union and most of the executive members of the All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad, were arrested for defying prohibitory orders.

January 1, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Mainpuri Carnage

December 31, 2021 11:10 pm

After 24 members of a SC community were massacred in Deoli village of Mainpuri on November 18, the latest carnage in Sadhopur village 15 km from Shikohabad throws a serious challenge to the police force deployed in the area.

December 31, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Judges’ case verdict

December 30, 2021 10:36 pm

🔴 The transfer of Chief Justice K B N Singh of the Patna High Court, the government decision not to extend the term of the additional judge of the Delhi HC S N Kumar and the Law Minister’s circular to chief ministers to obtain the consent of transfer anywhere of those who wanted to be permanent judges, were held valid.

December 29, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Plan priorities

December 28, 2021 11:35 pm

The Planning Commission has decided upon a reordering of plan priorities and reallocation of resources.

December 28, 1981, Forty Years Ago: No war pact

December 27, 2021 11:26 pm

India has made it clear to Pakistan that a no-war pact between them could be in continuation and recognition of all elements of the Simla Agreement.

December 22, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Jathedar Shot Dead

December 21, 2021 10:55 pm

Jathedar Santokh Singh, 52, president of the Delhi Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee was shot dead by a DGPC member Sohan Singh Sandhi from the Singh Sabha Gurudwara in Delhi’s Vishnu Garden.

December 21, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Solidarity Strike

December 20, 2021 11:20 pm

Solidarity union militants are holding 1,300 miners hostage in a mine in Southern Poland, the Soviet news agency Tass said.